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DECSY AGM, Wednesday 4th May, 4.30pm onwards

You are invited to join us for our AGM on Wednesday 4th May. The event will begin with our guest speaker, Grace Lockrobin, co-director of national charity SAPERE and includes a workshop on DECSY’s Non-Violent Action: A Force for Change lesson activities.

DECSY Latest Annual Report

Our latest Annual Report is available here. A great overview of our activities during 2021.

Do you want to play a part in creating a better world? Join us as a Trustee!

Based in Sheffield, DECSY is looking for new Trustees to join its Executive Committee from May 2022. We are looking for individuals who have skills and experience in one or both of the following: marketing, fundraising, and who support our aim of promoting education for a sustainable world. Previous board experience is not essential for the role as we will mentor new Trustees.

Non-Violent Action: A Force for Change National Conference – book now

DECSY’s four year Non-Violent Action: A Force for Change project will culminate with a national conference on Friday 24th June 2022. This will be the launch of cross-curricular learning materials which use inspiring case studies to engage young people in action for change.

Deepening understanding of controversial and complex issues through P4C

At DECSY most, if not all, of our curriculum development projects have P4C (Philosophy for Communities / Children) at their heart. See Helen Griffin’s blog describing the use of P4C as part of the Nonviolent Action: A Force for Change project:

Resources for Home Schooling – updated January 2021

New Resources links added for January 2021 – DECSY staff have put together a selection of resources aimed at children / young people learning at home. They are aimed at parents and carers but can also be used by teachers and in some cases for self directed study.

Philosophy for Children (P4C) Practitioner Development Group

Starting again in Autumn Term 2020 this is a group for anyone using P4C. Most of the people who come have done P4C Level 1 or 2 but anyone is welcome to come along as long as you have group or individual membership of DECSY.These meetings will take place...

Our current funders are:

The Fore
Can Do South Yorkshire Community Fund
The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
Nineveh Charitable Trust

Co-funded by the Erasmus + programme of the European Union

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