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Minister for Education Joe McHugh has said opening schools needs to be ‘carefully managed’. Photograph: Leon Farrell/PA

Massive logistical work is required in order to reopen schools in time for September, according to Minister for Education Joe McHugh. Mr McHugh said (...)

It’s very stressful trying to juggle my job with supervising homeschooling. Photograph: iStock

I’m working from home and have children in both primary and post-primary school. It’s very stressful trying to juggle my job with supervising homescho(...)

Brian Fitzgerald of Meadowlands, Youghal, Co Cork, is serving an 18-month sentence after pleading guilty to possessing and distributing child pornography on various dates between February and May 2017. Photograph: iStock

A deputy primary school principal teacher has been banned from teaching after a fitness-to-teach inquiry heard evidence that he has possessed and dist(...)

The Irish Primary Principals Network’s annual conference in Dublin  heard that many schools are struggling to source substitute teachers to cover short-term absences. Photograph: Alan Betson

Primary school principals have called for the Irish language qualification requirement for teachers to be suspended to ease the “crisis” in teacher su(...)

LearnChinese.ie is hiring teachers directly from China to teach Mandarin in Irish children . Pictured are (from left) O’Donovan girls Alexandra (9), Claudia (5), Teacher YuSyuan Chen and Allegra (7). Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Chinese is the most-spoken language in the world, but its presence in Irish education has generally been peripheral. From September 2020, however, th(...)

Until recently, official recruitment and appointment procedures did not allow  job interviews to take place using video conferencing. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

Schools have been given the green light to conduct job interviews with teachers in the Middle East and elsewhere via Skype under changes introduced by(...)

Open days provide you with an opportunity to gauge the atmosphere, location  and services of your potential place of learning.

Carlow College, St Patrick's When is open day?  November 14th, from 12-4pm with an evening session from 5-7pm.  Tour the campus, meet staff(...)

It is estimated that only 1 per cent of primary and 2 per cent of secondary teachers come from minority ethnic backgrounds. Photograph: iStock

When Dr Rory McDaid, a teacher and academic, began researching the experiences of children from migrant backgrounds, one question kept rearing its hea(...)

Leaving Cert Helpdesk: Q&A

The Irish Times’ free online helpdesk received questions across a range of topics related to the Leaving Cert results and the 2019 CAO process. Guida(...)

When asked if the Government would consider more pay for teachers based in the greater Dublin area, the Minister replied that the cost of living was also an issue for other professions. File photograph: Getty

Minister for Education Joe McHugh has pledged to tackle barriers preventing emigrant teachers returning home but has warned he does not have “any quic(...)

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