Kerry Action for Development Education (KADE)


Associate Member

Ansaldo Building, Monavalley Industrial Estate

Tralee, Kerry, Ireland

Tel.: (00353) 66 718 13 58

info (at)

Mission statement

Kerry Action for Development Education (KADE)  mission is to promote a greater understanding among target groups of the Sustainable Development Goals and a wider global development issues and to enhance Active Global Citizenship by linking local actions to global issues.

Main activities


- establishes and supports Development Education measures, which will promote the development of a critical awareness across the community of local, national and international situations based on an understanding of culture, social, economic, and political processes - which impact on the existence of poverty, social injustice, exclusion, etc.

- aims to mobilise people toward action, by working with communities, schools, universities, adult learners, young people and other key sectors in civil society

- maintains a resource library and provide on-the-ground support for teachers, trainers and learners engaging with global development issues and issues of social justice and human rights such as climate change and fair trade. 

- supports learners to integrate DE into their activities by engaging directly with the public through events aimed at raising awareness, knowledge and skills.

The Centre functions also as a regional support structure for national DE programmes and participates in European projects. KADE continues to develop and to expands on European Projects and Transnational Mobility Unit. These projects enable the Centre to further reach in promoting Development Education.

International projects

Erasmus+ KA2 partnerships:
a) 2014-LTO1-KA204-000508;
b) 2014-1-FR01-KA204-008796


Dimensions of Development, a teachers' Development Education resource