Category Archives: Shaping education

Education statistics

Qualifications 2015/16 GCSEs 83.3 per cent of year 12 students attained five or more GCSEs (or equivalent) at grades A* to C 67.9 per cent of year 12 students attained five or...

Learn, develop and grow

When you consider that the religious mix of the 140,000 plus pupils in controlled schools encompasses Protestant, Catholic, no religion and ‘other’, then the controlled schools’ sector is the largest and most...

Room for improvement

The education system is failing too many children in Northern Ireland. That is the analysis contained within a biennial report compiled by the Chief Inspector of schools. The theme of the most...