A dispute between the Association of Secondary Teachers, Ireland (ASTI) and the Department of Education over the timing of professional collaboration meetings has escalated into a major stand-off which is threatening tuition hours for thousands of pupils. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A dispute between secondary teachers and the Department of Education over the timing of professional collaboration meetings has escalated into a major(...)

Student teachers say they face acute financial pressures. Photo: iStock

Trainee teachers who are required to carry out unpaid work in schools as part of their studies are suffering from severe financial difficulties , a ne(...)

Delegates pictured at the ASTI conference in Killarney on Tuesday. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

The country’s biggest secondary school union will debate motions today which have the potential to disrupt hundreds of secondary schools from as early(...)

Students take part in group work as part of the new junior cycle. The State Examination Commission says new guidance on classroom-based assessments will allow junior cycle English students to avoid a 10 per cent penalty in their summer exams.

The State Examinations Commission says new guidance on classroom-based assessments will allow junior cycle English students to avoid a 10 per cent pen(...)