A School of Sanctuary is a school that helps its students, staff and wider community understand what it means to be seeking sanctuary and to extend a welcome to everyone as equal, valued members of the school community. It is a school that is proud to be a place of safety and inclusion for all.
Many schools on the island of Ireland have already become Schools of Sanctuary, and we hope many more will get involved soon.
DCU's Centre for Human Rights and Citizenship Education ( St. Patrick's Campus) is holding an Intercultural Education Conference on 25th and 26th January 2019. The theme of the conference is: Intercultural Education: Beyond the Single Story. Places of Sanctuary Ireland will be holding a School of Sanctuary workshop on the 25th in one of the sessions in the afternoon. Find out more...