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End of year Junior Cert examinations will be shortened and there will be more emphasis on classroom assessment

When asked about his legacy as minister for education shortly before he was reshuffled, Ruairí Quinn said of his junior cycle reforms: “I would hope t(...)

Under junior cycle reforms students who score who score between 20 and 40 per cent will secure a “partially achieved” grading. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Students who sit the new junior cycle programme from next year will be able to pass their final written exams by scoring as little as 20 per cent. Th(...)

Armed police on horseback patrol Marhaba beach in June where 38 people were killed in a terrorist attack in Sousse, Tunisia. File photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

The far-reaching tentacles of the Islamic State terror machine are impossible to miss when browsing the travel advice section of the Department of For(...)

Bear market looms as a fresh slide in crude and the perceived creditworthiness of European banks adds to doubts about the strength of the global  economy.  Photograph: Frank Rumpenhorst/EPA

Global stocks are on the precipice of a bear market as a fresh slide in crude and the perceived creditworthiness of European banks added to doubts ab(...)

TUI AG, Europe’s largest tour operator and owner of Ireland’s Falcon Holidays, said demand for summer vacations in Turkey tumbled about 40 per cent following a suicide bombing at a tourist attraction in Istanbul last month. (Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire)

TUI AG, Europe’s largest tour operator and owner of Ireland’s Falcon Holidays, said demand for summer holidays in Turkey tumbled about 40 per cent fo(...)

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland  has said it is deeply concerned over what it termed the precarious employment status and income poverty of new and recent entrants to the teaching profession. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Teachers in about 350 secondary schools are planning to stage a one-day strike on Wednesday, February 24th, two days before the general election. The(...)

Some 4,000 lecturers are staging a one-day strike at Ireland’s 14 institutes of technology. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Thousands of students face disruption on Wednesday as a strike by 4,000 lecturers at the country’s 14 institutes of technology gets underway. The one(...)

Gerry Quinn, president of the TUI. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Tomorrow, some 4,000 institute of technology lecturers and researchers will take a day’s strike action over a range of critical issues within their se(...)

Students march against reduction in grants. The TUI said the Minister had been advised that mergers were a costly process and that institutes of technology would have to bear the bulk of fees. Photograph:

Students will end up footing the bill for the bulk of the cost of creating new technological universities, unions have claimed. The Government is pla(...)

Students came out in force for the Referendum on Marriage Equality and it was not a once off. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A common misconception people still cling to, despite evidence to the contrary, is that students don’t vote. Most commentators, however, accepted the (...)

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