HERe NI Bedtime Stories

Get yourself comfortable with a teddy and join us for a selection of diverse virtual bedtime stories for children.

Our events will help to raise visibility of children and young people who have LBGTQ+ parents or carers.

To register, please email grainne.gibson@hereni.org

 

Cathedral Community Association Street Party

Video footage of the residents of the Cathedral Community street party.

The Cathedral Community Street party aims to bring the community residents together by working together to achieve a shared vision – a street party!

Working together towards a common goal improves relations between all residents – young and old and people of different beliefs and backgrounds and promotes an inclusive community.

The street party cultivates a sense of pride in community whilst empowering residents to take responsibility and ownership of their community. It also provides them with a sense of leadership and educational opportunities and promotes emotional health and well-being.

 

Looking towards a shared campus – Moy Regional Primary School

Shared Education case study. Moy Regional Primary and St John’s Primary School are two of the first schools in Northern Ireland to be identified as part of the T:BUC shared education campuses programme.

The schools have a long history of sharing. For over 25 years, they have collaborated on a number of shared education projects including EMU, CRED and currently the Shared Education Signature Project.

Bridging the divide – Edenderry Nursery School

Shared Education case study. Edenderry Nursery School is located in one of Northern Ireland’s most divided interface areas. In 1998 a partnership was formed with Holy Cross Nursery School in North Belfast.

Building on common ground – Castle Tower Special School

Castle Tower has many links with other schools in the Ballymena area, particularly though the ‘Ballymena Learning Together’ community.

However, an ETI inspection report in 2017 recommended that the school should begin a programme of formal shared education. Castle Tower embarked on its shared education journey at the beginning of the 2018/19 school year with two separate projects, one for nursery pupils and the second for primary pupils.

‘Educating for life’, progressing shared education – Antrim Grammar School

Shared Education case study. Antrim Grammar is part of a three-school shared education partnership with St Benedict’s College, Randalstown and Parkhall Integrated College in Antrim.

The three schools are also involved in ‘Moving Forward Together’, an education, community and peace building partnership comprised of 19 nursery, primary, special and post-primary schools in the Antrim and Randalstown areas. Though ‘Moving Forward Together’ many joint activities took place including staff training, numeracy, literacy and SEN work. Staff from across each of the schools were able to share good practice and support pupils from across all sectors and communities.

We all Bleed the Same

From the Falls and Shankill areas of Belfast. The film explored the  similarities that exist between both communities, in particular the young people. What emerged is how much they have in common and how the issue of mental health transcends all borders, boundaries, walls, barriers. In partnership with Divis Youth,  Denmark Street Community Centre, St James Swifts and R-City.

Supported by The Executive Office, Good Relations, TBUC: Together Building United Communities