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  • The next Government roadshows will be taking place in October and November. In attendance will be the Chief Minister, the Minister for Policy and Reform and Chief Officers...


  • ManSat Ltd has appointed Manxwoman Dr Jennifer Stone as Regulatory Affairs Manager – 15 years after she was awarded the company’s inaugural scholarship to the NASA United Space School...


  • Author and illustrator Vikki Orwin visited Ballasalla School to read her book “Jetmalew’s Island Adventures” to the children. The story is about one of the “little people” at Fairy Bridge named “Jetmalew” who travels around the Island on his little motorbike ...



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    Following another successful year for young people registering for and gaining awards, more than 180 Bronze and Silver participants were invited to the annual Island Presentation Evening at the Gaiety Theatre. This event is very kindly sponsored by Isle of Man Bank and Sam Skelton, Head of Intermediaries & Real Estate, presented the certificates. The Department of Education and Children’s Youth Service is registered as an operating authority and has 14 award units signed up to offer DofE, and although th…

    read more Wed, Sep 30th 2015 9:39 AM by Alex Townsend on decnews wiki


    When: October 12, 14, 26, 28 November 11, 16 Where: Various locations, including Manx Museum, Keyll Dareee, Peel and Ramsey How to book : Online at https://www.gov.im/csr or call 685293. Dear colleague, I’m pleased to tell you that the next Government roadshows will be taking place in October and November. We will be joined by the Chief Minister, the Minister for Policy and Reform and Chief Officers. In last year’s staff survey, you said that you’d like to know more about the Government strategy and what…

    read more Tue, Sep 29th 2015 11:01 AM by Alex Townsend on decnews wiki

  • Island-wide response to One World Charity Challenge competition

    Year 12 students prepare to showcase their skills and understanding of development issues The One World Centre is pleased to announce that, for the first year, all of the Island’s secondary schools plus the Isle of Man College will be taking part in the popular One World Charity Challenge event.Although a well-established highlight of the education calendar since 2008, this will be the first time that teams from all of the Island’s Year 12 or equivalent classes will be competing head to head to win the C…

    read more Thu, Sep 24th 2015 9:46 PM by Alex Townsend on decnews wiki

  • New loan scheme helps talented singer-songwriter to pursue her dream

    A youth music project is launching an instrument and equipment loan scheme for those pursuing their dreams off the Island. Soundcheck, a registered charity, offers expertise, equipment, rehearsal space and organised gigs for bands and soloists aged 13-plus. Until now, its support has been limited to young people on the Island. However, thelegacy of a gifted musician has enabled it to launch a loan scheme, with the first beneficiary a talented singer-songwriter who is heading to the UK to study. The Malco…

    read more Tue, Sep 15th 2015 10:09 AM by Alex Townsend on decnews wiki

  • Action-packed weekend in store during Adventure Challenge

    The Isle of Man’s reputation as an outstanding venue for adventure sports will be showcased to teams from across the UK and Europe this weekend. The Ellan Vannin Fuels Adventure Challenge will see a total of 100 young people participate in a series of events to test their athleticism, teamwork and communication skills. Competitors from as far afield as Gibraltar, Estonia and Finland will take on challenges including sea kayaking and coasteering during a busy weekend of action. The Adventure Challenge, wh…

    read more Mon, Sep 14th 2015 1:29 PM by Alex Townsend on decnews wiki

  • Home educators reminded to register

    “Parents of children who are home or privately educated are reminded of the requirement to register with the Department of Education and Children (DEC). T…”

  • Casuals Rugby

    “The Manx Rugby Football Union is organising an event called Casuals Rugby at Douglas Rugby Club on Friday 11th September. It is aimed at people wishing t…”

  • QEII High School student receives Junior Achievement Alumni Leadership Award in Berlin

    “Queen Elizabeth High School’s Rhian O’Leary has become one of only 11 European students to receive an Alumni Leadership Award in this year’s JA-YE Europe…”

  • Former BHS student inspires Junior Achievement intern scheme

    “A former Ballakermeen High School student has inspired Manx charity Junior Achievement to establish an intern scheme. Nick Collins was a member of the te…”

  • Net gains for businesses playing badminton

    “The business world tried its hand at badminton on Saturday as Manx Sports and Recreation (MSR) hosted its annual tournament for local companies. Eight te…”

  • 2015 Isle of Man College degree graduates are top class – again

    “Business studies graduates at the Isle of Man College of Further and Higher Education have again demonstrated the quality of degree courses on the Island…”


    “A sensory unit is due to open at the Pre-School Assessment Centre (PSAC) following a two-year fundraising campaign by Manx Miracles. Ahead of the officia…”

  • Emotional first aid training for education staff

    “Education staff have received training in emotional first aid for young people. Eleven employees attended an award-winning course delivered by the Solent…”

  • Employers reminded of law relating to children

    “Ahead of the school summer holidays, employers are reminded that they should adhere to the law when hiring children of compulsory school age – 16 and und…”

  • Find out about the College’s new History & Heritage Degree

    “Find out about the College’s new History & Heritage Degree: Public Drop-in Session, 17 August, 12pm-4pm, Room K205 Come and find out about the new Histor…”


    “For the month of August, Manx RFU are running weekly Touch Rugby pick up games at Nobles Park. All fitness levels, genders and abilities are welcome to c…”

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