On average, and all things being equal, girls generally outperform boys in Leaving Cert subjects, whether or not they have boys sitting beside them in the classroom.

Boys and girls About a third of Ireland’s post-primary school are single-sex. By international standards, this is unusual. Today’s feeder school lis(...)

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(...)

With campuses in Dublin, Cork and Limerick, Griffith College is our oldest  private college

RCSI When is open day? January 4th, 2018 Located just off St Stephen’s Green, in one of the busiest spots in Dublin, the faculty of medicine and h(...)

Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton was  urged to implement the findings of an Oireachtas report which says grants should be made available to eligible students attending private colleges. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Hundreds of students from less well-off families who attend private third-level colleges in Ireland should be entitled to grants, an Oireachtas commit(...)

There are plenty of options available to those who take a different route and  explore other areas. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

It is worth taking time to think about your post-school options as there are a myriad of routes into quality employment, not all through the CAO. Con(...)

 Caoimhe Andrews and Evie Byrne, Rathdown students celebrating Leaving Certificate results in Glenageary, Co Dublin. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Click here to download a PDF of the CAO’s 2017 Round One offers: http://iti.ms/2vR6EzZ More than 30,000, or 60 per cent, of the s(...)

Careers counselors report that more students are looking at study options for courses taught through English in countries like the Netherlands, Denmark, Poland and Germany. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

If you didn’t do as well as you’d hoped in your Leaving Certificate but still want to get to third-level education, there are more options out there t(...)

The President of Maynooth University, Philip Nolan

President of Dublin City University – Professor Brian MacCraith The core objective of education today should be to enable students to flourish in the(...)

Prospective business students may need to look at multiple finance sources, including scholarships and bursaries as well as loans and employer sponsorship. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

If you want to do a top-notch business course or MBA, you’ll have to work harder to find funding because the fees charged can be far higher than for c(...)

Aiveen Kearney, chief financial officer, Holcim Australia/ New Zealand

“If you’ll excuse the pun, I believe I’ve ‘cemented’ my career by moving against the tide,” says Aiveen Kearney speaking from Chatswood, New South Wal(...)

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