The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre is delighted to announce its 6th Biennial International Conference on Engagement and Participation in Family Support that will be held 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.
In 2013, the Government will introduce legislation to establish a new Child and Family Support Agency. Shaping child and family services for the next 20 years, this will be one of the biggest reforms undertaken by the current government. The purpose of this symposium is to learn about plans for the new Agency and understand how children’s rights, including a prevention and early intervention approach, will be translated into the structures, governance, design and service delivery for the new Agency.
The UNESCO Chair in Children, Youth and Civic Engagement at the Child and Family Research Centre, together with the University of Ulster’s Chair in Education, Pluralism and Human Rights and associated partners are collaborating with the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) for a major Policy Forum hosted by IIEP entitled "Engaging Youth in Planning Education for Social Transformation" (16-18 October 2012, Paris, France).