The teacher was  suspended on full pay.

A student was picked up by gardaí in a distressed state on a public road trying to make his way to Dublin airport in the early hours of the morning, a(...)

There is an acute shortage of qualified teachers in a number of subject areas, including STEM and modern languages. Photo: iStock

Question: I work in business and have a degree in commerce and law, and a post-grad in technology. I have been reading about teacher shortages and am (...)

More than a decade after legislation was first signed into law, parents and students finally have a formal process to make complaints about the conduct of teachers. Stock photograph: Getty Images

More than a decade after legislation was first signed into law, parents and students finally have a formal process to make complaints about the conduc(...)

The teacher’s name, school and other identifying details will remain anonymous. File photograph: Getty Images

Primary schoolgirls have told how they were left upset and in tears after a teacher placed Sellotape on their mouths to stop them from chatting during(...)

Fitness to practise: most of the complaints the Teaching Council is investigating involve primary teachers. Photograph: Getty

The first teacher in Ireland to face a public fitness-to-practise hearing is to remain anonymous after a decision by the Teaching Council’s disciplina(...)

Fitness to practise: most of the complaints the Teaching Council is investigating involve primary teachers. Photograph: Getty

The first public inquiry into a teacher accused of misconduct is due to be held next month. While fitness to teach measures have been provided for in(...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton: The Minister has pledged a number of steps including using more trainee and retired teachers. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Urgent action is needed to address a growing staffing shortage in secondary schools which is depriving students of qualified teachers to teach key sub(...)

Higher level maths entry requirements for students training to be primary teachers are to be lowered from next year. Photograph: iStock

Leaving Cert higher-level maths entry requirements for students hoping to become primary school teachers are to be lowered from next year. Applicants(...)

In correspondence with colleges, Minister for Education Richard Bruton has now pledged to lower the entry grade for maths to a H7 from next year. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A group of high-achieving students who secured enough points to study primary teaching but were denied entry due to an “anomaly” in maths requirements(...)

“As teacher supply and demand is a complex issue, all stakeholders need to come together if we are going to come up with feasible solutions that will have impact” -  Tomás Ó Ruairc. File photograph: iStockPhoto

In the Irish Times last week, Brian Mooney highlighted a number of issues that are impacting on the supply of teachers into the future. At the Teachi(...)

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