A survey of more than 3,000 students at Queen’s University Belfast has found that 169 people suffered serious sexual assaults.Read the full story ›
Childline say rising numbers of young people are seeking help due to worries about getting their exam results.Read the full story ›
Learning to feel regret helps children develop good decision-making skills, a study has claimed.Read the full story ›
Cuts to the school uniform grant will not go ahead, the Department of Education has confirmed.Read the full story ›
The number of people applying for a place at a UK university has fallen by around 25,000, according to admissions service Acas.Read the full story ›
Anger has been expressed over plans to cut school uniform grants in NI, with concerns about the impact on working class families.Read the full story ›
A group supporting families in disadvantaged areas has said its staff face redundancy because of a lack of funding from deadlocked Stormont.Read the full story ›
More than 140 primary school principals across Northern Ireland have signed a letter demanding an immediate increase in the education budget.
The letter, suggesting many schools have now reached crisis point, has been sent to both politicians and education bodies.
The principals, from all sectors, are demanding an immediate budgetary increase of at least 7%.
That amounts to more than £80m, given that the current allocation for 2016/17 is around £1.16bn.
As Paul Reilly reports, teachers also want a commitment to provide a year-on-year increase - at the very least in line with inflation - for the next five years.
Tributes have been paid to the Vice-Chancellor of Queen's University, Professor Patrick Johnston, who has died suddenly.Read the full story ›
Queen’s University Belfast has confirmed the death of its vice chancellor, Professor Patrick Johnston.
In a short statement, the university said he died suddenly earlier on Sunday.
Staff have expressed their deep sense of shock and sadness and extended their deepest sympathies to his wife and four sons as well as wider family.
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