Row over 'campus ban' call on GAA tops
Published: Friday, 11 April 2014
More than 7,000 people have joined a Facebook page protesting a controversial bid to ban GAA tops on University of Ulster campuses.
More teachers 'hitting the panic button'
Published: Friday, 04 April 2014
The Ulster Teacher's Union has said more of its members are facing tougher environments in front of the blackboard and panic buttons are being installed in more local classrooms.
Innovative future for former army base
Published: Thursday, 03 April 2014
A former army base in Londonderry is being transformed into an innovative science hub and it’s hoped the new multi-storey building will bring new jobs and create companies in the city.
Fear 'failure awaits' Protestant boys
Published: Thursday, 03 April 2014
A report has described the serious educational underachievement of Protestant boys from disadvantaged backgrounds as a "seedbed for trouble".
7,000 childcare places create 750 jobs
Published: Thursday, 27 March 2014
Up to 750 new jobs are to be created with the announcement of support for up to 7,000 school age childcare places.
Value of Belfast Met building questioned
Published: Tuesday, 25 March 2014
A damning report by the NI Audit Office has questioned the value to taxpayers of a multi-million pound contract signed by the Belfast Metropolitan College over its new campus in the Titanic Quarter of the city.
Tributes to Co Down crash victim
Published: Friday, 21 March 2014
A 14-year-old boy who died in a road crash in Banbridge has been described by his school principal as a "very talented and highly respected pupil".
Go ahead for £134m school renovations
Published: Tuesday, 18 March 2014
Dozens of schools have been awarded funding from the Department of Education for refurbishment projects.
Way forward for school exams revealed
Published: Tuesday, 11 March 2014
Education Minister John O'Dowd has announced his decisions regarding the future of school exams in Northern Ireland - at both primary and post-primary levels and including GCSEs and A-Levels.
O'Dowd approves Armagh schools' merger
Published: Monday, 10 March 2014
Education Minister John O'Dowd has approved the merger of two schools in Armagh and called for other institutions to follow their lead by ending academic selection.
Clinton urges NI to 'finish the job'
Published: Wednesday, 05 March 2014
Former US President Bill Clinton has urged the people of Northern Ireland to "finish the job" of peace-building, during his visit to Londonderry.
Three Catholic schools to merge
Published: Monday, 03 March 2014
Education Minister John O'Dowd has given the go-ahead for three Catholic post-primary schools to merge in Lurgan, Co Armagh.
New vice-chancellor at QUB
Published: Monday, 03 March 2014
One of the world's top cancer researchers is the new president and vice-chancellor of Queen's University Belfast.
Clinton set for Hume speech in Derry
Published: Tuesday, 25 February 2014
Former US President Bill Clinton is to make a speech honouring John Hume during his visit to Northern Ireland next week.
20,000 pupils miss six weeks of school
Published: Tuesday, 25 February 2014
A report by the Northern Ireland Audit Office has found that 20,000 pupils missed the equivalent of six weeks of school in 2011-12, more than double that of children missing lessons in England.
£3m invested in school 'nurture units'
Published: Thursday, 20 February 2014
A £3m investment to create 20 new nurture units at primary schools across Northern Ireland has been announced by Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland and Education Minister John O'Dowd.
Council takes legal advice over school
Published: Tuesday, 18 February 2014
Down District Council is taking legal advice after trustees of a Newcastle parish turned down its offer to buy a former school site.
NI youngsters spending hours online
Published: Tuesday, 11 February 2014
New research shows that four out of every five young people in Northern Ireland go online every day, with one in five spending more than five hours per day online.
Sectarian abuse teacher thanks pupils
Published: Saturday, 08 February 2014
A teacher at a north Belfast school, who was forced to leave her post after receiving sectarian abuse, has told her party's Ard Fheis that she is grateful for her pupils' support.
Sectarian abuse forces teacher out
Published: Friday, 07 February 2014
A teacher at a north Belfast school who had received sectarian abuse because she is a Sinn Féin councillor has been forced out of the school.
University staff stage protest over pay
Published: Thursday, 06 February 2014
Staff at Queen's University in Belfast, are staging a one-day strike over pay.
Omagh special school build approved
Published: Tuesday, 04 February 2014
Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has announced planning approval for a new special school in Omagh, to replace a building damaged in a fire more than a year ago.
'Irish part of everyone’s heritage' - SDLP
Published: Sunday, 02 February 2014
The SDLP has said the Irish language should be part of the heritage of all people and should be preserved and promoted.
School selection tests 'fail children'
Published: Saturday, 01 February 2014
A primary school principal has hit out at the continued use of the unregulated entrance exams held for pupils entering secondary level education saying they "fail" the children.
NI teams study prehistoric Malta
Published: Friday, 31 January 2014
Researchers from Northern Ireland are set to undertake an international study examining prehistoric societies on Malta.
Children in care 'made to eat own vomit'
Published: Monday, 27 January 2014
Some children at residential homes run by Catholic nuns in Northern Ireland were made to eat their own vomit, a lawyer said.
£1m investment for NI cancer research
Published: Wednesday, 22 January 2014
Cancer patients in Northern Ireland are set to benefit from a landmark investment of nearly £1m in cancer research, a local charity has announced.
GCSE space qualification launched
Published: Friday, 17 January 2014
Northern Ireland's stellar students have been reaching for the stars after the UK's first space science technology qualification was launched.
Former US President to visit Belfast
Published: Wednesday, 15 January 2014
Former US President Bill Clinton is to visit Belfast later this year.
Shake-up for seven NI schools
Published: Tuesday, 14 January 2014
Education Minister John O'Dowd has announced the future of seven schools in Northern Ireland.
Inquiry 'gives voice' to abuse victims
Published: Monday, 13 January 2014
An inquiry into alleged historical child abuse in Northern Ireland’s church and state-run homes will finally “give a voice” to victims who have been ignored.
Youths tackle bully 'keyboard warriors'
Published: Thursday, 09 January 2014
A group of young people have come together to highlight the dangers of online bullying and to show the effect the so-called "keyboard warriors" can have on others.
Coleraine protest students 'cut off'
Published: Wednesday, 18 December 2013
Protestors at the University of Ulster's Coleraine campus are claiming they have been cut off from access to water, food, electricity and toilets in an attempt to force them to abandon their campaign.
Grammar school in CCTV 'drug probe'
Published: Friday, 13 December 2013
A Belfast grammar school used CCTV as part of a probe into suspected cannabis use, the High Court has heard.
Pupil ‘drowsy after taking tablets’
Published: Friday, 13 December 2013
A primary school in west Belfast has been praised for its actions after a pupil took prescription drugs and became drowsy during its lessons.

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