Education, Training and Careers News

Making children's voices count in the Island

Organisations that give children a genuine ‘voice’ can now be assessed for a quality benchmark by local evaluators. Nigel Bennett, Headteacher of St John’s...
Monday, 14 May 2012

Local student awarded university accolade

A student from the Isle of Man has been named as one of his university’s Undergraduate Students of the Year. Richard Wild is studying dentistry at the...
Tuesday, 8 May 2012

'Hope' brings rewards for student story-writers

Talented young story-writers were rewarded today after winning a writing competition on the theme of  ‘hope’. Gloria Rukeyser, great-granddaughter of...
Friday, 4 May 2012

Queen Elizabeth II High School students reach Volvo Adventure final in Sweden

The Volvo Adventure programme works closely with the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) to recognise exceptional environmental work conducted by...
Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Ridge challenge volunteers scale new heights

Hardy volunteers who took part in the Three Ridge Charity Challenge scaled new heights in personal achievement and raised valuable funds for Ardwhallan...
Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Duke of Edinburgh's Award success for Queen Elizabeth II High School participants

This year saw forty-six students enrol on the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme and fifty-five awards being gained. Twenty passed the Bronze Award and a record...
Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Minister for Home Affairs opens the new Macfadyen Centre

The Minister for Home Affairs, Hon. Juan Watterson MHK, has officially opened the new training centre for the local Cadet Forces. The project has been a joint...
Monday, 16 April 2012

Head of DHA Communications Division retires

Robert Williamson, the Technical Director of the Communications Division of the Department of Home Affairs, retires today (Monday, April 16 2012) after 22 years...
Monday, 16 April 2012

Spirit of Innovation Challenge - Team Foogle

Competing in the finals of the Conrad Award, Spirit of Innovation Finals in San Francisco, team Foogle from St Ninian’s High School did a brilliant job said...
Thursday, 12 April 2012

Peer mentors presented with certificates

Students who provided a friendly face and a supportive ear to pupils making the switch from primary to secondary school have been recognised. 13 students –...
Wednesday, 11 April 2012