The Transferor Representatives’ Council has welcomed the publication today of the report of the Independent Review of Education in Northern Ireland. The Council’s Chairman, Dr Andrew Brown, said: “The TRC welcomes the publication of this important report and will consider its recommendations over the coming weeks. “Every child and young person living in Northern Ireland […]
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The Church of Ireland’s Board of Education is delighted to support opportunities for schools and parishes to work and serve together in their local communities across Northern Ireland. A garden in the grounds of Belleek Controlled Primary School in County Fermanagh – opened in warmer weather in September! – is one of several projects which […]
A colourful garden featuring sensory plants and a prayer space has been created at Belleek Controlled Primary School involving the entire school community but also the Church of Ireland parishes from the Garrison group. One of the driving forces behind the environmental project was the Revd Rebecca Guildea, Rector of the Garrison Group, who has […]
The Transferor Representatives’ Council would encourage anyone concerned about this issue to attend the events being held by Evangelical Alliance in Belfast (14 September), Dungannon (28 September), Enniskillen (17 October), and Portstewart (22 October). Full details of these events can be found on: www.eauk.org/about-us/nations/northern-ireland/rse-response-events
The Department of Education has launched a public consultation process regarding the opt-out and implementation of the Secretary of State’s legislation and full details can be found in this document or by going to: https://consultations.nidirect.gov.uk/de/rse-consultation We would encourage you to prayerfully complete this consultation and share with as many concerned parents, governors and teachers as […]
In June 2023 the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland introduced legislation regarding the teaching of elements of Relationships and Sexuality Education at post-primary level. The legislation makes changes to the Learning for Life and Work Curriculum in the area of Relationships and Sexuality Education at Key Stages 3 and 4 – in post-primary schools […]
Church of Ireland parishes and schools are welcome to attend this online discussion (on Thursday, 14th September, from 7.30pm) with the Board for Ministry with Children and Families, Prayer Spaces Ireland, primary school principal Carolyn Good, and the Play It By Ear drama group. Please sign up here through our booking form to express your […]
The Presbyterian Church in Ireland (PCI) has described the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland’s deadline for his Public Consultation on Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) at Key Stages 3 and 4 as ‘unrealistic and insensitive’. Following a request for comment from the News Letter on the launch of the Department of Education’s consultation on RSE […]
When a clergyperson takes up their role in a parish, he or she is often asked to become involved in the life of local schools – a great way to serve our communities and also a potentially daunting area of ministry. The Church of Ireland’s Board of Education (Northern Ireland) has therefore published a Clergy […]
Excellence in religious education is recognised by the TRC Award which is presented each year to a Stranmillis University College student at who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to creativity and innovation in this subject area. This year’s recipient was B.Ed. Primary Education graduate Jessica Thompson, who was presented with the award at the College’s 2023 […]