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St. Laurence OTooles Primary School Belleeks

Shared Education New Partners

6th Jan 2020

As you may be aware, Shared Education is a programme funded by Peace IV Funding.

What is PEACE IV?

• Shared Education Project supported by Europe

• Northern Ireland & the border counties

Managed by the Education Authority /Partner organisation in South Léargas

€29m (2017 – 2022)

What is Shared Education?

Schools, of different management types, providing opportunities for pupils, staff & the community to engage in collaborative and meaningful learning experiences.

Purpose of Shared Education;

(a) to deliver educational benefits to children and young persons;

(b) to promote the efficient and effective use of resources;

(c) to promote equality of opportunity;

(d) to promote good relations; and

(e) to promote respect for identity, diversity and community cohesion.

To this end, we will now collaborate with our NEW Primary School Partner : Raphoe National School

We look forward to an exciting shared curricular programme enhancing the teaching of STEM with our cross border partner. This programme will be developed with Year 7 Pupils and Staff this year.

A note will be sent to Year 7 Pupils regarding this exciting initiative with our Donegal Friends!!