Global dimension in Social Sciences subjects in Formal Education (January 2013 – December 2015)

The aim of the project “Global dimension in Social Sciences subjects” is to integrate DE themes across the Social Sciences curriculum, cooperate with national educational authorities to institutionalize DE in formal education, build a network among DE experts in Latvia, Estonia and the UK and other EU countries, develop a set of DE methodological materials and tools for measuring effectiveness.

The project is implemented by NGO Mondo in Estonia, Education Development center in Latvia and LEEDS DEC (United Kingdom).
 Main activities in Estonia:
  1. DE Study and integration of results in Social sciences.
  2. Development of DE learning materials.
  3. Experience exchange of DE programs and learning materials between schools in Latvia and Estonia.

As a part of the project the conference “Global dimension in Education: current situation and future opportunities” takes place in Riga on 14th of November 2013. From NGO Mondo the conference will be attended by Johanna Helin and Veronika Svištš. Our partner Estonian National Commission for UNESCO is represented at the conference by Secretary General Kerli Gutman. On 15th November 2013 the conducted global education study will be represented in Estonia for the wider public on the global education seminar. 

Total duration of the project is 36 months (January 2013 – December  2015)

Contact information:
NGO Mondo: Johanna Helin,
Education Development Centre (EDC) Latvia: , Iveta Vērse,
Leeds Development Education Center (UK):, Adam Ranson,
British Council Latvia (Latvia),, Ilze Saleniece,




estonian world: Estonians popping up in Uganda – the story of Pop Up Kampala


One would not expect to find an Estonian-run café in East Africa. Yet, it turns out that there is at least one — Pop Up Café in Kampala, Uganda. A cafeteria with a small garden in Ntinda area of Kampala, where people can enjoy self-roasted coffee and delicious meals. But what makes this place more unique is the