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Education Cuts Will Hit Children Says McGrath

SDLP Education Spokesperson Colin McGrath MLA has said that mounting pressures on the education budget will lead to cuts that disproportionately affect children most in need. Speaking after the Department of Education Permanent Secretary confirmed to the SDLP that ‘cost pressures’ amount to more than £100m, Mr McGrath said: “Week in,…

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Rogers Welcomes Overhaul of Computer Based Assessments

SDLP Education spokesperson Seán Rogers has expressed relief that the Minister for Education has decided to review the way in which Computer Based Assessments (CBA) are to be implemented in schools. Mr Rogers was speaking following a statement by the Minister for Education in the Assembly today. He said: “I welcome…

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