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Step forward in plans to form new Technological University including GMIT

The formation of the Connacht Ulster Alliance - a merging of GMIT, Letterkenny IT and IT Sligo - has taken a step forward.Minister Simon...

Canney says Minister for Education is not hearing concerns of all parents

Galway East TD Seán Canney has raised concerns that the Minister for Education is not hearing the concerns of two national parents' associations which...

Week-long course in journalism for Transition Year students

Transition Year students in Gaelscoileanna are being offered a unique insight to journalism in an online course with some of Ireland’s finest television, radio and...

POLL: Should schools remain closed until March?

With schools in the North set to remain closed until at least 8 March, we ask should the government here do the same, and...

Schools and classes for children with additional needs to reopen from next Thursday

Children at special schools and those in special classes in primary schools will begin returning to in-person classes from next Thursday, 21 January.The decision...

Call for better conditions for childcare staff at launch of new report

Early Childhood Ireland has called for early years practitioners to be given the same treatment as professionals working across the wider care and education...

New superbugs website launched by NUIG

A new website has been launched by NUI Galway’s Centre for One Health to help educate children about the threat from superbugs.The website secretlifeofmicrobes.com...

Schools across county ready to take part in Maths Week from October 10

People and schools across Galway are gearing up to take part in the annual festival of maths next week which, like many other celebrations...

Errors in Leaving Cert calculated grades affecting thousands of students

Two errors have been found in the Leaving Certificate Calculated Grades process, An Taoiseach Micheál Martin has confirmed this afternoon.The Taoiseach told the Dáil...

140 secondary school students to take part in innovative LIFT programme

Students in Galway are set to begin developing their leadership skills this term through LIFT Ireland's innovative leadership learning programme. A total of 140 secondary...

There is more than one route from school to university

The established route from school to university is not a ‘one size fits all’ model. That’s the message to students today from Andrew Brownlee, CEO...

Delays in Covid testing could have serious implications for childcare settings

Concerns have been raised that any delays in Covid-19 testing will have serious implications for childcare settings across the country. Early Childhood Ireland has said...

Students urged to ‘tell their story’ in new online survey on grants

Third level students have been asked to 'tell their story' by filling out an online survey on the grants system.The Sinn Féin survey was...

Huge class sizes in parts of Galway is a “huge concern” says Galway TD

A Galway West TD has expressed concerns about new figures from the Department of Education which show class sizes with as many as 37...

Professor at NUI Galway given highest honour within European life sciences

A researcher at NUI Galway has been given the lifetime honour of membership of the European Molecular Biology Organization, it was announced today.Professor Brian...

Teaching Council strongly praises dedication of school communities

The Teaching Council has strongly commended the dedication of school communities to connect with each other and to facilitate remote learning in a wide...

Galway students urged to apply for SUSI grants before next week

Students in Galway who have not yet applied for SUSI grants are being urged to do so before the 'Priority' closing date on 9...

Over 1,500 free and subsidised higher education places available in Galway

There are 1,550 free and subsidised higher education places available in Galway for the next academic year, as part of two government initiatives. The courses...

Expanded Summer Provision for children with complex needs confirmed

The government has confirmed that the July Provision has been expanded for children and young people with complex needs - who will be able...

Galway TD raises issue of Rosedale School in Galway City with Minister for Education

A Galway West TD has raised the issue of Galway City based Rosedale School for children with severe or profound intellectual disabilities with Minister...
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