From real-time tracking systems that enable parents to follow their children’s progress in school to plagiarism alerts in universities, technology is changing how people learn and are taught
Dozens of transition year pupils witness a C-section beamed live from the Rotunda as part of a programme to give students a very real feel for medicine
Many parents make huge sacrifices so that they can afford private education
With 96% of schools under religious control, community national schools say they offer a way around the ‘baptism barrier’
It is important to clarify the issues that are causing her such unhappiness
In 2009, 15 of the Kilkenny All-Ireland senior hurling title winners were past pupils of St Kieran’s. How do they, and the county’s other successful schools, do it?
Schemes are in place to help increase participation rates among marginalised groups
The Minister has suggested parents shouldn’t have to pay. Where do I stand?
The playwright’s celebrated play Big Maggie is on this year’s Leaving Cert course. His daughter, a secondary school teacher in Tralee, remembers her father and writes about teaching his work
To survive college, stay away from student politics, be sure to be gay for a while, and make sure to get good at lying about stuff you haven’t read
Aibhne Breathnach: First-year applied computing student, Waterford Institute of Technology
2016 timeline for the college application process
Dodge the pitfalls and get on track for the right career
Sam Grace: first year sports studies and physical education UCC
The points for any third-level course can rise or fall each year and is determined by supply and demand
You need to register now to apply for college through the CAO, but you have until July 1st to make a final decision on your course preferences
Choose your course wisely – the emphasis on which sectors will have jobs in five years’ time is slowly melting away in an ever-changing workplace
How to avoid being a college dropout: last-minute rushing with your application can lead to the wrong college course, or none at all
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