19 Feb

Integrated Education Campaigner Eric Bullick to Stand for Election

The Alliance Party has selected integrated education campaigner Eric Bullick to stand in the Mid Ulster by-election. Eric, a native of County Tyrone, was principal of Omagh Integrated Primary School for six years and was one of the founders of Drumragh Integrated College in Omagh. Drumragh IC opened in 1995, originally in a former psychiatric hospital. It currently has an enrolment of more than 600 pupils housed in modern buildings, and is seeking to expand. Eric remains actively involved in the college as a governor. (more…)

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7 Feb

Joe McElderry lends the X-Factor to Frank Carson Tribute

Singing star Joe McElderry was a major hit with young fans at Priory Integrated College when he dropped in on a primary schools choir competition.   The winner of The X-Factor and Popstar to Opera Star flew into Northern Ireland to announce he will be singing in the Frank Carson tribute gala in Belfast on the 28th February.

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1 Feb

Baroness Blood recognised in first Grassroots Diplomat Awards

Baroness May Blood, Campaign Chair of the Integrated Education Fund (IEF), has been honoured at the first Grassroot Diplomat Award ceremony as a winner in the Social Driver category.   Baroness Blood was recognised for her dedication and commitment to representing civilian matters at the highest level. (more…)

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30 Jan

Executive must adopt targets for integrated education – Alliance Party

The Alliance Party has published a policy document challenging the Executive to increase the number of pupils in integrated schools as a major part of a planned progress towards a shared future.

In the face of a continuing stalemate over the Executive’s drafting of a Cohesion, Sharing and Integration policy, there is a growing call from campaigners for action to create a more shared and stable Northern Ireland. (more…)

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25 Jan

The Business of Education

The CBI, the Integrated
Education Fund
and the Belfast
Telegraph
are hosting a business
breakfast to discuss the business of
education and a shared future in
Northern Ireland on 15 February,
2013 at Crumlin Road Gaol. (more…)

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