Sorting and despatching  Leaving Cert exam scripts. An internal research report shows it is possible  some  exam candidates candidates are disadvantaged during the marking process. Photograph: Alan Betson

The State Examinations Commission (SEC) deserves great credit for the efficient way in which the high stakes Leaving Cert examination process is manag(...)

Ann Fleming and her eldest grandchild Cian Domican, making Christmas pudding.Photograph: Dave Meehan for The Irish Times

It’s not only plum puddings that Ann Fleming is making with her grandson Cian Domican on a Thursday evening in the run-up to Christmas. It’s a whole c(...)

Whole School Evaluation (WSE) reports present a rounded picture of what schools have to offer.

A Whole School Evaluation (WSE) evaluates the quality of the school’s management and leadership; the quality of teaching, learning and assessment; and(...)

Our data lists include all schools in the Republic of Ireland where 11 or more pupils sat the Leaving Cert in 2019.

Click here to access the Feeder School app Click here to download the full 2019 Feeder School tables The information published today (...)

The ‘right’ school choice is the one that’s right for your child. It all comes down to a number of different elements, such as subject choice, ethos, and facilities. Photograph: iStock

There’s more to picking your child’s secondary school than thinking about what they will grow up to be: who they are and who they will become matter j(...)

Peter Kearns, director of the institute, said it was taking the move in response to growing demand from parents and students. Photograph: Brendan Duffy

A private school has sparked controversy by introducing a new programme that it says allows students to cover large sections of the Leaving Cert curri(...)

Pat McDonagh is EY Industry Entrepreneur of the Year. Photograph: Maxwell

Pat McDonagh, the managing director of Supermac’s and owner of the Só Hotel Group and Plaza Group has been named EY Industry Entrepreneur of the Year.(...)

Pat Doyle, chief executive of the Peter McVerry Trust said the research will provide ‘robust evidence’  for  the future education strategies of the State. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

More than half of young men using homeless services missed out on education because they were suspended or expelled from school, new research has foun(...)

The Bernard Shaw  on South Richmond Street, Dublin. The pub  only came into being because of one economic cycle, and it will go out because of another.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

One of the endearing things about pubs in Ireland (as opposed to Irish pubs) is that customers of the best ones forge emotional bonds with the place. (...)

It’s back to school time at the Institute of Education on Leeson Street in the heart of Georgian Dublin as the signs are everywhere. A young girl ner(...)

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