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development education Line breaks: de¦vel¦op|ment edu|ca¦tion

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Definition of development education in English:


[mass noun]
Education aimed at giving an understanding of developing countries and their place in the global socio-economic situation.
Example sentences
  • A call has been made on the Dept. of Education and Science to have development education placed on the school curriculum by Mr. Francis Brennan, Concern Debates organiser in Mayo.
  • The lesson from the schools is clear: development education should be done throughout all levels of schooling.
  • College, Castlebar, on Tuesday night last, Mr. Brennan said the need for development education was greater now than ever before as more people lived in poverty and suffered injustice throughout the world.

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