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Northern Ireland has anti-discrimination laws that protect
people in education. This includes duties placed on
service providers by SENDO (Special Education
Needs and Disability Order 2005)
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Priorities & Recommendations

We recognise the proactive steps being taken to promote equality in education. However, significant challenges remain.

•    Priorities & recommendations
•    Overarching areas for action
•    Sharing in Education


Educational Outcomes

The imbalance in educational outcomes is an important issue for the Commission. Read our latest research:

•    Key Inequalities in Education
•    Case study videos


Equality rights in education

Information for pupils, students and parents on equality rights when accessing education services