The gap between Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) has narrowed to just 16 places in the latest Times Higher Educatio(...)

Principal Treasa Leahy with third-year pupils at Mercy Secondary School, Inchicore, Dublin,  with their mobile devices, used for digital learning in schools. Photograph: Dave Meehan

New research questioning the value of computer use in schools should not deter the Government from boosting its investment in classroom technology, ac(...)

UCD has dropped from 139 to 154 in the QS World University Rankings 2015/16

The latest international university rankings published yesterday show another dip in standings for Irish third-level institutions. Trinity College Dub(...)

Catholic Primate Archbishop Eamon Martin. It is understood a decision may be made on Hibernia College around the end of June, although the bishops would make no further comment. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Graduates of teacher training college Hibernia face several more weeks of uncertainty over whether they have been approved by the Catholic Church to t(...)

Irish universities are losing international competitiveness by failing to invest in digital infrastructure, such as faster broadband and online education tools, according to a new study by academics. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish universities are losing international competitiveness by failing to invest in digital infrastructure, such as faster broadband and online educat(...)

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has joined up with to create #votermotor to help all registered voters get home to vote this Friday. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Voters who are worried about making the journey to the polling station to vote in this Friday’s marriage referendum can put their minds at ease with t(...)

 Betty McLaughlin, school guidance counsellor at Coláiste Mhuire in Mullingar, Co Westmeath and PRO for the Institute of Guidance Counsellors, discusses third- level options with students. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Fee-paying secondary schools have been able to insulate themselves from the worst effects of cuts in guidance counselling services introduced three ye(...)

A meeting of university presidents and international policy experts at DCU heard that commercial rankings are at risk of skewing academic priorities.

University league tables are incentivising higher education institutions to chase international talent at the expense of local students from disadvant(...)

Dublin Institute of Technology remains unchanged at 94th in the index. Photograph: The Irish Times

There are contrasting fortunes for Ireland’s youngest universities in the latest higher education league table published Wednesday.DCU has risen from (...)

Trinity College Dublin: Led the way with five top 50 rankings in the QS World University Rankings by subject, mainly in humanities. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Irish universities have slipped down global rankings in recent years but they still hold their own against the world’s best in certain disciplines, ac(...)