Category Archives: Education

Invest early to make an impact

Two reports into early intervention in West Belfast help to make the case for the concept in government. Across the Northern Ireland policy agenda, there is an increasing focus on the importance...

Small schools funding questioned

A new policy is needed to determine which small schools are needed, according to an independent review of the common funding formula. The review, chaired by former principal Sir Robert Salisbury, was...

Progress on autism strategy

Health Minister Edwin Poots has launched a draft autism strategy and action plan, aimed at achieving improved outcomes, services and support for people with autism, their families and carers. The strategy covers...

Children and care

Reported physical abuse against children has nearly doubled in the last five years. agendaNi reports on the growing problem and how care can be improved. The numbers of children being referred to...