(...) educationalist Pasi Sahlberg’s contention that parental choice in the establishment of new schools is a “lazy(...)

Belmayne not a ghost estate

(...) schools, children’splaygrounds, excellent public transport links and is easily accessible to the local(...)

Research findings are mixed as to whether small schools produce better educational outcomes than larger ones. While they do allow for more personal attention, they are also associated with professional isolation and curriculum delivery challenges. File photograph: John Moore/Getty Images

(...) closure of small schools. The Value for Money Review of Small Primary Schools was born in the austerity(...)

Documents  show 32 small primary schools in Co Mayo – all of them of Catholic patronage – have been identified for possible amalgamation to reduce costs and support educational goals. File photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

One in six small schools which were earmarked for merger under a value-for-money review that was(...)

In an open letter to the HSE an NUI Galway medical graduate has said students are unable to complete their medical training in Ireland as a result of the high demand for “intern” positions this year. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...) was also “sending away international medical graduates trained in Irish medical schools”.

Stephen Collins: “Our product is a regular school table embedded with a layer of touch-sensing technology.”
New Innovator: Tip tap tap

(...) school desk, as we know it. What TTT would like schools to use instead, is its newly developed(...)

Irish ballerina Therese Schweppe, who runs a ballet school in London called Regal Ballet, with some of her pupils at St Christina’s School in St John’s Wood, North London.  Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

(...) different schools, asking if I could come and teach ballet. I offered to do a trial day, told them I had(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton at the annual pre-budget meeting with NGOs at Dublin Castle yesterday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

(...) workshops it was said children going to breakfast clubs in the poorest schools are taking extra food home on(...)

Sr Cyril Mooney: “You can bring in laws, but people will give lip service. You have to change people’s hearts.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

(...) schools more inclusive. It’s one thing to change the law, it’s another to get people to embrace it, says(...)

(...) continued to write for the theatre; for the British National Theatre’s schools’ programme, NT Connections(...)