Five Nations (Northern Ireland) event
17 May 2016 | 10.00am - 2.00pm
Co-organised with Centre for Global Education
Supported by QUB School of Education
The Centre for Global Education and Queen’s University Belfast School of Education invite participation in a half-day workshop titled Real Tools to bring about Real Change. Facilitator: Jamie Kelsey-Fry
About the workshop
This will be a practical session on ways to engage young people in authentic active citizenship projects, based on the facilitator’s more than 20 years of being engaged in active citizenship. The workshop will include ideas for media stunts, culture jamming and being media savvy.
There will be a particular reference to acting on global issues which will tie in with New Internationalist magazine to which Jamie has been a contributing editor. Participants will leave the workshop with dynamic and practical ideas for engaging young people in actions on global issues. Download the flyer and registration form
About the Facilitator
Jamie Kelsey-Fry is author of the groundbreaking youth empowerment text the Rax Active Citizenship Toolkit, contributing editor to award winning global justice magazine the New Internationalist, a regular pundit on mainstream media with 20 years experience as a teacher and as an activist. He promotes a form of learning that enables young people to make the journey from political literacy to political agency and uses cutting edge stunts, actions and interventions that have a measurable impact on the real world. Download the flyer for links to some of Jamie’s media appearances
Centre for Global Education
The Centre for Global Education was established in 1986 to provide education services that enhance awareness of international development issues. The Centre provides learners with the skills, values, knowledge and understanding necessary to facilitate action that will contribute to poverty eradication both locally and globally.
Download and complete the registration form and return it by email to the Centre for Global Education.