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Minister for Education Norma Foley said there was a legal requirement that the students had access to the information.  Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

The Department of Education’s decision to allow thousands of Leaving Cert students to have online access to class rankings which their teachers assign(...)

An empty primary classroom in  Israel which has closed its schools as part of a lockdown in Tel Aviv. There have been 13 outbreaks of Covid-19 in Irish schools since September which have led to some classes being as to self-isolate. Photograph: Sebastian Scheiner/AP

A total of 35 cases of Covid-19 have been identified after students at 96 schools were tested, according to the Health Service Executive. Some 2,100 (...)

Teachers’ unions have warned that some schools face a shortage of teachers in the months ahead, owing to illness and upcoming retirements. Photograph: iStock

Schools are facing a chronic shortage of teachers due to absences as a result of illness and retirements in the months ahead, trade unions have warned(...)

A Department of Education spokesman said Tusla would take the new public-health guidelines into account when supporting children and their parents. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Teachers have clashed with school principals over staging “risky” assemblies of pupils and staff ahead of the reopening of schools for up to a million(...)

Almost three quarters of teachers do not believe that students have the required technology to take part in remote learning if their school was required to close for a period, the poll found. Photograph: iStock

Almost half of all secondary schools in the State are having problems hiring builders to carry out works to allow for Covid-19 physical distancing rul(...)

It is now recommended that teachers and secondary school students wear face coverings. Photograph: iStock

Secondary school students and primary and post-primary teachers will be required to wear face coverings in class when a physical distance of 2m cannot(...)

TUI UK and Ireland said in May  it would aim to cut costs globally by 30 per cent, affecting up to 8,000 roles. Photograph: Jaime Reina/AFP via Getty Images

Travel company TUI said it will shut 166 stores in the UK and Ireland in response to the downturn in travel caused by the coronavirus pandemic, in a m(...)

Martin Marjoram, president of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland, right, with general secretary John Mac Gabhann, at Leinster House  earlier this month. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government’s plans to reopen the State’s schools will be “massively complex” and demand constant vigilance for unexpected events, teachers have wa(...)

Public health guidance published on Wednesday says schools should reopen with physical distancing of at least 1m between students in most cases. Photograph: Getty Images

Second-level teachers’ unions have warned that a full reopening of schools for all students may be unlikely this autumn. In a submission to the Oirea(...)

Students wearing face masks attend class at the Lopez de Mendoza Institute in Spain. New public health guidance published today says schools should reopen with physical distancing of at least one metre between students in most cases. Photograph: Cesar Manso/AFP

New public health guidance published today says schools should reopen with physical distancing of at least one metre between students in most cases. (...)

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