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Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

With teenagers across the land about to find out their A Level results, there’s plenty of cause for concern for pupils as well as parents.

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Childline sees rise in counselling for Northern Ireland children anxious about exams

Childline is offering support to young people worried about exam results as teenagers across the country wait anxiously for AS and A-Level grades published this week.

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Business workshop for young rural entrepreneurs

Business workshop for young rural entrepreneurs

Do you live in a rural area, aged 16-30 and have a potential business idea? The RYE Connect Programme could help take your business idea further.

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'Bullying doesn’t stop when school stops' warns NSPCC

The NSPCC’s Childline service in Northern Ireland is reminding children and parents that just because it’s the middle of the school holidays, there is often no holiday from bullying for the many children who experience this misery.

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Students urged to claim TV licence refund

As students pack up and move home for the summer, TV Licensing is reminding students they may be entitled to extra holiday spending money in the form of a refund.

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Linda Dillon, MLA

Mid Ulster MLA slams £3m cut to uniform grant

Mid Ulster Sinn Féin MLA Linda Dillon has criticized the proposed £3 million cut to school uniforms grant and described it as “an attack on our economically deprived children and families.”

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Walker Memorial pupils fly the flag for the environment

Walker Memorial pupils fly the flag for the environment

Pupils at Walker Memorial Primary School, Dungannon are celebrating after being awarded an Eco Flag, the 1000th flag presented to schools in Northern Ireland.

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Lauren Cuddy

The future is bright for Queen's graduate Lauren Cuddy

Queen’s Student, Lauren Cuddy today receives her degree in Actuarial Science and Risk Management from Queen’s Management School.

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Children who play together can learn to live together

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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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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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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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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