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Education and ethnic minorities in Northern Ireland

Education and ethnic minorities in Northern Ireland

a survey of teachers.

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Published by Commission for Racial Equality NI in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesRacial equality bulletin -- no.1
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Economic Development for Northern Ireland. Commission for Racial Equality for Northern Ireland.
The Physical Object
Pagination5p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18914287M
ISBN 100953412016

Buy Divided Society: Ethnic Issues and Minorities in Northern Ireland: Ethnic Minorities and Racism in Northern Ireland (Contemporary Irish Studies) by Hainsworth, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover.   Ethnic minority groups in Northern Ireland have been warned by police of threats to attack them. In a statement on Tuesday, the police said they had received uncorroborated information about possible attacks. They said they would take appropriate action to protect those who are vulnerable.

Research relating to the needs of the minority ethnic groups in Northern Ireland began in earnest after the cease-fires. A study by Seamus Dunn and Greg Irwin (Irwin and Dunn, ) estimated the total number of minority ethnic people resident in Northern Ireland at that time as somewhere between 6,, This figure has. Ethnic Minorities and Mental Heralth in Ireland: Barriers and Recommendations As a community based advocacy organisation operating in the area of health, Cairde is committed to the empowerment of ethnic minority communities in order to facilitate their social inclusion and improve their health Size: 1MB.

The Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities are asking those from ethnic minority backgrounds to complete a short anonymous online survey in either English, Polish, Mandarin or Lithuanian to help them identify the main issues affecting you. The GSS harmonised principle for ethnicity in Northern Ireland proposes almost the same standardised ethnic categories as the Census of England and Wales. However, there is 1 White ethnic group instead of 4. The Irish Traveller group is separate because it is categorised as its own ethnic group by law (the Race Relations Order).


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Education and ethnic minorities in Northern Ireland Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ireland - Ireland - Ethnic groups, language, and religion: Ethnic and racial minorities make up about 12 percent of the population of Ireland—a proportion that doubled in the first decade of the 21st century.

Immigration from the rest of Europe, Africa, and Asia has been significant since the last two decades of the 20th century. The key factors in increased immigration have been the more. Ethnic Minorities in Ireland While most people in Ireland are ethnically Irish, the nation does have one major ethnic minority.

About 10% of people in Ireland are ethnically non-Irish white. The UK Census classified ethnicity into several groups: White, Black, Asian, Mixed, Chinese and Other.

These categories formed the basis for all National Statistics ethnicity statistics until the Census results were issued.

The UK census was the first to include a question on ethnicity. A number of academics have pointed out that the ethnicity classification employed in the. Education and ethnic minorities in Northern Ireland book believes the Irish will be an ethnic minority in Ireland by University head pleads for planning for a multicultural Ireland where Chinese will likely be largest ethnic group.

Cathy Author: Cathy Hayes. It is going to get even harder to persuade people from ethnic minorities to come forward and stand for election, but especially in Northern Ireland.” In her book, Lo says she was on the.

Based on ten years of comparative research, Fragile Majorities and Education is a nuanced study of ethnic dominance, linguistic integration of immigrants, and diversity in education.

Ethnic relations are often depicted in an oversimplified framework where a clear dominant majority exercises power over various by: 6. Poverty and ethnicity in Northern Ireland: an evidence review. Equality framework. The policy framework that addresses ethnicity in Northern Ireland also differs from Great Britain’s, as the Race Relations (Northern Ireland) Order only became law insome 21 years after legislation was passed in.

The rights of ethnic minorities in Poland are guaranteed in article 35 of the Constitution: 1. The Republic of Poland shall ensure Polish citizens belonging to national or ethnic minorities the freedom to maintain and develop their own language, to maintain customs and traditions, and.

Inwe published a piece of work about the impact of the downturn on the Polish community, which is now the largest ethnic group in Northern Ireland. Their experience can be transferred to all other eastern European countries, at that time under A8 and A2.

In this book, we have dealt with openness to pluralism in Belgium, and more specifically in Flanders, Catalonia, Northern Ireland, and Quebec, societies that, despite their differences, can be characterized as living the common dynamic of ambiguous ethnic dominance.

The Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities (NICEM) is an independent non-governmental organisation which represents the views and interests of black and minority ethnic communities.

Patrick Yu is NICEM’s executive director. He said it is crucial that money allocated to schools for newcomer pupils is ring-fenced. For people living outside of Northern Ireland, the ongoing troubles have largely overshadowed the presence of over 40 ethnic and religious minority groups in the Province.

The Catholic community in the North, and most of the Province's ot ethnic and religious minority residents have been ignored by government and legislative protection alike.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

When Northern Ireland's ethnic minority population was first measured in the census it was found to be less than 1%, making it one of the lowest in the European Union. This statistic shows the ethnic breakdown of Northern Ireland residents on Mathe day of the last National Census.

While over 98. Limerick Education Centre & Clare Education Centre - Research Conference Journal - Volume III – - © Reflecting on Teaching Interculturalism and Diversity to Teachers in First and Second Level Education in Ireland By Dr.

Teresa Whitaker Introduction Interculturalism means more than just respecting ethnic : Teresa Whitaker. Generations of Irish immigrants have settled in Britain, and are by far the largest ethnic minority group. According to the census,Irish born people resided in Britain, with 32 per Author: RACHEL DONNELLY.

Teaching culturally diverse children is a challenge for Irish schools Opinion: Changing the profile and training of our teachers is vital to avoid the alienation and underachievement of ethnic Author: Stafford Hood.

Citizenship education policies in Northern Ireland and the recognition of ethnic and racial diversity in the wake of new immigration Article in Migration Letters 1(1) October with The changing ethnic make-up of Irish society has impacted upon schools.

Existing, largely qualitative studies have highlighted mixed attitudes towards ethnic minorities. Literature has also focused on the role of the state in articulating a discourse that shapes school-level responses to minorities. This paper critiques the idea of a unitary state discourse and the role of other educational Cited by:.

More must be done to champion the contribution of ethnic minorities and migrant workers in Northern Ireland, it has been claimed.

P eter Osborne, chairman of the Community Relations Council. Concepts of ethnic identity are explored in context and the two cases are compared, with Kosovo having minority ethnic communities that are mostly indigenous and Northern Ireland having mostly immigrant or migrant minorities (except for the indigenous Irish Traveller community).Author: Michael Potter.

Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south and the Celtic Sea to the south-west, giving it the 12th.