Tag Archives: Children

Guest Lecture: Teachers, Citizenship, and Memory: Implications for Post-Conflict Societies

You are cordially invited to a UNESCO Centre at Ulster University Guest Lecture, ‘Teachers, Citizenship, and Memory: Implications for Post-Conflict Societies’ with Elizabeth A Worden, Associate Professor, American University, Washington, DC on Wednesday 21st January, 2.30 pm, in Room 82C02, … Continue reading

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UNESCO Centre Submission to Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry

The UNESCO Centre Submission to the ongoing Northern Ireland Assembly Education Committee Inquiry into Shared and Integrated Education is now available. The submission discusses the relevant issues pertaining to sharing in education in Northern Ireland, including cost implications, defined outcomes, shared campus projects, and international experience of shared education, as evidenced by UNESCO Centre research in Bosnia Herzegovina. Continue reading

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Sign up to Receive UNESCO Centre Autumn eNewsletter!

The UNESCO Centre Autumn eNewsletter is almost ready for release! The latest edition will have updates on current projects relating to children and youth in Northern Ireland and Ireland and education and peacebuilding internationally. There will be news on our … Continue reading

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UNESCO Chair in New York to Discuss Transitional Justice, Education and Peacebuilding

UNESCO Chair in Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy at Ulster University, Professor Alan Smith, has traveled to New York to take part in an expert round-table discussing Transitional Justice, Education and Peacebuilding hosted by the ICTJ and UNICEF. … Continue reading

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Sign up for the UNESCO Centre Summer eNewsletter

The UNESCO Centre Summer eNewsletter is almost ready for release!  The latest edition will have updates on current projects relating to children and youth in Northern Ireland and Ireland and education and peacebuilding internationally.  There will also be an exciting … Continue reading

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Guest Blog – Using ICT to Build Community Cohesion: The Story of Dissolving Boundaries

This months UNESCO Centre Guest Blog comes from Professor Roger Austin, Co-Director of the Dissolving Boundaries Programme, an innovative project managed by the University of Ulster and National University of Ireland at Maynooth.  Dissolving Boundaries uses Information and Communication  Technology … 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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