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(...)

All four units are fully let on long-term leases producing a combined passing rent of €228,500 per annum.

Stephen McCarthy of Savills is guiding a price of €2.5 million for a high-profile retail investment comprising four ground-floor units on Custom House(...)

Dr Anne Smyth: Students interested in setting up their own business need to know about marketing.

Budding business students are spoilt for choice. But in choosing a course, what should they look out for? We asked for perspectives from career guid(...)

While they may be titled differently, all business qualifications deliver a wide range of courses common to all institutions.

A qualification in business is a great investment in your future career and there is a huge selection of courses to choose from. A total of 8,416 –(...)

Students taking the MA in Modern Irish history at UCD will have an opportunity to focus on their own particular areas of interest

We take a look at a selection of the many postgraduate courses available in Ireland’s universities, institutes of technology and colleges. Where indic(...)

A ‘No Border No Brexit’ sticker near the Hands across the Divide peace statue in Derry. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

If Brexit goes ahead, could cutting-edge technology make a frictionless border possible? That was the question Senator Terry Leyden raised on a visit (...)

The IFSC. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Financial Services Union (FSU) has launched its first ever cross-sector survey, seeking to build a broad picture of working conditions as it seeks(...)

Apprenticeships, or “earn and learn” options, offer a valuable alternative to college. Photo: iStock

My son is studying business and accounting for his Leaving Cert and is interested in doing a related course when he finishes school. His guidance coun(...)

The consequences for cheating vary across different institutions, ranging from penalties such as a reduction in marks, letters of warning, fines, suspension or even expulsion. Photograph: iStock

Cheating is on the rise in Irish universities and colleges with business studies students most likely to be accused of “academic dishonesty”. Since 2(...)

There have been more than  2,300 cases of students cheating at  universities since 2010. Photograph: iStock

There’s always been a temptation to cheat, and sneaking phones into exam halls or plagiarising from the internet has made it easier than ever before. (...)

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