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The CCEA said the standardisation process ensured that standards were maintained. Photograph: The Irish Times/File

Close to one in 10 students who received their A-level results in Northern Ireland on Thursday achieved at least one A* grade, the exams body has repo(...)

Northern Ireland reported 48 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The North’s Minister for Health has expressed his “concern” at the “continuing threat” posed by coronavirus, as the number of cases of Covid-19 in Nor(...)

New inductive date for reopening is September 1st. Photograph: iStock

The Northern Executive has decided to delay the opening of pubs which do not sell food and make the wearing of masks mandatory in shops from Monday. (...)

Phased return possible for other students starting in September, according to Minister for Education

Some Northern Ireland pupils could return to school in late August with a phased return for other students starting in September, said the North’s Min(...)

Northern Ireland’s  Minister for Health  Robin Swann. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

Northern Ireland is “at, or very close to” the peak of the coronavirus outbreak, according to the scientist responsible for modelling the virus’s prog(...)

A range of measures are being introduced by third level institutions to address problems faced by students as a result of the pandemic. Photograph: Getty

The youth political wings of most of the country’s main political parties have called on ministers for education on both sides of the border to liaise(...)

Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill and First Minister Arlene Foster. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Newly back in existence, the Northern Executive is riven with tensions over the battle against Covid-19, with Sinn Féin Ministers accused of ganging u(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster (left) and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill give a Covid-19 press briefing in Stormont on Thursday. File photograph: Colm Lenaghan/PA

A second patient has died of coronavirus in Northern Ireland. The Department of Health (DoH) said the patient was elderly, had an underlying medical (...)

The five teachers unions said there was ‘increasing concern around the safety of pupils and school staff’. File photograph: The Irish Times

All schools in Northern Ireland are to close from Monday, the DUP First Minister Arlene Foster said on Wednesday evening. She was delivering a joint (...)

Minister for Education Peter Weir said previously that the time was not yet right to close schools. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker

A primary school in Northern Ireland with a suspected case of coronavirus in one of its pupils has been denied permission to close by the North’s Depa(...)

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