Education

Education related posts and information articles by Sean Canney TD for the constituency of East Galway in the West of Ireland

17 08, 2018

Improvements to free preschool places

By | August 17th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Improvements to free preschool places Improvements to preschool places for children, parents and providers were announced this week. Childcare providers will receive an increase of 7% in capitation payments for ECCE free pre-school from September. [...]

15 08, 2018

Did you get your Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance?

By | August 15th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Did you get your Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance? The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance (BSCFA) provides a once-off payment to eligible families to assist with the costs of clothing and [...]

30 07, 2018

Canney welcomes announcement of €5 million Higher Education Innovation and Transformation Fund

By | July 30th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Canney welcomes announcement of €5 million Higher Education Innovation and Transformation Fund and announcement of Ring-fenced funding for Multi Campus Institutions. I welcome the announcement today by Minister Richard Bruton T.D. and the Minister of [...]

27 07, 2018

Canney calls for retention of over 55s on CE schemes

By | July 27th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Canney calls for retention of over 55s on CE schemes I have called for changes to be made to the rules governing CE Schemes to allow participants who are aged over 55 to stay on [...]

23 07, 2018

Investment in PE and computer science in local schools.

By | July 23rd, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Homepage, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Investment in PE and computer science in local schools. Investment in educational facilities to allow schools to teach new leaving cert subjects such as PE and computer science was announced this week. The Convent of [...]

7 07, 2018

Canney Welcomes Emergency Funding for Schools in Galway East

By | July 7th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have been informed by the Department of Education that two Schools in Galway East have been approved in the latest round of funding for Emergency Works. Belclare N.S have been allocated funding for the [...]

25 06, 2018

Funding for Schools Welcomed by Canney

By | June 25th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Homepage, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

Deputy Seán Canney has welcomed the allocation of funding for various school projects in Galway East. St. Jarlath’s College Tuam has been allocated funding for Special Needs Projects as has Barnaderg National School. Leitrim National [...]

14 06, 2018

€8 million funding for Apprenticeship Programmes in Institutes of Technology.

By | June 14th, 2018|Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Information, Latest News|0 Comments

€8 million funding for Apprenticeship Programmes in Institutes of Technology. I have welcomed the announcement that €8 million is being invested in apprenticeship programmes in the Institutes of Technology. ‘In particular I welcome the investment [...]

6 06, 2018

Clarin College Athenry tender process underway

By | June 6th, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Homepage, Latest News|0 Comments

The building project for Clarin College, Athenry, now gone to tender. Following on from continuous discussions with the Minister for Education, I am glad to confirm that the Clarin College project in Athenry has now [...]

1 06, 2018

Childcare Facilities in Galway East

By | June 1st, 2018|Athenry Area, Blog, Education, Galway East, Gort Area, Headford Area, Health, Homepage, Information, Kinvara Area, Latest News, Loughrea Area, Portumna Area, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the announcement of funding for Childcare Facilities in Galway East I have been informed by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone that funding has been provided for many Childcare Facilities [...]