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Upcoming #LordsLive and #AskTheSpeaker sessions with UK Parliament

The UK Parliament has two upcoming sessions in which pupils from schools in Northern Ireland can engage directly with Westminster via an interactive video session.

The first of these is on Thursday 7th March 2019, between 09:30 and 10:00/10:15 and gives pupils between the ages of 10 and 18 the opportunity to put questions to Lord McFall, Senior Deputy Leader of the House of Lords.

UK Supreme Court Debate Days - Training the lawyers of tomorrow!

The UK Supreme Court has now launched the next round of its highly successful ‘Debate Day programme’.

International Women's Day event


Speaker’s event to mark International Women’s Day 2019

Northern Ireland Affairs Committee - Inquiry into Education Funding


Strabane Event 


The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee is examining whether schools in Northern Ireland have the funding they need to meet the challenges facing education, and what the spending priorities should be for the Department of Education.

Assembly Commission Decade of Centenaries series


“Perspectives on the First Sitting of Dáil Éireann”

Attention Year 13 and 14 students: Supreme Court UK Writing Competition 2019

Looking for a good way to develop your research and writing skills? Or hoping to find a unique opportunity to help boost your UCAS form? Why not enter the UK Supreme Court writing competition!

If you're a Year 13 or 14 student and you have a keen interest in law and the UK Justice system or maybe are looking to study law at University, then this is the competition for you!

Teacher Training Event, Parliament Buildings, 30th November 2018


The Northern Ireland Assembly Education Service is hosting a free professional learning event for teachers of KS3 and 4 Citizenship (LLW) on Friday 30th November 2018.



09:15 - 09:45          Registration

09:45 - 10:00          Welcome & Introduction

10:00 - 10:20          Role of NI Human Rights Commission

Submit an application for the UK Supreme Court's 'Ask A Justice' programme 2019

The UK Supreme Court Education and Outreach team is pleased to announce the launch of its new programme ‘Ask a Justice’ following a successful pilot in 2018.

This offers students with a keen interest in law a unique chance to have a live question and answer session with a Justice from their very own classroom!

This is an exciting new opening for schools who may find a visit to Parliament Square, London difficult to have the opportunity to get an insight into the work and importance of The Supreme Court and of the law and justice system in the UK in general.

Work for the Electoral Office!

The Electoral Office wants to encourage young people to come and work for them. At election time, they recruit around 5,000 people to carry out all kinds of jobs, from working in polling stations to assisting in the count venues. Find out more in this short film of the polling station and count training at Hazelwood Integrated School.

Free CPD event for teachers at UK Parliament


UK Parliament CPD opportunity for teachers



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