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Playful Schools and Learning Outdoors webinar – 3 December 2020

27 November 2020

PlayBoard Northern Ireland (NI), the lead organisation for the development and promotion of children and young people’s play are hosting a webinar focusing on the school day within the Covid-19 restrictions and Department of Education Education Restart Programme.

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Banbridge Academy pupil awarded prestigious Arkwright Scholarship

26 November 2020

Congratulations to Kathryn Morton, a Year 13 at Banbridge Academy, who has been awarded an Arkwright Engineering Scholarship.

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Ballyclare High School student gains top art prize

26 November 2020

‘Sarah’s Reflection’ by 12 year old artist Zara Craig, a pupil at Ballyclare High School, is one of seven County Antrim artworks to win a top prize in this year’s 66th Texaco Children’s Art Competition.

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Limavady High School launches anniversary badge

26 November 2020

Year 11 pupil, Poppy Miller, was the winner of an online competition to design a special anniversary badge to celebrate 60 years of Limavady High School educating young people in the Roe Valley.

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Access up to £3,000 for STEM projects

23 November 2020

Your school could access up to £3,000 to run an investigative STEM project in partnership with a STEM professional (from academia or industry) from the Royal Society’s Partnership Grants scheme.

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(CSSC) Non-Selective Post-Primary Leadership Scholarship available

16 November 2020

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) is pleased to announce a Scholarship Scheme for leaders of non-selective controlled post-primary schools. 

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Parkhall Principal honoured in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

10 November 2020

Congratulations to Stephen Baillie BEM, Principal, Parkhall Primary School for his recognition in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to education and community during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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UK-German Connection launches digital initiatives

09 November 2020

UK-German Connection is dedicated to increasing contacts and understanding between young people in the UK and Germany. They are launching two new digital initiatives, a UK-German youth newsletter and a series of webinars on the theme of sustainability in food and fashion.

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Schools Think Next - What does the future look like for education in Northern Ireland?

09 November 2020

Schools Think Next is a series of online conversations that will provide a space to engage with ideas about the future of education in Northern Ireland schools. 

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Special Educational Needs (SEN) consultations

06 November 2020

The Education Authority has recently launched a public consultation on two frameworks which set out the vision, rationale and delivery plans for SEN provision across Northern Ireland.