TEACHERS were sicker in the Western Education and Library Board (WELB) in 2011/12 than anywhere else in Northern Ireland whilst the year before that local non-teaching staff missed 8.11 days on average, costing the people £3,260,367.
A LONDONDERRY charity has been awarded £442k to develop children and young people’s services in the city and beyond.
THE 3.5K Protestants enrolled at North West Regional College campuses across the North West made up just 23 per cent of the student population in 2011/12.
CHILDREN whose parents serve in the armed forces achieve worse GSCE results than their civilian counterparts, according to figures revealed by the Education Minister John O’Dowd.
MAYOR Kevin Campbell is asking the people of the city to vote for the Model PS in its bid to win a £3k fitness competition.
LONDONDERRY hairdressing student Ciara McCloskey has been named All Ireland Junior Hairdressing Champion at the Hilton Hotel, Belfast.
THE Western Education and Library Board (WELB) has informed neighbours of its plans to demolish Eglinton Primary School and build a modern eight classroom facility from December.
EDUCATION Minister John O’Dowd says that until a development proposal for the merger of Belmont House and Foyleview is published it’s solely a matter for the Western Education and Library Board (WELB).
TWENTY-FIVE staff employed on temporary contracts under vacancy control are deemed at risk in the Western Education and Library Board (WELB), according to Education Minister John O’Dowd.
EDUCATION Minister John O’Dowd has written to the Sentinel arguing a report headlined ‘I’ve no plans to encourage girls into politics: O’Dowd’ published last week did not fairly reflect his position.
PUPILS at Foyle got an insight into the IT industry at a technology event recently, with Christopher Doherty, winning a competition for the best idea for a new software application.
THE education authorities wrote to schools in Londonderry in February telling them political rallies are not allowed in taxpayer-funded schools.
EDUCATION Minister John O’Dowd says he has no plans to encourage girls into politics.
OVER 6k local school children will have a chance to meet members of the organisation believed to have discovered the ‘God particle’ when they visit Londonderry for a major technology conference in September.
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