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  • Subtitled film screenings introduced

    Subtitled film screenings are to be introduced at the VillaGaiety’s Broadway Cinema, with the first subtitled screening being the film ‘Downton Abbey’ on 22 September 2019. The VillaGaiety provide captioned performances for selected shows at the Gaiety Theatre. This has now been extended to selected screenings at the Broadway Cinema, enabling people who are hard of hearing to enjoy films and events more regularly.   On the Isle of Man, approximately 1 in 6 of the population has some level of hearing loss.…

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  • Safer Schools App launched

    An innovative technological application, called Safer Schools, has been launched on 18 September 2019 at St Ninian's Lower School. The Safer Schools app aims to help the Island’s school communities better protect themselves by having safeguarding information at their fingertips. School leaders, teachers and support staff from across the Island, together with representatives from the Isle of Man Safeguarding Board, the Isle of Man Constabulary and Business Isle of Man were invited to the launch. Developed b…

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  • Isle of Man Arts Council awards first annual student bursaries

    The Isle of Man Arts Council recently announced the recipients of their first annual student bursaries for 2019/2020.  Awarded to students moving into or currently in further or higher education, the three bursaries are each worth £10,000 over the duration of a course. The Jonathan Gollow Bursary for Performing Arts has been awarded to Saroja Lily Ratnavel, who will be attending The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) to study for an MFA in Professional Acting. Saroja Lily said: ‘I’m so gratef…

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  • Teachers recruited for new academic year

    A significant number of teachers have been appointed to our Island’s schools at the start of the 2019 academic year, to inspire, engage and nurture young people to achieve their potential. A summer recruitment campaign proved successful in attracting a wide variety of applicants from those with experience to those who are newly qualified. Thirty-three teachers have taken up their new posts in primary schools across the Island, with secondary schools welcoming 37 recruits across all subjects. Of these posit…

    read more Wed, Sep 11th 2019 4:42 PM by www.gov.im on gov.im

  • Provisional Level 3 examination results, 2019

    Key features of the provisional Isle of Man 2019 Level 3 results The 2019 Level 3 results in the Isle of Man Government’s five secondary schools once again reflect the high achievement of pupils in a wide range of subjects. Over 300 Year 13 pupils were entered for 900 full Level 3 qualifications in over 50 different subjects. Alongside full A Level and BTEC Level 3 qualifications pupils have taken AS and other qualifications that carry UCAS points such as the Extended Project and London Institute of Bankin…

    read more Thu, Aug 15th 2019 5:00 PM by www.gov.im on gov.im

  • NSC swimming pool to reopen this weekend

    The main swimming pool at the National Sports Centre in Douglas will reopen to the public this weekend. Final testing of the pool will take place this Thursday and Friday. Subject to any unforeseen difficulties, the pool will then reopen to the public at 9.00am on Saturday 17 August. Due to the leisure pool and flumes remaining closed at this stage, a reduced capacity to manage the number of people in the pool at one time will be in place. Public swim sessions will take place at the following times on Satu…

    read more Tue, Aug 13th 2019 1:57 PM by www.gov.im on gov.im

  • Isle of Man Sport Celebration of Coaching 2019

    The second Isle of Man Sport ‘Celebration of Coaching’ will take place at Douglas Golf Club’s Meadows Pavilion, on Saturday 7 September 2019. This event pays homage to the army of sports coaches who give up their time freely to provide unrivalled opportunities for the Island’s community to participate in sport.  A large number of coaches from a variety of sports came together for the inaugural event last year, enjoying an evening of reflection and recognition.  Special guest and former England U18 rugby co…

    read more Tue, Aug 13th 2019 11:40 AM by www.gov.im on gov.im

  • Isle of Man Sport Coaching Festival - helping best practice become common practice

    A stellar line up of international coaching experts will feature in the second Isle of Man Sport Coaching Festival.  Titled 'Helping best practice become common practice', the festival takes place over the weekend of Friday 6 and Sunday 8 September 2019.  During the weekend, coaches will get to 'break bread' over breakfast with sporting giant, Bryan Habana. The South African Winger and 2007 Rugby World Cup winner will be on Island delivering a series of fundraising events for Isle of Man Rugby thanks to N7…

    read more Tue, Aug 6th 2019 2:38 PM by www.gov.im on gov.im

  • New ‘Manx Culinary Apprentice Scheme’ Launched

    Together with local hospitality owners, the Visit Isle of Man Executive Agency and University College Isle of Man (UCM) have launched a new ‘Manx Culinary Apprentice Scheme’, with an aim to develop new Chefs to service the Island’s prospering hospitality sector. The Isle of Man has a present need to fill a number of vacant catering positions and efficiently bridge the skills gap for the future. Mark Wilson, Managing Director of Sleepwell Hotels and Board Member of Visit Isle of Man, created a working group…

    read more Thu, Aug 1st 2019 12:02 PM by www.gov.im on gov.im

  • Career advisor support sessions for students considering next steps

    Career Advisors from the Department of Education, Sport and Culture have organised additional opportunities for school leavers to discuss next steps during the summer holidays. Advisors will run drop in meetings over the next six weeks at Ramsey, Peel and Castletown Youth Centres, as well as University College Isle of Man and Café Laare. With Year 11 and 13 results days next month, these drop in sessions are designed to help students who may still be considering their next steps after education, to learn m…

    read more Wed, Jul 31st 2019 6:29 PM by www.gov.im on gov.im

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