Education and Global Development
Broadcast date: June 5th 2018
Presenter Gertrude Cotter explains the Id Est programme at UCC, which introduces student teachers to global development issues.
Interview with student teacher, Ms O’Shea from the Nagle Rice Secondary School in Doneraile explains what she learned from the Id Est programme and how she applied the learning in the classroom.
Ms O’Shea’s second level students talk about “The Tent”, a reconstruction of the shelter a typical
Yazidi refugee family would live in and what they learned about one family living in Bersive camp in Northern Iraq. Further information on the Yazidis Genocide can be found here: https://yazidisgenocide.gertrudecotter.info/
Further information about this student teacher project work can be found here: http://www.idestexhibition2018.gertrudecotter.info/doneraile/
Interview Kayleigh Falvey, a student of Digital Humanities at UCC, discusses the website she
and her team created as a response to their learning about the plight of the Yazidi people. The
website, https://yazidisgenocide.gertrudecotter.info/ focuses on the experience of a 23 year old refugee Aziz.
Interview Sam Taylor from Medicin Sans Frontieres talks about the humanitarian crisis facing
the Rohingya people.
Studio chat Éanna and Gertrude reflect on the contents of the show, and the outrage generated
by awareness of the plights of the Rohingya and the Yazidi people.