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Principals from the Dickson schools are moving forward with MoU

15 March 2019

Principals from the Dickson schools have been having a series of meetings since June 2018 to develop and enhance ways of collaborating to improve outcomes for pupils.

representatives from CSSC and DUP party

CSSC and DUP discuss the needs of controlled schools

11 March 2019

CSSC was pleased to host representatives from the DUP today 11 March 2019 to discuss the needs of controlled schools in North Belfast and Greater Shankill.


Panel of speakers at building resilience event

Stripping it back – building resilience in school leaders

08 March 2019

Controlled school leaders from across Northern Ireland have come together as part of an event focusing on building resilience.

'We can' THRiVE group

THRiVE ‘We can’ campaign launched at Abbey Community College, Monkstown

27 February 2019

Boxing legend Carl Frampton was part of the launch of the THRiVE ‘We can’ campaign at Abbey Community College in Monkstown on Thursday 24 January (International Day of Education.)

project team in the snow

Erasmus+ Using technologies to develop problem solving activities

27 February 2019

Vamia (a vocational education centre for students, adults and companies in Vaasa, Finland) was the venue for the 4th professional development course for CSSC’s Erasmus+ strategic partnership project team.

Erasmus+ project children plus representatives from CSSC Department of Education

International learning to enhance problem solving in maths

21 February 2019

In January 2018 CSSC launched an exciting new Erasmus+ project which will enhance pupil performance in solving problems within mathematics.

A person testing virtual reality equipment

Controlled school pupils immersed in Barcelona tech showcase

20 February 2019

Pupils from Abbey Community College and Regent House School are amongst 100 students representing 10 schools from across Northern Ireland participating MCW19, the world’s leading technology showcase event held in Barcelona.

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School leaders to meet with MPs over education funding

26 January 2019

Representatives from the Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) will highlight ongoing concerns over the shortfall in the education budget at a meeting of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee on Monday 28 January 2019.

Barry Mulholland, CSSC Chief Executive pictured with Dr Anne Heaslett, Principal of Stranmillis University College .

CSSC and SUC affirm commitment to collaboration

21 January 2019

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) and Stranmillis University College (SUC) have today, Monday, 21 January 2019, signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations.

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CSSC welcomes £40m investment in schools

21 January 2019

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) has today, Monday, 21 January 2019, welcomed the announcement that £40million is to be invested in schools.