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How is our work influencing life in Northern Ireland and delivering equality? Learn more about our policy, legal and research work.


Education and the imbalance in educational outcomes is an

important issue for the Commission. We are also interested
in the equality aspects of teacher training.

Select an option below:

Our Legal Work

Supported Cases

Every year we deal with complaints of discrimination in the field of education. Read about our legal cases in our decisions and settlements archive


Listen to our podcasts on education inequalities in Northern Ireland

Education Services

Good practice and the law

Northern Ireland has anti-discrimination laws that protect people in education. For further information see our section for education service providers:

 - Schools
 - Further & Higher Education
 - Vocational Training

Policy News

Key Inequalities in Education
Read our statement highlighting the educational challenges in NI.

Sharing in Education
Read the Equality Commission's comment on publication of Shared Education Report and read our key recommendations

Consultation Responses
Read our responses to consultations in the education sector