This paper provides statistics on higher education in Northern Ireland, including student numbers, student flows and subjects studied. The paper includes a brief discussion on the Maximum Aggregate Student Number (MaSN) and on the number of places provided by it.
European Social Fund 2007 – 2013: Project Locations and Values
- Date: 22/12/2015
This paper provides a map detailing the location and value of projects funded under the European Social Fund (ESF) 2007 – 2013. It aims to support the Committee for
Employment and Learning’s consideration of the issue.
This Briefing Note considers currently available information on cuts made by the Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University to their universities’ budgets, following reductions in the allocations they receive from the Department of Employment and Learning.
This paper, commissioned by the Committee for Employment and Learning (CEL)
discusses Pathways for Young People Education Maintenance Allowance (Pathways
EMA) in Northern Ireland (NI), including why it was established, how it operated, its
uptake and a map detailing the location of organisations that provided it.
At the request of the Committee for Employment and Learning (CEL) this paper discusses current developments of relevance to CEL’s portfolio which may be of note in its forward work planning. The paper briefly discusses the current state of the Northern Ireland (NI) Labour Market, Productivity in NI and the National Minimum Wage in the United Kingdom (UK).
This briefing paper provides three examples of approaches to Kinship Care in the United States of America (USA), Canada and Australia. In addition, it briefly discusses parental leave in each jurisdiction and if it applies to kinship carers. (For a discussion of kinship care practices in Northern Ireland, Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland, please see RaISe paper NIAR 631 – 2014.)