THE States could have to consider a significant overhaul of the island’s approach to tertiary education and the way it is funded.
GUERNSEY needs to up its game in infrastructure and education if creative industries are to thrive as part of the local economy.
THE future of St Andrew’s Primary and St Sampson’s Infants remains in the balance as States members ended today’s debate without making the final decision on closure proposals.
CLOSING schools is an act of ‘educational and social vandalism’ the parent of a St Andrew’s Primary pupil claimed last night.
PARENTS from Guernsey’s two Roman Catholic primary schools were left confused about why the Education Department called a meeting last night to discuss their future, when no clear plans have been drawn up.
PARENTS of St Sampson’s Infants grew increasingly dissatisfied with answers from Education at last night’s meeting discussing the school’s potential closure.
NO ABSOLUTE guarantees can be given that the education of schoolchildren won’t suffer by moving them from closing schools, director of Education Alan Brown disclosed to parents last night.
ANYONE who listened to the whole of the BBC Guernsey radio phone-in on Sunday will have been struck by a couple of points – but they had little to do with the proposed closure of two primary schools.
SCHOOL catchment area changes for the Castel parish have been greeted with anger by affected parents and residents.
PTA committees at the two schools earmarked for closure have vented their anger at the Education Department for allowing them to continue fundraising while clouds hung over the future of the two establishments.