Children with speech and language needs face postcode lottery

11 June 2019

Despite a government pledge to tackle the “word gap” between rich and poor children, the amount being spent to support a child with speech and language difficulties varies from as little as £31 to as much as £291 a year depending on where they live.

FIP inspection scheme stalled

5 June 2019

Northern Ireland’s “special measures” scheme has effectively been stalled due to industrial action by teachers.

Irish language education drive

5 June 2019

Subject specialists in Northern Ireland secondary schools are being encouraged to make the switch to Irish language education.

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