Dr John Ball: ‘As a GP, you really value one-on-one interactions.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The great lie we keep telling one another is that this is the new normal. Because there’s nothing normal about any of it. People are giving birth alo(...)

Allowing children take on the role of a character can help develop their perseverance by giving them a safe space to fail. Photograph: iStock

If you open the door to Lisa Hanley’s classroom you could be greeted by anyone from a doctor to an astronaut, a farmer or, if you’re lucky, Batman him(...)

Timothy McGrath  will represent Ireland at the International Science and Engineering Fair in California next May. Photograph: Keith Arkins

A student who developed a biofilter to combat “dead zones” in oceans and freshwater, has been named overall winner of SciFest 2019. Timothy McGrath, (...)

Emer Nowlan: she  has been named as the new chief executive officer of Educate Together, the largest multi-denominational school patron

Educate Together, the largest multi-denominational school patron, has named Emer Nowlan as the organisation’s new chief executive officer. She will re(...)

Open days provide you with an opportunity to gauge the atmosphere, location  and services of your potential place of learning.

Carlow College, St Patrick's When is open day?  November 14th, from 12-4pm with an evening session from 5-7pm.  Tour the campus, meet staff(...)

While interest in European languages appears to be down in the points allocated in this year’s CAO First Round, level eight courses which involve a si(...)

Fiachra O’Farrell, a student at Gonzaga College, who scored eight H1s in his Leaving Cert, and plans to study theoretical physics at third level. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Click here to download a PDF of the CAO’s 2019 round one offers: https://iti.ms/2Zbae3m  For so many students, so much hinges on (...)

Cork is home to UCC and CIT.

Select your college of interest: UCC, CIT, TCD, TU Dublin, UCD, DCU, NCAD, NUI Galway, University of Limerick, Maynooth University, Waterfor(...)

US analysis of research found that, for children aged under 11, there was no link between homework and improved academic achievement. Photograph: iStock

It’s hard to know who hates homework more: teachers who have to set and correct it, children who have to do it or parents who struggle to make sure it(...)

While there continues to be a significant surplus of applicants over available places for teacher training programmes, demand has fallen since 2012. Photograph: iStock

The “prohibitive” cost of training and austerity-era cuts to starting salaries may have led to reduced interest in students choosing teaching as a pro(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Next
  • Last »