Mother helping daughter with homework. Photograph: E+/iStock/Getty

The work is flying in via Seesaw, Aladdin or Teams. Live classes are being streamed on Zoom. Teachers are doing their bit. Parents are doing their bi(...)

The cost of college can come as a shock to parents and students  but there are ways to save money. Photograph: iStock

1: Look out for scholarships. There’s a useful list of scholarships available to undergraduate students at careersportal.ie/scholarships. 2: Elsewh(...)

In 2021 students are likely to see a return to the more familiar costs of college. Photograph: iStock

Student budgets, like the rest of the world, have been thrown upside down by the pandemic. For some, the costs of living have increased because they’r(...)

A recent study from the HEA showed that students from affluent backgrounds dominate high-points college courses such as engineering, finance and medicine. Photograph: Getty

The Leaving Certificate is often held up as the fairest way of deciding who goes to college. After all, doesn’t every student sit the same exam, all m(...)

The then taoiseach  Leo Varadkar with principal Dr Áine Moran, deputy Leona Harrington and Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at the opening of Le Chéile Secondary School in Tyrrelstown in 2018. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The data published by The Irish Times today, which measures the progression of students from schools to third-level institutions, is just one fac(...)

The Irish Times’ Feeder School supplement gives a school-by-school breakdown on the number of students progressing to higher-level education and shows what third-level institution they have registered with. Photograph: Getty

Click here to download the full 2020 Feeder School tables Deis-designated schools saw an increase in student progression to third-level edu(...)

The Paris Agreement is frustratingly vague and imprecise as to what constitutes pre-industrial

Research groups around the world provide updates of global surface temperatures that are critical to evaluating climate change trends. They differ ba(...)

Irish running legend and Goal Ambassador, Eamonn Coghlan, and family doing their Christmas Goal Mile in Porterstown, Co Dublin

The traditional Goal mile charity event has been taking place on Christmas Day, but with a different format due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Normally, t(...)

The mutation on the spike protein of the coronavirus could impede vaccines from working. Photograph: AP Photo/David Goldman

The mutant variant of Covid-19 that has surfaced in the UK is likely to be shown to be circulating in the Republic in coming days, according to Irish (...)

Allan Shine, County Kildare Chamber chief executive, said companies using new technology earned higher profits and were more productive than those that did not. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

The Covid-19 crisis has prompted County Kildare Chamber, Meath Enterprise and Maynooth University to join forces to aid business to tackle challenges (...)

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