Well done to all concerned - even, dare I say it, The Minister.
How Northern Ireland became the new Finland - The Irish Times - Tue, Jan 15, 2013
Teachers and policymakers in Northern Ireland got a surprise Christmas present last month, in the shape of an enviable slot in international literacy and numeracy rankings. According to the study, Northern Irish primary pupils performed better in reading and numeracy than in any other English speaking country in the world.
Investment, improved staffing levels and allowing teachers to use their skills.
Some good news for a change.