Monthly Archives: April 2013

UNESCO Chair Addresses Bonn Seminar on Education and Fragility

UNESCO Chair in Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy at the University of Ulster, Professor Alan Smith, recently travelled to Bonn, Germany to address part of a seminar series hosted by German Development Agency, GIZ. The series, ‘Research meets practice: international … Continue reading

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Celebrating Childrens Understanding of their Rights

Celebrating and exploring children’s understanding of their rights was the focus of a recent book launch in Belfast,  co-hosted by the UNESCO Centre Children and Youth Programme at the University of Ulster and the Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership. The book, … Continue reading

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Centre Delighted to Renew Agreement With UNESCO

The UNESCO Chair in Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy at the University of Ulster – the only UNESCO Chair in Northern Ireland – has been extended by UNESCO.  UNESCO Chair and Director of the UNESCO Centre at the … Continue reading

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UNESCO Centre Completes Review of Evidence on Integrated Education

A major academic study exposes a gulf between political thinking on education and the public appetite for integrated schools in Northern Ireland. The report,  from the University of Ulster UNESCO Centre, which was launched in Parliament Buildings Stormont, shows a clear trend in … Continue reading

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UNESCO Centre Contributes to New Briefing on Education for Sustainable Development

Researchers from the UNESCO Centre have contributed to the latest policy brief from the UK National Commission for UNESCO, ‘Education for Sustainable Development in the UK – Current Status, Best Practice and Opportunities for the Future’. Education for Sustainable Development … Continue reading

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Researchers Reflect on Future of Integrated Education in Latest Edition of Shared Space Journal

Writing in Issue 15 of ‘Shared Space’, a research journal on peace, conflict and community relations in Northern Ireland, researchers from the UNESCO Centre have reflected on the current status of Integrated Education policy in Northern Ireland. The article is … Continue reading

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