The Assembly’s Education Committee in partnership with the British Council NI recently hosted a special event to showcase the range of international programmes and funding available to local primary and post-primary schools in Northern Ireland.
Pupils and teachers from 20 local schools as well as Members from the Education Committee attended the “World in your Classroom” event where they will all got an opportunity to try a range of fun activities such as Chinese calligraphy and interactive language learning classes.
Holy Family Primary School, Belfast, which is linked to St Paul Kitovu Mixed School, Masaka, Uganda through the Connecting Classrooms programme opened the event with a performance of a Ugandan song.
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Over 40 representatives from primary schools across Northern Ireland attended an event for area planning, hosted by the Committee for Education in the Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings.
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Committee Chairperson, Mr Mervyn Storey MLA, explains what area planning means and how will it affect our schools: