Tag Archives: Education

‘Schools are an Ideal Place to Study Memory’ – UNESCO Centre Guest Lecture

An invited audience of over 30 academics, students and representatives of the community and voluntary sector attended the UNESCO Centre Fulbright Scholar, Elizabeth Worden Anderson’s Guest Lecture the Ulster University Belfast Campus on Wednesday 21st January.  The lecture, ‘Teachers, Citizenship, … Continue reading

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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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Time to Pause and Reflect on Shared Education

Writing in the Belfast Telegraph on Tuesday 9th December Professor Alan Smith from the UNESCO Centre at Ulster University questioned Executive plans to spend £25 million on a shared education programme in Northern Ireland over the next 4 years. Read … Continue reading

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The Role of Education in Sustainable Peacebuilding

The UNESCO Centre at Ulster University is delighted to introduce the Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding, an exciting new partnership which aims to contribute to research, policy and practice in the fields of education, conflict and peacebuilding. Between July … Continue reading

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Introducing the Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding

We are delighted to introduce the Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding, an exciting new partnership which aims to contribute to research, policy and practice in the fields of education, conflict and peacebuilding. Learning for Peace ‘Learning for Peace’ – … Continue reading

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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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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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Video From Youth Leadership and Sport Symposium Now Available

On August 28, 2014 UNESCO Chairs Mark Brennan (Penn State), Pat Dolan (NUI-Galway) and Alan Smith (University of Ulster), held the “UNESCO Croke Park Symposium on Youth Civic Engagement and Leadership through Sport and Recreation” in Croke Park, Dublin. The … Continue reading

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