Avoid negative self-talk and reach out for help
Keep some perspective. In 10 years time will you remember your exam grades?
Introducing our Leaving Cert diarists, from Adamstown Community College
The Leaving and Junior Certs are here. Don’t panic, turn off your phone, and rest (but not too much)
Students are given power to direct their own learning under a pilot scheme
Opinion: There is a failure to develop any serious discourse about higher education policy in Ireland, no vibrant research community studying the sector and a reliance on overseas ‘experts’
Opinion: The idea of university marketisation has taken root here despite its obvious shortcomings
Life after STEM degrees full of diverse job opportunities
Scientists and engineers are doing cutting-edge research in our third-level institutions to save lives, reach for the stars, or solve big data problems
Not all courses are offered on points alone, for good reason, but unless funding increases, many students are not going to get a third-level place
A digital literacy ‘short course’, one of a range being developed for junior cycle, excites the students and links with their other subjects
Opinion: A joined-up approach is emerging as the work of the Arts in Education charter bears fruit
Sex education in Irish schools is patchy and often concentrates on the negative aspects. In this environment, parents should step in and talk to their children about sex, early and often
Working with educators in Cambodia is difficult but rewarding for an Irish teacher
Concern is growing about exploitative employment practices at Irish third-level colleges, and the impact on learning. Here, three academics share their stories
Opinion: Can you teach skills without facts? For students to apply their skills to knowledge outside their experience, we have to teach that knowledge and encourage problem-solving ability based on facts
The departure of teaching religious from education has been dramatic. What is the impact on ethos at a time of social change?
Opinion: We need to engage with the technological and societal challenges of reproductive ethics at second level
Performing due diligence is a crucial step in business course selection
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