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Schools Workshops

Teachers, bring the world into your classroom by bringing your students into the Irish Aid Centre, at 3 Clonmel Street, Dublin 2. We offer free workshops and for primary and second level classes on global issues and the work of Irish Aid in fighting global poverty and hunger.‌

A group of secondary students participate in a school workshop in the Irish Aid Volunteering and Information Centre

Second level schools

Loretto, Kilkenny visit the Irish Aid Centre

At the Irish Aid Centre, we offer schools workshops on development and Ireland’s role in fighting global poverty and hunger.

By taking part in our workshops and guided tour of the interactive Khulungira exhibition, students will learn about the realities of life in a rural African community and learn about how Ireland is taking a leadership role in the fight against hunger.

Workshops can be booked for 10.00 and 12.00 each day or if required in the afternoon, by request.

These workshops are free of charge and last 90 minutes.

Who are the workshops for?

Workshops are relevant for Transition Year, CSPE and Senior Cycle Geography, Home Economics and Religion. 

We can also provide workshops for Leaving Cert Applied and Leaving Cert Vocational classes by arrangement.

Primary schools

Balbriggan Educate Together visit the Irish Aid Centre

At our summer primary schools workshops, we use activites, games and music to explore the links between our lives and the lives of people in other parts of the world. These workshops are highly participative and designed to be as enjoyable as possible.

Pupils learn how protecting the environment can help to improve the lives of people in poor countries.

Who are the workshops for?

The Summer Primary Schools Programme is specially designed for pupils aged 10-12 years (primary classes from third to sixth class) and will be relevant for the Human Environment Strand of the SESE, Geography curriculum.


Summer primary schools workshops take place in May and June, Monday to Friday at 10.00 and 12.00.

These workshops are free of charge and last 90 minutes. See our primary schools flyer‌ for more information.

Classes of 30 must be accompanied by two adults, including one teacher.

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