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Julia Dolan (21), a science student at UCD, who is hoping to go on become a maths and science teacher

During her first year studying maths and physics in university, Julia Dolan says there were 30-40 others taking a module in teacher education. Now, i(...)

Job prospects for tens of thousands of young people will depend on Ireland being at the forefront of what is sometimes described as the fourth industrial revolution.

There is no faulting the Government’s vaulting ambition in seeking to become the European leader in Stem subjects – science, technology, engineering a(...)

Saoirse Ní Shúilleabháin, from Cork, at the Dell Robotics tournament. Minister for Education Richard Bruton wants to increase the number of female students taking Stem subjects in the Leaving Cert by 40%. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

An acute shortage of teachers in key subject areas such as maths and science threatens to undermine ambitious Government plans to boost uptake of Stem(...)