Resources for doing Intercultural Youth Work
www.intercultural.ie has a number of resources including:
Transforming Shadows – Education resource for Youth Workers on Conflict Transformation www.intercultural.ie/transforming-shadows
8 Steps to Inclusive Youth Work: Promoting best quality inclusive practice in youth work settings: www.youth.ie/sites/youth.ie/files/NYCI-8-steps-inclusive.pdf
‘Access All Areas’ Diversity Toolkit for the youth sector www.youth.ie/diversity (with chapters on working with young people from a minority ethnic background, LGBT young people, young Travellers, young people with a physical disability, who have sight loss or who are deaf, young people with a learning disability, young people with mental health issues, young people involved with the juvenile justice system, including young parents, young people with education, employment or training needs and on including young men and women equally).
Lets Act on Inclusion video series 10 short videos on equality and inclusion – each clip can be used to start a conversation with your team or youth group www.intercultural.ie/content/lets-act-inclusion-video-series
‘Promoting Quality in Intercultural Youth Work – Good Practice Phase 1′ and ‘Promoting Quality in Intercultural Youth Work – Good Practice Phase 2’: www.intercultural.ie/12-step
Flyer on ‘Intercultural Youth Work’ (with sections translated into 8 languages): www.intercultural.ie/youth_work
www.youthdeved.ie has a large number of publications including:
Peace and Justice: It’s Up to YOUth: www.youth.ie/Global_Rights_Resource
Global Rights, Noble Goals:www.youth.ie/Global_Rights_Resource
All Different All Equal:www.youthdeved.ie/sites/youthdeved.ie/files/All_Different_All_Equal_Ireland_2006.pdf
Canal Communities Intercultural Centre “The Diversity Project Resource Pack” is a drama based resource for working with young people. Ideal for doing predevelopment work with groups who will be welcoming new members. CCIC developed the resource with their partners. www.intercultural.ie/sites/intercultural.ie/files/The%20Diversity%20Project.pdf
CDYSB – Toolkit of Essential Guidelines for Good Youth Work Practice-www.cdysb.ie/Library/Toolkit-of-Essential-Guidelines-for-Good-Youth-Wor.aspx
CDYSB and 80:20, ‘Vary Us. Exploring Diversity, Interculturalism, Identity’. www.cdysb.ie/Files/VaryUs.aspx
Cois Tine. Forde, G. (2013) A Journey Together: A Resource for Christian Muslim Dialogue (Cork: Cois Tine). http://bit.ly/2vajSrO
Eco Unesco ‘Embracing diversity’ which presents a flexible, easy-to-use range of workshops, simulation games and activities designed to make young people aware of the alternatives to prejudice and stereotyping, using environmental education. It celebrates multiculturalism and the environment. http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0013/001375/137522e.pdf
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission resource, Give Stereotyping the Boot-www.ihrec.ie/download/pdf/give_stereotypes_the_boot.pdf
Irish Girl Guides- This intercultural activity pack covers a wide age range.
National Women’s Council of Ireland (2010) Making Our Voices Heard. The Stories of Muslim Women in Ireland.(NWCI, Dublin). www.nwci.ie/download/pdf/nwci_muslimwomen.pdf
North West Inner City Network has developed an excellent Intercultural Toolkit ‘Opening Doors’ and a guide to key services in Dublin city centre ‘Find Your Way’.
“Scouts (in Sweden)” Them ‘n’ Us – a toolkit on diversity in Scouting”, available from –https://issuu.com/worldscouting/docs/them_n_us/55
SALTO-YOUTH A European web based guide to activities based on themes-www.salto-youth.net/find-a-tool/?SALTO=jke70c8ocgojvarbjllgus71e6 including ID booklet Ideas for Inclusion and Diversity www.salto-youth.net/IDBooklet/
SALTO Cultural Diversity Resource Centre (2016) Valuing the Difference Resource Pack. (SALTO London). www.salto-youth.net/downloads/4-17-3332/Final.pdf
Show Racism the Red Card (2013) Show Racism the Red Card. Education Pack. (SRTRC, Dublin). http://theredcard.ie/wp-content/uploads/pdfs/SRTRC-2013.pdf
Women’s Refugee Commission with UNHCR (2015): Global Refugee Youth Consultation Tool Kit www.womensrefugeecommission.org/images/zdocs/Global-Refugee-Youth-Consultations-Toolkit.pdf
Youth Work Ireland Tipperary (2017): “What’s the Photostory? Syria-Tipperary”: http://youthworktipperary.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Whats-the-Photostory-Syria-Tipperary-A-teaching-resource.pdf
Give it up for Ramadan-young people participate in an online educational resource on Ramadan: http://bit.ly/2ubMjB9
Include Youth: ‘Blow your socks off’: http://vimeo.com/74376667 -This video from Include Youth is an inclusive and creative way to look at shared experiences by vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in finding employment.
Migrants Rights Centre Ireland video called Making Ireland Home, exploring belonging, identity and experiences of racism with a group of young migrants https://vimeo.com/31951767
MRCI on young people who are undocumented and the Young, Paperless and Powerful Campaign https://vimeo.com/219651616
MRCI- Minding the Gap is an animated short created by the young members of MRCI’s Migrant Education Access (MEA) campaign in order to tell their stories and highlight the barriers they face trying to access 3rd level. Scroll down the page a little www.mrci.ie/our-work/young-people-education/
Ruhama- Human rights, migration, and trafficking: Check out this short film ‘The New Recruit’ from Ruhama about sex trafficking. http://bit.ly/18sd9Vn
Separated Children’s Unit: New video resource – 110% – the experience of young people from migrant backgrounds in and around employment: https://separatedchildrensservice.wordpress.com/resources/
The Guardian: Women’s Rights and Gender Equality-Video link challenging stereotypes on young Muslim women via Thrash Metal: www.facebook.com/theguardian/videos/692515164269583/
On racism –If young people experience any racism please report it online – they can do it themselves or you can do it for them or with them – go to iReport www.ireport.ie/
ENAR, Racism in Ireland, impact on the victim from ENAR’s ireport.ie (Jul-Dec 2016):-www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3Hc29wHVTQ
ENAR, iReport launch Vox Pop-people’s experiences and thoughts on racism:-www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ub-AqOs-n8
Show Racism the Red Card UK (targeting Islamophobia resource for work with young people, drawing on Irish experience from the Troubles)
Immigrant Council of Ireland. First hand accounts of living with racism-educational resource
No Hate Speech. Flashmob Kilkenny Youth developing counter narratives to racism. Eurobug, International Youth Work Training and Collaboration Ltd. www.facebook.com/EurobugInternational/videos/671369889733309/
Speak Up! Responding to Everyday Bigotry available to download through the following portal:www.yesmagazine.org/for-teachers/curriculum/speak-uk
Amnesty International– 8 educational resources to better understand the refugee crisis www.amnesty.org/en/latest/education/2015/10/8-educational-resources-to-better-understand-the-refugee-crisis/
First News first-hand account from a young refugee in the Calais Jungle: https://live.firstnews.co.uk/investigates/the-calais-jungle/
Human Rights Watch – to get a snapshot of what experiences the young people may be coming from www.hrw.org/ Click on the country and get a snapshot.
Send my Friend to School: How emergencies impact on children’s’ education and what causes people to flee. Send my Friend to School (a campaign led by children and young people): www.sendmyfriend.org-www.sendmyfriend.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Education-in-emergencies-factsheet.pdf
Teenager Nujeen Mustafa became a refugee, when fleeing Syria, a temporary or permanent label? www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-37380718
Stepping Stones – A resource supporting the transition of young migrants to post primary school: www.ncge.ie/node/3074
Ombudsman for Children Office ‘All I Have to Say’ – a reading resource by separated children seeking asylum in their own words: www.oco.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/AllIHavetoSay.pdf – Video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydo__-H4oi8
The Outsider: Our Teenage Life Behind Bars. A view inside the Irish direct provision system through the eyes of two 13 yr old girls.-www.rte.ie/radio1/doconone/2014/1212/666539-the-outsiders-our-teenage-life-behind-barriers/ and at p.24 of World Wise Global School resource, a related lesson plan: http://bit.ly/2wdjO7y
Reports and Strategy documents
FLAC (Free Legal Aid Centres) ‘One Size doesn’t fit all’. A Legal analysis of the direct provision system: www.flac.ie/download/pdf/one_size_doesnt_fit_all_full_report_final.pdf
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission: Inequality and the Stereotyping of Young People report www.ihrec.ie/documents/inequality-and-the-stereotyping-of-young-people/
NYCI ‘Report on Consultations for an Intercultural Strategy for Youth Work’ www.intercultural.ie/node/23
Trinity Immigration Initiative Children, Youth and Community Relations Project and Integrating Ireland. ‘In the Front Line of Integration: Young People managing migration to Ireland’ www.tcd.- www.tcd.ie/news_events/articles/a-new-study-on-immigrant-adolescents-experience-of-ireland-launched/3687
UCC (University College Cork) Migrant Children project Final Report – ‘Tell me about yourself’.
Directory of Migrant-led Churches and Chaplaincies from the All-Ireland Churches Consultative Committee on Racism 2009 contains contact details for over 300 Churches and Chaplaincies led by migrants all over Ireland
Educate Together links:
JRS Intercultural and Interfaith Calendar
A calendar with all the important days in the year – JRS Ireland produce this annually. Queries to email@example.com or T: + 353 (0) 1 814 8644.
The Garda Racial and Intercultural Office (GRIO) in the Garda Síochána has produced a resource on ‘Your Police Service in Intercultural Ireland’ which is available online www.garda.ie/Controller.aspx?Page=154 or directly from the GRIO office in the following languages Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Irish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian and Spanish. More information is available from the webpage above, from your local Garda Station and from Citizen’s Information Offices.
Think & Act: Resource on religious diversity, in particular these links:
Chester Beatty Library (2015) Ways of Seeing II (Chester Beatty Library, Dublin).
City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee Curriculum Development Unit and the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. (2012) Equality and Diversity. Building a Culture of Equality in our Society. A Citizenship Education Resource for Transition Year and Key Stage 4. (CDVEC CDU and Centre for Cross Border Studies). www.ihrec.ie/download/pdf/equality_diversity_building_a_culture_of_equality_in_our_society.pdf
City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee Curriculum Development Unit and the National Consultative Committee and Racism and Interculturalism (2002) Changing Perspectives. Cultural Values, Diversity and Equality in Ireland and the Wider World. (CDVEC CDU and NCCRI, Dublin) www.developmenteducation.ie/media/documents/ChangingPerspectives.pdf
City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee Curriculum Development Unit in collaboration with the Professional Development Service for Teachers (2012) Tackling Controversial Issues in the Citizenship Classroom. (CDVEC, Dublin)www.ubuntu.ie/media/controversial-issues.pdf
City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee Curriculum Development Unit, Sadaka and the Centre for Cross Border Studies (2012) Israel and Palestine. How will there be peace? (CDVEC, Sadaka & CBS, Dublin) www.sadaka.ie/What_We_Do/Education/EducationFiles/CDC_Palestine&Israel_How_will_there_be_a_Just_Peace.pdf
Comhlámh ‘Diversity through the Arts’, a resource with lesson plans addressing issues of culture and diversity through drama, visual art, storytelling and music for primary schools: https://issuu.com/comhlamh/docs/exploring_diversity_global_justice_
Council of Europe (2016), Teaching Controversial Issues: Professional Development Pack for the Effective Teaching of Controversial Issues https://rm.coe.int/CoERMPublicCommonSearchServices/DisplayDCTMContent?documentId=09000016806948b6
Council of Europe (2015). Brander, P., Keen, E., Juhasz, V. and Schneider, A. (eds.) (2nd edition) (2015) COMPASS: Manual for Human Rights Education with Young People (Strasbourg: Council of Europewww.coe.int/t/dg4/eycb/Source/Compass_2012_FINAL.pdf (1st edition)www.coe.int/en/web/compass/discrimination-and-intolerance
European Commission (1998) What? Me? A Racist? (Brussels: Office for Official Publication of the European Communities)www.arvindguptatoys.com/arvindgupta/whatmeracist.pdf
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (2012) ‘Express Yourself’. 6 Step Teacher’s Guide to CPSE Human Rights Action Project. (IHRC, Dublin). http://bit.ly/2veTFbg
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (2015) Human Rights, Equality and Teacher Education. A Supplement to – Equality in Second-level Schools: A Training Manual for Educators and Trainers. (IHREC, Dublin).-www.ihrec.ie/download/pdf/human_rights_equality_and_teacher_education.pdf
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (2014) Equality in Second-level Schools. A Training Manual for Educators and Trainers. (Equality Authority, Dublin). www.ihrec.ie/download/pdf/equality_in_second_level_schools.pdf
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission and the Professional Development Service for Teachers (2011) Spotlight on Stereotyping. A resource for teachers of Civic, Social and Political Education (Equality Authority and the Professional Development Service for Teachers, Dublin). www.ihrec.ie/download/pdf/spotlight_on_stereotyping_a_resource_for_teachers.pdf
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (2012) Grounds for Action. Building a Culture of Equality in our Society. A Citizenship Education Resource for Transition Year and Key Stage 4. (Equality Authority, Dublin). www.ihrec.ie/download/pdf/grounds_for_action_building_a_culture_of_equality_in_our_society.pdf
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (2015). A two hour workshop for staff and teachers: Intercultural Training for Yellow Flag Schools.www.ihrec.ie/download/pdf/intercultural_training_for_yellow_flag_schools.pdf
IOM and UNHCR (2004) Not Just Numbers. Teacher’s Manual. Educational Toolkit on Migration and Asylum in Europe. (UNHCR and IOM, Brussels). www.unhcr.org/numbers-toolkit/NJN-MANUAL-EN.pdf
International Board on Books for Young People Ireland (2005) Cross-Currents. A guide to multicultural books for young people. (IBBY Ireland, Dublin)www.ibbyireland.com/uploads/8/6/2/7/86276512/cross-currents.pdf
National Centre of Excellence for Islamic Studies (2016) Islamic Teachings on Contemporary Issues for Young Muslims. (University of Melbourne).- www.academia.edu/31342755/Islamic_Teachings_on_Contemporary_Issues_for_Young_Muslims
ODIHR (2011) Guidelines for Educators on Countering Intolerance and Discrimination against Muslims: Addressing Islamophobia through Education (ODIHR, Warsaw). www.osce.org/odihr/84495?download=true
OSCE & ODIHR (2007) Toledo Guiding Principles on Teaching about Religions and Beliefs in Public Schools. (ODIHR, Warsaw). /www.osce.org/odihr/29154
Reading International Solidarity Centre (2011) Understanding Islam: Challenging Islamophobia A Toolkit for teachers and Facilitators KS 3 and 4+ www.portmir.org.uk/assets/pdfs/understanding-islam-challenging-islamophobia-a-toolkit-for-teachers.pdf
Runnymede Trust (2009) Young Muslim and Citizen. Identity, Empowerment and Change. Ideas, Activities and Resources for parents, teachers and youth workers. (Runnymede Trust, London).
SALTO Cultural Diversity Resource Centre (2011) The Sky is the Limit. An Interactive Guide for Youth Projects on Interfaith Dialogue (SALTO, London). www.salto-youth.net/downloads/4-17-2578/Salto_InterfaithDoc_10_for%20web.pdf
Show Racism the Red Card- Sports based anti-racism activity pack for teachers: http://developmenteducation.ie/resource/show-racism-the-red-card-teacher-education-pack/
Think and Act – www.thinkandact.ie/: Animated resource originally developed for primary teachers interested in social justice issues but it could be used with older groups too.
Titley, A. (20??) Irish Traveller Movement Yellow Flag Programme. Handbook for Schools.www.yellowflag.ie/uploads/page/English_YF_Handbook1.pdf (Irish Traveller Movement, Dublin).
United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (2004) ABC Teaching Human Rights: Practical Activities for Primary and Secondary Schools (Geneva: UN OHCHR) http://s3.amazonaws.com/inee-assets/resources/ABC_Teaching_Human_Rights.pdf
BBC-Child friendly resources for teaching about Islam www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zpdtsbk/resources/1
Mvslim is an online community that encourages creativity, self-development and entrepreneurship. Mvslim aims to unite people from different backgrounds and cultures and to make the world of Muslims more accessible to others.http://mvslim.com/
The Glucksman project- ‘Once Upon a Place’ has worked with Children living in Direct Provision centres in Cork City, Wallaroo Playschool and Gaelscoil Mhainistir Na Corann, Midleton to create artworks that consider the idea of place both imaginative and real.
The University of Edinburgh, The Alwaleed Centre providing resources on Islam for teachers in secondary schools www.ed.ac.uk/literatures-languages-cultures/alwaleed/resources/classroom
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or Sally Daly (Intercultural and Equality Project Officer)- 01 4784122
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