New-Bridge Integrated College has won the Evens Prize for Peace Education 2017

Jun 7, 2017 by

Pictured left– Mrs Anderson, Principal, with members of the CRED Team, Mr Edgar, Mrs McKeown, Mrs Harrison, Ms Harrison, Mrs Ward, Ella Rose Magill 8ED and Leo Foster 8ED and Mrs McDowell.

We are very excited to hear the announcement that New-Bridge Integrated College has been awarded the Evens Prize for Peace Education 2017. We are the first recipient in Ireland to win this prestigious award and this is a proud moment for New-Bridge Integrated College.

“New-Bridge Integrated College in Loughbrickland, Northern Ireland, is the laureate of the Evens Prize for Peace Education 2017. For this year’s biennial European prize, the Evens Foundation looked for strategies implemented in secondary schools for dealing with ‘hot topics’ in a constructive way. 13 high quality projects from all over Europe were selected for the shortlist. According to the international jury of experts, New-Bridge Integrated College developed….
to read on, click on link below;
http://evensfoundation.be/prizes/evens-prize-for-peace-education/evens-prize-for-peace-education-2017/

In a letter to parents, Mrs Anderson and the Board of Governors thanked our pupils, staff and parents for the contribution they have all made in developing our integrated ethos which is at the heart of everything we do. ‘It is wonderful for our school community to be recognised at European level with a Peace Education Prize’.

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