With the publication of the Ulster University / UNESCO Education Centre’s latest Briefing Report, ‘School ethos in Northern Ireland’, the following statement was issued by the Transferor Representatives’ Council. Dr Andy Brown, Chair of the Transferor Representatives’ Council (TRC), said, “When it comes to the vision for the future of education in Northern Ireland there […]
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Following the High Court’s decision on the challenge to teaching arrangements for religious education and collective worship in controlled primary schools in Northern Ireland by Mr Justice Colton, the Transferor Representatives’ Council issued the following statement. “The teaching of RE and collective worship in controlled primary schools is an important matter. Mr Justice Colton indicated […]
Church of Ireland, Presbyterian and Methodist representatives, from the Transferor Representatives’ Council, along with the Controlled Schools’ Support Council, met with Education Minister Michelle McIlveen MLA yesterday, Wednesday (29th June). A range of issues across the controlled education sector in Northern Ireland were discussed. The three Churches transferred most of their schools into state control […]
The controlled sector is the largest education sector in Northern Ireland accounting for 49% of all schools, including 63 nursery schools, 380 primary schools and 69 post–primary schools. Controlled schools are open to all faiths and none which brings a rich diversity and inclusive ethos. Controlled schools below share their examples of being #OpenToAll. Botanic […]
A lively discussion involving around 50 representatives from churches, schools and a range of other key organisations with a role in education took place in Portadown, on Friday (25th March) with a view to helping our children and young people to reach their full potential. The workshop at Seagoe Parish Centre was hosted by the […]
The Transferor Representatives’ Council invites you to the Beyond the Stereotype Seminar on Friday, 25th March 2022, between 12.00 noon and 3.00pm at Seagoe Parish Centre, Portadown. The parish centre is attached to Seagoe Parish Church and beside Seagoe Primary School. This is an event for school principals and all those in church life who […]
New research explores views of educational success and underachievement A significant new research report into educational underachievement in controlled schools – commissioned and funded by the Transferor Representatives’ Council – has been launched by Stranmillis University College. Beyond the Stereotype is based on group interviews with principals, teachers and pupils in eight primary and post-primary […]