Children’s University


February was a milestone for the Belfast branch of the Children’s University. The launch at Parliament Buildings was hailed by their Chancellor, Stephen Nolan as a great success.

They are one of a growing number of Children’s Universities throughout the UK and Europe each working to provide children aged 5-14 years with exciting and innovative learning activities and experiences outside of the normal school day in a wide variety of Learning Destinations from schools, libraries and universities to science museums, factories, theatres and sporting arenas.

Inspiring the little learners and celebrating and rewarding their achievements is what they are all about and they passionately believe learning can be the satellite navigation to better opportunities in life!

Issued with a Passport to Learning, children can travel around Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and the UK with their Passport to Learning, collecting stamps in recognition of the time spent in each Learning Destination they visit. After all travel is what a passport is for!

As learners collect their stamps and fill their passport they are awarded certificates and awards at key milestones at regional graduations.

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