Selection at age 11# review group

Last Updated: Tuesday, 9 March 2021

The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission has considered selection at age 11
within the education system of Northern Ireland in the context of the internationally
accepted rules and principles for the protection of human rights. The Commission’s
submission to the Review Group is largely confined to that aspect of the debate.

The Commission has considered the research evidence provided in The Effects of the
Selective System of Secondary Education in Northern Ireland and would like to draw the
Review Group’s attention to a number of issues that the report raises from a human rights