Almost three quarters of teachers do not believe that students have the required technology to take part in remote learning if their school was required to close for a period, the poll found. Photograph: iStock

Almost half of all secondary schools in the State are having problems hiring builders to carry out works to allow for Covid-19 physical distancing rul(...)

Primary school children sit at desks spaced about two yards apart, in Logumkloster, Denmark. Photograph: Emile Ducke/The New York Times

To get a sense of what Irish classrooms might look like when they eventually reopen, Tingjerg primary school in Denmark offers a glimpse into the futu(...)

A teachers’ union has claimed a new survey shows the damage caused to the education system by the two-tier pay system for teachers. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The staff recruitment and retention problem in the education sector is getting worse with four out of five schools receiving no applications for adver(...)

26/03/2013  FEATURES TUI  Gerard Craughwell President of the Teachers Union of Ireland . Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

FRIDAY It’s 5.30am and I leave Castlebar for Dublin as the rain buckets down. Floods are shutting(...)