Previous Events

November 22, 2007

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

Annual Conference: Teaching in the Knowledge Society 22-23 November 2007 Grand Hotel, Malahide, Co. Dublin The 5th Annual Conference of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS), organised by the Centre, will take place at the Grand Hotel in Malahide. There will be keynote addresses from: Professor John Furlong, Director, Oxford University Department of […]

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June 26, 2007

Cross-Border Personal Banking in Ireland: A Study Day

25 people attended this study day, including representatives from all the main banks (except the Bank of Ireland), the Irish Banking Federation, the General Consumer Council for Northern Ireland, the Consumers Association of Ireland, citizens advice bodies, theEuropean Consumer Centre (Dublin), the North/South Ministerial Council and people from business and community organisations in the border region. The chairman, Professor Ray […]

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May 17, 2007

North/South and Cross-Border Public Sector Training Programme (4)

Module 3 – North-South economic and business co-operation 17 May 2007 Canal Court Hotel, Newry The third module of the fourth North/South and Cross-Border Public Sector Training Course (‘North-South economic and business co-operation’) takes place in the Canal Court Hotel in Newry on Thursday 17th May. 30 civil and public servants from both jurisdictions are […]

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April 25, 2007

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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April 19, 2007

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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February 22, 2007

President McAleese presents awards to graduates of North-South public sector training programme

22 February 2007 Belfast City Hall The third North/South and Cross-Border Public Sector Training Programme – organised by the Centre for Cross Border Studies, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and Co-operation Ireland – concluded with an event at Belfast City Hall at which President Mary McAleese presented course certificates to the […]

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February 6, 2007

All-Island Mental Health Services Study Day: Integrating research, practice and policy for mental health services on an all-island basis

6 February 2007 Newry The Centre for Cross Border Studies is holding its rescheduled North/South Mental Health Services Research Study Day on Tuesday 6 February 2007 in Newry. This will bring together 40 senior policy makers, academics and practitioners to review the current state of mental health services research and to discuss a proposal by […]

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November 16, 2006

First conference of the North-South Chairs Forum

16-17 November 2006 Canal Court Hotel, Newry This conference brought together the chairs of public and semi-state agencies in both jurisdictions to discuss matters of mutual interest. The conference was organised by the Centre and was held in the Canal Court Hotel in Newry. The opening speakers were the two most senior civil servants on […]

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October 25, 2006

Europe for Patients – Final Conference

25-27 October, 2006 Ghent, Belgium The Europe for Patients Project will present its research findings and recommendations at a final conference in Belgium on 25-27 October 2006.  This conference will provide a platform for patient mobility stakeholders to discuss options addressing challenges and realizing opportunities for the benefits of European health systems and particularly the […]

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October 12, 2006

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

Annual Conference: Teacher Education and Schools: Together Towards Improvement 12-13 October 2006 Ramada Hotel, Belfast The fourth annual conference of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS), organised by the Centre, took place at the Ramada Hotel in Belfast under the title Teacher Education and Schools: Together towards Improvement. The keynote speakers were the Northern Ireland […]

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