Tag Archives: Education

January 1, 2008

The Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building (IAPRCB)

The Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building (2008-2011) brings together all nine universities on the island of Ireland and four universities in Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique and Malawi* in a unique, high-level partnership to develop a coordinated approach to Research Capacity Building (RCB) in higher education institutions. The IAPRCB aims: To build the capacity for development […]

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April 26, 2007

Pride of Our Place Phase 2 – Final Report

The final report of Pride of our Place – a cross-border local studies project for primary schools – covers the extensive work that the teachers and children did on this project between 2002 and 2006. The project researcher, Mary Burke of St Patrick’s College Drumcondra, situates the project in the development of Education for Mutual […]

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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 1, 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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October 26, 2005

Citizenship and Science Exchange (CaSE) Schools Project

The purpose of this 30-month study, which was run in partnership with Dublin City University, was to enable students to critically evaluate the inter-related roles of science and citizenship. It also aimed to develop an awareness of the interdependencies that exist between communities in the border region. The project centred on a shared web resource […]

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November 11, 2004

Teacher Education in the Republic of Ireland: Retrospect and Prospect

Papers from a conference on the initial education, induction and continuing professional development of teachers in the Republic of Ireland. An earlier conference in November 2000 had considered the initial education, induction and continuing professional development of teachers in Northern Ireland. The papers presented at the Dublin conference provide a valuable overview of teacher education […]

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