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New model for special education resources – Naughten

In Education, Posts by Topic by Denis Naughten

A new model for the allocation of Special Education Teaching Resources to both primary and secondary schools will be introduced from September, local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed. This new model will be a fairer and better way to allocate resources to support children with Special Educational Needs and will include an additional 900 teaching posts. “As a result up …

Funding for school safety will save lives – Naughten

In Education by Denis Naughten

The allocation of Government funding to improve road safety within the vicinity of schools in counties Roscommon and Galway will reduce speed and save lives, claims local Minister Denis Naughten. “Over €1/2m has been allocated in Clar funding to Galway and Roscommon County Councils to slow down traffic close to schools around the constituency,” says Denis Naughten. “Ireland has one …

Naughten welcomes grants for primary schools

In Education by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has welcomed the news that primary schools throughout the area are to benefit from the Minor Works Grant for the 2016/2017 school year, which has been announced today. “This grant means that each school can benefit from €5,500 per school plus €18.50 per mainstream pupil and €74 per special needs pupil to carry out minor works,” …

Minister Naughten launches schools education campaign in Castlerea

In Education, Posts by Topic by Denis Naughten

Pictured at the launch of the Bin It! workshops is Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten with pupils from Castlerea Community School, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon A nationwide school campaign – Bin IT! – aimed at educating and raising student awareness of littering was launched by local Minster Denis Naughten in Castlerea Community School today. Bin It! features …

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Naughten congratulates those selected for ESB Graduate Programme

In Education, News by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten TD has met with a group of young graduates from Roscommon, Westmeath and Galway who have been selected to take part in the ESB’s Graduate Development Programme. The students, who graduated in the fields of engineering, IT, HR, marketing, trading and finance, start the prestigious three year programme with ESB this week.   Denis Naughten TD, …

Naughten seeks further funding for education

In Education by Denis Naughten

Every child should leave primary school able to read & write yet at present 1 in 10 can’t. “Our children will be asked to pay for the €120,000m debt that we created. But why should they have to pay on the double through the cuts made during the recession? Education needs more funding,” stated Denis Naughten. “We need to reduce …

Naughten welcomes new class for Knockcroghery N.S.

In Education by Denis Naughten

Monday 9th September 2013 Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed confirmation by the NCSE of a new class for children with special needs at Knockcroghery N.S. The new ASD class in Scoil Mhuire, Knockcroghery, is one of 118 new classes opening this month across the country for children with special needs. Denis Naughten has welcomed the new class announced by …

Just 2 weeks to SUSI deadline – Naughten

In Education, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Tuesday 16th July 2013 Just 2 weeks to SUSI deadline – Naughten Local TD Denis Naughten has reminded local students that there is now just over two weeks left during which to apply for a higher education grant for the 2013/2014 academic year. “The closing date this year is a month earlier to facilitate earlier application and decision making and …