Graduating students may be looking to move towards work or further study

Here’s some good news. Careers experts say the graduate jobs market is stronger than it has been for almost a decade and, despite high youth unempl(...)

High hopes: millennials with an engineering degree may think they will be on a major project straight away. Photograph: Thinkstock

They are the last of the “millennials”, the generation born between the late 1970s and mid-1990s. They emerge from college with expectation, ho(...)

Prof Moyna thinks the change should start with how health is taught at primary level with classes which also cover health and wellness issues.

Primary schools should teach daily classes, covering not just physical education, but also health and wellness topics, according to a leading expert o(...)

‘The education of immigrant and culturally diverse students is a global challenge.’ Above, St John the Evangelist National School in Adamstown, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s emergent transformation from a traditional homogenous society to a nation of new immigrants means that the country’s teachers are on the (...)

Queue for the Garda National Immigration Bureau. Photograph: Sorcha Pollak 3:18

Meaures are being introduced this week to counter long queues outside the Garda National Immigration Bureau on Burgh Quay, according to the Department(...)

(From left) Fergus Finlay, Joanna Fortune, Kieran Mulvey and Aine Lynch of the Stop Out-of-Control Drinking campaign. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A controversial campaign group funded by drinks giant Diageo which aims to tackle binge drinking has opted not to support a ban on alcohol sponsorship(...)

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(...)

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Imagine if primary school teachers were emigrating in droves, turning their back on relatively secure, public sector employment because of intolerable(...)

Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland report says policy interventions are needed to improve commercial viability and increase the supply of affordable housing. Photograph: Frank Miller

Providing housing for first- time buyers and single people is not commercially viable, and interventions are needed in the market to improve viability(...)

Sheila O’Sullivan, who works with the Irish Heart Foundation and trains primary-school teachers in PE teaching. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Like many parents, Naomi del Pozo worries about how her two children are going to get the minimum hour’s physical exercise they need every day, now th(...)