Anne-Marie Poynor has trained and supported teachers of LLW Citizenship, a statutory requirement of the NI Curriculum since 2002, and devised curriculum materials for Citizenship. She has devised and delivered extensive training programmes for schools on the implementation of the DE Community Relations, Equality & Diversity policy. She has written classroom materials for Years 8 & 9, ‘Promoting Reconciliation through a Shared Curriculum Experience’, with a particular focus on the controversial issue of sectarianism. She has worked regionally and cross-border on approaches to tackling controversial issues in the classroom. Strong links with the south has led to the production of guidance on the student voice, ‘Enabling Student Voice in the Classroom.’ She is joint Five Nations Network Country Lead for Northern Ireland. She is a teacher tutor for QUB and an Assessor and Trainer for UNICEF’s Rights Respecting Schools. As a freelance consultant she continues to work closely with organisations such as Children in Crossfire.

This profile was last updated on January 1, 2020

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