Since the state’s foundation in 1921, Northern Ireland’s education system has been characterized by religious separation. But in the early 1970s, small yet determined groups of parents began pressing for a new approach to their children’s schooling, one they called “integrated education.”
Latest BlogsNorthern Ireland education faces £100m ‘cost pressures’
New principal appointed at Oakgrove Integrated College
School costs parents £1,200 per child annually
NI primary and nursery schools to get £56 less per pupil
Northern Ireland departments asked to identify cuts of 4-12%
Stiff Little Fingers backing integrated education
Segregated schools persist because parents maintain the divide
Christopher Stalford asked Is integrated education the way forward here?
UTV mentee wins Breaking into News competition with his video about the issue of integrated education in NI.
History of segregation still evident in Mississippi region