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Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre, Galway's oldest language school and a Department of Education recognised training institute, is now in its 34th year of business. It is a quality school with Cambridge Exams Centre recognition, EAQUALS, Quality English, ACELS, and QQI accreditation. The school has just successfully completed reengagement and accreditation with Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) as a higher education provider, a guarantee of quality and standard.
This is the time of the year when our thoughts turn to schoolbooks, copy books, pens and pencils, bus schedules, etc, as we prepare our children and grandchildren for the new school year. Inevitably it brings our thoughts back to our own school years, the friendships we formed, the teachers we liked or disliked. In those first days in class you felt you had been abandoned by your mother as she left you in with a crowd of complete strangers presided over by an adult that you had never seen before. In the case of anyone who went to Scoil Fhursa that adult was known as Bean Uí Duignan. She was a saint who quickly became a surrogate mother to every child that entered her classroom, walked them up and down the clós during sosanna, and prepared them for whatever was ahead.
Independent TD Sean Canney has called on the Government to immediately intercede and ensure that the Department of Education offer a realistic solutions to meet government commitment to end pay inequalities once and for all for schools secretaries and caretakers.
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Minister for Education, Norma Foley TD, confirmed this week that plans are in place to support the full reopening of schools in time for the start of the new school year at the end of August/start of September 2021.
Postgraduate law students at the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway, have this week published secondary school teaching materials on institutional abuses in Ireland.
Local Fine Gael Senator, Aisling Dolan, has welcomed confirmation that a site has been identified and secured at Parkmore, Creagh, for the development of new permanent accommodation for the staff and students of St Teresa’s Special School in Ballinasloe.
Lack of action on Emergency Department upgrade ‘shocking and unacceptable’
Q: I’m a primary school teacher and really love the profession. I qualified six years ago and am now thinking moving into a school leadership role. Any suggestions on what I should do? (AH, email).