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by lostexpectation
Sun Oct 03, 2010 8:55 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Bishop complains about not getting VEC seat
Replies: 4
Views: 2467

Bishop complains about not getting VEC seat

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/0929/1224279905077.html http://www.irishexaminer.com/world/bishop-calls-for-vec-rules-review-132099.html A CHURCH of Ireland bishop has called for a review of how legislation governing vocational education committees is implemented after a nominee of ...
by lostexpectation
Fri Oct 01, 2010 4:36 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: Separation of Church and State in Education
Replies: 87
Views: 28537

Re: Separation of Church and State in Education

these are the questions coughlan should have answered http://debates.oireachtas.ie/DDebate.aspx?F=DAL20100929.xml&Node=H6-4#H6-4 110. Deputy Simon Coveney Information Zoom asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Education and Skills Information Zoom in view of the review carried out by her Department in...
by lostexpectation
Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:13 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: Compulsory Religious Education in the Junior Certificate
Replies: 46
Views: 20102

Re: Compulsory Religious Education in the Junior Certificate

presumably they'll try to claim the junior cert course teaches about 'all' religions
by lostexpectation
Wed Sep 29, 2010 11:12 am
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: new Education (Amendment) Bill 2010 for VEC primar schools
Replies: 7
Views: 3880

Re: new Education (Amendment) Bill 2010 for VEC primar schools

Vocational Education Committees and Primary Schools Section 4 provides for the involvement of a Vocational Education Committee (VEC) in the provision of primary education either on its own initiative or on the direction of the Minister. Subject to the consent of the Minister, a VEC may establish and...
by lostexpectation
Wed Sep 29, 2010 3:00 am
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: new Education (Amendment) Bill 2010 for VEC primar schools
Replies: 7
Views: 3880

new Education (Amendment) Bill 2010 for VEC primar schools

http://www.merrionstreet.ie/index.php/2010/09/the-tanaiste-and-minister-for-education-and-skills-publishes-the-education-amendment-bill-2010-paving-the-way-for-vec-involvement-in-primary-education-and-making-a-number-of-other-importa/?cat=12 http://www.oireachtas.ie/viewdoc.asp?DocID=16121&&CatID=59...
by lostexpectation
Tue Sep 28, 2010 8:47 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: school ethos
Replies: 6
Views: 3517

school ethos

http://jmb.ie/ http://www.schoolethos.ie http://www.schoolethos.ie/sites/default/files/webfm/site_assets/documents/Guidelines_for_Students_of_Other_Faiths_Manual.pdf = more religion Withdrawing students from RE class can present the school with considerable logistical and supervision dilemmas. In ca...
by lostexpectation
Tue Sep 28, 2010 8:40 pm
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: Mary McAleese declines invitation due to anti gay policy
Replies: 8
Views: 4034

Re: Mary McAleese declines invitation due to anti gay policy

Sounds a bit two faced to me, not sure by who. But it looks like abroad she is the gay rights defender and back here it is an other story. why do you get that impression, she has spoken in favours of gays rights, but not challenged the government or the church explicitly on it. Niall O'Dowd has a h...
by lostexpectation
Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:05 pm
Forum: Science and Scepticism
Topic: Hate give this guy publicity but...
Replies: 91
Views: 37029

Re: Hate give this guy publicity but...

but he's not answerable to you
http://www.yourtechstuff.com/techwire/2 ... index.html

i would presume his influence is somewhat indirect through financing decisions