Contemporary Issues in Childhood & Youth Studies - Carlow / Wicklow / Wexford

The roles, responsibilities and experiences that children and young people may explore outside of the family are examined. The lives of children and young people who experience adversity and resilience are studied. The future of childhood as a consequence of globalisation is critiqued. Finally, the active agency of children and young people as participants in their own lives and futures is discussed. The theme of empowering and enabling children and young people to become active citizens runs through the module.

Entry requirements

All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the course.


10 Credit Module - NFQ Level 9


12 weeks Part-time. 1 evening per week 7.00 - 10.00pm (Indicative).



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  • Qualifications

    Minor Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Evening

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