Minister for Education Norma Foley with  Kayleigh Foran of Maths Week and pupils Mariella Bueno (7) and Toni Martin (8) from Scoil Chaoimhín, Marlborough Street, Dublin. Photograph: Mark Stedman

Maths Week Ireland (MWI), which takes place from October 16th-24th, has announced a wide range of events for young and old throughout the island of Ir(...)

The judge was satisfied the appeal committee made its findings based on ‘flimsy’ evidence. File photograph : Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A school for children with special needs has won its High Court challenge over its decision to expel a teenage pupil who had assaulted staff, damaged (...)

Sinn Fein TD Imelda Munster  was told the Office of Government Procurement  does not collect data on tenders awarded, projects completed on time and  whether they were completed at expected costs. Photograph: Cyril Byrn

Public money was spent in an “absolute scamble” for supplies as Covid-19 hit Ireland last year, the Public Accounts Committee has been told. The com(...)

'Remote learning might work for secondary or older children but not primary kids,' says one reader. Photograph: iStock

Earlier this week we asked how you’ve found homeschooling the second time around. Here’s what you told us. This time around is different. My son has (...)

Frank Murray: a charismatic and friendly leader with an ability to relate positively with people, to address issues strategically, and to find solutions that were fair to everyone.

Frank Murray was born in Listowel, Co Kerry, in March 1944. He excelled at GAA football and continued playing during his years in UCD. His love of Gae(...)

Minister for Education Norma Foley: ‘Transmission rates of Covid-19 in schools are low, much lower than the rate currently in the community.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There is “overwhelming” evidence that schools remain safe settings and they will continue to operate during the Level 5 restrictions, Minister for Edu(...)

Prominent mathematics education lecturer Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin (assistant professor at UCD School of Mathematics & Statistics) has been honoured as the recipient of the 2020 Maths Week Ireland Award for her contribution to raising public awareness of maths, pictured with Dr Sheila Donegan, and Eoin Gill, co-founders of Maths Week. Photograph: John Ohle Photography

Prominent maths educator Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin has been honoured as this year’s recipient of the Maths Week Ireland Award for raising public aw(...)

Almost €6m in funding in the 2021 budget has been allocated to the 2027 Ryder Cup at Adare Manor. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Funding of almost €6 million has been allocated in the 2021 budget to meet existing commitments to Ireland’s hosting of the Ryder Cup 2027 in Adare Ma(...)

The INTO described it as “incomprehensible” that primary schools would remain fully open when infection levels are high enough to rule out indoor gatherings. Photograph: iStock

Teachers are to demand clarity on what additional protective measures can be put in place in schools should Covid-19 restrictions escalate to Level 4 (...)

Minister for Education Norma Foley expressed regret to students for what had happened at a press conference

An independent review of errors in the calculated grading process which led to thousands of students receiving the wrong results only focused on a sam(...)

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