CATHAOIRLEACH of Donegal County Council has praised the signing of the updated education memorandum of understanding (MOU) as an important cross-border step forward for the north west. Cllr Martin Harley was one of a number of delegates at a meeting of the North West Strategic Growth Partnership at An Grianan Hotel in Burt. Welcoming the signing of the updated MOU, he […]
Former Crana College student Leah Gillespie’s significant performance in the Leaving Certificate 2023 has been acknowledged and celebrated by Maynooth University. A first year student in the BEd Bachelor of Education – Froebel Primary Teaching degree, Leah is one of over 70 Maynooth University Entrance Scholars, each having achieved 575 points or more in their […]
GLENSWILLY National School has been given the green light for their long-awaited extension, it has been announced today. Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh has announced that the school has received approval to tender for the contractor to redevelop the school and build five new classrooms. “It is an honour to be the Minister […]
STRABANE Academy is a controlled, co-educational and non-denominational grammar school. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome all children, regardless of religion, race, or social background. We are proud of the diversity of our pupils and seek to be inclusive in all our activities. Our caring ethos, pastoral activities and induction programme provide […]
JP McManus, has announced he will invest a further €32 million into third level education across the country, North and South. Donegal school leavers will continue to benefit from the scholarship scheme following the announcement. JP McManus originally contributed €32 million in 2008 to the All Ireland Scholarships. The additional investment announced today will extend the […]
THE Minister of Education has this morning announced that a new National School for Stranorlar has been given the go ahead.
TWO Donegal schools are at risk of closure as one-teacher schools are urged to merge with bigger national schools.
Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Education and Skills Charlie McConalogue has reacted to the latest education study by the OECD. The report found that the proportion of young people in Ireland who are unemployed and not in education or training programmes is higher than in other developed countries.
JUST under one quarter of the population of Donegal have a third level qualification according to recent results from the Census 2011.