Louise Tobin, the principal of St Joseph’s Primary School in Tipperary town. Photograph: John D Kelly

Louise Tobin, principal at St Joseph’s Primary School in Tipperary town, sees how many children are playing catch-up from day one. “Many simply don’t(...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton announced last February that  79 schools were to be added into the Deis system for the first time using the new index.  Photograph: Jason Clarke

More than 200 disadvantaged schools which were identified as needing extra support were not included in the Government’s scheme to support pupils from(...)

Caranua was established in 2012 to manage €110m pledged by religious congregations to enhance survivors’ lives. File photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

A charity that supports survivors of institutional abuse has said a statutory body established to improve their lives is “too broad in its outlook” an(...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the  launch of  the new Leaving Cert  PE exam. Also pictured are students Conal Kehoe,  Emma Crumlish, Ciara Rooney,  Bernard Brogan, Dublin GAA footballer; and Mark Winters. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

Students who take the new physical education (PE) exam in the Leaving Cert will be required to submit a video of themselves taking part in an activity(...)

Art and motion: Luas passed the Abbey Theatre.

“It makes people think differently. It’s going to network the city in a way that artists love,” says Dublin City Council’s arts officer Ray Yeates whe(...)

Thomas Byrne, Fianna Fáil TD and education spokesman, said teacher retirement figures show “people are literally running out of the profession”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Department of Education needs an extra €80 million to pay for a doubling in the number of projected retirements from teaching and other education (...)

The feeder schools list includes all schools in the Republic of Ireland where 11 or more pupils sat the Leaving Cert in 2016. Photograph: iStock

The information published today aims to provide parents with a snapshot of information about how many students, from each school in the Republic of Ir(...)

Latest figures also show the depth of the social divide in Dublin, with pupils in schools in the most affluent areas up to five times more likely to go to third-level than those in the poorest areas.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Download the Feeder School PDFs here: http://iti.ms/2jQ8tpk Private schools dominate the top places in new league tables based on the proportion(...)

St Joseph’s Secondary School in Drogheda, Co Louth. The expulsion rate at the 700-pupil Christian Brothers school is 10 times the national average. Image: Google Streetview

Parents have complained to authorities regarding “excessive” disciplinary measures at a school where the number of suspensions is running at three tim(...)

The chair and vice chair of Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board which is at  the centre of an investigation into spending and potential conflicts of interest have resigned.

The chair and vice chair of an education board at the centre of an investigation into spending and potential conflicts of interest have resigned. An (...)

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