Men, women and post-primary principalship in Northern Ireland, 1978
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Published by Equal Opportunities Commission for Northern Ireland in Belfast (Information Centre, Lindsay House, Callender St.,Belfast BT1 5DT) .
Written in English


  • High school principals -- Northern Ireland -- Selection and appointment.,
  • Sex discrimination in education -- Northern Ireland.

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Edition Notes

StatementM.T. Clarke.
LC ClassificationsLB2831.956.G7
The Physical Object
Pagination14p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19620377M

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If there's a shortage of men in primary classrooms, there's an imbalance in the opposite direction when it comes to promotion. Just over 50pc of primary school principals are female. Contact: Central Statistics Office Skehard Road, Cork T12 X00E, Ireland. CLARKE, M.T. (). Men, Women and post-primary principalship in Northern Ireland. Belfast: Equal Opportunities Commission. COLLINS, J () Democratic Unionist Party/Sinn Féin attitudes to integrated education in the north of Ireland. British Journal of Religious Education, 14(2), CORMACK, R.J. and OSBORNE, R.D. (b). About the Author Jonathan Bardon. Jonathan Bardon was born in Dublin in but has lived and worked in Belfast since He is author of several books on Irish history, most notably A history of Ulster () and, most recently, A history of Ireland in episodes () based on BBC Radio Ulster broadcasts. He has written radio and television historical documentaries for BBC, UTV, RTÃ.

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