About us

The One World Centre (OWC) promotes global justice and equality through education by supporting schools and community groups in Dundee, Angus, Fife, Perth and Kinross to engage in global citizenship through active learning.

About us

An enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers are committed to carrying out the aims of the Centre.

Our Aims are to:

  • Increase understanding of issues of global, social and environmental justice.
  • Explore the links between our lives and those of people throughout the world.
  • Enable action for a fairer, more peaceful and sustainable world.
  • Foster skills, values and attitudes to enhance understanding of how our choices affect others.

What we can offer

The Centre works in partnership with schools, higher and further education establishments, youth and adult community workers to support and encourage global learning. We offer help to embed Global Citizenship and Learning for Sustainability through:

  • Career Long Professional Learning for teachers, whole schools and cluster groups
  • facilitating workshops with young people and adults
  • programmes for youth and adult groups
  • placements for Community Learning and Development students
  • a resource library with teaching packs, books, magazines, DVDs & games on global issues for use in schools and community and are available to borrow.

Annual report

Download our latest annual report (PDF)

Constitution

Download the OWC constitution (PDF)

Strategy

Download the 2016-18 Strategy document (PDF)

Policy Documents

Download the OWC Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy

Download the OWC Equal Opportunities Policy

Download the OWC Grievance Policy

Download the OWC Health and Safety Policy

Download the OWC Secure Handling Policy for Disclosure Records

Download the OWC Volunteer Policy

Funders

Currently the OWC is funded by the Scottish Government, The Department for International Development through the Global Learning programme, Oxfam and most recently Dundee Partnership Regeneration Fund.  In-kind support in the form of a reduced rental for premises is given by Dundee City Council. Other smaller grants have been given in recent years from Awards for All, the Iona Community and local businesses.

Membership

Membership is also an important means of income and is open to all who are interested. To join us e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

One World Matters

Learning opportunities, events and new resources

e-news

Our Resources

A wealth of active learning materials to give you support

Signposts for Global Citizenship

Stride

Online Magazine for Schools

Global Learning Programme Scotland

One World Centre 189 Princes Street, Dundee. Monday-Thursday 10am to 4pm. Tel. 01382 454603 | email

One World Centre is a member of:

IDEAS for Global Citizenship

Funded by:

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