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Technology funding will enhance teaching and learning experience - Sheehan

10 September, 2015 - by Pat Sheehan


Sinn Féin MLA Pat Sheehan has welcomed the announcement by Education Minister John O'Dowd of a £7m funding boost for new technology in schools. 

 Mr Sheehan said; 

 "I welcome the announcement from my party colleague Education Minister John O'Dowd of a £7 million funding boost for new technology in schools. 

 "New technologies have revolutionised teaching and learning in the classroom and beyond and this injection of funding will support and promote increased learning opportunities for children an young people. 

 "It will provide portable devices for teachers which will allow them to broaden the learning experience for pupils. 

 "It will also support school libraries with significant investment in new software for libraries to further support learning in our schools. 

 "This latest funding boost is further evidence of Sinn Féin's commitment to supporting our teachers, parents, and pupils and improving education outcomes for everyone." 

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