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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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November 27, 2003

40 teachers on innovative cross-border science and citizenship exchange project to be trained in Monaghan

Press Release 27 November 2004 The Centre for Cross Border Studies and Dublin City University have set up Citizenship and Science Exchange (CaSE), an ICT-based cross-border schools project aimed at deepening understanding of similarities and differences between science and citizenship education in secondary schools in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. 40 teachers from […]

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November 6, 2003

Ireland can learn from US university entry programmes that begin at age 11, top American educationalist tells Belfast conference

Press Release 6 November 2003 Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland can learn from the American example by starting to prepare their disadvantaged young people for third level education at the age of 11, the US’s leading spokesman for wider access to higher education has told a Belfast conference. Dr Arnold Mitchem, President of […]

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November 6, 2003

Widening Access to Third Level Education on the Island of Ireland: Towards Better Policy and Practice

Higher Education Conference Series: Conference 3 6-7 November 2003 Ramada Hotel, Belfast The purpose of this conference was to discuss how improved collaboration in policy and practice issues could widen access to Higher Educationon on a North/South basis. This was the third in a series of North/South Higher Education Conferences. PROGRAMME Thursday 6 November Chair: […]

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October 8, 2003

Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (SCoTENS)

Annual Conference: Challenges to teacher education & research North and South 9-10 October 2003 Grand Hotel Malahide The Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (SCoTENS) held a major conference in Malahide, Co Dublin, in October 2003 under the title ‘Challenges to Teacher Education and Research, North and South’, with a keynote address from […]

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May 15, 2003

Overseas students bring over 300 million euros into Ireland’s economies, North/South higher education conference hears

Press Release 15 May 2003 The total income earned from overseas students in Ireland this year will be over 300 million euros (Stg£200 million), a North/South higher education conference in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan has heard. A survey by the International Education Board Ireland (IEBI) of 27 higher education institutions in the Republic of Ireland showed […]

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May 1, 2003

BorderIreland.info project commences

Visit borderireland.info and discover what it can do for you The Centre has developed Border Ireland an on-line information signposting system to direct people to existing points of cross-border information in the public domain. The website acts as a one-stop shop for researchers, policy makers, community development workers, businesses and the general public providing, for the first […]

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October 10, 2002

Ireland as a Centre of Excellence in Third Level Education

Higher Education Conference Series: Conference 1 10 – 11 October 2002 Armagh City Hotel This conference is the first of a series of six higher education conferences which are being organised by the Department for Employment and Learning in Belfast and the Department of Education and Science in Dublin, together with representatives of the university, […]

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September 26, 2002

North South Consultative Forum

During 2001 and 2002, a group of people from non-governmental organisations involved in North/South co-operation met informally to discuss the proposal in the 1998 Belfast Agreement to set up an independent North/South Consultative Forum representative of the social partners and other elements of civil society in both jurisdictions. Represented at those meetings were Co-operation Ireland, the Irish Congress […]

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August 1, 2002

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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