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Discover your options at South West College

South West College, Dungannon campus, will host a major one-day careers and industry engagement Open Day on Tuesday, March 28 from 12noon – 8pm.

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Martin McGuinness as he signed his resignation letter

Teachers Union defers strike in respect for Martin McGuinness

Teachers Union INTO has deferred its planned half day strike on Thursday following news of the death of former Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness

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Anniversary mass at St Ciaran’s

On Wednesday February 15, St. Ciaran’s College continued to celebrate its Golden Jubilee with a very special Mass of Thanksgiving celebrated by The Most Reverend Charles Brown, Papal Nuncio in Ireland.

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Young entrepreneurs from Cookstown High and Holy Trinity with teachers, principals and Rotary Club members

Cookstown school students impress at bank with business start-ups

Bright sparks from Cookstown High School and Holy Trinity College were laughing all the way to the bank last Wednesday, when they were awarded for their business start-up ideas.

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St Ciaran’s students reach for peace

St Ciaran’s students reach for peace

Recently, a group of students from St. Ciaran’s College took part in the Global Youth Peace Summit in Girdswood Hub, Belfast.

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Over 600 Mid Kids ‘Bee Safe’

Over 600 Mid Kids ‘Bee Safe’

More than 600 primary school pupils have taken part in the latest ‘Bee Safe’ programme from Mid Ulster District Council.

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‘Eagle-eyed’ pupils watch the birdie!

Local schoolchildren have been braving the winter weather to take part in the world’s biggest wildlife survey!

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Would you like a future in IT?

Burnavon to host IT careers workshop aimed at people on autism spectrum

Young people on the autism spectrum are being given a chance to test whether they would like a future in NI's growing IT sector at a special event in Cookstown on Saturday.

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St Joseph’s win two awards at iLearn 2017

St Joseph’s win two awards at iLearn 2017

Digital managers from St Joseph’s College, Coalisland attended iLearn 2017 at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast.

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Let the youth be heard

Let the youth be heard

Seventy young people from across Dungannon and South Tyrone District gathered together to ensure their voices were heard at a consultation and networking night held by Dungannon and South Tyrone Youth Council.

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St. Ciaran’s College in Conversation

St. Ciaran’s College in Conversation

St Ciaran’s College, Ballygawley continue to celebrate their 50th Anniversary with a very special guest , Sean Boylan.

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Top Biodiversity Workshop

Top Biodiversity Workshop

CAFRE recently hosted a one day curriculum support event at Greenmount Campus on biodiversity for over 30 A-level Biology students and teachers from Royal School Dungannon.

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Young people ‘Breaking the Mould’

Young people ‘Breaking the Mould’

Galbally Youth and Community Association are leading the way with Good Relations amongst young people aged 11-14, in their current youth programme, ‘Breaking the Mould.’

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The eight year 10s impressed judges with their team work

Magherafelt High School team scoops national LEGO award

A team of students from Magherafelt High School beat 45 other groups from across the British Isles to scoop a top prize at the UK and Ireland First LEGO League (FLL) finals.

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St Ciaran’s students learn more about Irish

St Ciaran’s students learn more about Irish

Recently, Dr. Pádraig Ó Tiarnaigh, Communications and Language Protection Officer, Conradh na Gaeilge visited St. Ciarán’s College Ballygawley to speak to students about the Irish language .

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Get engineering careers fair

Get engineering careers fair

South West College are excited to host the Get Engineering Careers Fair on Saturday, February 25 from 9.30am - 1.30pm in Dungannon.

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Kilross PS pupils with author Claire Savage and principal, Mrs Crossett

Magherafelt author unveils ‘magical’ new children’s book

A former Magherafelt woman is making her mark in the world of children’s fiction with a book inspired by the myths and legends of Northern Ireland’s north coast.

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Police and paramedics help drunk teen in Cookstown

Despite ‘increasing teen drinking problems’ funding cuts end vital outreach work on issue

Whilst police continually find themselves dealing with drinking teens, a Mid Ulster charity that could help deal with the issue, can’t - because of funding constraints.

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EA's Online Safer Internet Video Competition KS2 3rd place winners St Mary's PS Cabragh, pupils pictured at EA tv studio with Peter Bower UK Safer Internet Centre, Orla O'Hagan NSPCC, John Collings EA Director of Education, TV Presenter Emma-Louise Johnston, Caroline Karayiannis SBNI, Tim Matchett C2k and Declan Hyland DE. Front row: Seamus McCreesh Teacher.

St Mary’s scoops prize at Safer Internet Day competition

Promoting the Safer Internet Day theme ‘Be the change: unite for a better internet’, the Education Authority have announced the winners of its second Online Safety competition at a special studio screening organised by C2k and EA tv.

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St Patrick’s pupil is a Youth Public Speaking finalist

St Patrick’s pupil is a Youth Public Speaking finalist

Soroptimists International held its 35th Annual Youth Public Speaking Competition in Hillsborough recently, sponsored by Diamond Recruitment Group.

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