Angry middle-class parents have been bombarding the Minister for Education with letters
More young Brazilians are arriving in Ireland to study science at third level, drawn by instruction in English and our location in Europe
Almost 80% of immigrant-origin children are educated in just a few schools. Is this paving the way to a polarised society?
Students of St John the Evangelist National School come from all over the world, from different backgrounds and religions
A former Deis school principal suggests some strategies that could be adopted
Criteria include the preservation of lawns and forests, use of energy-efficient appliances, waste recycling, environmental course offerings and number of cars entering the campus daily
Waterford Institute of Technology wants to go it alone as a technological university, rather than merge with Carlow IT. Where does that leave third-level education in the region?
Plus, students up for ‘Oscars’; and a survey on small schools
We believe in the importance of literacy, but somehow it is seen as acceptable to be bad at mathematics. We need to push people beyond numeracy to the really exciting bits
Teaching young people to take care of their mental health and appreciating the goodness in life is as relevant in Dublin as it is in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Under the Technological Universities Bill, the merged educational bodies will adopt an interim name
The council wants to get teachers to buy in to continuing professional development and regulation. But how will it do that when it’s about as popular as Irish Water in some circles?
To Be Honest: A teacher writes in favour of junior cycle reform and in opposition to the unions ‘striking against change’
We know the Stem subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths) have trouble attracting women, but why, with all of the efforts and role models now, are things getting worse?
An INTO survey found 44% of members had been bullied or harassed at work
The Department of Education wants data on children – and to hold on to it until they are 30
At DIT’s school of commercial modern music, real-world musicians teach students in all aspects of music-making, along with the business side
New library opens next week under €50m development as college prepares for merger
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