Major donors and advocates of the Integrated Education Fund gathered in the House of Lords on Tuesday 15th November 2011 for a celebration of Integrated Education in Northern Ireland. Baroness May Blood MBE, IEF Campaign Chair, hosted the event, which brought together over 100 guests, including influential politicians from both Houses of Parliament and leading business figures from across the UK and Ireland, who support the Integrated Education Campaign in Northern Ireland. Also in attendance was legendary comedian, Frank Carson, who along with his family, sponsored the event.
As part of the ongoing celebrations marking the 30th anniversary of integrated education, the key note speaker was Ms Sheila Greenfield, the founding Principal of the first formally integrated school, Lagan College, who was accompanied by the current Principal, Ms Amanda McNamee. (more…)Read More