One of a series of posters issued to coincide with Maths Week 2019. Available to download at mathsweek.ie

Maths Week, October 12th-20th, will see an unprecedented number of events across the island of Ireland, and marks the 200th anniversary of the birth (...)

Clodagh Hawe was “a wonderful, dedicated and caring teacher for pupils, a mentor, advisor and a support for all parents and to us, her colleagues, a source of joy, fun and a wonderful friend” the school principal told those attending the opening of Halla Clodagh.

A school in Meath has unveiled a new hall in memory of their former teacher Clodagh Hawe, who was murdered with her three children by her husband and (...)

Students of Coláiste Lú, Dundalk along with parents  walk from the school to the LMETB offices to protest about being forced to learn in English. Photograph: Alan Betson

Students at a school in Dundalk staged a walkout from their classrooms on Thursday morning over claims school authorities are limiting the provision o(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh said he wanted to help address the imbalance in the availability of Irish-medium education. Photograph: Alan Betson

Changes to the criteria used to determine the language and ethos of new schools have been welcomed by the Coimisinéir Teanga (Irish language ombudsman(...)

Cork Life Centre students Jessica Griffin, Liam McCormac, Michael Hartnett and Kyle O’Connor with their teacher Jason Kelleher. The centre helps provide the ‘bare necessities’ for students who are struggling financially. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

“Young people don’t just decide to leave education. It’s not a one-day event. It all starts in primary school, when their parents can’t afford to buy (...)

‘Where you receive two offers – on your level-8 higher-degree list and your level-7 or -6 list – the position is a little more complex. You can only accept one course, so you must choose between the two offers.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Wherever you are in the world, when you logged into your CAO file after 2pm yesterday, you had the option of accepting one of the two possible offers (...)

Dr Graham Love, former chief executive of the Higher Education Authority. ‘What is the point of having a specialist agency, conferring functions upon it and then ignoring or discouraging its advice?’ he writes. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government is taking over too much control of the third-level education system and is frequently ignoring the expertise of State advisory bodies, (...)

A progressive tax system has to be finely balanced if it is to be sustainable. And one of the weights on the scale is access to very high quality education at a significant discount for the middle classes.

Many years ago I attended a function at my old (fee-paying) school. The guest speaker was a politician who had been to the same south Dublin school. H(...)

Cork Institute of Technology has failed in its bid to secure university status with Tralee IT.

Government plans to award university status to institutes of technology may prove “problematic” due to a lack of clarity over what constitutes researc(...)

Ní Dhubhda is hoping to avoid replacing her daughter’s school uniform this year. “Everything is crested, and has to be ordered from a specialist uniform supplier

  Sandra Ní Dhubhda is listing the back to school costs she is expecting to pay this year for her daughter, who is due to start fifth year at a (...)

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