Welcome to CDETB Curriculum Development Unit's learning hub … supporting teachers for over forty years.

The CDETB Curriculum Development Unit (CDU) is a support organisation within CDETB, which works in partnership with CDETB Head Office and CDETB Schools, Colleges and Centres to support a co-ordinated approach to CPD. The CDU supports staff as essential contributors to the development of a flourishing learning community in CDETB and in the broader national and international educational community. This is achieved through initiating, developing, exchanging, implementing, supporting or managing educational initiatives, projects and support services.


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    Aidan Clifford and Mella Cusack honoured at Áras an Uachtaráin for working to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
    by Eva Hornung - Friday, 24 June 2016, 12:37 PM

    Pictured are Aidan Clifford and Michael D. Higgins, President of the Republic of Ireland

    CDU's Director Aidan Clifford and Mella Cusack were invited to a Garden Party to acknowledge individuals and organisations working to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals on June 9th.

    The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, hosted the event at Áras an Uachtaráin.

    Mella Cusack enjoying the garden party

    For more information on the CDU's work please contact us at 01-4989500.



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    Young Social Innovators (YSI) are hiring!
    by Eva Hornung - Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 11:34 AM
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    Dr. Anton Trant, founder of the CDU, on outdoor education
    by Eva Hornung - Monday, 30 May 2016, 10:31 AM

    In a recent interview with the Irish Times, CDU's founding director, Dr. Anton Trant, spoke about his involvement with the outdoor education movement. You can read the full article here.