The CPSMA, the CPS and Iona Institute react to Education Minister’s proposed changes to the school admission system.
The NCCA wants more time to be spent teaching maths, Irish and English as well as a proposed new course called Education about Religion, Beliefs and Ethics instead of religion.
Some concerns that new programme will "adversely affect religious instruction and a faith-based school’s characteristic spirit.”
Section 37 of Employment Equality Act is about the balancing of legitimate rights: Fr Michael Drumm in a talk on denominational education.
Council for Education welcomes forum progress report on patronage and pluralism.
Denominational schools have a right under law to determine provision of religious observance claims SCES.