UNESCO carries out research on the Foróige 'Big Brothers Big Sisters' Programme

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Foróige March 11, 2013

The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway have carried out research on the Big Brothers Big Sisters programme on behalf of Foróige. The results are in!

Report 1: Randomised Controlled Trial and Implementation Report
Report 2: Qualitative Evidence
Report 3: Summary Report
Report 4: School Based Mentoring Programme Evaluation

President Michael D. Higgins recently invited Foróige to the Áras to acknowledge this wonderful programme and we brought along some of our friends. 

From L-R: Jane Foreman (Atlantic Philanthropies); Paul Maher (Foróige Chairperson); Séan Campbell (CEO of Foróige); Jumoke Abass Alesinloye (former programme participant); President Michael D. Higgins; Mary Lynch (Senior Youth Officer with the BBBS Programme); Emma Lane Spollen (The One Foundation); Bernadine Brady (NUI, Galway) and Professor Pat Dolan who holds the UNESCO Chair in Children, Youth and Civic Engagement.