Education Minister Michelle McIlveen has paid tribute to staff across the education and youth sectors who have been recognised in the New Year Honours list for 2022.
Expressing her gratitude for the dedication shown by teachers and staff throughout another challenging year, the Minister paid tribute to those who have been acknowledged as having gone above and beyond to provide education for our children and young people.
Michelle McIlveen said: “I congratulate all those from the education sector who have been recognised in the New Year Honours list for 2022.
“2021 was another very challenging year for our children and young people as well as for our school leaders, teachers and education workforce and I pay tribute to the unstinting determination and dedication of all of them and especially those honoured today.
“I thank you for your continued resilience during these unprecedented circumstances by keeping our schools safe and delivering quality education to our children and young people.
“I am extremely grateful for all your efforts and you can be proud of these richly deserved awards.”
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