The PhD in Child and Youth Research Programme, NUI Galway and Trinity College Dublin are delighted to host a Public Lecture on: 'What we have learnt from the My World Survey on youth mental health: What helps - What hurts', by Dr. Barbara Dooley and Dr. Amanda Fitzgerald, University College Dublinto. The lecture will be held in O’Tnuathail Theatre, Arts Millennium Building, NUI Galway at 6.00 p.m. on the evening of Friday, 6th December.
Galway City Partnership and National University of Ireland, Galway would like to invite you to Knowledge Exchange Workshop. The workshop will bring together community and voluntary organisations and the university to discuss how community-university partnerships can work together to support advocacy initiatives.
Three graduates of the MA in Family Support programme run by the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre will be making a joint presentation at the upcoming Global Gathering for Early Childhood conference in Dublin in October. Joanne Doherty, Marie Gibbons and Sheila Garrity will share their findings from their MA thesis on the role of Early Years services as an effective family support entitled "Children thrive when families thrive", research perspectives promoting a Family Support approach to Early Years provision in the West of Ireland.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Organisation for African Unity/African Union NUI Galway and the UNESCO Child & Family Research Centre recently hosted a Public Lecture by Professor Pat Dolan, UNESCO Chair in Children, Youth and Civic Engagement, entitled “Connecting Young People: Youth Leadership and Non-formal Education Partnerships in Africa and Ireland” with contribution from Alan Kerins and His Excellency, Felix Yusufu Pwol, Nigerian Ambassador and hosted by Dr Brian Hughes, Dean of International Affairs, NUI Galway.
The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre was delighted to host its 6th Biennial International Conference on Engagement and Participation in Family Support on 13th & 14th June 2013 in the Engineering Building at the National University of Ireland, Galway.
The School of Law and the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUIG in association with the Irish Centre for International Family Mediation cordially invites you to a Conference on Mediation in Cases of International Family Conflict and Child Abduction on Saturday, 18th May at 10.00am in the AM200, Fottrell Theatre, Arts Millennium Building, NUI Galway.
Gabriela Seidlová Málková (MA., Ph.D.) is working as a lecturer and senior researcher at the Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Education, Department of Psychology. Her research interests are within a field of developmental, cognitive and educational psychology. She is interested in social and cultural approaches to understand learning and thinking. Her field research is mainly devoted to studying precursors to early literacy development, and development of phonological and early reading and spelling skills.