People who arrived early in the morning to get inoculated against the coronavirus wait their turn at a vaccination camp for those aged over  45 at a school in Bengaluru on  Wednesday. Photograph: Aijaz Rahi/AP

India’s new confirmed coronavirus infections are steadily declining because of regional lockdowns and increased levels of antibodies among the populat(...)

Despite the introduction of “free” secondary education in 1967 and the abolition of third level fees in 1995, access to third level education in Ireland continues to be contingent on socio-economic status. Photograph: iStock

News this week that the class gap in higher education has not narrowed and that students from more affluent families dominate high points courses is h(...)

Students at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A number of special awards were announced at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition on Friday. Science for Development Award (Worldwise glo(...)