The students of Hansfield Educate Together Secondary School have a hand in drawing up the school rules

“Many of us spend up to 14 years of our lives in a classroom. But most of us rarely see how a school is run. This is the story of the creation of a(...)

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A free entrepreneurship programme in primary schools got the thumbs-up from Irish teachers who are using it. More than 10,000 primary school childr(...)

I knew I was taking a chance, booking a car ferry to France at short notice when the cabins were gone. But if you live, uh, dangerously, what you m(...)

It may be easier to get grades for a college place in Europe, but first-year failure rates are often high. Photograph: Thinkstock

The Central Applications Office is not the only show in town. More and more Irish students are opting to study abroad, especially in mainland Europe. (...)

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  Portal to creativity in school Build it and they will come, they said. And they did turn out in huge numbers – educators and artists(...)

Scientist Ed Curry with artist Ceara Conway and teacher Ger Power in Scoil Chuimín & Caitríona, Oughterard, Co Galway.

Placing creativity at the heart of teaching is a holy grail for educators. The conference Opening the Door to Creative Teaching and Learning, hoste(...)

Concern about the use of data collected by schools for the Primary Online Database, particularly the long-term retention of pupils’ PPS numbers, continues.

Concern about the use of data collected by schools for the Primary Online Database, particularly the long-term retention of pupils’ PPS numbers, co(...)

New year, and a new life beckons. But this post-Christmas period means competing demands for attention from Leaving Cert students and their parents. T(...)

The Irish Times Feeder Schools is published with the paper today. A 12-page print supplement with full tables of county-by-county, school-by-school(...)

Values, Money and Me is a new free online teaching resource to help primary-school pupils explore practical and emotional issues around managing money

The junior school at CBC Monkstown Park in Dublin has been pulled back from the brink of closure. A meeting last month announced the small (under 100 (...)