Category Archives: Education

Further and higher education overview

Latest figures show a slight increase in higher education enrolment levels in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland’s four higher education institutions consist of the University of Ulster, Queen’s University Belfast and two teacher...

Draft area plans for post-primary education

After consultation with the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS) and other representative bodies, the five education and library boards have published draft area plans for post-primary school provision. agendaNi outlines current...

‘Value added’ learning

Communications and maths skills assessments have formed part of the Department of Education’s response to poor literacy. Assessment arrangements have been introduced in schools for the crosscurricular skills of communications and using...

NCB: improving outcomes for children

NCB Northern Ireland Director Celine McStravick outlines how its work is helping to meet the needs of children and young people. NCB is a research and development charity, which works to improve...