The report recommends the end of the current system of academic selection
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Academic selection 'reinforces privilege and disadvantage' says report

A report into the effects of deprivation on educational achievement has recommended the end of the current system of academic selection in Northern Ireland.

It claims it reinforces "privilege and disadvantage".

The report, Investigating Links in Achievement and Deprivation (Iliad), was commissioned by the Office of the First and Deputy First Minister.

BBC News NI Education Correspondent Robbie Meredith reports.

  • 08 Dec 2015