Tags: Northern Ireland

Report: religious control of NI’s schools reinforces social division

Report: religious control of NI’s schools reinforces social division

Granting churches power over school governance in Northern Ireland exacerbates the challenges facing the education system, reinforces social division and squanders public resources, according to a new academic report. Read More »

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Is Northern Ireland set to move away from religious segregation in schools?

The idea that children should be educated together regardless of their religious background is gaining welcome support in NI, writes Alastair Lichten. Read More »

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Make Northern Ireland’s schools integrated and secular, say MLAs

Members of NI's legislative assembly from a variety of parties have called for children to be educated together in integrated schools. Read More »

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Education Authority won’t support Evangelical group’s state school

The Education Authority in Northern Ireland will not support plans to make two schools which are run... Read More »

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Evangelical network requests state funding for school in NI

The No More Faith Schools campaign has objected to plans to make two schools in Northern Ireland which... Read More »

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Segregating schools in NI causes gross inefficiencies, says report

Taxpayers in Northern Ireland are wasting millions of pounds every year because schools are segregated... Read More »

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Catholic school plans to be first in NI to become integrated

The No More Faith Schools campaign has backed plans for a Catholic school to become the first in Northern... Read More »

Northern Ireland's children and families are paying the price of faith schools’ failure

Northern Ireland's children and families are paying the price of faith schools’ failure

The inefficiency of Northern Ireland's sectarian school system means cuts bite harder. Efforts to educate... Read More »