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September 15, 2006

North/South Student Teacher Exchange: Phase II

2006-2008 The immediate aim of this project is to build on the experience of the successful first phase of the North/South Student-Teacher Exchange project (2002-2005) in order to provide evidence, through a fourth year of exchanges feeding into an in-depth longitudinal research study, of the need to ‘mainstream’ a system of trainee teachers doing a […]

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September 11, 2006

Universities Ireland North/South scholarships presentation

At the presentation of the scholarships were (from left to right): Professor Professor Ger Hurley NUI, Galway, Ronan Magee, prizewinner, Professor John Hughes, NUI, Maynooth, Aisling Falconer, prizewinner, Professor Peter Gregson, QUB and Martin Conry, DCU. Aisling Falconer is a TCD law graduate who has just completed an internship with the legal department of a […]

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September 7, 2006

North/South and Cross-Border Public Sector Training Programme

ESSENTIAL TRAINING FOR NORTH/SOUTH OFFICIALS The commitment by the Prime Minister and the Taoiseach in Armagh on 6 April to “a step-change in advancing North-South co-operation” means that such co-operation will increasingly become part of the work of civil and public servants in Northern Ireland and Ireland. Already there are over 700 officials working on cross-border […]

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September 1, 2006

Immigration, Emigration, Racism and Sectarianism (IERS) Schools’ Project 2006 – 2008

The Centre was contracted by the EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation (through Co-operation Ireland) to carry out the Immigration, Emigration, Racism and Sectarianism Schools’ Project. The project brought together nearly 300 children aged 9-14 from 12 schools – six Protestant and Catholic schools (upper primary and lower secondary) in Antrim and Londonderry and six Protestant […]

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July 3, 2006

North/South and Cross-Border Public Sector Training Programme 2006/2007

ESSENTIAL TRAINING FOR NORTH/SOUTH OFFICIALS The commitment by the Prime Minister and the Taoiseach in Armagh on 6 April to “a step-change in advancing North-South co-operation” means that such co-operation will increasingly become part of the work of civil and public servants in Northern Ireland and Ireland. Already there are over 700 officials working on […]

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June 23, 2006

NORTH-WEST EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR

Friday 23 June 2006 Council Chamber, Magee College, University of Ulster On Friday 23 June, on the Magee campus of the University of Ulster, the Centre facilitated a seminar on behalf of the North/South Ministerial Council to hear the views of the higher and further education and business sectors on the education, skills and workplace […]

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June 2, 2006

Education Project Co-ordinator Job Advertisement

The Centre for Cross Border Studies is seeking an EDUCATION PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR The Centre for Cross Border Studies has been contracted by the EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation to undertake the Immigration, Emigration, Racism and Sectarianism Schools Project, a two year project with primary and secondary schools in Northern Ireland and the Southern Border […]

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May 11, 2006

Pride of Our Place: Phase II – Celebration

Thursday 11 May 2006 Marketplace Theatre, Armagh The Northern Ireland Chief Inspector of Schools, Ms Marion Matchett, and the Deputy Chief Inspector of the Republic of Ireland, Mr Gearóid Ó Conluain, will open a Day of Celebration to bring to a conclusion the 2002-2006 Pride of our Place cross-border primary schools project in the Market […]

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May 10, 2006

Universities Ireland offering two North-South scholarships

Home | Contact Us | Links | About Us NORTH-SOUTH SCHOLARSHIPS 2006-2007 Universities Ireland, the body which promotes collaboration between the nine universities in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, is offering two scholarships to students undertaking a recognised Master’s course (taught or research) in the other Irish jurisdiction in 2006-2007. This scholarship is worth €20,000 (approx. […]

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April 10, 2006

NORTH/SOUTH STUDENT PRIZES

The Centre for Cross Border Studies is seeking the views of university and college students on the current and future role of cross-border co-operation on the island of Ireland. It is offering prizes of €3,750 (Stg £2,500) for the best essay or project. This competition is being run by the Centre for Cross Border Studies […]

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March 20, 2006

Public attitudes to developing and using cross-border health services

Politicians and health professionals have identified health as a key area for cross-border co-operation. The two health systems (National Health Services in the North and Irish Health Service in the South) share common core principles, face similar health and service problems, and have adopted similar approaches to tackling issues. However there is little evidence of […]

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March 10, 2006

What role for higher education in the development of the 21st century workplace?

Higher Education Conference Series: Conference 6organised by Universities Ireland in partnership with the IBEC/CBI Joint Business Council 10 March 2006 Grand Hotel, Malahide, Co. Dublin The sixth North/South Higher Education Conference centred on a number of themes around the issues of upskilling, lifelong learning and workplace development, and the part higher education might play in […]

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