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CiNI – Parent Participation Service

    CiNI – Parent Participation Service Are you a passionate parent?    Calling all parents and carers in Northern Ireland! Join our Passionate Parents Network. Visit our website or contact us at ppinbox@ci-ni.org.uk to find out more. https://www.ci-ni.org.uk/…/parent-participation-service/  Download Easy Read version of Passionate Parent flyer with voice over 

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Northern Regional College, Magherafelt – Step Up programme.

   Northern Regional College in Magherafelt.   There are 2 pathways running at the college as part of the Step Up programme. If you work with anyone who you believe falls under these pathways and may be interested in enrolling onto our programme please get in touch.   Pathway 3: Disability Action Route to Education and Employment (DARE)   Designed for …

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Family Action Fund (Support for Asylum Seekers in Further Education)

  The Family Action Fund is a charity that the college affiliates with to enable our students that currently hold Asylum Seeker status and who are studying in Further Education to apply for a small grant of up to £250 to aid them with their studies. As per criteria set by Family Action, the applicant must meet the below:  Be …

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Belfast Healthy Cities – Healthy Places, Healthy Children Programme

  19 primary school teachers from across Northern Ireland have completed Healthy Places, Healthy Children training with Belfast Healthy Cities. The programme supports the Key Stage 2 curriculum and tips on how use the resource to gain support for projects to improve the school area.   Might also be really useful in after-school and out-of- school programmes. To find out more …

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The Independent Monitoring Authority for the Citizens’ Rights Agreements (IMA)

Watchdog advises students on how to protect their rights in new academic year. The Independent Monitoring Authority for the Citizens’ Rights Agreements (IMA), which monitors the rights of EU and EEA EFTA citizens post Brexit, is reminding EU students living in the UK of their rights as they start university this year. In particular, the watchdog wants students to be …

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ESOL Resources

What can you do at home to learn English?  Please see the document below with some helpful links: ESOL Study at Home ESOL Websites and Apps for Teenagers: ESOL Resources For Teenagers

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Higher Education Access for Refugees

DfE has confirmed Ukrainian refugees in England on the three visa schemes will be treated as home students for fees purposes and have access to student finance. Access to student finance is a key barrier to entry for refugee students at HE level. See this letter written by REUK’s youth advocacy group urging the government to extend student finance to …

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