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 […]
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The Transferor Representatives’ Council (TRC) – representing the Church of Ireland, the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, and the Methodist Church in Ireland in educational matters in Northern Ireland – has again expressed its thanks and deep appreciation to school principals, staff and governors for their commitment to management, teaching and learning, pastoral oversight, and financial […]
The Church of Ireland Board of Education (Northern Ireland) has congratulated the Principal of Banbridge Academy, Mr Robin McLoughlin, on his award of an OBE for services to education in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Mr McLoughlin is a member of the Board of Education. Archbishop John McDowell, Chair of the Board, said: “I would […]
The Church of Ireland Board of Education (Northern Ireland) has expressed its concern for the welfare of children and young people, who as a group have been severely affected by the Covid–19 pandemic, and its thanks to all schools and to all organisations that support children and young people. The Archbishop of Armagh, the Most […]
The Transferor Representatives’ Council (TRC) has written to the principals and boards of governors of all controlled schools in Northern Ireland to thank them and all of their staff for their continuing work. In particular, the TRC thanks principals, teachers, all other school staff, and governors “for their commitment to pupils and their mental health […]
The Church of Ireland’s Board of Education (Northern Ireland) has expressed its thanks to all those involved in the life of our schools as the Christmas break approaches. Speaking in his role as Chair of the Board, the Archbishop of Armagh, the Most Revd John McDowell, said: “As schools prepare to break up for a […]
The Church of Ireland’s Board of Education (Northern Ireland) has expressed its appreciation to all principals, governors, teachers and staff for their dedication on the commencement of a new school term in these most difficult and unprecedented times. The Chair of the Board, Archbishop John McDowell, said: ‘The fact that all of our schools, in […]
The following statement has been issued by the Transferor Representatives’ Council (TRC), responding to Ulster University’s ‘Briefing Paper on the Governance of Schools’. Speaking on behalf of the Transferor Representatives’ Council, Chairperson Miss Rosemary Rainey said: “Whilst we always welcome and respect good quality, robust and impartial research, this report seems not to have involved […]
The Church of Ireland’s Board of Education (Northern Ireland) is encouraging members of the Church to respond to a short questionnaire on the post-primary transfer procedure, published by the Northern Ireland Assembly’s Education Committee. The survey – which is available at http://nia1.me/448 over the summer months – only takes five minutes to complete and the […]
The Transferor Representatives’ Council (TRC) has paid tribute to Mrs Helen McClenaghan OBE, who died yesterday afternoon (4th June 2020) following a lifetime of service. The Chair of the TRC, Miss Rosemary Rainey OBE, remarked: ‘I have known Helen McClenaghan for many years as a person of integrity, faith and professionalism. She was a highly […]