Major revamp of apprenticeship scheme provides a growing alternative to third level
The education system is struggling to meet the demand for skilled language graduates
Election marks a milestone in ‘normalising’ an institution once linked to Protestant elite
Numbers completing the Leaving Cert Applied are falling due to stigma, say teachers
Records numbers are sitting higher level maths but many struggle with basic skills
Ciara Kilbane on her first Leaving Cert day: home economics and English paper one
About one in seven students, or 17,000, will require exam support over the coming weeks
Students at Coláiste Éinde in Salthill, Galway, to share exam highs and lows for ‘The Irish Times’
Apps and web tutors claim to offer a cheap way to gain fluency - but are they effective?
President says ‘anaemic’ management may have played role in way claims handled
Recent arrivals escaping conflict have thrived through Leaving Cert and college
A 17-year-old Corkonian has logged off social media to embrace Inis Meáin’s serenity
Too much screen-time and inactivity is depriving young people of vital lifeskills
Memorising isn’t enough anymore – universities are trying to cultivate independent problem-solvers
Many parents say they find it difficult to exert their right to opt their children out of religion classes
Skills linked to entrepreneurship – problem-solving, creativity, risk-taking – are in high demand among employers
An extension to an old Dublin school caps a remarkable turn-around in its fortunes
Biggest second-level teachers’ union losing members in context of internal divisions
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