At Trinity College Dublin, only eight out of 301 students who sat psychology between 2004 and 2013 failed to achieve a 2.1 or a first.

Students attending Dublin City University (DCU) or University College Cork (UCC) have a much higher chance of graduating with a first class honours de(...)

For a consistently high ranking, psychology at Trinity College Dublin takes some beating

What’s the easiest course in which to get a first? Computer science and software engineering at Maynooth University has relatively strong crede(...)

Clive Byrne, director of National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals, said principals had been asked to make “guesstimates”.

A third of post-primary schools have failed to return questionnaires designed to help allocate resources for special education needs from next Septem(...)

File photograph of students  protesting against cuts in grants and increases in fees in Dublin. The Government has announced plans to increase the student registration fee by another €250 to €3,000 for the next academic year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Third level students are holding a rally in Dublin today to call for the reversal of cuts to the sector and urgent Government action on student accomm(...)

Leaving cert exam   at Marian College, Balsbridge, Dublin. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

Almost one in five grades that were appealed by students in this year’s Leaving Cert examinations have resulted in a higher grade being awarded. (...)

The main union for secondary school teachers has voted to escalate its industrial action over plans to reform the Junior Cycle to include the threat of strike action.

The main union for secondary school teachers has voted to escalate its industrial action over plans to reform the Junior Cycle to include the threat o(...)

Irish high net-worth individuals were also found to be keen on staying in Ireland with just 16 per cent of them planning to move to a different country in the next five years

The age-old claim that “the poor will always be with us” is under threat from economic development. According to the World Bank, the number of people (...)

 Ann Sheppard (CEO of St Conleth’s and daughter of the school’s founder, the late  Bernard Sheppard) and Mr Kevin Kelleher, who began teaching at the school in 1944  with Ruairí Quinn

Here’s a sight to warm the hearts of every balloted ASTI member: Ruairí Quinn getting a guard of honour from pupils as he heads into a black-tie dinne(...)

The consultation initiative was announced at Féilte, the council’s Festival of Education in Learning, at the RDS in Dublin at the weekend.

Teachers will have to prove they are undergoing training and upskilling on a regular basis in order to stay on a newly-formed professional register, t(...)

 Emily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman, at the launch of a new book,  Start Your Career Journey Here!, by Irish Times education analyst and career guidance expert Brian Mooney (left) last night. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

School-leavers should make themselves aware of options to study in Europe outside of the CAO system, European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly has said.Speaki(...)