AQW 3524/17-22 – Education budget for cleansing in schools

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education what extra budget provision is being made for soap, anti-bacterial and other cleansing materials in schools. Minister of Education:  I appreciate that this unprecedented situation is an extremely challenging time for schools and all our partners in the education sector. In conjunction with the … Continue reading AQW 3524/17-22 – Education budget for cleansing in schools

AQW 2585/17-22 – Addressing skills deficit

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what measures her Department is taking to address the skills deficit. Minister for the Economy:  My Department works closely with employers, education providers and the local community to ensure that Northern Ireland has a Skills System that is dynamic and flexible enough to … Continue reading AQW 2585/17-22 – Addressing skills deficit

AQW 400/17-22 – Holy Trinity College, Cookstown

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education for an update on the new build project for Holy Trinity College, Cookstown. (AQW 400/17-22) Minister of Education: Holy Trinity College was announced to advance in planning in January 2013. An Integrated Consultant Team (ICT) was appointed in May 2017 following approval of the … Continue reading AQW 400/17-22 – Holy Trinity College, Cookstown

AQW 399/17-22 – Teachers Pay Award

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education for an update on a pay award for teachers. (AQW 399/17-22) Minister of Education: The Department of Education is not the employer of teachers. The Teachers' Negotiating Committee is the recognised negotiating machinery for teachers' terms and conditions, including pay; represented on the trade … Continue reading AQW 399/17-22 – Teachers Pay Award

McGlone Presses new Education Minister on Inclusion of St Pat’s in School Enhancement Programme

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has pressed the new Minister for Education on the inclusion of St Patrick’s College, Maghera, in the school enhancement programme for 2022/23. The Mid Ulster MLA took the opportunity to question the Minister, Peter Weir MLA, on the issue during the first question time of the newly restored … Continue reading McGlone Presses new Education Minister on Inclusion of St Pat’s in School Enhancement Programme

McGlone encourages Gaeilgeoirí to apply for Líofa bursary

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has encouraged Irish Language students, young and old, to apply for the Líofa Gaeltacht Bursary Scheme for assistance with the cost of studying the language. Speaking after the scheme opened for 2020, Mr McGlone said, "There is a long, rich history of Irish Language students spending time in the … Continue reading McGlone encourages Gaeilgeoirí to apply for Líofa bursary

McGlone Welcomes £392,000 Investment for Derrychrin Primary School

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has welcomed approval by the Department of Education for the investment of £392,000 at Derrychrin Primary School, Ballinderry. The business case for the project received approval in July this year and will see the removal of existing mobile classrooms and toilets and provision of a prefabricated classroom extension. … Continue reading McGlone Welcomes £392,000 Investment for Derrychrin Primary School