Institute of Education



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DERC Journal

DERC founded the International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning in 2008. Clare Bentall is the Editor of IJDEGL and it is published by IOE Press. For further information go to the IJDEGL website:


DERC research paper series


DERC authored research reports and journal articles


DERC Books and book chapters

  • Bourn, D; (2014) The Theory and Practice of Development Education: A pedagogy for global social justice. Routledge: Abingdon, UK.
  • Blum, N. (2012). Education, community engagement and sustainable development: negotiating environmental knowledge in Monteverde, Costa Rica. Dordrecht: Springer



DERC supported research

  • Colette Cotton (2018) A study exploring the sustainability of global learning in schools. GLP Innovation Fund Research Paper no. 7
  • Jane Yates (2018) How can the Philosopher’s Backpack enrich critical global thinking? GLP Innovation Fund Research Paper no. 6
  • Jen Simpson (2018) Participatory Pedagogy in Practice: Using effective participatory pedagogy in classroom practice to enhance pupil voice and educational engagement. GLP Innovation Fund Research Paper no. 5
  • Ben Ballin, Ann McGuire and Laura Murphy (2018) Towards an understanding of the contribution of global learning to the wellbeing and mental health of young people with special educational needs.GLP Innovation Fund Research Paper no. 4
  • Margaret Lewis (2016) A study of a focused, critical approach to pupils' images and perceptions of Africa. GLP Innovation Fund Research Paper no. 3
  • Simpson, J. (2016) A study to investigate, explore and identify successful 'interventions' to support teachers in a transformative move from a charity mentality to a social justice mentality. GLP Innovation Fund Paper no. 2. London: GLP.
  • Heuberger, M. (2014) 'Worldmindedness' and Development Education: A Teacher Voice. GLP Innovation Fund Paper no. 1, London: GLP.
  • Pasha, A. (2014) Global Citizenship in Pakistan: A Brief
  • Trewby, J. (2012) 'What is the UK Global Justice Movement and how do individuals engage with it?'



Development Education Digest & Global Education Digest

Global Education Digest 2015 - 2017


DERC Update



DERC Presentations and conference papers

Global Learning in Schools Conference Papers, May 2014

Flick Dunkley, Philosophy for Children (P4C) | | |

Bourn, D. (2011) 'Development Education: Where does it come from and what does it look like' (Video)


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