Education Minister, John O’Dowd, and Chief Executive of the Public Health Agency (PHA), Dr Eddie Rooney, are seeking examples of outstanding pastoral care in schools.
The Pastoral Care Awards were launched in 2014 in recognition of the exceptional care shown by St Mary’s Primary School, Derrytrasna for terminally ill pupil, Adele Madden.
Speaking today, Minister O’Dowd said: “I believe there are many schools across our communities that go the extra mile everyday for their pupils. Young people today have many challenges to face and the support that schools provide can prove essential in helping them deal with the difficulties and hardships of life. (more…)Read More