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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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Dissolving Boundaries and Shared Education

Event Notice  Dissolving Boundaries and Shared Education Tuesday 21 October 2014 10 am – 2 pm The School of Education at University of Ulster  will host a seminar on Tuesday 21 October 2014 entitled: Using ICT to link schools; lessons … Continue reading

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UNESCO Chair to Address U3A Meeting on Shared and Integrated Education

UNESCO Chair in Education at the University of Ulster, Professor Alan Smith, will address the Causeway University of the Third Age (U3A) Current Affairs Group meeting on the subject of Shared and Integrated Education on Thursday 21 November 2013 in the Cromore Halt Hotel, Portstewart, between 2.30 and 4.30pm.
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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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UNESCO Chair to Address Platform for Change debate on Education in Northern Ireland

Professor Alan Smith, UNESCO Chair in Education at the University of Ulster will take part in the next Platform for Change public debate, next Monday (24th June), which will focus our education system in Northern Ireland and what can be done to make it more coherent and effective. Continue reading

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UNESCO Centre Completes Review of Evidence on Integrated Education

A major academic study exposes a gulf between political thinking on education and the public appetite for integrated schools in Northern Ireland. The report,  from the University of Ulster UNESCO Centre, which was launched in Parliament Buildings Stormont, shows a clear trend in … Continue reading

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Researchers Reflect on Future of Integrated Education in Latest Edition of Shared Space Journal

Writing in Issue 15 of ‘Shared Space’, a research journal on peace, conflict and community relations in Northern Ireland, researchers from the UNESCO Centre have reflected on the current status of Integrated Education policy in Northern Ireland. The article is … Continue reading

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Public Support for Integrated Education in Northern Ireland Very Encouraging

Speaking at the beginning of Integrated Education Week (4th-10th March 2013), UNESCO Chair in Education at the University of Ulster, Professor Alan Smith has said that politicians and key education stakeholders should take note of the latest survey findings published in last weeks Belfast Telegraph which again show overwhelming public support for Integrated Education in Northern Ireland. Continue reading

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