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Launch of the For Your Freedom & Ours Educational Campaign

United through shared history   A Belfast-based social enterprise, For Your Freedom & Ours C.I.C. runs an educational campaign providing shared history programmes between Poland and Northern Ireland to ensure a better integration of the communities. Through a series of visual presentations of the links between the different nations, and discovering connections to World War II of the Polish people …

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Online Application for Home to School Transport

Following a successful pilot in the Dungannon area and then further roll out with 50 post primary schools, the Education Authority now intends to provide facilities for online application for transport assistance for all pupils across Northern Ireland for the new school year starting in September 2017.  This will mean that all applications for transport assistance will have to be …

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First Steps Women’s Centre Courses

Wellbeing Courses:   Leader Of Your Own Life  2hrs X 6 weeks Mondays 9.45 am -11.45 am.  Starts Monday 16th Jan Arts Project 2.5hrs X 6 weeks Tuesdays 9.45 am -12.15 pm.  Starts Tuesday 17th Jan Yoga 2hrs X 6 weeks Wednesdays 9.45 am -11.45 am. Starts Wednesday 18th January Creative Writing 2hrs X 6 weeks Wednesdays 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm.  Starts Wednesday …

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OFMDFM – Consultation Zone

Please see below a link were you will find the latest OFMDFM consultations published to seek your views and opinions.   http://www.ofmdfmni.gov.uk/index/about-ofmdfm/ofmdfm-consultation-zone.htm

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Freedom Acts Website

Craigavon Intercultural Programme is excited to let everyone know that they have launched a new website for their Freedom Acts Programme. Freedom Acts is a project of Craigavon Intercultural Programme and is a dynamic resource educating young people and the wider community about human trafficking and exploitation. Please take a moment to go and visit www.freedomacts.co.uk and explore and share …

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Petition: Stop Discrimination Against Children and Young People in Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People (NICCY) and the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) are concerned that anti – discrimination legislation which will be proposed by the offices of OFMdFM could actually discriminate against children and young people in Northern Ireland. Based on information coming from the Assembly, it is understood that children and young people …

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Calling all English Language Teachers in the Belfast Area

You are invited to an informal meeting at 6pm on Tues 5th November at Mediation NI, 83 University Street, Belfast – light tea provided. With the growing number of formal and informal English classes now being run in Belfast it seems to be a good idea for those involved to come together to network, share experiences and encourage one another. …

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Public Consultation – Custodial Arrangements for Children in Northern Ireland

The Department of Justice has launched a public consultation on the issue of custodial arrangements for children in Northern Ireland and would like to hear your views on the issues involved.  A child-friendly version of the consultation, developed by Include Youth, is also attached.  Further copies of the documents can be downloaded from our website at: http://www.dojni.gov.uk/index/public-consultations/current-consultations/consultation-on-revised-custodial-arrangements-for-children.htm or from Include Youth …

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Parents Information Sessions on the Education System

Need advice on supporting your child’s education? Want to know more about the education system in Northern Ireland? BELONG is organising free information sessions on the Education System in Northern Ireland in partnership with Transforming Learning Communities and the Southern Education and Library Board (SELB). TO FIND OUT MORE OR REGISTER: Ring or email Roisin Clements on 028 87741960 or …

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