The new teacher mentoring scheme offers crucial support to graduates. So why are primary teachers threatening to withdraw from it?
As the exams approach, you will need to make adjustments to last-minute study plans, keep on top of stress and know how to prosper in the exam hall
Fear and community tensions over murders taking toll on children in Dublin’s inner city
Civil servants briefing says inadequacy of school capitation funding now ‘critical issue’
Cash-strapped third-level institutions have increasingly come to rely on fees from foreign students, but this strategy is not without risk
Three experts share their insights on how to make the best use of your remaining study time
Pupils at St Conleth’s in Dublin can offer insights into the debate over whether single-sex or mixed schooling is better
Schools are getting to test Google Expeditions, a virtual reality tool that allows students to ‘visit’ far-flung places such as Machu Picchu and outer space
The picture painted in a survey of recent graduates is broadly positive – although only a third of arts graduates feel their education is relevant
NUI Galway tries to calm students’ frazzled nerves with new stress-busting initiatives
Undergraduates at many Irish third-level institutions can now mix core modules with subjects outside that sphere. Is this broadening-out process the future of third level?
DCU’s Lego innovation studio is developing creative approaches to teaching science and maths. It might sound like a gimmick but it seems to be working
Although there is broad agreement that ignoring technology is not an option, many teachers remain unconvinced about the merits of some computer-based approaches
Despite a funding crisis, Trinity College Dublin has ambitious plans to expand towards Grand Canal Dock. Provost Patrick Prendergast spells out his vision and his concerns for third level
Board games developed by Israeli chess masters are being used in a Dublin primary school to foster problem-solving and critical thinking
Students from disadvantaged areas are still much less likely to progress to higher education. The challenges have been identified, but how do we go about bridging the social divide?
No real allowances are made for students who have seizures during a Leaving Cert exam, even though it can seriously damage their prospects of reaching third level
Go over your mock papers in detail: they are a map to better performance in the actual exams
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