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Speech: Statement from Dr Alex Allinson MHK – Re: NASUWT

I welcome the news announced on Tuesday 19 January that the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers has agreed to suspend its Action Short...
Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Protection of Manx Gaelic extended under European Charter

The Isle of Man Government has received confirmation that Part III of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (ECRML) will be applied to the...
Monday, 18 January 2021

Chief Minster welcomes certainty over university fees

Isle of Man students will pay home fees to attend all English universities and colleges from 2021 after clarification was received from the UK...
Thursday, 14 January 2021

Parents asked to keep children at home where possible

Parents are being asked to keep their children at home whenever possible and only use hub schools when strictly necessary. The Isle of Man Government is also...
Monday, 11 January 2021

Parents receive free school meal vouchers for second lockdown

Parents of children who normally receive free school meals will receive vouchers to spend on essential groceries while schools remain closed. Most schools...
Sunday, 10 January 2021

Statement from Department of Education, Sport and Culture

Since the announcement by the British Government that most summer exams would be cancelled, the Department for Education, Sport and Culture has been in regular...
Friday, 8 January 2021

Update on nurseries, playgroups and childminders

On Tuesday, the Chief Minister ordered the closure of nurseries, playgroups and childminders for most children on the Isle of Man effective from 23.59 on...
Thursday, 7 January 2021

Remote learning stepped up as schools close

Schools and nurseries in the Isle of Man are to close from Thursday except for vulnerable children and those of key workers as the Island prepares to enter a...
Wednesday, 6 January 2021

Speech: Teachers' pay statement by Dr Alex Allinson MHK

When I was appointed Minister in March this year I committed to help resolve the ongoing industrial dispute between the Department and the teachers of our...
Monday, 14 December 2020

Parents urged to register primary school starters

Parents of children who will start primary school in 2021 are reminded to register them with a school by 31 January, to help make the transition smooth and...
Tuesday, 1 December 2020
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