Tag: ESC

New search for local maths teachers

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

ESC has launched a new training programme to help Jersey graduates retrain as secondary school maths teachers on-island. Four places are initially available and will be open to islanders who already have a degree. This could be in mathematics or another subject provided they have worked or studied in an area that requires them to […]

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ESC to review maths, English and science

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Full-scale reviews of maths, English and science are to be undertaken by the Education, Sport and Culture Department. The maths review will start before the end of 2012 and the tendering process for the English review will begin early in 2013. A date for the science review will be published after that. All the work […]

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Departments work together to fund Island Games 2013 team travel

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

An extra £100,000 of funding is being provided to support the Island Games team travelling to Bermuda next year. It will also help fund increased participation in sport in the run-up to the 2015 NatWest Island Games in Jersey. Additional funding has been approved by the Treasury and Resources Minister, the ESC Minister and the […]

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Interim appointment for Highlands and Hautlieu

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

The appointment of a new principal for Highlands College has been put on hold so that a review can take place into ways of enhancing options for students there and at Hautlieu. The project will be led by Lesley Toms, the current Head of Hautlieu, who will become Interim Executive Principal of both Highlands and […]

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Comprehensive Spending Review savings for ESC

| June 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Education, Sport and Culture Minister, with the support of the Council of Ministers, has published a revised set of CSR savings. A new savings target has been agreed which takes into account the States decision in 2011 to maintain the grants of fee paying schools, pending publication of an Education White Paper. Following detailed […]

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Teenage musicians win national Arts Award for the first time

| February 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

A rock guitarist, a keyboard player and a singer from La Motte Street Youth Project have won a nationally recognised award for their artistic achievements. Robbie Dark (16), Honor Butel (13) and Joe Chadd (17), who are graduates of the Youth Service’s Rock School, each received a Bronze Arts Award yesterday. They are the first […]

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More than 300 volunteers assist Jersey Youth Service

| January 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The volunteer workforce that helps Jersey Youth Service has expanded to more than 300, thought to be the highest number ever. ESC Minister Deputy Patrick Ryan has praised the team of islanders who give time to help young people:  “This huge team play an incredibly important role alongside our qualified youth workers. Without their support […]

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