CASE is for primary and post-primary schools in Northern Ireland and the Border Counties of Ireland. It aims to build a culture of good relations amongst school children and to equip them with the skills and attitudes needed to contribute to a society where the cycle of sectarianism and intolerance is broken and a culture
Shared education on both sides of the border will receive over €29m of EU PEACE IV funding provided by the Special EU Programmes Body, with Léargas and the Education Authority in Northern Ireland managing the project in partnership. Over four years CASE will enable 280 schools and 135,000 pupils to take part in shared education through local cross-sectoral and cross-border partnerships. Over 2000 teachers will be trained to facilitate and deliver at least 30 hours of shared education for the pupils involved. Already 89 local partnerships involving just over 200 schools and approximately 11,000 pupils have been approved, with funding approaching €1m already committed.
We have organised a series of project management days for those schools that are part of Cohort 1. Register here to attend one of the following days all of which run from 9.30am to 4.00pm in these venues: Venue Date EA Dundonald Office, Grahamsbridge Road, Dundonald BT16 2HS Tuesday 23 January 2018 Antrim Board Centre,
€35.3 million worth of EU PEACE IV funding has been announced today by the Special EU Programmes Body to deliver ‘shared education’ initiatives that will bring together school children and teachers from different communities and backgrounds across the region.