Category Archives: Education

The reconciliation priority

Twenty years after the ceasefires, deep sectarian divisions continue – reflected in the schools system. Tony Gallagher calls for real leadership on delivering reconciliation in education, in order to underpin political progress....

Skills: the devolution difference

Employment and Learning Minister Stephen Farry talks to Owen McQuade about how devolution has improved Northern Ireland’s skills and education landscape in comparison with Great Britain. At a time when devolution cannot...

Exam results trends

A summary of the 2013 GCSE, AS and A-level results. GCSE The Department of Education’s most recent headline results for state examinations cover 2013. The number of students who took their GCSE...

Inner city innovation

Scoil an Droichid in South Belfast is working creatively to improve the quality of life for its families. Peter Cheney finds out more. A small site and growing pupil numbers is making...

Acting Together To End Bullying

The Northern Ireland Anti-Bullying Forum (NIABF) is an inter-agency regional forum, bringing together over 25 statutory and non-statutory sector organisations, promoting a coordinated approach to tackling bullying in our schools and in...

Learning by iPad

Peter Cheney visits St Colman’s College, Newry, to find out how iPads are helping students to explore their subjects in a more interactive way. While its history dates back 191 years, St...

A journey of improvement

Andy McMorran, former principal of Ashfield Boys High School, shares the lessons he has learned in turning a school around. The link between tackling underachievement in a school and the world of...