Minister’s decision to eventually cancel exams welcomed

AFTER weeks and months of resisting calls from parents, politicians and in particular students, Education Minister Peter Weir has finally agreed to cancel this year’s GCSE and A Level exams. Minister Weir, who had resisted continuous calls for the exams to be cancelled, finally decided to pull the plug after similar decisions were taken in […]

Schoolgirl puts Minister on the spot over broadband

THE issue of poor broadband in Fermanagh and concerns about the impact of this on pupils learning from home has been raised by an Enniskillen pupil. Abigail Farrelly, a Year 11 pupil from Erne Integrated College took part in a “Question Time” style press conference with Minister For Education, Peter Weir on Monday last. Abigail […]

No date set for new Devenish

  Minister of Education John O’Dowd has given no indication when or if a new school at Devenish College will be built on the Tempo Road after being taken to task by a local politician. UUP MLA Tom Elliott tabled an assembly question yesterday asking when on-site works would begin for the proposed new Devenish […]