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A former Leitrim Teacher and Vice- Principal is strongly criticising the decision taken by the Minister for Education to return to the traditional format of the Leaving cert in 2022.   Minister for Education Norma Foley is recommending a return to the written exam format, although there will be greater…

A major extension has been approved for a County Leitrim secondary school.   Education Minister Norma Foley has given the go-ahead for 11 extra rooms, including new classrooms, for Drumshanbo Vocational School, making it one of the biggest campuses in Leitrim.   Chairman of the school board of management, Cllr…

All fifth year students at Drumshanbo Vocational School will return to in class learning from tomorrow. Students had been instructed to study remotely from home after four pupils in the same year tested positive for Covid-19. Students were sent home as a precaution and the HSE has now confirmed they…

A North West Secondary School vice-principal has warned against teachers and students rushing to avail of Covid-19 vaccines.   The INTO’s John Boyle had called for them to be prioritised when the vaccine becomes available.   Sean Wynne is the Vice-Principal of Drumshanbo Vocational School.   He says he was…

A North West based Secondary school vice-Principal says the leaving cert examinations should could go ahead in the local region this summer.   There are reports today suggesting the examinations could be staged at the tail-end of the summer or in the autumn as the government believes it’s unlikely the…