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Kildare Schools to Benefit from Lowest Pupil Teacher Ratio Ever

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that Kildare primary schools are set to benefit from the lowest pupil teacher ratio ever, following Budget 2018 announced this week. An additional allocation for SNA’s will also ensure extra supports are available for local children who need them most.

“I am delighted to announce that children […]

October 12th, 2017|Education|

12 Kildare Schools Benefit from Summer Works Scheme

Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Martin Heydon has said that funding for 12 Kildare schools confirmed this week under the Summer Works Scheme will allow major improvement works to be carried out in these schools over the summer months.

The Summer Works Scheme will see mechanical and roofing upgrades to […]

May 5th, 2017|Education|

Educate Together & KWETB to discuss Possible Partnership at Second Level in South Kildare

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has described as positive, the confirmation from Minister for Education Richard Bruton that Kildare & Wicklow Education and Training Board (KWETB) and Educate Together have agreed to start discussions in relation to a possible partnership for Educate Together provision at second level in the Newbridge area.  The confirmation came […]

Need for New Secondary School discussed with Education Minister & Taoiseach

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has today (Thursday) said that he was pleased to be able to bring members of a campaign group fighting for a new secondary school for South Kildare to Leinster House this week to meet with Education Minister Richard Bruton.

“Members of South Kildare Educate Together (“SKET”) came to Dublin […]