What training do we provide?
The provision of training and information events is integral to the work of the Children’s Law Centre. All training delivered by CLC is directly informed by legal, policy and legislative developments relevant to children and young people and is underpinned by the key principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, ratified by the UK Government in 1991:
Article 2 - Non discrimination
Article 3 - Best Interests of the Child
Article 12 - Voice of the Child
CLC training aims to support all stakeholders in making children's rights a reality in this jurisdiction by:
- Raising awareness and understanding of children's rights
- Promoting the protection and mainstreaming of children's rights
Training Calendar Courses - All Sectors
Course fees (unless stated otherwise)
CLC member rate £45 plus VAT (£54)
Non member rate £65 plus VAT (£78)
Children's Rights Legal Seminars; November - December 2017
All seminars will be held in the Training Room on the 4th Floor , Public Prosecution Service, Belfast Chambers, 93 Chichester St, Belfast.
Book one seminar for £65 plus VAT (£78)
Book two seminars for £120 plus VAT (£144)
Book three seminars for £165 plus VAT (£198)
CLC members’ rates: one seminar £45 plus VAT (£54), two for £85 plus VAT (£102), three for £120 plus VAT (£144). Please note lunch is not included at any of these events. Fee includes tea and coffee. Please note that lunch will NOT be provided.
Seminar 1: Advocating on Behalf of Children in Need (2.5 CPD hours)
15 November 2017; 1.30pm—4.30pm
To include the rights of children with disabilities, homeless young people and children and young people with poor mental health.
Speakers: CLC legal team
Seminar 2: Protecting Children’s Rights in Education (2.5 CPD hours)
22 November 2017; 1.30pm—4.30pm
To include school governance, suspensions and expulsions, bullying, newcomer children, SEN and disability discrimination.
Speakers: CLC legal team
Seminar 3: Children, Policing and PACE; A Children’s Rights Perspective
6 December 2017; 1.30pm—3.30pm (2 CPD hours)
To include an update on practice/policy developments relevant to children and young people who come in contact with the criminal justice system.
Speakers: Séamus McIlroy, Director of Legal Services
Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland and CLC Policy team
A small number of discounted places are available for the above seminars for pupil barristers, apprentice solicitors and students. Please enquire at time of booking.
Click here to download a booking form
Discretionary rates are available for small community groups, parents/carers, the unwaged, pupil barristers, apprentice solicitors and students. Contact CLC for more information.
- Only one reduced place per course is available for organisations/individuals who are members.
- Course fees will include training packs and refreshments.
- In the event of non-attendance or cancellation, course fees will be charged in full (unless notification is received no less than 2 days in advance).
- Places on courses will be confirmed by email or letter, on receipt of a completed booking form.
- The Children's Law Centre reserves the right to cancel any training event, if it is undersubscribed. In these circumstances,a full refund will be provided.
Bespoke training for both adults, children and young people is also available to individual organisations, agencies, schools and youth groups on a limited basis.
For further information on any aspect of training offered by the Children’s Law Centre please contact: