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Mullan congratulates Maire Thompson on teaching award

23 October, 2017 - by Karen Mullan

Sinn Féin Education spokesperson Karen Mullan has congratulated principal of Malone Integrated College Maire Thompson, after she was named head teacher of the year in the 2017 Pearson Teaching Awards.

The Foyle MLA commented:

“This is a fantastic accolade for Maire and the leadership she has shown in the school.

The organisers praised the transformative work she has carried out and her inclusive, accessible approach.

“They also singled out the focus she has put on helping young people facing particular challenges in their lives including girls who fall pregnant and support for gay pupils.

“She has provided a fantastic example of positive leadership in her school and this award is highly deserved.”

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