MED-Lab, a new interactive medical themed exhibition area at W5, takes visitors of all ages on an extraordinary and fun journey of discovery into the human body. The only exhibition of its kind in Ireland, it offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the amazing systems that keep our bodiesRead More →

A roller-skating soldier, a magic bear, and dancing aliens are a snapshot of some of the delights that will appear at this year’s 21st annual Belfast Children’s Festival, where the theme is ‘Our Place in the World’. From Friday 8 to Wednesday 13 March, over 90 events will take place inRead More →

After its phenomenal success, welcoming over 132,000 visitors in just over three months, National Museums NI has officially handed over the Dippy on Tour exhibition to the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery in Glasgow. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is being brought about by the Natural History MuseumRead More →

The Department of Education has announced a review of the current home to school transport policy. The aim of the review is to ensure that home to school transport is fit for purpose and is sustainable over the long term. In the region of 84,000 pupils are currently eligible forRead More →

Young children spend twice as long looking at screens as they do playing outside, a study has found. By the time they reach the age of seven, children will have been looking at screens for the equivalent of 456 days – an average of four hours every day. But justRead More →

Translink and Eco-Schools – the international environmental education programme – are celebrating 10 years of joining forces to deliver a school travel challenge across Northern Ireland. The Translink Eco-Schools Travel Challenge promotes walking, cycling, bus and train travel for the school run instead of car use. Since its launch, overRead More →

The NSPCC is looking for volunteers to help take its messages about child protection directly to schools across Northern Ireland as the new school year gets underway. The simple, yet vital, Speak Out Stay Safe service from the leading children’s charity reached 67,129 children in 356 schools across Northern Ireland inRead More →

Saturday 8 September is World First Aid Day however alarming new research released by the British Red Cross shows that less than half of people in Northern Ireland (45%) would be confident enough to help in a first aid emergency. Whilst the majority of us would want someone to come toRead More →