In October 2018, the Children’s Rights Alliance held five events on responding to the needs of refugee children in Ireland. The events featured presentations from international experts focusing on key areas including: Early Childhood Education and Care, Mental Health, Community Integration, Education and the Rights of Child Refugees. You can watch presentations from the events here.
Child Refugees and Early Childhood Education and Care
Marlies Knopp: Berliner ModelKitas
Milica Atanackovic: Early Childhood Ireland
Sibylle Rothkegel: Institut für den Situationsansatz
Imelda Graham: Spaces of Hope
Child Refugees Mental Health
Mina Fazel: Associate Professor, School of Psychiatry, University of Oxford.
Simone Wasmer: Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, Zentrum Überleben.
Carole Brophy, Spirasi
Community and Integration
Claire Charbit: Head of Unit, Territorial Dialogues and Migration, OECD.
Professor Mary Gilmartin: Professor of Geography, NUI Maynooth.
Leonie Kerins: Chief Executive Officer, Doras Luimní
Sally Daly: Community and Youth worker
Professor Madeline Arnot: Emeritus Professor of Sociology of Education, Cambridge University
Professor Dympna Devine: Professor of Education, University College Dublin
Jessica Farnan: Coordinator, City of Dublin Education and Training Board