Category: EDUCATION

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New funding aims to make school books free for DEIS schools

New funding aims to make school books free for DEIS schools

Over 15,000 pupils and 100 primary schools across Ireland will benefit from new funding which will lower the cost of school books. The new pilot aims to provide free books for pup ...
Plans for new Bullaun National School take step forward

Plans for new Bullaun National School take step forward

Plans for the construction of a new school building for Bullaun National School have moved forward in the new year. Approval has been given for the national school to seek plannin ...
Woodford preschool submits expansion plans

Woodford preschool submits expansion plans

A Woodford preschool is seeking approval to retain its current outdoor facilities and construct a new building on its premises. New Adventures Preschool at Gorteeny, Woodford has ...
Galway academics awarded funding for project to turn teachers into researchers

Galway academics awarded funding for project to turn teachers into researchers

A group of researchers from Galway have been awarded funding for a three year project to improve on teachers research skills and networking. Dr Cornelia Connolly and Dr Tony Hall ...
GMIT to formally apply for Technological University status in 2020

GMIT to formally apply for Technological University status in 2020

GMIT has taken a step forward towards its goal of becoming a technological university, with a formal application expected next year. The governing bodies of GMIT, IT Sligo, and Le ...
Three Connemara debate teams make the national final of all-Irish schools competition

Three Connemara debate teams make the national final of all-Irish schools competition

Three debate teams from Connemara schools are headed to the national finals of the Comórtas Díospóireachta Uí Chadhain competition. Comórtas Díospóireachta Uí Chadhain is organise ...
GMIT announces appointment of new President

GMIT announces appointment of new President

The governing body of the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology has announced the appointment of Dr Orla Flynn as the new President of GMIT. Dr Michael Hannon has been serving as th ...
First groups of students finish semester living and studying in the Gaeltacht

First groups of students finish semester living and studying in the Gaeltacht

The first group of college students to take advantage of a new programme to immerse themselves in Irish have completed their semester living and studying in the gaeltacht. Galway ...
Children in direct provision shouldn’t be denied education – Rabbitte

Children in direct provision shouldn’t be denied education – Rabbitte

Children living in the Direct Provision system should not be denied access to education Galway TD Anne Rabbitte has said in response to alarming figures. The Fianna Fáil Spokesper ...
40 Galway schools to benefit from 2020 Summer Works Scheme

40 Galway schools to benefit from 2020 Summer Works Scheme

Forty schools in Galway will benefit from upgrades to their external environments and life safety systems such as fire alarms under the Summer Works Scheme. Of the schools approve ...
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