SDLP Education spokesperson Sean Rogers MLA has called on the Education Minister to implement the recommendations of the Area Based Planning Report. Speaking in the Assembly Chamber, Mr Rogers highlighted the need to counter the increasing culture of competition between schools, develop cross-border co-operation and implement a cohesive strategic plan for education in the North.
He said: “I would call on the Minister to take careful heed of this report and to implement its recommendations. With the Education Authority now in place, it is vital that we get area based planning right. It is time we have one cohesive and strategic plan in place, a plan that takes account of our unique educational landscape across the North. (more…)Read More