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Education and Children News

Restorative justice approach to resolving conflict in schools

A new approach to tackling conflict in schools is paying off for pupils and teachers alike. Several schools on the Isle of Man are piloting the use of...
Friday, 9 December 2011

New head of Manx language teaching appointed

Manx language education in the Island will have a new head from January. Rob Teare will succeed Rosemary Derbyshire as the Department of Education and...
Friday, 9 December 2011

Fifty have fun at Primary Disability Football Festival

Around 50 children with various disabilities enjoyed the annual Disability Football Festival for all primary special educational needs (SEN) units held earlier...
Friday, 2 December 2011

Parents informed of review outcome

This week the Education Support Centre will share the comments of an external validation of its School Self Review and Evaluation (SSRE) with parents. The...
Friday, 25 November 2011

Twenty acts take part in Youth's Got Talent

An annual showcase of youth talent takes place at the Youth Arts Centre on Monday 5 December. Twenty acts from youth clubs and projects all over the Island...
Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Family Library raises charity cash

The Family Library has charity fund-raising all sewn up. The Department of Education and Children-run library sold knitted and crocheted creatures during its...
Monday, 21 November 2011

Young people address decision-makers at UCount2

We count, too, so don’t discriminate against us. That was the message young people shared with politicians yesterday (Sunday) at the annual forum run by the...
Monday, 21 November 2011

'Be a buddy, not a bully' message to pupils

Be a buddy, not a bully. That’s the message that has gone out to pupils of Willaston Primary School this week – Anti Bullying Week (14-18 November). Constable...
Friday, 18 November 2011

Piglets and lambs bring the farm to the classroom

Primary school pupils will be getting up close to young piglets and lambs next week as they learn about life on a farm. Ramsey Grammar School’s rural science...
Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Teacher saves pupil's life the day after attending St John Ambulance training

A quick-thinking teacher saved the life of a choking pupil – less than 24 hours after she attended a St John Ambulance training session. Richmond Gabriel was...
Wednesday, 16 November 2011
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