Posts Tagged ‘education’

TD: ‘Teaching has been reduced to crowd control’

More than one in four primary school children in County Waterford are now being packed into classes of 30-plus, according to local Independent TD John Halligan. Responding to statistics which show the percentage of primary children in county Waterford in a class of 30 or more went from 22.1 per cent in 2011/2012 to 27.9 per [...]

Arts Squad

Students of St. Paul’s Community College, Waterford enjoying a samba drumming workshop as part of Arts Squad 2015 with Waterford Youth Arts.
Arts Squad is a newly-funded resource available from Waterford Youth Arts with a specific focus on the arts in an education and development context. Aimed at bringing the arts out to those who may not often have exposure to or access to the arts, the programme is about enabling youth social inclusion which is at [...]