Education, Sport and Culture News

Student Awards process improved following feedback

A new and improved application process for University students to apply for financial help has been launched. The Department of Education, Sport and Culture’s...
Thursday, 25 May 2023

Arts and Culture and Legislation roles appointed for DESC

Claire Christian MHK and Paul Craine MLC have been handed political responsibilities within the Department of Education Sport and Culture (DESC). Mrs Christian...
Friday, 19 May 2023

Family fun made accessible at Zog Show

Over 200 tickets to the upcoming production of Zog at the Gaiety Theatre have been made available to Island families, through local charities, to help drive...
Wednesday, 17 May 2023

New Headteacher for Scoill Phurt le Moirrey

Simon Murphy has been appointed to lead Scoill Phurt Le Moirrey from September. Mr Murphy, who is from the Isle of Man, is an experienced school leader having...
Wednesday, 17 May 2023

Stage-ed awarded festive Pantomime contract

For the next three years Stage-ed will produce and stage the Island’s annual flagship Pantomime production at the Gaiety Theatre, as they are awarded the...
Friday, 5 May 2023

Steve Chapple chosen to lead Braddan School

Steve Chapple has been appointed to lead Braddan School from September, 16 years after he studied to be a teacher at the school. The former graphic designer...
Thursday, 4 May 2023

Kevin McCloud MBE: Grand Designs presenter to deliver Isle of Man Arts Council lecture

Kevin McCloud MBE, best known for his hit TV series Grand Designs, will deliver this year’s Isle of Man Arts Council lecture at the Gaiety Theatre on 25...
Thursday, 6 April 2023

Manx Folk Awards (Aundyryn Kiaull-Theay Vannin) 2023: More than 1,000 children showcase dance and music

More than 1,000 school children have spent a week showcasing their native music, dance, and language at the Manx Folk Awards, at venues across the Isle of Man...
Tuesday, 4 April 2023

Isle of Man Sports Awards 2022: Ingham and Cummins claim top prizes

World champion equestrian Yasmin Ingham and TT star Conor Cummins claimed the top prizes at the Isle of Man Sport Awards in Douglas on Thursday. Yasmin was...
Friday, 31 March 2023

Initial findings received following concerns about RSE curriculum

The summary of evidence and interim conclusions for part of an investigation into the Isle of Man’s relationships and sex education (RSE) curriculum have been...
Tuesday, 21 March 2023