There are three kinds of people in this world: those with numerous unique passwords which they meticulously change periodically for security reasons; (...)

Philip Irwin, president of ASTI; and Jeanne Barrett, chairwoman of CSPE teachers’ association

The civic-mindedness of secondary schools is being put to the test by the decision to reduce Civic, Social and Political Education (CSPE) into a sh(...)

For all its flaws, the plan for the allocation of special educational needs supports is well-intentioned, and schools are broadly supportive

Plans to have a new system in place by next September for the allocation of special educational needs supports are looking increasingly optimistic.(...)

More than 90 per cent of law graduates in  TCD receive either a first or a 2.1. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Education may be priceless, but increasingly the marketplace is putting a monetary value on a 2.1. For a long time, people wishing to do postgraduate(...)

Former president Mary McAleese ia patron of the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

Joe HumphreysScience teachers have come out top of the class in a new awards scheme aimed at recognising excellence in teaching at third-level.Some 53(...)

DCU said students only needed to show evidence of a SUSI application to register. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The majority of this year’s almost 100,000 applicants for student grants will know next month if they have been successful, the awarding body SUSI (St(...)

Aidan Price of Bohemians with David McMillan, then of St Patrick’s Athletic, after a clash of heads at Richmond Park, Dublin. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

What happens when two heads collide on a hurling, rugby, soccer or other sports pitch? The human skull is particularly resistant to shocks and hard(...)

It may be the best days of your life, but going to college may also be one of the most expensive times, particularly if you are not in a position to t(...)

Direct bus services to UCD Belfield cover routes near those schools which send the highest proportion of students to the university. In contrast, there are no direct bus routes in west Dublin, where schools with the lowest rate of progression to UCD are located. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A lack of adequate transport links to west Dublin is hindering access by disadvantaged students to universities, according to a study undertaken in U(...)

Only 43 of the 900-plus higher degree (level 8) courses listed on the CAO offered 100 or more places last year

Entry requirements for engineering, science, business, law and architecture saw the biggest increases this year. But CAO points released today also r(...)