News

October 28, 2004

Irish Times article on CaSE schools science and citizenship project

Internet connects along the Border [ article in the Irish Times Science Today – 28 October 2004 ] The Internet is providing a fresh point of connection for 400 students on both sides of the Border. An innovative EU-funded programme is teaching them both science and citizenship but also attempting to break down barriers, writes […]

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September 26, 2004

Sunday Tribune article on Centre’s contribution to the peace process

Breaking the Mould [article in the Sunday Tribune supplement – Peace and Prosperity: marking the island of Ireland’s progress as a result of the peace process – 26 September 2004] by Andy Pollak The Centre for Cross Border Studies has filled an important niche in developing cross-border co-operation across a wide range of subjects. One […]

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September 6, 2004

Seminar to demonstrate BORDER IRELAND potential for cross-border policy makers

BORDER IRELAND Information Seminar 6 September 2004 Centre for Cross Border Studies, Armagh The Centre for Cross Border Studies is currently developing BORDER IRELAND, an online searchable database of cross-border information produced by policy-makers, researchers, government departments, EU-funded programmes and other major organisations in Ireland, North and South. BORDER IRELAND will provide for the first time an […]

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June 2, 2004

Garret Fitzgerald addresses N/S seminar on older people

Improving the Lives of Older People on the Island of Ireland : A Study Day The Atlantic Philanthropies and the Centre for Cross Border Studies 2 June 2004 Centre for Cross Border Studies, Armagh On behalf of The Atlantic Philanthropies, the Centre for Cross Border Studies organised a private study day on Improving the lives of older […]

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May 20, 2004

Cross-Border Higher Education Co-operation in Ireland and Europe

Higher Education Conference Series: Conference 4 20 – 21 May 2004 Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell, Co.Cavan The keynote speakers were Professor Linda Nielsen, Rector of Copenhagen University, one of the driving forces behind the Øresund cross-border university network linking 12 higher education institutions in Denmark and southern Sweden; and Professor Gerry McKenna, Vice-Chancellor of the University […]

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April 27, 2004

North/South Student Teacher Exchange Evaluation Day – Year 2

Friday 30 April 2004 Marino Institute of Education, Dublin The purpose of meeting was to share joint perspectives on the North/South student teacher exchange initiative, which was organised by the Centre for Cross Border Studies under the auspices of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South. It was important to gather an honest […]

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March 15, 2004

New SCoTENS funding application approved

SCoTENS, Standing Conference on Teaching Education, North and South, administered by the Centre for Cross Border Studies, have approved new funding applications for research projects and conferences. They included: Continuing Professional Development North and South: Policy, Provision, Processes and Possibilities Dr Paul Conway (NUI Cork), Dr Hugh Kearns (Stranmillis UC), Dr Mary McAteer(University of Ulster, […]

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February 4, 2004

North/South Student Teacher Exchange Orientation Day – Year 2

4 February 2004 Centre for Cross Border Studies, Armagh Emer Egan, Assistant Chief Inspector, Department of Education and Science in Dublin and Marion Barriskell, Special EU Programmes Body project officer opened the North South Student Teacher Exchange Orientation Day (Year 2) in the Centre for Cross Border Studies in Armagh. Programme 11.00 am Refreshments and […]

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January 22, 2004

Pride of Our Place Workshop

Pride of Our Place: Phase II 2002 – 2006 This is a three-year project to bring together a group of primary schools in border areas in both jurisdictions which have suffered from the Northern Ireland conflict so that they can study a key feature or area in their locality by looking at it historically and […]

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January 15, 2004

Higher Education Conference Series

The Department for Employment and Learning in Belfast and the Department of Education and Science in Dublin, together with representatives of the university, institute of technology, further education and student sectors, North and South, have come together to organise a series of conferences on aspects of higher education in Ireland. They have asked the Centre for Cross […]

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