‘They have been pathetic’

A LOCAL teacher has hit out at the Department of Education, claiming it is letting pupils down by not taking urgent action to tackle an impending exams crisis. With Covid continuing to challenge schools, the education system is currently facing the same staff crisis as the health service. Teachers fear this is impacting pupils’ learning not just […]

Childcare providers ‘may not survive the crisis’

CALLS have been made for urgent financial support for childcare providers. Many childcare businesses in Fermanagh have closed temporarily. Some have placed staff off work for several weeks on a coronavirus job retention scheme which allows employers to apply for government support to cover 80 percent of their usual monthly wage. While staff have been […]