Education

Education

Illustration of STEM education word typography: strengthening the STEM ‘artery’ will require a range of approaches

Science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM)

Reading Time: 3 minutes How well is the compulsory education system supporting demand for STEM skills in Northern Ireland? Skills development is critical in driving economic growth, and evidence highlights the importance of STEM subjects in contributing to innovation

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Suicide rate per 100,000 persons; Belfast North and Belfast West are the two constituencies with the highest average annual suicide rate

Changes ahead for special educational needs

Reading Time: 3 minutes The growth of special educational needs and the implementation of new legislation point to challenges ahead. There has been a steady increase in the prevalence of special educational needs (SEN) in Northern Ireland over the

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