The Revenue Commissioners could be given a role collecting student loans under proposals drawn up by an expert group on the future funding of t(...)

Teachers in Ireland are paid more than countries such as the UK, France, and Italy, but they lag behind countries such as Belgium, Germany and Luxembourg.

Irish teachers are well-paid by international standards, but work longer hours and in larger classes, according to a major new study. Analysis by the (...)

Institutes of Technology may face disruption in  coming months after the TUI announced plans to ballot members on a possible campaign of industrial action. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish  Times

Institutes of Technology may face disruption over the coming months after a teachers’ union announced plans to ballot members over a campaign of indus(...)

TUI president Gerry Quinn (left) seen in this file photo of a teachers’ protest in May this year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Reduced pay and low-hour contracts are resulting in young teaching graduates leaving from the profession in favour of better-paid and more secure work(...)

The TUI has said the Lansdowne Road agreement on public service pay restoration, which its members overwhelmingly rejected earlier this week, “failed to address critical issues that are swamping the education system”.

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) is to ballot its members at second and third level for strike action as part of a campaign against “discriminator(...)

ASTI and TUI members were presented with two ballot papers one on whether to accept or reject the amended reform plan  and the other to mandate further industrial action if the proposals are rejected. Photograph: Eric Luke

The country’s largest second-level teachers’ union, the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI), is threatening further industrial action aft(...)

Liam Griffin guided Wexford to an All-Ireland hurling title in 1996. “We had to think about this game in every aspect of it because we weren’t arrogant enough to think that we were so good that we could win otherwise”

Liam Griffin guided Wexford to an All-Ireland hurling title in 1996. It didn’t happen by chance. The devil is in the detail. After defeating Galway(...)

Stephen Corri (26): “Over the summer I’d say I’ve applied for maybe around 20 jobs. I’m lucky to even get an email to say, ‘sorry you haven’t been successful this time’.”

Job security remains the foremost concern for newly qualified secondary teachers returning to the classroom for subbing, temp work and maternity cover(...)

  TUI president Gerry Quinn (centre left) protesting in Dublin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The executive committee of one of the two unions representing secondary school teachers has recommended acceptance of revised plans to reform the juni(...)

The increased uptake in students taking higher level STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects has been welcomed by educational(...)