Scientists are calling on the public to sign up to a new study which will help identify who is most at risk of contracting COVID-19 and why some people become more ill than others with the disease. Public health scientists at Queen’s University Belfast are collaborating with colleagues from QueenRead More →

As part of its Skills for Tomorrow programme, BT has teamed up with Computing at School (CAS), to launch dozens of activities, designed to support parents in Northern Ireland with their children’s digital skills at home… The series of activities is based on the Barefoot Computing programme, a programme fundedRead More →

Belfast Live has reported that post-primary transfer tests are under review in case schools don’t “return to normal” by autumn, according to a  Stormont department. Derek Baker, The Education Permanent Secretary, told the committee the private companies delivering the tests were “considering all options”. When questioned by the Education Committee chair, Alliance MLA Chris Lyttle,Read More →

The Public Health Agency (PHA), the Health and Social Care Board and a senior paediatric consultant are urging parents and carers to be vigilant of other childhood illnesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, and are reassuring them that help and support is available for those who need medical attention. Dr JoanneRead More →

Belfast Zoo is helping to spread some positivity and coming to you through the world of social media while it is temporarily closed to the public due to Covid19. The dedicated zoo team are providing regular updates so you don’t miss out on the animal antics, and posting them onRead More →

Northern Ireland’s education system is under “extreme pressure” and “cannot fulfil its obligation” to all children with special educational needs (SEN). These were just some of the critical claims presented by the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People (NICCY), Koulla Yiasouma, in the robust report published on theRead More →