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The Northern Ireland Executive launched a consultation on the new draft Programme for Government (PfG) Outcomes Framework

Executive urges everyone to have their say to help create a better society. The Northern Ireland Executive have launched a consultation on the new draft Programme for Government (PfG) Outcomes Framework. The Programme for Government focuses on achieving wellbeing across our society, and the draft Framework sets out nine ambitious Outcomes aimed at making a real and positive difference to …

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Nursery and  Primary Schools Enrolment Application Process Closes 29th January 2021

We now have less than two weeks until the application process closes for children due to start nursery or primary one in September. The feedback from my team members is that requests to help families complete applications have been very low to date. I hope this is due to the fact that more families this year feel able to complete …

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NIRWN – Update

  Please find below NIRWN’S first ezine of 2021 N I R W N ezine

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The Daily Mile™ at Home

Looking for a way to stay active at home? Why not try The Daily Mile at Home?! The Daily Mile at Home is an easy and fun way to help improve your physical and mental health & wellbeing. Anyone can take part in The Daily Mile at Home – it’s just 15 minutes of walking, jogging or running per day. …

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Warm Well & Connected Programme – MId Ulster – CWSAN & COSTA

Dear Community friend CWSAN and COSTA support networks in Mid Ulster wish to assist you plan some winter activities that meet the needs of the most vulnerable people in your community. We can also consider directly Funding those new activities or projects that you identify in your local area. You simply tell us what you want to do on the attached form and we’ll …

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Free School Meals Payment Update

Update on FSM payments to families who are currently registered. Education Authority will issue payments to  parents/guardians of children entitled to free school meals;  the first payment will be paid to parents/guardians bank accounts on Friday 15th January 2021 {for those parents/guardians who have not provided EA with bank details, EA will issue cheques}; this payment will cover the period …

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Department of Education Devices Support to Some Children Including BAME and Traveller Children

Department of Education and Education Authority  loan laptop scheme for some pupils including BAME and Traveller families experiencing difficulties in accessing digital devices. The Education Authority has provided an update on the laptop loan scheme. It is the school which activates the loan request  and who must access the Scheme through the school’s IT system (C2K Exchange). If a pupil …

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EU Language Competition for Schools – Deadline 31st January 2021

To celebrate the European Day of Languages on 26 September, Léargas holds an annual competition to encourage learners and teachers to engage with languages in different ways. Competition 2020: #EDLComp20 During the academic year 2020-2021, Léargas Languages are bringing you a new European Day of Languages Competition and exciting prizes! Once again we’re organising this year’s competition in conjunction with …

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