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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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Intergenerational rather than children’s ministry alone is essential

Children’s Ministry Network Spring Conference, Waterford

How to work with children who haven’t heard the Christian story and the necessity for focusing on inter–generational rather than children’s ministry alone – these were the main issues discussed at a recent UK and Ireland Children’s Ministry Network Conference in Dungarvan, County Waterford.

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Statement by the Church of Ireland Board of Education (RI) in Relation to School Admissions Proposals

The General Synod Board of Education (Republic of Ireland) was interested to learn of the remarks made by Minister Richard Bruton today in relation to on–going considerations regarding school admissions.

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Second Level Schools Service: Students Advised to Relax, Be Kind and Talk to Someone

More than 500 students of from all over the Republic of Ireland filled St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, yesterday (Thursday September 22) for the General Synod Board of Education (RI) Second Level Schools’ Service.

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New Secondary Education Committee Administrator

The Chairman, the Rt Revd Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, and the Board of Directors of the Secondary Education Committee (SEC) are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Johnny Honner to the role of SEC Grants Administrator in succession to Mr David Wynne.

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Safeguarding Trust Survey Results

The Board of Education (Republic of Ireland) has published the findings of its Safeguarding Trust Survey, including perspectives from parishes on implementing Safeguarding Trust and a number of new projects which will be taken forward.

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