Most educators acknowledge the experience of online learning was far from ideal earlier this year as institutions  quickly pivoted to emergency remote learning. Photograph: iStock

I’m due to start my college course soon and have been told that most of the teaching will take place online this year. I struggled with online learnin(...)

Universities in Ireland and elsewhere are scrambling to put in place structures which can operate safely in the autumn. Online courses may appeal to some students. Photograph: iStock

Getting this year’s 60,000-plus Leaving Cert students through an assessment process, which will enable them to progress into the promised land of furt(...)

Sarah-Jayne Carey, an education teacher at Coláiste Bríde, Clondalkin, with students Kelly Anne Cooling, Leah Walsh, Nicola Ovakpoyen and Erica Payne. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Do educational apps and technology represent the future of teaching and learning in the classroom? You might expect someone such as Derek Breen, wh(...)

Principal Treasa Leahy with third-year pupils at Mercy Secondary School, Inchicore, Dublin,  with their mobile devices, used for digital learning in schools. Photograph: Dave Meehan

New research questioning the value of computer use in schools should not deter the Government from boosting its investment in classroom technology, ac(...)

Only about 16 per cent of students in Ireland are part-time, according to Professor Mark Brown, director of the National Institute for Digital Learning. Photograph: AbsolutVision

DCU has unveiled a new plan for digital learning as the university seeks to expand its off-campus student population.However, it says, growth in the a(...)

“The area of digital learning is one which is exploding, literally exploding with potential,” says Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn

Back in the old days – or maybe even not so old – getting a college education often meant dragging yourself out of bed to make it to lectures. Today t(...)