Development Education Centres

There are Development Education Centres (DECs) in Aberdeen, Coatbridge, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. All Scottish Local Authorities are covered from these regional bases.

Borrowing a resource

To borrow resources or get more advice, contact your nearest Development Education Centre. The map opposite shows the areas covered by each centre and their contact details are in the table below.

DEC mapMap Ref 1 - Highland One World

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Local authorities covered: Highland, Western Isles

Map Ref 2 - Montgomery DEC

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Local authorities covered: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Orkney, Shetland

Map Ref 3 - One World Centre

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Local authorities covered: Angus, Dundee, Fife, Perth & Kinross

Map Ref 4 - Scotdec

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Local authorities covered: Borders, Clackmannanshire, East Lothian, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Midlothian, Stirling, West Lothian

Map Ref 5 - Conforti Institute

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Local authorities covered: North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire

Map Ref 6 - West of Scotland DEC

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Local authorities covered: Argyll & Bute, Dumfries & Galloway, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow, Inverclyde, North Ayrshire, Renfrewshire, South Ayrshire, West Dunbartonshire

DECs offer high quality Career Long Professional Learning (CLPL) opportunities and innovative learning and teaching projects. They support educators at all levels in incorporating global citizenship in the classroom, across whole schools or learning communities. The DECs are currently the regional providers of the Global Learning Programme Scotland and are in receipt of core funding from Scottish Government until March 2016.

Buying resources

To buy resources, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with ‘Resources Order’ in the subject line. Include your name and the title of any resources you wish to buy and she will get in touch.

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