Ms Justice Mary Faherty directed   the teacher and the school where she had been employed could not be named in order to protect the identity of the girls concerned. File photograph: Getty Images

A teacher, who ordered five primary school girls to Sellotape their mouths for chatting and giggling in class, was properly removed for professional m(...)

The teacher claimed in court that arising out of an investigation, the Teaching Council now intends to send a notification about him to the National Vetting Bureau.

A schoolteacher has asked the High Court for orders preventing the Teaching Council of Ireland from notifying the National Vetting Bureau of concerns (...)

The teacher was the subject of the first ever High Court application by the Teaching Council of Ireland to suspend a teacher’s registration pending a council inquiry into allegations. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A teacher dismissed by his school can continue to seek teaching jobs because a High Court bid to suspend his registration cannot proceed. The teacher(...)

The Migrant Teacher Project wants more non-Irish teachers in schools here.  Photograph: iStock

Teachers who have trained abroad are being invited to take part in a Migrant Teacher Project to help them find work in Irish schools while alleviating(...)

Universities and colleges have been developing disability support services to cater for a wide range of special needs. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

If you have a disability and want to pursue third-level education, it’s widely acknowledged there are fewer barriers in your way than there would have(...)

Mary Clare Relihan: ‘We seem to be blindly following the direction of struggling education systems like England.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

What can the Irish education system learn from teachers who have spent time working abroad? Five teachers with international experience share what th(...)

Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly/Irish Times Premedia

While budget 2016 announced additional teaching jobs at primary and secondary level, a huge lack of opportunity is still pushing many second-level (...)