Education

Current Nexus NI Education Projects

Delivery of our education workshops through a variety of funding bodies  are delivered for FREE across Northern Ireland. Here are Nexus NI currently funded education projects delivered to young people and adults. If you reside outside the remit or have education requests for specifically tailored education projects this can also be accommodated.

For more information on our Education Projects contact Fiona McCormack – Education Lead

Belfast PCSP Talking About Consent

Delivers consent education sessions to post primary schools across Belfast and can also be delivered in community settings to young people aged 11 plus up to 25 years of age. Available until March 2020.

More information about Belfast Police and Community Safety Partnership

Belfast PCSP Cybersafety

Delivers workshops to post primary schools across Belfast and can also be delivered in community settings to young people aged 11 plus. Cybersafety workshops also have available adult sessions which can be delivered to parents/guardians, staff teams, volunteers in to increase knowledge of protecting themselves and children online. Available until March 2020.

More information about Belfast Police and Community Safety Partnership

ARN Foundation – Rural Education Project

Delivers online and sexual abuse awareness workshops to young people aged 11-16 years of age with the Fermanagh and Omagh area. Workshops last 60 – 90 minutes and can accommodate groups from 10 people to 200 people for example a school year group.

More information about the ARN Foundation

Media Influences and You funded by Derry and Strabane District Council through Peace IV

Deliver of 4 week project to education young people around the impact of the media on young people, self-esteem, body image and mental health. Working with 8 groups from different backgrounds through youth work ethos.

Nexus NI also partook in an event for World Mental Health Day delivering to 15 local schools workshops on the impact of the media and mental health for young people today.

Derry and Strabane District Council Website

Derry and Strabane PCSP – Consent Education Project

Delivers consent education to post primary schools across Derry and Strabane district. Can also be delivered in community settings with young people aged 11 plus.

More information about Derry and Strabane Police and Community Safety Partnership

Derry Education Project – Relationships and Sexuality Education Programme funded by PHA

Partnership programme in conjunction with Nexus NI , Rainbow and Relate NI deliver relationships and sexuality education programmes in youth settings across Northern Ireland. Programmes are free and delivered in youth organisations and settings across 3 week period at 2 hour sessions. Designed to give young people information and skills to make informed choices about sexual health and relationships. Available across NI with age appropriate content for 11- 16 years and 16 plus.

Public Health Agency Website

Mid and East Antrim PCSP – Consent and Cybersafety Education Sessions

Delivery of consent and Cybersafety education workshops in the Ballymena , Larne and Carrickfergus area to local schools, youth groups and community organisations.

More information about Mid and East Antrim Police and Community Safety Partnership

Digi Pal PCSP Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Glens– Digital Resilience Champions

Digi Pal consists of a consortium of partners – Nexus NI, PCSP, WHSCT, NHSCT, Elemental Software and NSPCC. The aim of the Digi-PAL workshop is to help individuals’ increase their digital resilience regarding cybercrime and cyberbullying. They will then take their knowledge and share this within their own community. The workshop welcomes adults – volunteers / workers / community and voluntary groups and then they pass their knowledge on to the young people they work with.

Antrim and Newtownabbey PCSP – Domestic Violence Sexual Violence Awareness Raising Sessions

Funded up to March 2022 to deliver domestic and sexual violence awareness raising sessions to young people, adults and relevant professionals throughout the Antrim and Newtownabbey area available to schools, community and youth settings.

More information about Antrim and Newtownabbey Police and Community Safety Partnership

Relationship and Sexuality Education.

This project is delivered in conjunction with Relate NI and Rainbow Project . Sessions are available for young people aged 11-25 who are not in formal education ( but attend groups like community groups or youth groups). Relate NI covers the Southern Trust, The Rainbow Project cover Belfast and the lower part of the Northern Trust (Ballymena downwards) and Nexus NI covers the West and as far down as Ballymena. For referrals or further information please email Eilish Brown

For more information on our Education Projects contact Fiona McCormack – Education Lead

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