Educational qualifications and religious affiliation in Northern Ireland
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Educational qualifications and religious affiliation in Northern Ireland an examination of G.C.E. "O" and "A"levels by R. D. Osborne

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Published by Fair Employment Agency in Belfast .
Written in English

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Statementby Robert D. Osborne, Russell C. Murray.
SeriesResearch papers -- 3.
ContributionsMurray, Russell C., Fair Employment Agency forNorthern Ireland.
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Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13721578M

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• Project is about changing religious affiliations and national identity in Northern Ireland • Today we deal with both themes but only for the period – later work will cover • Religious affiliation is, of course, important in NI because of its political implications – demography = politicsFile Size: 1MB.   This is a list of colleges, seminaries, and universities that do not have educational many countries, accreditation is defined as a governmental designation. Degrees or other qualifications from unaccredited institutions may not be accepted by civil service or other employers. Some unaccredited institutions have formal legal authorization to enroll students or issue degrees.   In Northern Ireland, Catholics were disadvantaged relative to Protestants with lower levels of home and car ownership and higher unemployment, despite similar educational achievement ().People reporting no religious affiliation were younger on average than Protestants or Catholics, were better educated (35% with no qualifications compared with 48% for Catholics and Protestants) and Cited by: 1. The Department of Education is responsible for the administration of pre-school, primary and post-primary education in Northern Ireland. Education and Library Boards have responsibility for ensuring adequate education provision in their areas. The Department for Communities has responsibility for further and higher education.

Ireland: Education dominated by religion. The history of Irish education is dominated by religion: around 90% of primary schools are controlled by the Catholic Church, around 6% by Protestant Churches and of the remainder around 2% are multi-denominational. The “Rules for National Schools” stipulate how religion is to be taught in primary. Note: if you have not already done so, please also read our introductory page of key facts about opting your child out of religious education classes. This letter should be addressed to the principal. If you do not get a reply within two weeks send the letter to the Board of Management. Education is compulsory for children in Ireland from the ages of 6 to 16 or until students have completed 3 years of second-level education. The Irish education system is made up of primary, second, third-level and further education. State-funded education is available at all levels, unless you choose to send your child to a private school. Children and Young People Issues. Working together to improve the well-being of all children and young people in Northern l Procurement Directorate - Early Years: Marketing Testing ExerciseThe Department of Education wishes to establish the level of market interest in delivering 2 projects which support Early Years education, should funding become available at a later date.

Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland - Religion: The demographic balance between Protestants and Roman Catholics in Northern Ireland is becoming increasingly delicate. Catholics now make up about two-fifths of the population, and their slightly higher birth rate has led to speculation that they eventually will become the larger of the “two communities.”. As we know, the conflict on Northern Ireland has caused its people to be segregated. It has also impacted the education of the students as the education system also divides the students into Protestant and Catholics. As we can see, almost all schools in Northern Ireland are either Protestant or . Book: All Authors / Contributors: / R.L. Miller and R.D. Osborne --The role of women in the Northern Ireland economy / J.M. Trewsdale --Educational qualifications and religious affiliation / R.C. Murray and R out and down in Derry and Strabane / D. Murray and J. Darby --Political arithmetic, higher education and religion in Northern.   Background. The relationship between religious affiliation and health has, until recently, been of limited interest for epidemiological research in the United Kingdom (UK), with both increasing secularization and the low-key nature of mainstream ‘native’ religious .