Category Archives: Education

Student numbers and qualifications

agendaNi reviews the latest enrolment and qualifications statistics for Northern Ireland students.   Enrolments The number of Northern Ireland students enrolled in higher education across the UK has decreased by 2.7 per...

Supporting Northern Ireland

Queen’s University Belfast’s President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Patrick G Johnston outlines the significant contribution the University makes to Northern Ireland.   Queen’s University Belfast makes a significant social and economic contribution to...

Young people in work

Recent figures show a reduction in young people who are not in education, employment or training during 2015.   2015 saw a significant reduction in young people who are not in education,...

College students: Where to next?

The Department for Employment and Learning Further Education Leaver Study 2015 outlines the position of students six months after leaving college.   The 2015 study looks at the situation of college leavers...

Employment Bill

Provisions in the Employment Bill (Northern Ireland) 2016 aim to stimulate business confidence while strengthening the rights of employers.   At the beginning of March the Employment Bill (Northern Ireland) 2016 was...

Getting disabled people into work

agendaNi looks at a new strategy which aims to help individuals with disabilities achieve their full employment and career potential. The Employment Strategy for People with Disabilities focuses on supporting disabled people...