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by Tulip1
Thu Oct 01, 2009 9:34 am
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: VECs want greater admin role in state schools
Replies: 97
Views: 26858

Re: VECs want greater admin role in state schools

Sorry I haven't been here much but college takes up a lot of time at the moment. I'm still following the thread. Let us know how you get on at the parents meeting.
by Tulip1
Thu Sep 17, 2009 7:17 am
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: VECs want greater admin role in state schools
Replies: 97
Views: 26858

Re: VECs want greater admin role in state schools

thanks marks (again), very helpfull. I will read through it asap. I have had long days at college but will have more time from next week.
by Tulip1
Mon Sep 14, 2009 8:24 am
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: VECs want greater admin role in state schools
Replies: 97
Views: 26858

Re: VECs want greater admin role in state schools

Gadfly and Marks Thank you very much for all the info. I will use it, well as soon as my boy goes to school here in the North West. Could you point me in the direction of where I can find the UN info? And is the EU doing anything or are there any roads we can explore? My letter to Dept of Education ...
by Tulip1
Sun Sep 13, 2009 8:41 am
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: VECs want greater admin role in state schools
Replies: 97
Views: 26858

Re: VECs want greater admin role in state schools

hi sorry not been here this week, i'll catch up today. thanks mark i read your first post, very usefull. i'll write later more. i have a baby on my lap and a 4 year old running about to give my wife a well deserved lie in.
by Tulip1
Sun Sep 13, 2009 8:37 am
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: What Political Solution Is Best For Northern Ireland
Replies: 25
Views: 9492

Re: What Political Solution Is Best For Northern Ireland

as an outsider i think that a independent norther ireland is the way, in a united europe it matters less and less what the local government does. sorry for no capitals etc, i'm typing with a baby on my lap
by Tulip1
Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:53 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: VECs want greater admin role in state schools
Replies: 97
Views: 26858

Re: VECs want greater admin role in state schools

where did you find that about Laois? like to know who is in it in Leitrim
by Tulip1
Sun Sep 06, 2009 1:14 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Not an atheist
Replies: 263
Views: 56789

Re: Not an atheist

Chesterton,

I think we indeed agree more then we think. How many people in the catholic church think that we should seperate church and state (and schools!) a lot more and are there any catholics working on that as well?
by Tulip1
Sun Sep 06, 2009 1:02 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: It's just not cricket!
Replies: 25
Views: 5881

Re: It's just not cricket!

Perhaps we atheists should insist on debating these vulgar materialist aspects of religion before we engage in the airey-fairey dimension. It's not the baggage that concerns me but the cart that it is being carried in - the one I am obliged to pull. I think that is a good point, we will almost neve...
by Tulip1
Sun Sep 06, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: VECs want greater admin role in state schools
Replies: 97
Views: 26858

Re: VECs want greater admin role in state schools

My wife is on the case as well, and found this http://www.schooldays.ie/articles/types-of-primary-school The search goes on!! Can't find any where how the VEC is formed. Only wickepidia says this: http://wapedia.mobi/en/Vocational_Education_Committee Lot of info there see point three, doesn't make i...