‘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 […]


Stop transfer test for the sake of youth mental health


WHILE exams for pupils at second level have been cancelled, some controversial transfer tests for primary pupils may still be going ahead. Locally, both St Michael’s College and Mount Lourdes Grammar School already announced they would not be holding transfer tests this year several months ago. However, on its website, the Enniskillen Royal Grammar School […]