The Shared Future document was unveiled yesterday by Northern Ireland’s first and deputy first ministers and has set a Christmas deadline for agreement on the questions of flags, parades and the past.
The Integrated Education Fund has been exploring its 21 years as an organisation through our picture archives. Over the years, special moments from our schools have been captured on camera. We hope you enjoy these wonderful archive pictures….
The work, carried out by Grant Thornton, assessed and benchmarked the cost of teacher training in Northern Ireland and the sustainability in particular of the two main providers of teacher education: Stranmillis University College and St. Mary’s University College. (more…)
Selected from over 24,000 nominations received by the Pearson Teaching Awards in 2013, 62 celebrations are taking place in schools across England, Northern Ireland and Wales on 17 May 2013 to present prestigious Regional Teaching Awards to outstanding local heroes of education.
The Pearson Teaching Awards are an annual celebration of exceptional teachers and teaching. Founded in 1999 by Lord Puttnam, they recognize the life-changing impact of an inspirational teacher on the lives of the young people they teach. (more…)
The creative talents of children at integrated primary schools brightened a grey weekend at the 2013 Airtricity Garden Festival as a colourful crowd of scarecrows took their places in Scarecrow Square.
The handmade characters were the entries for this year’s Allianz Scarecrow competition, and schools were invited to enter up to six scarecrows on the theme of storytellers or musicians, or simply to make a traditional figure. (more…)
The DUP has proposed an Assembly motion on the future of rural schools in Northern Ireland. The motion was tabled by DUP Education Committee members Mervyn Storey, Michelle McIlveen, Jonathan Craig and Brenda Hale.
DUP motion: That this Assembly calls on the Minister of Education to consider the issues associated with the future of rural schools in the context of area planning; and to work in partnership with his Executive colleagues to achieve a holistic solution for education in rural communities. (more…)