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TRC welcomes publication of Independent Review of Education report

The Transferor Representatives’ Council has welcomed the publication today (Wednesday, 13th December) of the report of the Independent Review of Education in Northern Ireland.

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Growing together in Belleek

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 have received funding through our small grants programme for parish–school projects in recent years.

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School prayer garden officially opened

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.

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RSE Response Events from Evangelical Alliance

The Transferor Representatives’ Council would encourage anyone concerned about this issue to attend the events being held by Evangelical Alliance in Belfast, Dungannon, Enniskillen, and Portstewart in September and October.

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RSE Consultation in Northern Ireland

We would encourage you to prayerfully complete this consultation and share with as many concerned parents, governors and teachers as possible.

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Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) in Northern Ireland

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.

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New guide helps clergy and parishes support Northern Ireland’s schools

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.

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Congratulations Jessica!

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.

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Church of Ireland thanks schools for steadfast work

The Church of Ireland’s Board of Education for Northern Ireland has written to all controlled schools at the end of term, to encourage and thank them for their steadfast work in difficult circumstances.

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Transferor Representatives’ Council responds to Human Rights Commission’s RSE report

Representatives of the Church of Ireland, Presbyterian Church and Methodist Church in education issues in Northern Ireland have criticised ‘a paper–based exercise’ that doesn’t reflect the day–to–day reality of how RSE is taught in many of Northern Ireland’s schools.

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