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Mayo schools ‘mop up’ awards for water conservation

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Mayo students were honoured for their efforts in promoting water conservation and awareness at the recent An Taisce Green-Schools regional awards in Claremorris.

Pupils of Ballintubber National School launch MAYOPOLY Board Game Enterprise

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The fifth and sixth class pupils of Ballintubber National School had a very successful launch of their MAYOPOLY Board Game Enterprise with Minister Michael Ring TD at the recent opening of the Ballintubber Playground.

Teaching of Chinese language in local schools mooted

An experienced Chinese teacher based in Athlone has raised the possibility of Chinese culture and language teaching in Athlone schools as soon as next year. Tina Wu, who was an English teacher in China long-before gaining an honours Master of Business from AIT, taught Chinese in U.L. as well as Galway secondary and primary schools last year.

Inishbofin Summer School – Explore a magical island in the company of a great team

The Inishbofin Summer school is Ireland’s longest running environmental school, which has welcomed a host of scientists, poets, writers, artists to work with teachers and the general public over the last 35 years. The school, which was first established by Leo Hallissey and Clare O‘Toole in 1984, has grown to become a highlight in the island’s yearly calender.

NUI Galway’s Adult Learners Information Evening – Celebrating 50 years of Adult Learning

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Come along to NUI Galway’s Adult Learners Information Evening on Wednesday 19th June from 5.00-7.00pm in the Human Biology Building on the University campus. Find out more about the extensive range of part-time, flexible-learning courses on offer. The Career Development Centre will also be on hand to offer free, one-to-one career consultations on a first come, first served basis at the event.

Loss of teaching post at Tisrara NS devastating for rural community

Roscommon/Galway Fianna Fáil TD, Eugene Murphy has said the loss of a third teaching post at Tisrara NS in Four Roads would be devastating for the rural community and has appealed for an extension period of grace for the south county Roscommon school when he recently raised the matter in the Dáil.

Earn while you learn with Bluebird Care Galway

Bluebird Care Galway, one of Ireland's leading home and community care providers, has launched its Earn While You Learn training and education programme.

Mayo Youth Orchestra to perform with two visiting USA orchestras this June

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It’s a busy time for the Mayo Youth Orchestra, directed by Dr Anne Moriarty, as they prepare for what promises to be two great evening concerts in Mayo this June. On Tuesday evening June 11, the orchestra will perform in the Great National Hotel, Ballina, together with the Waubonsie Valley High School Orchestra, from Illinois. Also taking part are members of the Bofield Ceilí Band. Then on Wednesday June 19, the Mayo Youth Orchestra will perform with the Grand Haven High School Orchestra from Michigan, in Holy Trinity Church, Westport.

NUI Galway microbiologists launch new online teaching initiative

Microbiologists at NUI Galway are putting the subject in the spotlight with the recent launch of an ambitious student-centred, video-teaching initiative.

36 extra special needs assistants supporting pupils in Galway, says Kyne

Seán Kyne, Government Chief Whip, Aire don Ghaeilge, don Ghaeltacht agus do na hOileáin has confirmed that 864 Special Needs Assistants will be supporting pupils in schools across Galway for the coming school year. The total reflects an increased allocation of 36 extra Special Needs Assistants for Galway.

 

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