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Voices of children must be heard – primary school management conference hears

The importance of listening to the voices of pupils in the education system has been highlighted by the Junior Minister at the Department of Education, Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor, at the launch of a new project for Church of Ireland primary schools.

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Annual conference for Church of Ireland primary school leaders

Our annual primary schools conference will take place on Saturday, 2nd March, in Dublin City University.

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Church of Ireland represented at international education conference

Dr Peter Hamill, Secretary to the Board of Education (NI), and Dr Ken Fennelly, Secretary to the Board of Education (RI), recently visited Tallinn in Estonia to take part in the annual conference of the International Association for Christian Education.

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Statement on Budget 2019: Increase in capitation allowance

From the Church of Ireland General Synod Board of Education (Republic of Ireland).

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Second Level Schools Service sees students urged to promote peace

Hundreds of secondary school students from around Ireland converged on St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, on Thursday afternoon (September 27) for the annual service marking the start of the academic year.

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Children’s Ministry Newsletter: Harvest 2017

The Children’s Ministry Newsletter includes ‘back to school’ prayers, suggestions on making children feel welcome, recommended resources and a sample programme plan for children’s activities, and creative approaches to telling Bible stories.

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Statement of Board of Education on Minister’s comments on school admissions

The General Synod Board of Education (RI) has welcomed comments by the Minister of Education and Skills concerning the role of religion in schools admissions policies.

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Statement of the General Synod Board of Education Following the Forum on the Role of Religion in Primary School Admissions

The Church of Ireland’s General Synod Board of Education is grateful for the opportunity to participate in today’s Forum on the Role of Religion in Primary School Admissions hosted by the Minister for Education and Skills.

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Church of Ireland Parents Seriously Concerned over Proposed School Admissions Changes

Warning that proposed changes would undermine the provision of education by and to minority faiths

A survey of 500 parents whose children attend national schools under Church of Ireland patronage has revealed major concerns about proposed school admissions changes being proposed by the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD.

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Statement regarding school admissions proposals from the patrons of Church of Ireland primary schools

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