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About Us

Cumbria Development Education Centre (CDEC) is recognised as the leading provider of development education in Cumbria, with a nationwide reputation for excellence.  Since 2008 we have actively engaged with over 240 schools (more than 68% of all schools in Cumbria). CDEC develops and delivers innovative CPD and events for teachers, and implements funded projects which enable schools to access high quality global education.

CDEC is concerned with good teaching and learning, emphasising a values-based approach and supporting thinking skills, enquiry and reflection. We feel it is important for young people to understand the links between their own lives and those of people throughout the world, to recognise ways in which we are dependent on each other, to think about reasons for inequalities in the world and to find ways to act responsibly in their everyday lives.

Our experience:  We have experience and expertise in global learning in schools, outdoor and environmental learning, programme development, evaluation….
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Who we are:  Meet the team!
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