Donegal Deputy says cutbacks to guidance counsellors must be reversed

first_img Donegal North East Deputy Charlie Mc Conalogue says cutbacks to guidance counsellors must be reversed after an ESRI report highlighted their importance to working class students.The study says students in less well-off schools are more reliant on advice from guidance services than better off schools, where pupils are more likely to have advice from parents who’ve gone through third level.Deputy Mc Conalogue says this underlines the impact of the Government’s cutbacks to guidance counsellors, and says the upcoming budget must be used to reinstate the service.He says it’s effecting the ability of many students to reach their potential……….Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/charl1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter Twitter Pinterest Pinterest Previous articleOver 2,000 students in Donegal receiving Leaving Cert results todayNext articleLauren Bacall dies at aged 89 News Highland News 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+ Google+center_img Facebook Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire WhatsApp Donegal Deputy says cutbacks to guidance counsellors must be reversed By News Highland – August 13, 2014 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebooklast_img read more

One ticket for both CPL playoff matches

first_imgCRICKET fans in Guyana will get a special treat as the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) organisers have struck a deal with the Guyana government which will see the return of the playoffs here for a second straight year.However, it will be even a more special treat, since it is confirmed that patrons can be a part of the double-header playoff matches with the purchase of one ticket.“The purchase of one ticket will be used for both games,”The playoffs comprise two games – the eliminator between the third-placed and fourth-placed teams, and qualifier one involving the top-of-the-table side after the preliminaries against the second-placed side.Both matches are scheduled for October 6 at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.Meanwhile, the prices are yet to be confirmed locally. However, according to the CPL website, tickets are on sale on line, with US$ 12.00 for the Grass Mound; the South East – Orange Stand US$ 16.00; North West – Red US$ 27.00 and South West – Green US$ 29.00.The two games will bring to seven the number of CPL matches staged here during the 2019 campaign after Guyana Amazon Warriors played three of their home games here at the start of the tournament.They have two remaining matches here on October 3 and 4 against Jamaica Tallawahs and two-time reigning champions Trinbago Knight Riders.The winner of qualifier one will book a direct spot in the final set for October 12 in Trinidad ans while the winner of the eliminator will face the loser of qualifier one on October 10 in Trinidad and Tobago, for a place in the final. (Rajiv Bisnauth)last_img read more