Nigel GlennyPage menu:
Programme Director of the ‘HECUA’ programme
Lecturer in International Education and Development
Nigel is Programme Director of the ‘Democracy and Social Change in Northern Ireland’ HECUA Programme.
Nigel’s research interests include youth civic engagement and pedagogic practice related to conflict transformation, social change and social justice.
Nigel is a graduate of Queens’s University Belfast with a First Class Honours degree in Education. He began his career as a history teacher, then moved into local government as an education officer, where he designed and taught a wide range of experiential learning programs for schools, colleges, youth and community groups.
Prior to joining the UNESCO Centre, Nigel worked at Co‑operation Ireland, a leading non‑governmental organization engaged in peace and capacity‑building initiatives throughout the island of Ireland and internationally. There, he developed a Citizenship Action Project, training and supporting teachers and youth workers throughout Ireland and the United States in methods of facilitating student engagement.