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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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VIDEO: History Education in the Northern Ireland Curriculum

Dr Alan McCully from the UNESCO Centre discusses History Education in the Northern Ireland Curriculum in this short video presentation. Continue reading

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The Challenges and Promises of History Education in Divided and Post War Societies

Between 24 and 29th July 2014 Dr Alan McCully, from the UNESCO Centre at the University of Ulster, contributed to the Georg Arnold International Summer School on Education for Sustainable Peace, run by the Georg Eckert Institute in Braunschweig, Germany. … 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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Nomination call for UNESCO-Hamdan Prize 2013-2014

Nomination call for UNESCO-Hamdan Prize 2013-2014 The third edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers has opened the call for nominations.   The prize is awarded every two … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Developing More Effective Partnerships in Initial Teacher Education

As part of the ulsterisgr8 campaign in the lead up to the G8 meeting in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, the University Ulster is focussing on much of the innovative and groundbreaking work it carries out in the field of international development.  This … Continue reading

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