Ireland

UNESCO Chair in Children, Youth and Civic Engagement (806), established in 2008 at The National University of Ireland, Galway (Ireland).

Fields/Disciplines

Children, youth and civic engagement.

Objectives

The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • conduct research in children, youth and civic engagement;
  • deliver teaching programmes and disseminate and share, between partners, teaching materials and promote tools that promote civic engagement among children and youth;
  • provide, to partner organizations, consultation on child and youth mentoring; as well as civic engagement through informal education programmes;
  • facilitate international debate on civic engagement as an international policy issue;
  • formalize a sustainable international consortium on civic engagement as a method of education for young people, youth, work professionals, NGOs and academics.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education.

Contact

Dr Pat Dolan, Child and Family Research Centre, School of Political Science and Sociology, The National University of Ireland
Director of the Centre
E-Mail address - pat.dolan(at)nuigalway.ie
Work Phone - +353-91-49-293-0
City - Galway
Country - Ireland

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