Education, Training and Careers News

Manx goes Mainstream – Significant Moment for the Manx Language

At the July sitting of Tynwald an historic Order was passed which recognised the significant value of the Bunscoill Ghaelgagh (Manx language primary school) by...
Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Remote learning review seeks lockdown feedback

Parents and pupils are being asked to share their experiences of remote learning during the global health emergency in a survey launched today (Monday 27...
Monday, 27 July 2020

Teachers set for biggest pay rise in fifteen years

Teachers in the Isle of Man are set to receive their biggest pay rise in fifteen years. It comes after Gavin Williamson, the UK Education Secretary, accepted...
Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Free school meal vouchers extended over summer

The Isle of Man Government is planning to extend its Free School Meal Voucher Scheme to help eligible families during the school holiday this summer. The...
Monday, 20 July 2020

Statement from Dr Alex Allinson MHK following a statement from the Joint Trade Unions

Dr Alex Allinson MHK, Minister for Education, Sport and Culture has issued this statement following today's (14 July) statement from the Joint Trade Unions. He...
Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Higher Education Fair to go ahead thanks to student help

An annual event to help sixth form students learn more about life after school will go ahead thanks to support from local students. The Higher Education Fair,...
Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Teaching Union to ballot for strike action

A teaching union has written to the Isle of Man Government over plans to ballot its members for strike action later this month.The Isle of Man Government...
Tuesday, 7 July 2020

New headteacher for Cronk Y Berry School

Alex Quane has been appointed as the new headteacher for Cronk Y Berry School. Mrs Quane has worked in teaching since 1998, including most recently, seven...
Thursday, 25 June 2020

School attendance nears pre-COVID levels

The number of children now back at school in the Isle of Man is close to pre-COVID levels. On Tuesday, more than 92% of primary and 86% of secondary age pupils...
Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Independent review of education department's partnership with schools

The Council of Ministers has commissioned an independent review of how the Department of Education, Sport and Culture works with the Island’s primary and...
Monday, 22 June 2020