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A spokesman for the Department of Education confirmed that a planned amendment to the Technological University Bill will not now go ahead due to a number of “important technical issues”.

The Government has dropped controversial plans to amend legislation before Christmas to allow for investigators to be appointed to examine wrongdoing (...)

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Minster for Culture Josepha Madigan, and Tibor Navracsics, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture Youth and Sport at the inaugural Creative Ireland Forum in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Maxwell

National cultural institutions and infrastructure such as the National Library and Abbey Theatre can expect to see their biggest capital investment si(...)

Louise Tobin, the principal of St Joseph’s Primary School in Tipperary town. Photograph: John D Kelly

Louise Tobin, principal at St Joseph’s Primary School in Tipperary town, sees how many children are playing catch-up from day one. “Many simply don’t(...)

Louise Tobin, principal of St Joseph’s primary school, leads children from five schools in Tipperary town who gathered at the Department of Education earlier this year to protest at their ‘exclusion’ from the Deis scheme for disadvantaged schools. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Hundreds of deprived schools identified as qualifying for extra teachers and supports were not included in the State’s official scheme to tackle educa(...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton announced last February that  79 schools were to be added into the Deis system for the first time using the new index.  Photograph: Jason Clarke

More than 200 disadvantaged schools which were identified as needing extra support were not included in the Government’s scheme to support pupils from(...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the  launch of  the new Leaving Cert  PE exam. Also pictured are students Conal Kehoe,  Emma Crumlish, Ciara Rooney,  Bernard Brogan, Dublin GAA footballer; and Mark Winters. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

Students who take the new physical education (PE) exam in the Leaving Cert will be required to submit a video of themselves taking part in an activity(...)

No one is going to thank you for giving them  a  voucher with ridiculously restrictive terms and conditions for Christmas. Photograph: iStock

Despite the fact that the voucher industry in Ireland is worth hundreds of millions of euro, it is almost completely unregulated. Retailers can impose(...)

Photograph: Getty

New apprenticeships in areas ranging from animation to cybersecurity will be available to school-leavers over the next year or so. They form part of (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Josepha Madigan,  Richard Bruton and Paschal Donohoe at  St Laurence O’Toole’s Girls National school in  Seville Place, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

“Does anyone know what my job is?” Leo Varadkar asked the first and second class pupils in St Laurence O’Toole Girls National School on Seville Place (...)

The Christian Brothers are selling the three hectares (7.5 acres) of land used by Clonkeen College in south Dublin for playing fields

The Minister for Education has insisted he has no role in High Court proceeding taken by the board of management of a south Dublin school to prevent t(...)

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