UNESCO Centre

Grants

Page last updated: 17th April 2012

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The UNESCO Centre’s research and development activities benefit from considerable external funding. This funding has come from a variety of international bodies and has allowed the Centre to complete an impressive body of work.

The UNESCO Centre is extremely grateful to all those that have supported our research and development over the years.

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Grants

The following list details the research grants that the Centre has been awarded, ordered chronologically by start date; use the year menu below to skip down the page to a particular year if required.

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2013

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2013 2014 Children and Youth Programme (in partnership with UNESCO Chair Professor Pat Dolan, Galway) Atlantic Philanthropies

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2012

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2012 2013 Commemorations Community Relations Council
2012 Developing Child Rights Indicators OFMDFM
2012 Guidance for Civil Servants on Developing and Implementing Child Rights Compliant Policies NICCY
2012 Assessing the Impact of the Welfare Reform Bill (NI) on Children NICCY

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2011

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2011 2011 Political Economy Analysis of Education in Nepal (in partnership with Dr Tejendra Pherali, LJMU, and Tony Vaux, Independent Consultant) DFID/EC

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2010

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2010 2012 Monitoring programme on the Well‑being of Children and Young People in Ireland (in partnership with UNESCO Chair Professor Pat Dolan, Galway) Atlantic Philanthropies
2012 HECUA Democracy and Social Change Programme (each year up to 15 US students to visit the University of Ulster for one semester as part of their undergraduate studies (part of a link with the University of Minnesota and HECUA) HECUA

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2008

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2008 2011 European Values Study (EVS) European Values Foundation

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2007

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2007 2009 Legacies of Conflict: The Basque Country, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Northern Ireland EU Peace and Reconciliation Fund
2009 HECUA Democracy and Social Change Programme (each year up to 15 US students to visit the University of Ulster for one semester as part of their undergraduate studies (part of a link with the University of Minnesota and HECUA) HECUA

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2006

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2006 2011 International Development Programme at the University of Ulster UK DFID

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2005

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2005 2008 Values and Teacher Education Policy in Northern Ireland (in partnership with Professor Anne Moran, Dr Alan McCully and Dr Linda Clarke, University of Ulster) ESRC TLRP

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2004

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2004 2006 HECUA Democracy and Social Change Programme (each year up to 15 US students to visit the University of Ulster for one semester as part of their undergraduate studies (part of a link with the University of Minnesota and HECUA) HECUA

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2003

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2003 2007 An Evaluation of the Introduction of Citizenship Education to the Curriculum Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA)
2007 Teacher Education in a Divided Society (in partnership with Dr Alan McCully, University of Ulster) Department of Education (NI);
International Fund for Ireland (IFI)
2004 An extension of the Review of the Schools Community Relations Programme (SCRP). A research report linking the research to the broader report of 2003, was submitted to DENI in April 2004. DENI
2004 A Rights‑based Approach to Education Policy, Planning and Development UNESCO Paris
2003 A research study on National Identity and the History Curriculum (in partnership with Prof Keith Barton, University of Cincinnati) Royal Irish Academy
2003 Research on women’s participation in politics in Northern Ireland (the research included interviews with men and women political representatives and the evaluation provided information about the context of political training and the impact of training courses provided by Women into Politics) Women into Politics

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2002

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2002 2008 Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy Atlantic Philanthropies
2005 Teacher Education and the Global Dimension (in partnership with Dr Linda Clarke, University of Ulster) UK DFID
2004 An evaluation of the Bill of Rights in Schools Project. Designed to promote awareness of human rights issues and the Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland among pupils and teachers in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission
2003 Review of Community Relations Policy in Education Department of Education (NI)
2003 Special Needs Education (in partnership with Professor Roy McConkey, University of Ulster) Department of Education (NI)
2003 Citizensip Education in Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA)
2002 A survey of parents’ views on special needs education that has formed part of a consultation process. Department of Education

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2001

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2001 2003 HECUA Democracy and Social Change Programme (each year up to 15 US students to visit the University of Ulster for one semester as part of their undergraduate studies (part of a link with the University of Minnesota and HECUA) HECUA
2002 Integrated Education in Northern Ireland. A research report on integrated education (a publication based on this report formed part of a national conference on faith‑based schools organised by the Nuffield Foundation) (in partnership with Professor Anthony Gallagher, QUB) Nuffield Foundation
2002 Social, Civic and Political Education in Northern Ireland Training – events for 25 post‑primary school teachers Northern Ireland Curriculum Council and the Citizenship Foundation
2002 A research report on The Development of Ethnic Awareness Among Children in their Early Years Community Relations Council and Channel 4 Television
2002 Young Children and Sectarianism (in partnership with Dr Connolly) Northern Ireland Community Relations Council
2001 A survey of parents’ views on special needs education Department of Education

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