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Blue balloons bounced at the Galway Greyhound Stadium on Sunday September 13 for the Kumon Galway 2020 Awards. Held outdoors with rigorous compliance to the current restrictions, each car served as a private auditorium for the event live streamed on YouTube by SoundtoLight. Families remained in their cars throughout except at their turn to collect their awards while distanced, masked, and sanitised. A socially distanced photoshoot followed with the Mayor of Galway, Cllr Mike Cubbard.
Braemor Swimming Club has announced its return to classes in Clarinbridge on Fridays at 5.20pm and 6.10pm. The 5.20pm class caters for beginners and improvers. Under Braemor's expert care even the most nervous child can learn to swim. The club's experienced, qualified, teachers pay close attention to all pupils' technique, ensuring they learn to breathe correctly on front crawl.
Covid-19 has caused our attitudes to many things to be re-evaluated and teaching and learning have not escaped. John Conneely regards the challenge as an opportunity to deliver classes in a different way so that individual students will be able to interface with the syllabus at a pace that suits them.
A 15 per cent rise over the past 12 months in the cost of renting a room for students in Galway has been described as very worrying by the NUI Galway Students’ Union president Pádraic Toomey.
NUI Galway Students’ Union (SU) has today launched a plan to help students connect with each other in what will be an unusual academic year due to Covid-19.
The French Institute, established in Galway city for the past 35 years, offers a full range of classes, both online and in-premises. It has a wide array of courses for children (from age four), secondary school students, and adults, both daytime and evenings, starting the week of September 14.
Sixth class is an important time in the educational and personal development of young people, where they prepare to say goodbye to primary school and embark on the second level journey.
Mayo Sinn Féin TD Rose Conway-Walsh has accused the Government of ‘playing brinkmanship’ with leaving cert students of previous years by failing to address the issue of increased points required for 2020 to access third-level.
A Galway county councillor is calling for the Minister of Education Norma Foley, Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan, and Bus Éireann to provide extra school buses to meet demand.
The Galway Cycle Bus has been invited to join the ChangeX community. The Knocknacarra-based initiative promotes active travel for school children by experienced volunteers, parents and teachers escorting children to school by bike at various ‘pick up’ points in housing estates en route from Cappagh Road to Knocknacarra NS and Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh near Millers Lane.