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Japanese research lessons

Using Japanese lesson study to improve teaching and learning

27 March 2019

As part of the CSSC building capacity programme the use of Japanese research lessons has been explored by senior leaders in controlled schools.

Participants at the Cool Academy

Raising the profile of controlled schools

20 March 2019

Controlled schools have been learning how to develop a strategic communications plan to raise their profile.

Craigavon Senior High rugby team lift trophy following victory

Craigavon Senior High School rugby team does the double

18 March 2019

Craigavon Senior High School has secured the ‘double’ for the first time in the school’s history, notching up a resounding win against Ballyclare Secondary School in the Danske Bank Ulster U16 High Schools Trophy Final Thursday 14 March at the Kingspan Stadium, home of Ulster Rugby.

Workshop participants at Newcastle

Women’s leadership development

16 March 2019

A series of workshops focused on women’s leadership development in the controlled sector.

Dickson principals group photo

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.

Panel of speakers and TPL seminar organisers

Nursery teacher professional learning

01 March 2019

Focusing on SEN in the early years, over 40 nursery school leaders attended this TPL seminar.