Category Archives: Events 2012

Celebrating Children’s 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. Continue reading

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The World of Children – Book Launch, The MAC Belfast, Wednesday 19th December

The Children and Youth Programme at the UNESCO Centre in the University of Ulster, in partnership with Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership, request the pleasure of your company at the launch of: ‘The World of Children’, Wednesday 19th December 2012, 12.30pm, … Continue reading

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UNESCO Centre and CDSA Hold Successful Seminar on the Role of Classroom Assistants

The UNESCO Centre and the Children with Disabilities Strategic Alliance (CDSA) jointly hosted an extremely successful seminar relating to the role of classroom assistants in Northern Ireland in Belfast on 10th October. Continue reading

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Ulster UNESCO Chair to Address International Conference on Shaping the Post Conflict World

UNESCO Chair in Education for Human Rights, Pluralism and Democracy at the University of Ulster, Professor Alan Smith, will this week travel to Groningen in the Netherlands to present at a major international Conference.  The conference, ‘Shaping the Post-Conflict World’ … Continue reading

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UNESCO Centre and CDSA Hosting Seminar on Special Educational Needs

The UNESCO Centre at the University of Ulster and Children with Disabilities Strategic Alliance request the pleasure of your company at a seminar, ‘Capacity Building for Inclusion: The Role of Classroom Assistants in Northern Ireland’.

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UNESCO Chairs Launch Special Educational Needs Report

We are delighted to introduce the latest publication from the Children and Youth Programme, an academic collaboration between the two UNESCO Chairs on the island of Ireland, Professor Alan Smith from the University of Ulster and Professor Pat Dolan at the National University of Ireland, Galway Continue reading

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Speak Up Now on Engaging Youth in Planning Education – Plan With Youth International Policy Forum

On October 16-18 2012 UNESCO World Headquarters in Paris will be hosting a major international policy forum on behalf of the two UNESCO Chairs on the island of Ireland, Professor Alan Smith at the University of Ulster and Professor Pat … Continue reading

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CYP Publishes Report Reviewing Provision of Education for Young People in Detention

In May the Children and Youth Programme published our second thematic report, ‘Reviewing the Provision of Education for Young People in Detention: Rights, Research and Reflections on Policy and Practice’. Continue reading

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CYP Welcomes Minister to Children’s Rights Event in Galway

On 10th May the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre at the National University of Ireland, Galway, hosted an event addressing the child protection in Ireland. Ireland’s two UNESCO Chairs, Professor Pat Dolan and Professor Alan Smith welcomed a key note address: ‘A New Era in Child Protection’, delivered by Frances Fitzgerald, TD and Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. Continue reading

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UNESCO Centre and INCORE Hold Successful Seminar on Education and Peacebuilding

On Wedneday 20th June the UNESCO Centre at The University of Ulster hosted a seminar as part of the INCORE Summer School 2012, with guest speakers Dr Mario Novelli, Senior Lecturer in International Education at the University of Sussex, Dr Tejendra Pherali, Senior Lecturer in Education Studies and Sociology at Liverpool John Moores University, and Professor Alan Smith, UNESCO Chair in Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy at the University of Ulster. Continue reading

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