Students get academics to write their essays for €50 an hour
Making Technology Work
Dyslexia: do our schools have the tools to help?
‘School cannot teach you common sense’
How to choose a business course
Should public policy be guided by research? Evidently
UCD academics query plan for ‘model’ Confucius Institute
What teachers want: where should a bigger budget go?
The traits that make a ‘good’ teacher
Why do the teacher conferences matter?
Is the pen mightier than the keyboard for students?
Just the ticket for the holidays: fun and learning for the family
My Education Week: ‘I try and approach any subject objectively’
UCD students’ union marks 40th anniversary
Parlez-vous Français? Then the whole world will listen
Trócaire programme brings climate change into the classroom
Why do we still teach as if all students are the same?
Can young people be taught how to think critically?
School is responsible for ruining my brain
The popular postgraduate courses in universities
Popular and practical selection of courses in institutes of technology
How to find the right postgraduate course
Covert your skills on a postgraduate course to give yourself new job prospects
Research postgrads: A topic you love, as you like
MBA programmes: the stepping stone to a leadership role
Tips for studying overseas: ‘Never ask for a ride in Ireland, it’s a lift’
Postgrad profile: Madeleine D’Arcy (MA in creative writing)
Postgrad profile: Méabh Loughman (master’s in electronic engineering in healthcare technologies)
Postgrad profile: Angela McDonagh (MFA)
Postgrad profile: Cormac Murphy (MSc in regenerative medicine)
The Abbey’s school project: ‘Only one of these students had even been to the theatre’
Boys focus on ‘external rewards’ can be used to parents’ advantage
A parent writes: ‘I resent my children spending 13% of their school time on Irish’
A second home: the Brazilian influx to Irish universities
The austerity generation: it’s a perilous time to be a child in Ireland
Dice loaded against minorities in race for school place
‘We have allowed segregation to happen’
The multicultural classroom: how can our schools ensure a more stable, diverse society?
Cog Notes: UCC second in league of environmentally friendly universities
Cog Notes: Douglas finds wonder in RJ Palacio’s book
The childcare problem: We need to listen to what workers are telling us
Mental health: Cambodian and Irish students learn it’s okay not to be okay
Teachers risk losing the moral high ground by rejecting latest compromise
The Teaching Council plans to ‘liberate’ teachers – not just collect fees
Opinion: We need a Roosevelt-style New Deal for Irish schools
The hard Stem sell: trying to get girls to buy into science
Cog Notes: Bullying in the staffroom
Dublin’s school of rock, where the teachers play with Delorentos and Villagers
Churches unite at St Patrick’s teacher training college in Drumcondra
Should the State fund religious schools?
Cog Notes: The weird questions teachers are asked in interviews
Opinion: Primary school does not teach children crucial life skills
Early education: You’re never too young to get a start in the arts
Minister rejects union efforts to limit scope of ‘fitness-to-teach’ hearings
Gender imbalances in the classroom – and all the way up
Ireland needs to switch on or be left behind in computer science
While we have computers in schools, and a proposed coding short course is a step in the right direction, we are way behind in computational thinking and there’s no clear national policy on computer science
College Choice 2015: Scholarships can cushion high cost of college
Student assessment is the key to proper reform of junior cycle
Opinion: School-based assessment is an important element in proposed reforms, says the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment. We need to move towards an emphasis on learning at junior cycle and away from seeing it as a dress rehearsal for the Leaving Cert
Cog Notes: Roddy Doyle concerned about how Fighting Words might work as part of junior cycle
Opting to study in the UK, Europe and beyond
The advantages to being a mature student at third level
How to get to college via a post-Leaving Cert course
College Choice 2015: think outside the box to nail a place on your dream course
Make-or-break year for educational reform
High cost of redress scheme informed ‘minimalist’ offer from the State
Education preview: What’s in store for 2015?
Quotes of the year in education: ‘The boys that did the honours maths led us to ruination’
School building: Design-wise, one size doesn’t fit all
Early exposure to English is damaging the standard of Irish among Gaeltacht young