Through our portfolio of projects and programme work, 80:20 works in partnership with a range of organisations, structures and groups seeking to participate in and reflect civil society responses regarding our role(s) and responsibilities in the world.

#BeyondTheClick: a teaching toolkit exploring Global Digital Citizenship

The explosion of fake news and (often deliberate) misinformation in recent years and its spread into digital landscapes and public life has caused many teachers and educationalists to pause and take notice. Are the efforts of traditional journalism, national authorities and broadcasting media enough to stem the tide of fake news? Yet, we cannot separate … More #BeyondTheClick: a teaching toolkit exploring Global Digital Citizenship

17 Goals. 1 School. And Minecraft.

Over the course of 2017, a group of students led a design experiment: to see what a school might look like if the meaning and ambition of the globally agreed Sustainable Development Goals were realised in their school. The team of 37 student-activists used the popular computer game Minecraft as a digital learning tool to … More 17 Goals. 1 School. And Minecraft.

Let’s Talk

Let’s Talk is an education and action project which involves young people discussing, debating and taking action on issues of conflict, peace, reconciliation, climate change, sustainable development and justice in Ireland and beyond. As an active citizenship project, Let’s Talk explores local needs, ideas and issues through a series of  ‘awareness, information and public judgement’ … More Let’s Talk

80:20 works in partnership with a consortium of non-governmental organisations including Aidlink, Concern Worldwide, Gorta-Self Help Africa, the Irish Development Education Association (IDEA), National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) and Trócaire to support a collaborative online project,, focused on the unequal and unjust nature of the world today. offers resources to stimulate debate and discussion about … More

Human Rights Summer School, Sliema

In July each year, in collaboration with the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies (MEDAC) at the University of Malta, 80:20 organises a summer school on human rights issues for diplomats, non-governmental organisation personal and students in Sliema, Malta. The Human Rights Summer School has five major strands: To identify and explore the nature of the … More Human Rights Summer School, Sliema