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Application for the 18/19 UK Supreme Court Debate Days now open!

Inspire the next generation of lawyers and give them the opportunity to put their debating skills to the test!

A chance for young people to have their say and win £100 Amazon voucher!

The Northern Ireland Youth Forum (NIYF) want to know what issues are most important to young people. Complete this one-minute survey before this Friday, 12th January to be entered in the draw for the £100 voucher! The top issues raised in the survey will be debated in the Northern Ireland Assembly Chamber on 22 February 2018.

The debate, organised by the NIYF’s Youth Congress, will give young people the opportunity to express their views on current issues affecting their lives.

Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week is coordinated by the Northern Ireland Anti-Bullying Forum and takes place from 13th-17th November 2017. Schools and youth groups across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to get involved. Students visiting Parliament Buildings have been finding out about anti-bullying legislation and sharing their thoughts about bullying on Twitter.

#antibullyingweekni #allequalalldifferentalltogether

KS 3&4 Citizenship (LLW) CPD Event

KS 3&4 Citizenship (LLW) CPD Event for Teachers at Parliament Buildings, Friday 1st December 2017

The Northern Ireland Assembly Education Service is hosting a professional learning event for teachers of KS3 and 4 Citizenship (LLW) on Friday 1st December 2017.


09:15 – 09:45 Registration

NEW Resource Bank for GCSE Government and Politics

Are you teaching CCEA GCSE Government and Politics?

Important survey for young people aged between 11 and 21!

The NI Commissioner for Children and Young People (NICCY) wants to hear about the experiences of children and young people who have sought help for their mental health or emotional well-being.

Free course for teachers at the UK Parliament

Calling Primary teachers, and Secondary teachers of History, Politics and Citizenship – free teacher training and development opportunity at Parliament!

Applications are now open for the annual Teachers’ Institute Course at Westminster from 22-24 January 2018.  This residential course on the work of the UK Parliament is fully funded by Parliament’s Education Service, including travel, accommodation and most meals.

Invitation to teachers of Government & Politics - 3rd Oct 2017

A date for the diary!

The annual Education Service Government and Politics conference will take place in Parliament Buildings on Tuesday 3rd October 2017.

This popular event gives teachers the opportunity to increase their knowledge of the work of the Northern Ireland Assembly and Executive, and to hear about new Education Service resources.

Primary Teachers' CPD Event

Free CPD Event For Key Stage 2 Teachers

This event is designed for teachers who wish to broaden their knowledge of the UK Parliament and the Northern Ireland Assembly. Content will focus on Personal Development & Mutual Understanding.

Date:  Friday 2 June 2017

Venue:  Long Galley, Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast


What happens after the election?

The election

A new Assembly of 90 MLAs was elected on 2 March 2017 (reduced in size from 108 MLAs). The election was an unexpected, ‘snap’ election, triggered by the resignation of deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness, on 9 January.


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