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UNESCO Centre Blog – Momentum Gathering for Education and Peacebuilding

In the first UNESCO Centre blog, UNESCO Chair in Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy, Professor Alan Smith writes on one of the Centres current work programmes; Education and Peacebuilding in conflict affected areas across the globe.

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The Role of Education in Peacebuilding: An Analysis of Five Change Theories in Sierra Leone

Christine Smith Ellison, Research Associate at the UNESCO Centre at the University of Ulster has written in the latest edition of Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, on The Role of Education in Peacebuilding: an Analysis of Five Change Theories in Sierra Leone. Continue reading

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UNESCO Centre Team Edits New Book on Internally Displaced Persons

A new book edited by UNESCO Chair in Education at the UNESCO Centre in the University of Ulster, Professor Alan Smith, and UNESCO Centre Research Associate Christine Smith Ellison, was released in November. The book, Education and Internally Displaced Persons asks key questions about the main issues affecting displaced persons and provides research and case studies from a number of countries across the world. the book sets out to identify the barriers to education for internally displaced persons and asks how can these barriers be overcome? Continue reading

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UNESCO Centre Co Hosts International Youth Planning Forum in Paris

The UNESCO Centre organised the ‘Plan With Youth’ Policy Forum alongside the Child and Family Research Centre at NUI Galway, and the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) at the organisation’s Paris headquarters. Continue reading

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UNESCO Centre Researcher Addresses Cambridge Seminar on Peacebuilding

Christine Smith Ellison, Research Associate at the UNESCO Centre at the University of Ulster, was invited to address the latest seminar in the Childhood, Education and Wartime Seminar Series at the University of Cambridge on Thursday 22nd November.  Christine presented the … Continue reading

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New Book on Displaced Persons Edited by UNESCO Centre Team Published

A new book edited by UNESCO Chair in Education at the UNESCO Centre in the University of Ulster, Professor Alan Smith, and UNESCO Centre Research Associate Christine Smith Ellison, has been officially released today.  The book, Education and Internally Displaced Persons … Continue reading

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The Role of Education in Peacebuilding: An Analysis of Five Change Theories in Sierra Leone

Christine Smith Ellison, researcher in the UNESCO Centre at the University of Ulster writes in the latest edition of Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, on The Role of Education in Peacebuilding: an Analysis of Five Change Theories in Sierra Leone. Continue reading

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