January 13, 2005

First Ever North/South Civil Service Training Course Begins

20 civil and public servants from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland took part in the opening session of the first ever North/South civil and public service training programme in Newry on 13 January 2005. The programme is organised by a partnership made up of the Centre for Cross Border Studies, the Chartered Institute […]

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November 11, 2004

Launch of the 2003 Initial Teacher Education conference report and the Diversity in Early Years Education, North and South research report

Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (SCoTENS) Annual Conference: The changing contexts of teacher education, North and South 11-12 November 2004 Armagh City Hotel The third major all-island conference of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (SCoTENS) was held in the City Hotel Armagh on Thursday 11 – Friday 12 […]

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November 4, 2004

E-learning as a Strategic Imperative for Universities in Ireland – A Symposium

4 November 2004 Dublin City University Universities Ireland held a symposium entitled ‘E-learning as a Strategic Imperative for Irish Universities’ in Dublin City University (DCU) on Thursday 4 November 2004. The symposium addressed the lessons of the recent international experience of e-learning in higher education and identified strategic opportunities for Irish higher education institutions, North […]

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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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