Helen Mitchell, a Maynooth graduate and community worker who has been in the Philippines for 17 years spoke to a group of Community and Youth Work students at Maynooth University this week. She spoke about the WoW bags project with women in the area of Wenceslau in the Pampanga province of the Philippines.
Date: Friday, 24 November 2017
Most young LGBTI people still feel Ireland's schools do not fully include them.
Date: Tuesday, 14 November 2017
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS EXTENDED TO FRIDAY 3TH NOVEMBER 2017. The programme is a partnership initiative of Maynooth University and the National Youth Council of Ireland Arts Programme and leads to an award of the National University of Ireland, placed at Level 7 on the National Qualifications Framework.
Date: Friday, 27 October 2017
Violence on the basis of difference is still a real challenge for both parts of this island. A new book - 'Critical Perspectives on Hate Crime - Contributions from the Island of Ireland' documents victims' experiences and government responses.
Date: Thursday, 26 October 2017
We are delighted to announce the launch of a new Certificate in Digital Creativity in Youth Settings. The Certificate is a part-time programme offered by the Department of Applied Social Studies, MU in partnership with Camara Education Ireland and the TechSpace Programme. Application deadline Wednesday 15th November 2017
Date: Monday, 23 October 2017
Edited by Séamus Taylor, Lecturer of Social Policy, Applied Social Studies, Maynooth University and Amanda Haynes and Jennifer Schweppe of University of Limerick.
Date: Friday, 20 October 2017
New book explores the manner in which hate crime presents itself north and south of the border, as well as presenting challenges as experienced by practitioners and policy makers in addressing hate crime.
Date: Wednesday, 18 October 2017
At today's Conferring Ceremony at Maynooth University, students on the Bachelor of Social Science degree BSocSc and students on the BA Community and Youth Work are graduating.
Date: Friday, 08 September 2017
Many first and second generation migrants face significant disadvantages when it comes to education, according to evidence presented today at Maynooth University. The fifth annual Maynooth Education Forum will see leading international experts demonstrate migrant students are adversely affected by a range of factors, including language proficiency, socio-economic inequality, and teacher expectations.
Date: Friday, 16 June 2017
Call for action on the low levels of participation in higher education among Irish Travellers.
Date: Thursday, 06 April 2017