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Updated News 11 January 2019 - T:BUC Engagement Forum

On 18th Sept, The Executive Office (TEO) and over 150 community practitioners, policy makers and academics gathered in Lisburn Island Centre for the seventh meeting of the Together: Building a United Community (T:BUC) Engagement Forum. The event focused on the T:BUC theme Children and Young People and placed a strong emphasis on what central government and practitioners can do to develop and engage with young people and explore actions that could enable greater participation by young people in promoting good relations.   


Dr Dirk Schubotz,Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, QUB and a member of ARK organises the annual Young Life and Times (YLT) survey made a presentation at the event. The presentation covered data from the surveys and analysis around four main areas.

These were young people’s participation in good relations projects and programmes, attitudes to minority ethnic communities, attitudes to good relations, and respect. You can see Dirks presentation by clicking on the link below.

Please click here to download Dr Dirk Schubotz presentation

CDDA have worked with Dr Dirk Schubotz for many years to assist with the Young Life and Times (YLT) survey click here to read testimonial