The ISPCC said parents need to look at the ‘amount of time their children are online, what age they start going online and what they are watching’. Photograph: Getty

Children’s advocates have stressed the need for parents to monitor their children’s internet use and establish an environment in which young people ca(...)

Google has described its Family Link technology as a way of helping parents “stay in the loop” while their child uses the internet on Android devices. Photographer: Paul McErlane/Bloomberg

A new app allowing parents to closely manage and monitor their children’s internet use is being launched by Google on Wednesday. Ireland will become(...)

Taking the kids out of school for holidays? Principals and teachers are human and they understand. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bringing your children to a supermarket to add up prices, examine ingredients and understand the value of money has educational merit but you are unli(...)

(From left) Fergus Finlay, Joanna Fortune, Kieran Mulvey and Aine Lynch of the Stop Out-of-Control Drinking campaign. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A controversial campaign group funded by drinks giant Diageo which aims to tackle binge drinking has opted not to support a ban on alcohol sponsorship(...)

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan has announced additional funding of €55,000 to support the delivery of anti-bullying training sessions for paren(...)

Ruairí Quinn: “The charter will underpin a right to know how a child is doing compared to other children of their age, what are their strengths and weaknesses, and how can children learn better.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Parents and students will have a right to be consulted on codes of behaviour, bullying policies and even the weight of school bags under planned new (...)

Parents are to receive special training as part of a crackdown on bullying, it has emerged. Adults will be expected to teach children about the proble(...)

Homework can cause as much stress to parents as it does to their children. Some parents like the idea of helping their children with their homework. I(...)