Category Archives: Ticker

Education and Peacebuilding in Uganda

The UNESCO Centre at Ulster University is delighted to introduce the first in a series of reports exploring education and peacebuilding in specific country contexts from the Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding, a partnership between UNICEF and the University of … Continue reading

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Education and Peacebuilding Research Consortium December 2015 Update

The Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding, a partnership between UNICEF and the University of Amsterdam, the University of Sussex, Ulster University and in-country partners, which addresses one of the Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme (PBEA) key objectives – ‘contributing … Continue reading

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SEMINAR – Improving Outcomes for Children With Special Educational Needs

As part of the 2015 ESRC Festival of Social Science the UNESCO Centre at Ulster University is delighted to invite you to a Seminar, Capacity Building for Inclusion – Identifying Best Practice to Improve Educational and Social Outcomes for Children … Continue reading

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A Review of Policy Areas Affecting Integration of the Education System in Northern Ireland

This scoping exercise, carried out by the UNESCO Centre at Ulster University for the Integrated Education Fund, provides an analysis of current education policy and practice in Northern Ireland across four key areas. The review involves an analysis of legislation, … Continue reading

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Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding – Summer 2015 Update

The Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding is delighted to share our Summer 2015 update containing a new Literature Review from the University of Amsterdam team of the Consortium which aims to provide insights into youth agency and the dynamics of conflict and … Continue reading

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Youth Participation in Northern Ireland

This report edited by the UNESCO Centre at Ulster University is the result of a series of conversations on the current status of youth participation in Northern Ireland, the opportunities and challenges that exist and the opinions and experiences of groups … Continue reading

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A Theoretical Framework For Analysing The Contribution Of Education To Sustainable Peacebuilding

This paper presents the theoretical and analytic framework for a Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding supported by UNICEF’s Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy (PBEA) programme which began in July 2014 led by the Universities of Amsterdam, Sussex and the UNESCO … Continue reading

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Education and Peacebuilding Consortium Research Update

We are delighted to share the Spring 2015 update from the Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding, an exciting new partnership which aims to contribute to research, policy and practice during its research into three themes relating to education and peacebuilding: 1. … Continue reading

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Education and Peacebuilding Research Team in Uganda

KAMPALA, 24 March 2015. Research Consortium for Education and Peacebuilding Researchers from the UNESCO Centre at Ulster University have undertaken a series of interviews and field visits in Uganda throughout February and March 2015, gathering data and building relationships with key … Continue reading

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Shared Future or Separate Development? The Political Economy of Education Policies in Northern Ireland

UNESCO Chair in Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy at Ulster University, Professor Alan Smith, was honoured to give this years annual NICIE/All Children Together Dunleath Lecture, hosted by the School of Education at Queen’s University Belfast. The Lecture, … Continue reading

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