14 Apr

Why 9 out of 10 = 7%

By Tony Macauley

 

The latest MORI poll into attitudes to integrated education, once again finds that the vast majority, around 9 out of 10 people, are in favour of integrated education in Northern Ireland. It’s no big surprise. Similar polls have shown the same result, consistently for many years now. (more…)

11 Apr

Listen Up! by Malachi O’Doherty

By Malachi O’Doherty

The findings of the Mori poll into attitudes to Integrated Education are astonishing.The easy assumption about how Northern Ireland works is that most people prefer things as they are. Parents choose the schools to send their children to, and if their choice is sectarian, then the presumption must be that they are sectarian, that a priority in education is that children should be raised uncontaminated by the influence of the Other. (more…)

23 Mar

Opening Minds, Touching Hearts

By Stephen McKernan, Principal of Phoenix Integrated Primary School

‘I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin, but by the content of their character.’ Martin Luther King, Jr (more…)

21 Mar

A shared St Patrick’s Day in Downpatrick

Madame Oui and I were disciplined enough to get up in time for the early morning ecumenical service at St Patrick’s Church in Saul. We parked our car in Downpatrick and boarded a bus shuttle service, noticing straight away the high numbers of young Americans amongst us. (more…)


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