On the contrary, employers say arts graduates have vital 21st century skills
‘Now children are back playing on the street. It’s lovely to hear those sounds’
For Irish students studying abroad, heavier workloads, less spoonfeeding and more independent learning can be a jolt to the system, but also a rewarding experience
A crisis in teacher supply, senior cycle reform and the rise of apprenticeships: you’ll hear plenty about these issues in the coming year – but will any of them be resolved?
Nord Anglia to charge up to €24,000 for day pupils at its Leopardstown campus
Young Philosopher Awards seeks to recognise critical thinking and communication skills
Despite high levels of deprivation, the town has failed to benefit from the revamped scheme
Schoolgirls learning choir sessions can boost numeracy, literacy and concentration
Parents are strongly advised to gather as much information as possible about the school they intend their child to attend
Some say tables provide useful information for potential students but others say it just feeds middle-class anxiety
Seven-day weeks, 10-hour days, isolation and uncertainty: it’s little wonder so many PhD students risk developing mental health problems
More than 300 primary school pupils helped produce book on life in Ireland 100 years ago
New maths teacher Kate McDonald opts for Middle East for travel, experience and earnings
Schools are being asked to educate children about skills that were once routine
Some schools are allowing pupils to influence decisions in a democratic, progressive way
Food month: Once aimed at home-makers, the subject now targets a wide range of students with focus on balanced diets and food labelling – and the pressing obesity issue
‘SNA provides Joshua with a vital conduit to learning in the classroom and socialising’
Fresh figures indicate Irish-speaking schools have fewer foreign students
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