Almost 9,000 students with disabilities need accommodations in State exams, but there are growing concerns about a lack of transparency and how the process is managed
Opinion: Doing away with denominational preference could lead to the takeover of most Protestant-run national schools
For 20 years, the Leaving Cert Applied has offered a practical approach and a better way to keep students in school and build a career
Opinion: Considerable investment is needed to reform teacher-training in the State
Why is there an acute shortage of chefs? And does the blame lie with the industry or the teaching colleges?
You may be a broke student but there are still ways to blow off some steam
Nurturing a ‘growth mindset’ in the classroom, where effort and persistence are valued, has dramatic effects. Children adapt better to challenges, seek strategies to improve performance and show higher attainment levels
Teachers don’t need more advice – they need action, with tools and real-time support
As a proposed curriculum for religion, beliefs and ethics at primary level is circulated for consultation, what is the state of play with religious education in schools?
Opinion: There’s a disconnect between teacher education and the reality in schools
Drama in education aims to give students the tools to express themselves and imagine alternative worlds, but formal exposure to it stops after primary level
Colleges and cookery schools around the country are drawing in students of all ages. So why is there such a shortage of chefs going to work in Irish kitchens?
Irish charity Global Schoolroom, founded by an Irish couple, is improving the quality of education in northeast India as Irish volunteers train their Indian counterparts
Many Irish teachers, tired of competing for insecure work at home, are leaving for jobs across the Irish Sea
Opinion: We can introduce logic and the work of George Boole to students using games and puzzles
Opinion: Intentional awareness can aid excellence in education and enable creative responses
A community of 12 nuns at Kylemore Abbey in Connemara is to open its doors to students from the American University of Notre Dame following a ‘significant investment’
Pupils aged 13-16 for whom mainstream school hasn’t worked out can join online education tool iScoil, which is tailored to individual students’ interests and needs
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