Educate Together

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Pupils working on their projects at  Educate Together Secondary School, Griffith College, Wellington Road, Cork. They have replaced subjects for a week by  focusing on a phenomenon-based learning week. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Are secondary schools preparing students for life? Or are they just preparing them for the Leaving Cert points race and ignoring the kind of skills th(...)

Several thousand school children rally in a climate protest  in Bergen, Norway. Photograph:  EPA

Thousands of children are set to skip school on Friday in protest over inaction on climate change, but their actions are posing a dilemma for school p(...)

Rowan Kelly (front) from Bray with other members of Climate Strike Fridays for Future, spending their thirteenth  consecutive Friday protesting about climate change outside the Dáil. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

During a talk on climate change a few years ago, secondary school pupil Conal O’Boyle heard something which jolts him still. “We were told that kids (...)

Students take part in a march for the environment and the climate in Brussels. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Hundreds of Irish schoolchildren are set to go on strike on Friday March 15th because of the failures of adults to address climate change. The protest(...)

The patron bodies for 12 new primary schools will all be non-denominational or multidenominational in nature.

Multi-denominational patrons have been selected for 12 new commuter belt primary schools due to open in September in Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow, Meath a(...)

Tom takes part in ‘In the Picture’

Imagine you’re in a room: it’s almost like a hall of mirrors, except you are surrounded by digital screens. Images of your body echo across the space,(...)

Protective fencing erected outside Gaelscoil Eiscir Riada, Glebe, Lucan, Co Dublin. It is one of five schools which will undergo detailed structural assessments from this weekend. Photograph: Tom Honan

Five schools in Dublin, Cork, Meath and Laois are to undergo detailed structural assessments from this weekend to ensure they are safe for pupils. Th(...)

An artist’s impression of the new Salesforce Tower in Dublin’s Spencer Dock, which is being developed by Johnny Ronan and US investment group Colony Capital

Software company Salesforce has confirmed plans to create 1,500 new jobs for Dublin over the next five years. The move comes as the tech giant said i(...)

Tianyiwa Xie, a student from Alexander College, Dublin, whose project was ‘Intersection of Multidimensional Planes in Projective Geometry. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

How can I stop my sliced apple going brown in my lunchbox? Is it possible to charge a phone using exercise? Does listening to classical music make you(...)

There were 4,138  more new pupils at primary level in 2018 than the previous year

Enrolment in multidenominational primary and post-primary schools in September rose by 3.6 per cent while Catholic school pupil numbers increased by 0(...)

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