The seminar for Transition Year students organised by Dun Laoghaire Integration Forum was conducted on October 14 and 15 at the Mount town Community Facility. The seminar is organised in association with the County Council’s festival of social inclusion. Students from various educational institutions across the county council’s jurisdiction participated in the sessions. The programme was designed with the motto ‘Going Forward Together’. The seminar aims to raise awareness against racism and xenophobia among the students.
A pilot program for a special awareness program against racism and xenophobia, intended to launch for transition year (TY) students in schools in the Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown County Council area, has begun successfully at Oatlands College. The program is organised by the Dún Laoghaire Integration Forum in collaboration with the Department of Justice and Integration and the Social Inclusion Unit of Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown County Council. The main objectives of the project are to: • help transition year students to understand the need for intercultural