The Independent Review of Education now open for your views and comments.


The Independent Review of Education have launched a survey for stakeholders, giving those in the wider education system and the general public the opportunity to have their say on this vital process.
A letter was released last week:
“You may be aware that the Independent Review of Education commenced in October 2021. Further information on the Review, including its terms of reference and panel biographies, can be accessed at the Independent Review of Education website at
Whilst the work is at an early stage we are keen to engage with stakeholders and the wider public to gather views on the key issues linked to the Review. We are conscious that everyone may have an interest in this work. To that end we are launching a public consultation in the form of a survey for all those who wish to express their views on the current education system. This will help us in our thinking on what good education in Northern Ireland should look like and in identifying the priorities for our future work.
This survey is a first step at capturing views. During our work we hope to meet with those directly involved in all aspects of education; visit schools, colleges and other educational settings; and receive evidence from a range of people.”
We at the IEF have long called for root and branch reform of the local education system. Please take the time to examine the website and let your feelings be known.