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More integrated schools needed

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Irish Times |

Integrated education can help create a new common ground in Northern Ireland politics, writes Professor Bernadette Hayes Excerpt: The goal of integrated schools is to foster an understanding of both traditions; by encouraging children to understand their historical and religious differences, it is claimed that they will form enduring cross-community relations. Integrated schools can and do have an impact on the outlooks of the pupils who attend them. Our study – based on a large sample of the adult population – suggests that the positive effects of integrated schooling extend into later life click here for more (Subscription required): Irish Times

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