‘The education of immigrant and culturally diverse students is a global challenge.’ Above, St John the Evangelist National School in Adamstown, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s emergent transformation from a traditional homogenous society to a nation of new immigrants means that the country’s teachers are on the (...)

 Prof. Brian MacCraith, President DCU (left) Prof. Philip Nolan, President NUI and Prof. Cathal Kelly, CEO. Prof MacCraith has announced the coming together in Dublin of St Patrick’s College Drumcondra, the Mater Dei Institute of Education, and the Church of Ireland College of Education (CICE) on a new campus at St Patrick’s in Drumcondra.  Photographer: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Dublin City University (DCU)is committed to protecting the ethos and identity of those Catholic and Protestant Colleges which are to become the Instit(...)