GBA present to Education Committee

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The GBA have presented to the Education Committee on the Education Bill. To view the Hansard click here. http://www.niassembly.gov.uk/Assembly-Business/Official-Report/Committee-Minutes-of-Evidence/Session-2012-2013/December-2012/Education-Bill-Governing-Bodies-Association-Northern-Ireland/. Our position paper can also be accessed below. GBA Analysis of Education Bill – Nov 2012 … Continue reading

Governors independence key to successful schools

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Platform Piece by John Hart – GBA Director Originally published in Belfast Telegraph – August 2012 Last week the Belfast Telegraph exposed the proposed appointment of governors to the board of a voluntary grammar school. … Continue reading

GBA publish position paper on PISA

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The GBA have published a position paper on PISA. To view the document click GBA PISA Dec 2011 FNL

GBA publish position paper on Entitlement Framework

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The Governing Bodies Association have published a position paper on the Entitlement Framework. To view the document click GBA EF Paper – FNL webversion

GBA – Entitlement Framework is unworkable

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The Governing Bodies Association is calling on the Department of Education to radically re-think its Entitlement Framework policy. After consulting with members the organisation representing 51 Voluntary Grammar Schools said there was a clear view … Continue reading

GBA congratulate NI A-level students on outstanding performance

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The Governing Bodies Association, the representative body for the Voluntary Grammar sector, has congratulated pupils in Northern Ireland on another outstanding performance at A-level. GBA Director John Hart said, “Once again Northern Ireland has significantly … Continue reading

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Minister must explain the delay on governor appointments

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The Governing Bodies Association has hit out at the Minister of Education over the continued delay in the approval of governor appointments to Voluntary Grammar Schools in Northern Ireland. Director of the Governing Bodies Association … Continue reading

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Credibility of Minister’s flagship policy Transfer 2010 lies in tatters

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The Governing Bodies Association has sharply criticised the Education Minister for a core policy that could lead to legal challenges for schools as a result of official guidance. Largely rejected by the Grammar sector, the … Continue reading

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Minister Ruane’s disengagement is ‘irresponsible’

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Following the Annual General Meeting of the Governing Bodies Association outgoing Chair Dr Evelyn Dermott has robustly defended member schools in the Voluntary Grammar sector. Her remarks came in light of recent public criticism of … Continue reading

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