Principal fears for kids’ education

AN Enniskillen native, who is the principal of one of the largest girls’ schools in Belfast, has highlighted the desperate situation schools are finding themselves in as they try to balance the books amid budget cuts. Jackie Bartley is principal of St Genevieve’s High School in the Andersonstown area of west Belfast. She detailed how teachers are reaching into […]

‘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 […]