More students opting to study closer to home

UNSURPRISINGLY, more Fermanagh students than ever are opting to study at home this year, with applications to the South West College already higher than previous years.  Third level studying has been anything but normal in recent times, with Covid-19 restrictions having brought a halt face-to-face teaching to a halt not just at the SWC but […]

Special needs children could lose out

CONCERN has been raised that hundreds of children with a statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN) may be without a school place for September. It is understood that 285 children with a SEN statement currently have no school place.  To read more on this story see this week’s Fermanagh Herald. Can’t get to the shop […]

College confirms plans to reopen in September

STUDENTS will be returning to one of Enniskillen’s colleges this September, it has been confirmed. While some third level institutions are exploring remote learning for the upcoming academic year, it was confirmed at the weekend agriculture CAFRE would be physically opening, as much as possible, again in September. “Face-to-face delivery is the preferred option for […]

Education Authority under pressure over bus row

THE road that students in Belleek are having to walk to to get to school in Brollagh has been described by a government body as ‘particularly hazardous to pedestrians.’ Children at St Mary’s High School, Brollagh are now in their fourth week of term without Education Authority transport following claims that almost a quarter of […]