The qualifications of teachers who qualified abroad are assessed by the Teaching Council to ensure they are of a comparable standard to Irish  programmes. Photograph: iStock

I secured my teaching qualification abroad several years ago. I’ve since relocated to Ireland and want to teach, but have been told I need to be regis(...)

China’s Ministry of Education, in a notice late on Thursday, directed the publishing regulator to limit the number of new online video games

Tencent Holdings’ market value slumped by around $20 billion (€17 billion) on Friday after China intensified a crackdown on online gaming citing risin(...)

A woman walks through Beijing’s Beihang University, where professor was recently fired for sexually harassing students. Chinese women are rallying behind the #WoYeShi hashtag inspired by the #MeToo movement. Photograph: Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

Inspired by the #MeToo movement in the US denouncing sexual harassment, former doctoral student Luo Qianqian decided to go public on how her professor(...)

A father picks up his child from RYB Kindergarten in Xintiandi, Beijing: a female teacher (22)   has been detained on suspicion of abusing children at the kindergarten. Photograph: Bryan Denton/The New York Times

Police have detained a 22-year-old teacher suspected of abusing children at a Beijing kindergarten, as China was still reeling from a series of accusa(...)

Tributes have been paid to Eimear Noonan from Co Clare who died while out running in southwestern France.  Photograph: via Facebook.

The French department of justice has issued a burial permit enabling the family of a young Irishwoman Eimear Noonan to bring her remains back to Irela(...)

Within four days of receiving permission to stay in Ireland, Malak Bouod secured a job in the tech industry in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Malak Bouod did not plan to stay home on February 17th, 2011. She had spent weeks researching and watching online as young people across Egypt and Tun(...)

Dylan Bowe, Diarmaid Gallagher, Aoife Keegan and Orla Fallon of Magh Éne, Bundoran, Co Donegal, holding up white boards to show their knowledge of the subject. Photograph: James Connolly

The first thing that strikes you is the classroom. There are no symmetrical lines of desks facing a whiteboard. Instead, there are small pods of four(...)

 Bullfighting students practice their cape work at the Marcial Lalanda bullfighting school on  in Madrid, Spain. Photograph: Getty

Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards have lodged their opposition to plans by the conservative government to introduce a two-year bullfighting course(...)

Commuters in Beijing can now  use their smartphones to read  classic texts provided by the National Library of China Beijing commuters can use their smartphones to read classic books

The most common sight on the Beijing subway is of faces lit from beneath in blue as commuters watch videos, television shows and films on their mobil(...)