A prime, publicly-owned site in south Co Dublin could be sold to the Department of Education for use by a school. File photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

A prime, publicly owned site in south Co Dublin that had been earmarked for Traveller housing, and was then expected to be developed for other social (...)

a HSE spokeswoman said it was reviewing the list of options based on the feedback it had received and would update it accordingly. Photograph: Getty

The HSE is to change its online Covid-19 vaccination portal after a user pointed out it does not allow those registering to enter a non-white Irish e(...)

The man was arrested by detectives from the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau. File Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Gardaí investigating allegations of corrupt practices at the Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board (ETB) have made their ninth arrest. Th(...)

Claire Sanida has been living in Volos, Greece, for almost two decades.

“The saying goes, when you leave Longford, you leave for good, or something like that,” says Claire Sanida, who has been living in Volos, Greece, for (...)

As far back as last August, the school had advised parents that masks would be required, Eileen Barrington SC for the respondents said.

A mother has failed to get permission from the High Court to challenge a requirement that her son wear a face mask in order to sit the Leaving Cert ex(...)

Minister for Education Norma Foley said additional teachers could be used to ‘reimagine’ how teaching takes place at primary level. File photograph: Getty

A projected oversupply of thousands of primary teachers over the coming years could allow the Government to lower class sizes significantly, according(...)

The Government has said the pupil-teacher ratio at primary level will fall to its lowest recorded level in the coming academic year when it falls to 25:1. Photograph: iStock

A sharp reduction in pupils at primary schools and high numbers of teaching graduates could result in an oversupply of more than 13,000 teachers befor(...)

Expecting children to sit still for long periods of time to complete formal assessments that may not suit their learning style is an antiquated practice in 2021. Photograph: iStock

It is that time of year again in the primary school calendar where standardised tests in English and maths are administered with the intention of dete(...)

The research found a contrast between language learning at grammar and secondary schools with much more time spent on compulsory language learning at the former. Photograph: iStock

A report on language trends in Northern Ireland has found that the Covid-19 pandemic has severely disrupted language learning in its schools. The Lan(...)

Days off school due to snow may be a thing of the past with teachers set to conduct online classes in future in the event of unforeseen school closures. File photograph: Dara MacDónaill / The Irish Times

Teachers’ unions say they will “engage” with Department of Education reforms which would spell the end of school closures for snow, bad weather or oth(...)

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