Teachers may face fitness-to-practise complaints over social media use
- April 6, 2019, 02:00
Teachers could face fitness-to-practise complaints over “inappropriate” use of social media such as making Facebook friends with students or criticisi(...)
Ask Brian: Can I qualify abroad to become a primary teacher?
- March 5, 2019, 00:00
My daughter’s dream is to become a primary school teacher. She is in fifth year and now and her projected points score – 350 to 420 – fall well short (...)
Teachers may face ‘fitness to teach’ complaints if they do not support special needs pupils
- March 4, 2019, 00:05
Teachers who refuse to support children with special needs on foot of advice from their trade union could be subject to “fitness to teach” complaints.(...)
‘I want to work in the fitness sector. What’s the best course to do?’
- February 12, 2019, 00:00
I’d like to study a course that will get me work in the health and fitness sector which is recognised by the industry. I’m based in south Dublin and s(...)
Ask Brian: My daughter wants to teach. What’s the best entry route?
- February 5, 2019, 00:00
My daughter is studying the BA in arts at University of Limerick (her joint honours subjects are Irish and history ) and wants to teach. She’s unsure (...)
Ask Brian: Can I teach in an Irish classroom even though I qualified abroad?
- January 8, 2019, 00:00
I secured my teaching qualification abroad several years ago. I’ve since relocated to Ireland and want to teach, but have been told I need to be regis(...)
Why is it so hard for teachers from abroad to get a job?
- December 18, 2018, 00:00
Aileen Harte, a history and geography teacher, has no shortage of qualifications or experience. She has a BA in heritage studies from Galway-Mayo Ins(...)
Planning a move to Britain? Here’s everything you need to know
- November 12, 2018, 13:09
Despite Ireland’s economic recovery and uncertainty over Brexit, Irish people continue to move across the Irish Sea in large numbers. Although the num(...)
Teacher denies telling female pupil to call when he had house to himself
- High Court
- November 9, 2018, 17:05
A teacher who denies he said to a female pupil: “Call me tonight at 10.30, I have the house to myself”, has been given permission by the High Court to(...)