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'Why are we still separating schools along religious lines?' - Principal

The Department of Education is to survey parents as part of efforts to encourage more Catholic schools to divest to multi-denominational patronage. The current Programme for Government commits to have 400 multi-denominational primary schools by 2030.  However there are only 150 as of today out of over 3,000 schools.  Kieran was joined by Simon Lewis, Principal of Carlow Educate Together and Alan Hynes, Chief Executive of the Catholic Education Partnership to discuss...

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15.45 29 Sep 2023


'Why are we still separating schools along religious lines?' - Principal


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The Department of Education is to survey parents as part of efforts to encourage more Catholic schools to divest to multi-denominational patronage. The current Programme for Government commits to have 400 multi-denominational primary schools by 2030. 

However there are only 150 as of today out of over 3,000 schools. 

Kieran was joined by Simon Lewis, Principal of Carlow Educate Together and Alan Hynes, Chief Executive of the Catholic Education Partnership to discuss...


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