Parents in Strabane and Castlederg feel their views and wishes have been side-lined in planning for education provision in their area.
A poll of more than 500 parents in the Strabane and Castlederg areas found that nearly three-quarters (73%) said they hadn’t been consulted about education provision in the area and more than 80% said they should have a say in this matter.
Focus groups brought together local teachers, community and business leaders as well as parents to discuss ideas and aspirations for local education. In addition more than 500 parents were surveyed in a phone poll carried out by independent company LucidTalk. The company is inviting the public to a meeting on Thursday this week to discuss the research. (more…)Read More