Education Minister launches Accredited Qualifications Guide for special schools
The guide has been developed by the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) to support special schools and learning support centres in selecting appropriate accredited qualifications to support young people’s learning programmes.
Pictured with Minister O'Dowd are CCEA Chief Executive Justin Edwards (R) and CCEA Chair Trevor Carson(L).
All local children should have equal access to education and the opportunity to achieve to their full potential.
The Department of Education has announced the public appointment of Ms Sharon O'Connor to the post of Chairperson of the Board of the new Education Authority, which will be established formally on 1 April 2015.
Education Minister John O'Dowd has outlined to the Assembly the importance of STEM subjects within the school curriculum.
Consultation on deferring school starting age - Consultation ends 06 Mar 2015