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CSSC Statement following the Northern Ireland Budget

27 April 2023

The critical financial pressures facing education in NI are already starker than elsewhere in the United Kingdom.  Our concern is that the Secretary of State does not recognise that education in Northern Ireland (NI) is significantly underfunded. The impact this underfunding has on the lives of all our children and young people is lived each day by our school leaders and their staff.

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Limavady Shared Education Campus Principals celebrated by Hilary Clinton on visit

19 April 2023

Chancellor of Queen's University Belfast Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton presided over an honorary graduation ceremony to mark the contributions of the principals involved in the Limavady Shared Education campus from St Mary’s High School and Limavady High School.

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Blythefield Primary School wins Coronation competition

05 April 2023

A seat fit for a King! Blythefield Primary School chosen to have illustrated bench displayed at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens during the Coronation.

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CSSC Statement on ‘The Cost of Division in Northern Ireland’ report

04 April 2023

Today’s report from Ulster University, partially funded by the Integrated Education Fund, states that the significant underfunding in education is due to duplication. CSSC would contend that this is an incorrect assertion and weakens the case for equality of education funding for our children and young people. 

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Chief Executives of education bodies joint call for education funding 23 March 2023

04 April 2023

Eight Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of the key educational bodies in Northern Ireland have come together to collectively call for sustainable and sufficient funding for the education sector and a clear and comprehensive Education strategy that allows our children and young people for generations to come to have the best possible start in life.