Multidisciplinary Centre for Research on Children and Youth
UNESCO Centre eNews Spring 2013
Centre Delighted to Renew Agreement With UNESCO
The UNESCO Chair in Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy at the University of Ulster – the only UNESCO Chair in Northern Ireland – has been extended by UNESCO.
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UNESCO Centre Completes Review on Integrated Education
A major academic study commissioned by the Integrated Education Fund, carried out by researchers at the UNESCO Centre, exposes a gulf between political thinking on education and the public appetite for integrated schools in Northern Ireland.
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Celebrating Children’s Understanding of their Rights
Celebrating and exploring children’s understanding of their rights was the focus of a recent book launch, co‑hosted by the UNESCO Centre Children and Youth Programme and the Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership.
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UNESCO Centre Contributes to New Paper on ESD
Our researchers have contributed to the latest policy brief from the UK National Commission for UNESCO, ‘Education for Sustainable Development in the UK – Current Status, Best Practice and Opportunities for the Future’.
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UNESCO Chair Addresses Bonn Seminar on Education
UNESCO Chair Professor Alan Smith, recently travelled to Bonn, Germany to address part of a seminar series hosted by German Development Agency, GIZ. The series, ‘Research meets practice: international cooperation for sustainable development’ addresses a wide range of topics such as the environment, health, education, agriculture, peace and security, transport and energy.
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