Announced in October 2012 by the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister, aimed to employ an additional 230 recently graduated teachers, who were not currently in a permanent teaching post, on a two-year fixed-term contract to enable schools to provide support for children in primary and post primary schools who were at risk of underachievement.
The Education Authority reports of the two years of the Signature Programme can be accessed here:
- Delivering Social Change Literacy and Numeracy Signature Programme - Year 2 Final Report
- Delivering Social Change Literacy and Numeracy Signature Programme - Year 1 Interim Report
- ETI website - An Evaluation of the Implementation of the Delivering Social Change: Improving Literacy and Numeracy Signature Programme
Further details about the Programme are available on the Education Authority website: