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Children who play together can learn to live together

Five primary schools in Mid-Ulster have taken part in a sports event organised by PeacePlayers International, whi was sponsored by Cookstown-based manufacturer CDE.

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Rotary International at Ulster University.

Dungannon Rotary awards school kids with top technology prize

Imagine a radioactive meteorite is about to hit planet earth and its down to a team of young scientists to save us all. This was the task set to students who competed in the Rotary International Technology competition at the Big Bang Event at Ulster University Jordanstown tournament this week.

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Naomi’s award is icing on the cake!

Naomi’s award is icing on the cake!

A Dungannon student has won the CCEA Learner of the Year award for 2017.

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Joel rewarded for entrepreneurial spirit

Joel rewarded for entrepreneurial spirit

The Rural Development Council has crowned South West College student, Joel Cuddy, a regional winner of the Rural Youth Entrepreneurship (RYE) programme at the recent RYE Awards.

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Drumglass High pupils cook up a storm with Mount Charles

Drumglass High pupils cook up a storm with Mount Charles

Award-winning chef Simon Toye visited Drumglass High School recently after students Lily Neill and Hannah Ewing qualified for the final of the Mount Charles Big School Cook Off.

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‘Protecting from Hidden Harm’

‘Protecting from Hidden Harm’

Agreeing actions to tackle the significant harm many children and young people experience due to parental drug and alcohol misuse was the focus of the ‘Impact: Substance Misuse in the Family’ conference was held in Cookstown by Breakthru.

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Success at opportunity Europe Euro Quiz

Success at opportunity Europe Euro Quiz

Six Key Stage 3 St. Ciaran’s students in Ballygawley recently came first in the regional heat of the Opportunity Europe Euro Quiz and now will go forward to compete at the Northern Ireland Final taking place in the Belfast Metropolitan College Springvale Campus in Belfast on June 1!

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First class of Irish Medium Stream

First class of Irish Medium Stream

On Thursday, May 11 the school community of St. Joseph’s Grammar School joined together to celebrate the Leavers’ Mass for the Class of 2017.

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Tina wins coveted Logo Competition for new Epilepsy Packs!

Tina wins coveted Logo Competition for new Epilepsy Packs!

Eight-year-old Tina Rafferty from Pomeroy has won a competition to design a logo for the Southern Health and Social Care Trust’s new Paediatric Epilepsy information packs.

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Students working on engineering class project

College leads call for innovators

The South West College, which has a campus in Dungannon, is leading the call for 12 tech-savvy PhD innovators for €5.8m EU-backed ‘Renewable Engine’ project.

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South West College pays respects for former East Tyrone College principal Tony Dardis

South West College hosting engineering information evening

South West College is holding its annual information evening for Gold and Higher Level Apprenticeships this Wednesday, May 17.

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Students in action at the US final

Magherafelt students win political praise after world LEGO win

DUP leader Arlene Foster visited Magherafelt High School with MLA Keith Buchanan to congratulate pupils on their recent success at a world LEGO competition in the USA.

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Students from Windmill Integrated Primary School, took part in the Young Enterprise Our Families programme with the expert help of business volunteer Martina Grey from Ulster Bank, Dungannon.

Students take part in ‘Our Families’

Primary three students at Windmill Integrated Primary School learned about family dynamics and making financial decisions in the home as part of the Young Enterprise ‘Our Families’ programme.

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Donaghey Primary School goes on the run

Donaghey Primary School goes on the run

Two teams from Donaghey Primary School took part in the Belfast City Marathon Relay on Monday, May 1.

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Snapbank crowned ‘Best Digital Bank’

Snapbank crowned ‘Best Digital Bank’

At the AIB Build a Bank Final in the RDS Dublin on Tuesday, April 25, Snapbank from St. Patrick’s College were announced as ‘Best Digital Bank’.

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IT trainees enjoy McCloskey tour

IT trainees enjoy McCloskey tour

A group of Level 2 Cambridge Diploma IT trainees from South West College travelled to McCloskey International in Coalisland to discover more about the crushing and screening plants they design and manufacture, the trainees also learned of the potential Engineering and IT jobs that are available within the company.

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Stock classroom image. Dozens of schools with 'sustainability issues' have been identified by the Education Authority in their 2017/18 action plan

IN FULL: Schools at risk of closure across Northern Ireland

Dozens of schools across Northern Ireland are facing ‘sustainability issues’ and may be in line for closure or amalgamation with other schools, according to a new action plan published by the Education Authority (EA).

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Maeve is crowned Tyrone Champion

Maeve is crowned Tyrone Champion

Eason is delighted to announce that Maeve Fegan (age 11) from St. John’s Primary School, Moy is the winner of the Tyrone County Bee.

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Award-winning hairdresser shares top tips with local students

Award-winning hairdresser shares top tips with local students

Award-winning hairdresser Joanne O’Neill recently spent the afternoon teaching students and hairdressers from the local area her techniques and secrets at South West College’s Dungannon campus.

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