Only a third of humanities graduates in jobs felt their education was relevant

New horizens: the number of level 8 graduates going overseas to work went from 5 per cent in 2008 to 12 per cent last year

Report shows graduates working abroad more than doubled since 2008

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan said   a total of 196 major school projects would be on site next year. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fermoy Gaelscoil and one of Ireland’s oldest schools to get new buildings

Louise O’Keeffe took a successful case to the European Court of Human Rights over her abuse in a national school in Cork in the 1970s. Photograph: Collins Courts

James MacGuill says he cannot advise his clients based on information from Government

Louise O’Keeffe: ‘the worst possible Christmas present’

The package is a fraction of the meaximum award under the redress scheme

Gerry Quinn (centre, front) president of the TUI with union members during the teachers’ strike earlier this month. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Latest figures show scrapping Junior Cert would save over €20 million a year

Louise O’Keeffe who was sexually abused by her teacher in a Co Cork primary school in the 1970s. Photograph: Garrett White / Collins Court

Louise O’Keeffe criticises limiting of compensation

The phrase ‘whistleblowing’ did not even enter our language until the 1970s

Whistleblowing is a form of disobedience ‘well suited to a society in which our lives are shaped by mammoth, impersonal, bureaucra(...)

The report of the Stem (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education review group, chaired by Prof Brian MacCraith, above, will reignite debate about teaching priorities. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Deeper Sino-Irish relations, an increased emphasis on philanthropy and a teachers’ pay claim are among our predictions for the new(...)

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