Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan,  who lives not far from Corpus Christi school. Inevitably, it is schools in the most disadvantaged areas – those with the least ability to drum up support from the local community – who stand to suffer most. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Cake sales, raffles, bag-packing and “voluntary” contributions: schools are no strangers to rattling the can to make up the shortfall in running costs(...)

Students Ciaran Horan, Travis Fitzgerald, Addul Hajji, Kristian Hudson and Paul Cross from St Pauls CBS Secondary School Brunswick Street Dublin take a look at the report. Photograph:  David Sleator

Thirteen recommendations on the future of post-primary schooling have been proposed by a joint forum of educationalists, parent groups and teac(...)

The Impact conference yesterday heard calls for greater co-operation between the teaching unions and Impact in a bid to fight education cuts and improve services

Education workers have called on the Government to divert money currently paid to fee-paying schools to areas “of(...)