Digital Storytelling platforms
I’m very interested in understanding what we can achieve with Digital Storytelling in UK higher education. To this end I have been discussing the models of story generation and educational integration with colleagues at Leeds University and Leeds Met. We haven’t talked too much about platforms for Digital Storytelling though some others have including Bryan Alexander [...]
Children in a Changing Climate video
In 2008, children experiencing the impact of climate change in poor areas in Nepal came together to tell the story about how climate change is affecting their lives. Through making participatory videos, the children explored how they and their families are being affected, what they are doing to cope and what they would need to protect their homes, schools and livelihoods. This film brings children’s voices to the climate change debate and conveys powerful messages to policy makers shaping
Hashemi speaks at the conference 'Globalising Development Studies'
These clips are from a discussion event in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which is part of a project being coordinated by the Institute of Development Studies in the UK and funded by the Ford Foundation, entitled ‘Globalising Development Studies’. This projects aims to investigate the barriers that prevent local and alternative voices being heard in global development debates, drawing on examples of ‘counter practice’ and innovation in development to see how these can inform internat
Citizenship DRC Researchers Discuss the Impact of Their Work
Speaking on the sidelines of the DFID-hosted event, The Politics of Poverty, researchers from the Development Research Centre on Citizenship, Participation and Accountability discuss the impact they have had after 10 years of exploring the different ways around that world that citizens are taking action to shape their states and societies.
ePod 11 – Robogals
This month, ePod interviews the President of Robogals London - the first UK chapter of a global organisation started at the University of Melbourne, Australia. We hear about their plans for expansion across the UK and Ireland along with their recruitment drive! We discuss how they help to encourage young female involvement with engineering by [...]