All posts tagged "Education"
Newry/ 5 years ago
Principal warns schools are facing crisis with ‘no money left to run them’
A local principal has said admissions by the Permanent Secretary of Education over the “considerable strain” facing schools show just how...
Northern Ireland/ 5 years ago
Applications sought for School Governors across Co Armagh
A new campaign has been launched this week to encourage applications to the role of school governors across Co Armagh. The...
Union hits out as money allocated to pupils’ education to be slashed again
Ireland’s largest teachers’ union has condemned today’s announcement on budget cuts in schools across Northern Ireland and is calling for those...
Three quarters of parents forced to buy uniforms from supplier dictated by school
Almost three quarters of parents across Northern Ireland are being forced to buy uniforms from a supplier dictated by the school....
School uniform grants to be maintained at existing rates
Uniform grants for the next financial year are to be kept at 2016 levels. The confirmation has been given the Department...
Schools ‘funding crisis’: Teachers buying resources themselves to teach children
Staff in some local schools have been buying essential resources for their classrooms because their budgets will not stretch far enough....
Around 40 schools in Northern Ireland could ‘close or merge’
Around 40 schools across Northern Ireland could be set to close or merge over the next few years. The Education Authority (EA)...
News/ 6 years ago
Students attend Life Sciences Skills and Careers Event
Around 50 local students attended a Life Sciences Skills and Careers Event in Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre last week. Students...
Armagh/ 7 years ago
Teacher hits out at government scheme that could force him to seek work abroad
A county Armagh teaching graduate who has been subbing in primary schools for five years has hit out a new government...
News/ 7 years ago
Shock figures reveal over 1,000 pupil suspensions in local schools in just 12 months
More than 30 staff at our local schools were physically attacked by pupils last year. Incidents of bullying and alcohol abuse...
Markethill/ 7 years ago
Markethill student wins prestigious £25k scholarship
A Markethill student has received a scholarship package worth up to £25,000 from Queen’s University, Belfast. Christopher Hull is one of four given...
News/ 7 years ago
Enrolment increase at second Portadown primary school approved
An increase in enrolment at a second Portadown primary school has been given the green light this week. Education Minister,...