October 15, 2020

Oireachtas Monitor 346

Oireachtas Monitor 346 Published: 12 October 2020 Last week’s Oireachtas Questions and Debates (05 October – 09 October) 1. Asylum and Immigration 2. Child Protection/ Children in Care/ Child and Youth Services 3. Disability and Special Educational Needs 4. Early Childhood Education and Care 5. Education 6. Health and Mental Health 7. Justice/ Human Rights/ Equality 8. Social Welfare/ Poverty / Housing     1. Asylum and Immigration Parliamentary Questions – Written Answers Department of Justice and Equality  Direct Provision System, Holly Cairns (Cork South West, Social Democrats) Asylum Seekers, Holly Cairns (Cork South West, Social Democrats) Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government Direct Provision System, Paul Murphy (Dublin South West, […]
October 15, 2020

Activelink Jobs & Volunteering – October 2020

Activelink works with non-profit organizations to develop online communications in the public interest, to promote action and participation and to foster the sharing of ideas, experience and information for a better world.   Activelink –  job vacancies & Volunteering opportunities Job Vacancies Volunteering Opportunities  
October 15, 2020

Children’s Rights Alliance – Budget 2021 Priorities

A message from Tanya Ward, Chief Executive – Children’s Rights Alliance “As you may know, Budget 2021 will be unveiled by the Government tomorrow and Covid-19 has ensured that this may be one of the most important budget announcements for quite some time. The pandemic has had a significant impact on the lives of children and young people. Budget 2021 comes at a key time for young people in Ireland as decisions made now will have a lasting impact on their future and it is crucial that they are not left behind in next week’s announcement. The Children’s Rights Alliance is […]
October 14, 2020

PEIN Online Membership Now Active!

October 14, 2020

Fostering Academic Integrity in the Classroom. The National Academic Integrity Network Webinar Series

In the second National Academic Integrity Network webinar, Dr Tricia Bertram Gallant, an internationally recognised expert on integrity and ethics in education, will talk about what teachers can do in their classrooms to foster academic integrity with their groups of learners, incorporating principles and approaches to academic integrity into their programme design, pedagogy and teaching and learning methodology. You can register for our webinar here. This event is taking place as part of National Academic Integrity Week 2020. Find out more about the week’s programme of activities here.
October 14, 2020

National HSCP Office Update – HSCP Telehealth Online Survey Results and Next Steps

A message from Alison Enright| HSCP Development Manager| National Health & Social Care Professions Office “As an immediate response to assist the work of the COVID-19 National Telehealth (TH) Steering Group Committee, the National HSCP Office secured the temporary part-time re-deployment of Dr. Heather Cronin to take on the role of HSCP Telehealth Representative. Quickly, it was recognised that emerging HSCP telehealth practice needed to be examined and in April, 2020, an online HSCP Survey was completed by HSCP frontline services. There was a huge response with over 700 health and social care professionals participating in the survey. Thank you […]
October 14, 2020

The Launch of the Pilot Course ‘MCAST Undergraduate Certificate in Restorative Practices

An invitation to The launch of the Pilot Course ‘MCAST Undergraduate Certificate in Restorative Practices’ TReP – Professional Training in Restorative Practice, is a project implemented by an international partnership established between SOS Malta, The Childhood Development Initiative (CDI), Partner Bulgaria Foundation, SGM Solutions & Global Media GmbH, Malta College of Arts Science and Technology and brainshuttle. The project is funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.  
October 14, 2020

‘From child to world citizen: but what kind of world? Mary McAleese

Mary McAleese in conversation with Sally Holland ‘From child to world citizen: but what kind of world?’   4.00pm, Wednesday 14 October 2020 Online The former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, discusses the overlooked human rights of children with Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner for Wales. What must we do to ensure the human rights of every child are protected? Are we preparing them for a world of respectful inclusion or letting them fall victim to advocates of toxic exclusion? What needs to change to achieve the former? What human rights should children expect? This event is hosted by Bangor University and […]
October 14, 2020

National HSCP Office Update – Health and Social Care Professions’ Response During COVID-19

As we are learning to live with the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been many changes to our work practices and in the way services are delivered. The work and leadership contributed by health and social care professionals, across all sectors and settings, has been tremendous and is gratefully acknowledged by the National HSCP Office.  
October 12, 2020

PhD Project: Masculinities and Affective Equality Practices in Professional Social Care in Ireland

TUDublin is recruiting for a fully funded, 4-year Ph.D. opportunity titled ‘Masculinities and Affective Equality Practices in Professional Social Care in Ireland’. Application deadline is Friday 30th October.   About the Project: The purpose of the project is to provide a critical analysis of masculinities and affective inequality (unequal access to the benefits and burdens of caring) within the context of professional social care in Ireland. It will address major international debates about the role of men in caring work and equality. It aims to explain how the emotional labour of social care workers is affected by gendered expectations and […]
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