The Governors and staff of St John the Baptist’s College, Portadown are delighted to have received the prestigious ‘Highly Commended’ award for ICT Excellence at the recent CAPITA awards ceremony in the Merchant Hotel in Belfast. The school was praised for its creative and innovative use of a wide range of new and emerging technologies to enhance learning and teaching and implement effective differentiated strategies.
Holy Family Primary and Nursery School, Derry have been celebrating this week with the news that they are the first school in Ireland to secure the Inclusion and Diversity Standard (BS76005) in recognition of their excellent Inclusion and Diversity practices.
Representatives from the school travelled to a special awards ceremony at Stormont Buildings, Belfast to receive this prestigious accolade on Tuesday 12 June 2018.
Congratulations to the students of St John the Baptist College, Portadown who have received the Romero Award from Trocaire.
The children, pictured here with Miss Campbell, worked hard over Lent to raise awareness of various justice issues that Trocaire works to eliminate.
The Education Authority is consulting with schools and all relevant stakeholders to seek schools’ views on the shape of future ICT provision.
It is the aim of the Education Authority to ensure that the services provided best meet current and future education challenges, while maximising the opportunities and fulfilling the potential brought about by developments in technology.
Feedback from schools will play a key role in helping to define these services and all school staff are encouraged to participate in the consultation process during the course of this term.
To access the surveys click on C2k Exchange icon in MySchool¦ and select the announcement from the central panel.
St Bronagh's win Liam McCormick Prize for RSUA Building of Year, Sustainability Award and Project Architect of the Year (Paul McMahon)
The Liam McCormick Prize was previously awarded to the Lyric Theatre by O’Donnell & Tuomey and the Giant’s Causeway Visitors Centre by Henegnan Peng. This is the first time that this award has been won by a school in the awards history. St Bronagh’s Primary School, Rostrevor was one of 21 schemes shortlisted for the 2018 RSUA Awards - more than three times the number of projects in the same position in 2017.
‘Much is to be learnt from this project. The enthusiasm, commitment and engagement of the principal, staﬀ, pupils and design team is exemplary in itself and had resulted in a building which will act as a model for similar future projects.’
- RSUA Judging Panel 2018
Trócaire representative Mrs Pat McQuaid received a cheque for £3057.85 from Dean Maguirc College, Carrickmore. This was raised during the school’s annual Lenten Campaign.
Pictured: Mr P. Toner (Trócaire co-ordinator) and students from the College