The concept of advocacy is central to the relationship between second-level teachers and students. We bat on their behalf until they are old and matur(...)

  Some 77,977 people applied for a place in one of Ireland’s 45 third level institutions in 2014. Photograph: Eric Luke

The total number of registered first year undergraduate entrants to Irish universities and institutes of technology at the end of the offer season in (...)

Prospective third-level or further education students will probably have secured a copy of the CAO handbook in the past few weeks, and most likely (...)

For 6th year students considering their course or career path options after the Leaving Cert next June, starting your research early is crucial. You m(...)

All in the community: VTOS (Vocational Training and Opportunities Scheme) learners from Tipperary Education and Training Board at an open day organised by Limerick Community Education Network

For many adults, their last engagement with education was more than a generation ago and ended much to their relief when they walked out of the school(...)

Class action: many of the skills required by employers are in science, technology, engineering or maths, so major capital investment is needed in labs in strategic locations, matching skills and local employment needs

The landscape for further education and training in Ireland is being transformed both by Government decisions and by how education is delivered in a d(...)

The proportion of maths candidates who took the subject at higher level increased from 48 per cent in 2012 to almost 54 per cent in 2014. Photograph: Getty Images

The publication of the Junior Cert results for 60,327 students this morning is a stark reminder that the strong growth in the numbers of students prog(...)

If you  have been  offered a CAO place, you have a week to consider whether you wish to accept or reject the place. Any places not accepted by the September 3rd deadline will continue to be offered by the CAO to applicants over the coming six weeks. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

If you did not receive a satisfactory course offer in yesterday’s second round of the CAO application process, your options in the current academic ye(...)

St John’s College Ballyfermot students with their Leaving Cert Results: from left, Dean Hogarty, Luke Noonan, Eoin de Lecy, Nathan Doyle, Robert Swaine, Jordan Doyle Mathew Murphy Kalim Teeling and Dean Cullins. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Points in medicine have fallen in four out of five faculties in this year’s second round of CAO offers. New places were also offered by NUIG on 721 po(...)

Tilburg University: Irish students are eligible to apply for a wide range of courses in The Netherlands. Photograph: Clau Suanne

Students who didn’t receive an offer in Round Two this morning still have options. At the close of the Round One reply date for CAO offers on M(...)