Research Papers 2014

Synopsis: Below you will find a list of Committee for Employment and Learning research papers published in 2014.

Budget 2015/16: Implications for Undergraduate Student Support

- Date: 26/11/2014

Budget 2015/16: Implications for Undergraduate Student Support by Eóin Murphy The following paper discusses the potential implications of the announced budget cuts on student support in Northern Ireland.

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Post-Secondary Support for People with Learning Disabilities in Great Britain

- Date: 11/06/2014 - Author: Eóin Murphy and Martin McTaggart

This paper discusses the government support provided for people with learning disabilities in Great Britain. The paper is part of a series of work carried out by RaISe for the Committee for Employment and Learning’s Inquiry into post Special Educational Need (SEN) Provision in education, employment and training for those with Learning Disabilities in Northern Ireland.

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Transition Planning for Young People with Learning Disabilities in Great Britain

- Date: 11/06/2014 - Author: Lynda Conlon

This paper provides an overview of transition planning services provided to young people with learning disabilities as they move from children’s services to adult services in England, Scotland and Wales.

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International Methods of Gathering Learning Disability Prevalence Statistics

- Date: 11/06/2014 - Author: Eóin Murphy

This paper will identify and discuss methods of data collection on people with Learning Disabilities (LD) used by countries outside Northern Ireland. It forms part of a series of papers on LD by RaISe for the Committee for Employment and Learnings inquiry into post-secondary support for people with learning disabilities. This paper should be considered a companion paper to NIAR 259-2014 which discussed statistics on people with learning disabilities in Northern Ireland.

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Statistics on People with Learning Disabilities in Northern Ireland

- Date: 08/05/2014 - Author: Eóin Murphy

This paper identifies and discusses publically available statistics on people with learning disabilities in Northern Ireland. It provides data on prevalence of learning disabilities in Northern Ireland, Higher Education and Further Education participation of people with learning disabilities and people with learning disabilities in employment. This paper forms part of the Committee for Employment and Learnings Inquiry into post-secondary support for people with learning disabilities and Special Educational Needs (SEN) in Northern Ireland.

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European Commission Legislative & Non Legislative Proposals Q2 2014

- Date: 07/05/2014 - Author: Eóin Murphy

This paper provides spreadsheets detailing European Commission legislative and non-legislative proposals Q2 2014

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Scottish Universities – Proof of Residence: Update

- Date: 10/04/2014

This paper briefly discusses the proof of residence requirements to be met in order to be considered eligible for free tuition (‘home fees’) as an EU student in Scottish universities. The paper provides an update to the Briefing Note ‘Scottish Universities – Proof of Residence’, originally published in October 2012.

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Models of Support for People with Learning Disabilities Post-Secondary School

- Date: 03/04/2014 - Author: Eóin Murphy

This paper provides examples of models of support for individuals with learning disabilities and Special Education Needs (SEN) who have left the education system.

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Post-Secondary School Provision for People with Special Education Needs in Northern Ireland

- Date: 03/04/2014 - Author: Eóin Murphy

This paper provides a brief introduction to the provision for people in Northern Ireland (NI) with Special Education Needs (SEN) and/or Learning Disabilities (LD) who have left the secondary school system. This paper is intended as a companion piece to NIAR 936-2013 on International Examples of post-secondary SEN Provision.

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European Commission Legislative & Non Legislative Proposals Q1 2014

- Date: 11/02/2014 - Author: Eóin Murphy

This paper provides spreadsheets detailing European Commission legislative and non-legislative proposals Q1 2014

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