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Useful Links and Contacts

In this section you find links to selected government and non-government agencies and initiatives working on behalf or with young people in Northern Ireland and beyond. Also, a list of providers of useful information in relation to the Citizenship curriculum. Neither list is exhaustive and they are being updated on a regular basis.To get more information about these agencies and initiatives, click on the links below to open their websites.

1. Agencies working on behalf or with young people

2. Find more information on Citizenship Education through:

    • The Citizenship Foundation: The Citizenship Foundation aims to empower individuals to engage in the wider community through education about the law, democracy and society.
    • Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CEEA): Here you find the specifications for the Learning for Life and Work curriculum, which includes lessons on Local and Global Citizenship education.
    • Schoolzone: Lists thousands of educational websites reviewed by teachers, events and organisers, educational suppliers and of educational products and services.
    • 21st Century Citizen: British Library website supporting online learning on citizenship.
    • Cyberschool Bus: UN site for teachers and young people containing a range of global information, resources and activity ideas for KS3 & KS4 on issues such as human rights, poverty and refugees.

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