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Increased automation and artificial intelligence are set to make many white-collar jobs obsolete. Photograph: Getty
How to future-proof your child

Every parent wants the best for their child, and most of today’s parents grew up with the unspoken but widely accepted notion that their children woul(...)

Children attending the Nord Anglia International School in a drum workshop. About €14m has been invested in the school to date. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

The arrival of the country’s most expensive school is a sign of what is likely to be a major new growth area: education targeted at children of mobile(...)

There have been a number of proposals to set up a school that would teach children the international baccalaureate rather than the Leaving Cert. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Investors are seeking to set up a private secondary school in Dublin for children of executives working for large multinationals which would teach an (...)

The Leaving Cert is considered “deficit-based” and forces students to take subjects which they may not be able for. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Next week almost 50,000 students will find out how they fared in this year’s Leaving Cert. The results will play a crucial role in shaping the future(...)

Kieran Christie: incoming ASTI general secretary

Recriminations continue within the ASTI over the rejected ballot for junior cycle reform. It’s not the finest hour for the 180-member central execu(...)

Lorcán Miller’s coffin is carried into Rathmichael Parish Church in Shankill, Co Dublin, for his funeral.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The postcard arrived last Tuesday morning. On the front was a picture of the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co, where 21-year-old Lorcán Miller worked. (...)

UCD medical student Lorcán Miller (above) who died in the Berkeley balcony collapse has been described as an “exceptional young man” by his former headmaster. Photograph: St Andrew’s College/PA

UCD medical student Lorcán Miller who died in the Berkeley balcony collapse has been described as an “exceptional young man” by his former headmaster.(...)

Barbara Ennis, principal of Alexandra College,  Milltown,  Dublin. Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Many Irish parents still choose to educate their children in single-sex environments, despite mixed research findings on the subject, or perhaps becau(...)

Test-tube trials: scientist Conor Courtney shows Taoiseach Enda Kenny a DNA extraction experiment at the Science Gallery in Trinity College, Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Should we go online to learn? Poor teaching and what can be done about underperformance, figured on the airwaves last week on RTÉ’s “Toda(...)