Facebook Facebook Twitter Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Twitter Google+ Homepage BannerNews Foster may be called to give RHI evidence to Stormont committee 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Previous articlePink Floyd’s final album featuring Roger Waters to be reissued on vinylNext articleGovernment must provide LIS funding for access roads – Cope admin Google+ Pinterest By admin – December 15, 2016 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Pinterest The Public Accounts Committee at Stormont is holding a special meeting later to consider calling on the North’s first minister to give evidence over the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme.Arlene Foster announced yesterday that MLAs would be recalled on Monday as she gives a full statement in the Assembly.The ex Northern Economy Minister has rejected calls for her resignation, after significant overspending on the scheme was revealed.West Tyrone MLA Daniel McCrossan is a member of the Stormont Public Accounts Committee. He says Ms. Foster must be scrutinised over the 476 million euro bill being left behind…………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/daniel7.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.
Champlain College professor Ann DeMarle has been named an Apple Distinguished Educator. DeMarle directs the Multimedia & Graphic Design program and the new Electronic Game and Interactive Development program at Champlain.The Apple Distinguished Educator program includes a select group of faculty members from North America and Europe who use Apple technology in creative and influential ways. According to a statement from Apple Computer, Inc., when new technologies are developed, these leading educators are the first to make effective use of technology to support learning objectives in the classroom. They also model effective administrative leadership and teacher professionalism.As mentors, they are committed to engage, motivate, and inspire young minds, and they influence other educators by presenting their successes at key conferences and events, leading hands-on workshops, and getting actively involved at the local, state, and national levels.In addition to year-round networking and professional development opportunities, DeMarle will also attend Apple Camp for five days of workshops in Monterey, Calif., this summer.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (PTI) Access to playfields and engagement of physical education instructor has been made a mandatory requirement for all schools under the Right to Education Act, government told the Lok Sabha today. Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel said government recognises the role of sports and physical education in the holistic development of children and youth in the country. “As part of this policy, the government has made access to playfields and engagement of physical education instructor a mandatory requirement for all schools under the Right to Education Act,” he said during Question Hour. The Minister said the CBSE places special importance on co-scholastic areas which includes sports and physical fitness and it is expected that the state education boards would also emulate the CBSE example in due course. Goel said a scheme called Khelo India – National Programme for Development of Sports is being implemented by the Sports Ministry as a central sector scheme from the current financial (2016-17). The scheme provides for holding of annual sports competitions in two age group – (i) under 14 and (ii) under 17 all over the country to encourage mass participation of both boys and girls in sports in both urban and rural areas and identification of talented sportspersons through competitions and creation of sports infrastructure facilities, he said. PTI ACB AKK