Alternatives to higher education needed, expert group advises
Making Technology Work
Dyslexia: do our schools have the tools to help?
‘School cannot teach you common sense’
How to choose a business course
Should public policy be guided by research? Evidently
How did Jan O’Sullivan do at the teachers conferences?
What teachers want: where should a bigger budget go?
Teacher conferences: Unions up for a battle on pay and conditions
Why do the teacher conferences matter?
Doing the Leaving Cert through Braille
Just the ticket for the holidays: fun and learning for the family
UCD students’ union marks 40th anniversary
Cog Notes: ‘Pals’ brings the drama of the Great War to students
Trócaire programme brings climate change into the classroom
Can young people be taught how to think critically?
Postgraduate study: Get a job and earn more
The popular postgraduate courses in universities
Best of the rest: Postgraduate courses
How to find the right postgraduate course
Conversion courses: choosing the right one
Research postgrads: A topic you love, as you like
Postgraduate study: The benefits of the European option
Tips for studying overseas: ‘Never ask for a ride in Ireland, it’s a lift’
Postgrad profile: Anita Cooper (MSc in information and library management)
Postgrad profile: Méabh Loughman (master’s in electronic engineering in healthcare technologies)
Postgrad profile: Tim Moran (MA in leadership in early childhood care and education)
Postgrad profile: Cormac Murphy (MSc in regenerative medicine)
CAO experience shows need for changes to application system
Boys focus on ‘external rewards’ can be used to parents’ advantage
Cog Notes: Crude lobbying over school admissions policy may prove effective
A second home: the Brazilian influx to Irish universities
Internal politics in teacher unions has become obstacle
Dice loaded against minorities in race for school place
Multicultural Adamstown school ‘very proud to be inclusive’
The multicultural classroom: how can our schools ensure a more stable, diverse society?
Southeast college merger: a suitable match or a forced marriage?
Cog Notes: Douglas finds wonder in RJ Palacio’s book
‘I’m useless at maths’ should never be a boast
Mental health: Cambodian and Irish students learn it’s okay not to be okay
Cog Notes: You’ve heard of DIT, now get used to MTU
The Teaching Council plans to ‘liberate’ teachers – not just collect fees
Teacher strikes: ‘If no compromise is made I will be crossing the pickets again’
The hard Stem sell: trying to get girls to buy into science
Q&A: Is the database of primary pupils a crucial planning tool or a data grab?
Dublin’s school of rock, where the teachers play with Delorentos and Villagers
Coláiste Eoin row: Schools need to respond on parents’ concerns
Should the State fund religious schools?
Mathletes Challenge: Try these maths puzzlers at home
Opinion: Primary school does not teach children crucial life skills
Now the teachers’ phoney war is over talks can really begin
Minister rejects union efforts to limit scope of ‘fitness-to-teach’ hearings
Cog Notes: Webwise aims to educate children about online safety
Ireland needs to switch on or be left behind in computer science
While we have computers in schools, and a proposed coding short course is a step in the right direction, we are way behind in computational thinking and there’s no clear national policy on computer science
Primary results due to better teachers and extra resources
Student assessment is the key to proper reform of junior cycle
Opinion: School-based assessment is an important element in proposed reforms, says the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment. We need to move towards an emphasis on learning at junior cycle and away from seeing it as a dress rehearsal for the Leaving Cert
How to stop teenagers from tuning out of music lessons
Opting to study in the UK, Europe and beyond
A disability needn’t lessen the chance of studying at third level
How to get to college via a post-Leaving Cert course
Segregation concerns over transfer of school patronage
Make-or-break year for educational reform
St Mary’s signing choir in Dublin: ‘For deaf people, their voice is their hands and their bodies’
Education preview: What’s in store for 2015?
Good year/bad year: 2014 in education
On the bright side, part-time teachers got a better deal and there were gains for women’s rights in academia; on the downside, Irish universities slipped in the rankings and there was little progress on pluralism in schools
School building: Design-wise, one size doesn’t fit all