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It’s One World Week!

Welcome to One World Week, a time when we reflect on global issues that affect us all and how we can make a positive difference. This year we are asking a simple question: what is one idea that would make … Continue reading

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OWCC Charity Showcase

It was great to see so many enthusastic students at our Meet the Charities Day yesterday. This is one of the most difficult parts of the Charity Challenge project – deciding which of the many wonderful charities they want to … Continue reading

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Poems for a better world

Sadly the One World Poetry Slam was unable to take place this year due to the restrictions around coronavirus. However we did throw open a challenge to Year 7 and 8 students to write a poem reflecting on their experiences … Continue reading

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Join us at the mini Global Village at Douglas Fun Day!

We couldn’t hold our usual Global Village at Tynwald Day this year but there’s still a chance to catch “Global Village Lite” at Douglas Fun Day Saturday 1st August. Running from 1pm – 5pm on the playing fields at Nobles … Continue reading

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DEC street collection this Saturday 25th July

We’re desperately looking for volunteers to help with a street collection in support of the DEC Coronavirus Appeal this Saturday 25th July. We have permission to collect in Douglas, Ramsey, Port Erin, Castletown and Peel between 10am and 5pm. If … Continue reading

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DEC launches Coronavirus appeal

With cases of coronavirus now being found in Syria and gravediggers in Yemen struggling to keep up with demand, the Disasters Emergency Committee has today lauched an appeal to provide help to some of the most vulnerable communities in the … Continue reading

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Holiday! Cultural celebrations around the world

Tynwald Day is usually an unbelievably busy day for the One World Centre, with our Global Village in full swing at the Arboretum as part of the Manx National Day celebrations. It’s all a bit different this year but we … Continue reading

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Help us celebrate cultural diversity on the Isle of Man

Sadly, we won’t be able to run our Global Village on Tynwald Day this year due to the CoVID-19 pandemic but we would still like to celebrate the cultural diversity of the Isle of Man, if only in a virtual … Continue reading

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Get creative with the Global Goals!

We’ve just relaunched our It’s Not Fair! Global Goals creative competition for home schooling. This is a chance for young people (and their parents!) to reflect on one of the “People” Sustainable Development Goals and what life would be like … Continue reading

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Connecting generations for positive action on climate change

To celebrate Earth Day, the World’s Largest Lesson has come up with a great activity for children to link with their older relatives (remotely at the moment, of course) to reflect on climate change through generations. It’s a simple but … Continue reading

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