Choosing to convert disciplines prior to seeking to enter the labour market is a perfectly rational decision.

As a Guidance Counsellor, I would always advise aspiring undergraduate students to study what they are passionate about. Nothing gets you successfully(...)

Principal: Chris Darby St Eunan’s may look like Hogwarts but visitors should not be fooled as tech is very much in evidence at the school. The all(...)

Professor Mathias Urban, the Desmond Chair in Early Childhood Education.

A centre for early childhood studies that aims to place Ireland at the centre of the global map of early childhood research has been formally opened a(...)

The Dublin Academy of Education  says parents will learn how to assist and motivate their children to maximise their “confidence, preparation and ultimately their grades in the Leaving Cert exams”. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

For middle-class families keen to boost their children’s grades in the State exams, there’s now a new frontier: grinds for parents. The Dublin Acade(...)

The internet is a great source of learning aids for those who cannot afford extra private tuition.  Photograph: iStock

Grind schools charging up to €7,000 a year are reporting a surge in demand amid signs the parents are willing to spend whatever it takes to boost thei(...)

While others will be heading off to third level, many will look to other options including taking a year out to travel the world. Photograph: iStock

Students who are disappointed with their CAO offer this morning can feel their world is caving in and their plans have been shot to pieces, says Neil (...)

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Whether you receive the offer you want from the CAO or are having second thoughts about the course you chose, it is worth noting that further educatio(...)

Lucy Prendeville of Tullamore, Co Offaly, who got eight A1s in the Leaving Cert in 2015. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

Chemists are running low on Rescue Remedy and Dioralyte, and social media is full of people humblebragging about how well they did at life, despite fa(...)

The Leaving Cert drew to a close yesterday with five exams.

The 2018 Leaving Cert drew to a close yesterday with five exams including technology, Italian and Japanese in the morning and, in the afternoon, appli(...)

Two questions on light in the physics exam caused surprise among some students. Photo: iStock

Teachers have highlighted the importance of students covering the entire physics course during their revision following a paper described as very fair(...)

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