Category Archives: CYP Blog

Youth Participation in Northern Ireland

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences the UNESCO Centre was delighted to host a seminar, Youth Participation in Northern Ireland, on Wednesday 5th November. Continue reading

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CYP Meets Teaching Unions to Discuss Special Educational Needs

Researchers from the UNESCO Centre Children and Youth Programme (CYP) met with representatives from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) Education Group in Belfast on Tuesday 25th March. The ICTU group has representation from all of the unions representing teaching … Continue reading

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All Six UNESCO Centre Children and Youth Programme Reports Available Online

All six UNESCO Centre Children and Youth Programme (CYP) Reports are available on the dedicated Programme website. The first phase of the programme was completed with the publication of the sixth report, which focused on the relationship between Maternal Mental Health and Poverty, and its relationship with children’s education. Each report can be accessed as a full pdf, or as a three or one page briefing note. Continue reading

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Data on Maternal Mental Health Issues Key to Securing Positive Education Outcomes

Researchers from the UNESCO Centre Children and Youth Programme (CYP) at the University of Ulster have said that the lack of data on the number of children in Northern Ireland who have a parent with a mental health problem may … Continue reading

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RSVP Now for Maternal Mental Health and Poverty: The Impact on Childrens Education Seminar

The UNESCO Centre at the University of Ulster and Aware Defeat Depression request the pleasure of your company at a seminar; ‘Maternal Mental Health and Poverty: The Impact on Children’s Education’ On Wednesday 22nd January 2014, at 1.45pm, in the … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Aware Defeat Depression – Working to Reduce Depression in Northern Ireland

This months UNESCO Centre Guest Blog comes from Siobhan Doherty, Chief Executive of the Charity, Aware Defeat Depression.  The UNESCO Centre and Aware Defeat Depression are currently partnering to deliver a seminar on Maternal Mental Health and Education, on 22nd … Continue reading

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UNESCO Chair in Paris to Mark 50 Years of International Institute for Educational Planning

UNESCO Chair in Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy at the University of Ulster, Professor Alan Smith, travelled to Paris today to take part in a series of events to mark the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the … Continue reading

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Maternal Mental Health and Poverty: The Impact on Children’s Educational Outcomes

The UNESCO Centre at the University of Ulster and the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre at the National University of Ireland, Galway, are delighted to introduce the sixth report from the Children and Youth Programme, ‘Maternal Mental Health and Poverty: The Impact on Children’s Educational Outcomes’.

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UNESCO Centre and Aware Defeat Depression Joint Seminar Wednesday 22nd January

UNESCO Centre and Aware Defeat Depression Joint Seminar, Wednesday 22nd January, Stormont Hotel, 2pm
‘Maternal Mental Health and Poverty: The Impact on Children’s Education’
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UNESCO Centre to Launch New Blog on Education, Rights and Peacebuilding

UNESCO Centre Communications Coordinator James Dillon introduces the new UNESCO Centre Blog, dedicated to bringing forward some of the freshest thinking on educational issues at a local and international level, which will be launched by the Centre in November. Next … Continue reading

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