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Minister for Health Simon Harris said the rehabilitative training allowance was being discontinued to eliminate inequities in access to training places for people with disabilities. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Health Simon Harris has defended the axing of a grant paid to people with disabilities on some training programmes. Mr Harris said the r(...)

Currently, there are more than 16,000 apprentices and almost 6,000 employers involved in 47 apprenticeships. Photograph: iStock

“Having 100 per cent progression to higher education can never be right. There must always be someone in a class or a few in a class that are more sui(...)

Once upon a time, going to college was the-be-all and end-all. What mattered was CAO points and the third-level college and course that a student got (...)

Photograph: Alastair Pike/AFP/Getty Images

Apple is under investigation in Russia following a complaint from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and may be abusing its dominant position in smar(...)

 Tatjana Klemanskiene, originally from Lithuania, believes most employers were reluctant to hire a woman with a disability. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

On her very first day in Ireland Tatjana Klemanskiene put her baby son in the buggy and went for a walk around her new neighbourhood in Celbridge, Co (...)

Think of what your child’s strongest aptitudes are and help them identify educational and/or training options that are in tune with them. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

With tens of thousands of new jobs set to be created this year, the opportunities for young people have never been higher. Parents can offer their ch(...)

Ruka Adeluola: after coming to Ireland alone from Nigeria when she was 12, she is studying biotechnology at DCU. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When Emma Lockwood was growing up in Dublin’s north inner city, she could see two versions of her future mapped out in front of her: have a baby or do(...)

Poulnabrone dolmen in Co Clare. Photograph: iStock

A koan is a paradoxical riddle without a solution. It’s also an apt definition of many of Ireland’s placenames. These encoded glimpses into our cultur(...)

Paul O’Toole, chief executive of Solas, is to head the Higher Education Authority.

The chief executive of Solas, the State body with responsibility for further education and training, has been appointed as the new head of the Higher (...)

Aislinn Smith with her fellow manufacturing technician apprentices Marc O’Rourke, Ben Madden,  Garrett Collins and Paul McDonnell.

College has long been sold as the be-all and end-all of education. In recent years, however, that narrative is changing. In 2014, Solas took over th(...)

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