Pascal and Siobhán Bonnichon. Photograph: Frédéric De La Mure

A photography exhibition of families from across Europe who met through the Erasmus study-abroad programme opens in Dublin on Monday. The show, in St(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Luxembourg’s prime minister Xavier Bettel, Spain’s prime minister Pedro Sánchez and Austria’s chancellor Sebastian Kurz. Photograph: Twitter

When you walk past the throngs of English-language students visiting Ireland this summer, you might be walking past tomorrow’s leaders of the free wor(...)

Osama Abou Hajar recently got Irish citizenship. He is pictured with his newly signed document.

On May 21st, 2018, Osama Abou Hajar stood on the stage of the Killarney Convention Centre in Co Kerry and was handed a piece of paper confirming his n(...)

Teachers’ unions are seeking an increase in the rates of pay that apply for correcting exams. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Teachers’ unions have called for urgent talks with the State Examinations Commission (SEC) to address a joint pay claim and avoid it having to hire in(...)

The Department of Education is to launch an independent inquiry into a series of allegations of misconduct at University of Limerick (UL).

The University of Limerick (UL) has made financial settlements in the region of €150,000 with three key whistleblowers who highlighted a series of all(...)

Minister of State with responsibility for higher education Mary Mitchell O’Connor said that university rankings  can impact on international perceptions of our education system.

The Department of Education is to work with universities to identify ways of improving their performance in international rankings. This follows the (...)

Fiona Nevin from Kildare with her metalwork jewellery creation at the NCAD Graduate Exhibition 2018. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The creation of a new “university of creative arts” from the merger of the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) and the Dún Laoghaire Institute o(...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton said nearly 50,000 people have helped to re-invent themselves by using Springboard to change their careers in recent years. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Thousands of free or discounted higher-education courses are being made available to workers seeking to upskill in areas where there are skills shorta(...)

Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor at the launch of a guide on measuring community engagement at third level. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Universities whose students get involved in volunteering or efforts to tackle social issues stand to benefit under a system which measures the perform(...)

Minister of State Mary Mitchell O’Connor,  Dr Martin Naughton and his wife Carmel, Trinity Provost Dr Patrick Prendergast, and Minister for Education Richard Bruton at Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Mark Stedman

Work will begin this year on a €60 million development at Trinity College Dublin that will provide 1,800 additional places for students taking courses(...)

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