The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Minster for Culture Josepha Madigan, and Tibor Navracsics, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture Youth and Sport at the inaugural Creative Ireland Forum in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Maxwell

National cultural institutions and infrastructure such as the National Library and Abbey Theatre can expect to see their biggest capital investment si(...)

Physics in action: The shortage of qualified teachers threatens to undermine Government plans to make Ireland the best in Europe in so-called Stem subjects – science, technology, engineering and maths – within a decade. File photograph: Getty Images

As few as six graduates are in training to be physics teachers in secondary schools, new figures indicate. The shortage of qualified teachers threate(...)

There has been a “very deliberate policy on the part of the State of increasing the number of people with doctoral education”, says the Higher Education Authority. Photograph: Getty Images

The number of people in Ireland with doctorates has doubled in the past 10 years, in line with State policy to improve the country’s research credenti(...)

A new safety app is being made available to students and staff at Dublin City University. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Dublin City University is to provide around-the-clock emergency supports to staff and students through a new safety app, which links users with the co(...)

Philip King, musician and founder of Other Voices, has been recruited to develop an arts and culture event to be held at the university over a number of days. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Dublin City University is planning to create a “North Dublin cultural quarter” as part of new five-year plan for the development of the college. The (...)

 Professor John Coolahan,  Sonia O’Sullivan and Labhrás Ó Murchú at the ceremony in DCU where they were awarded Honorary Doctorates. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

She won every major honour on the track and now Sonia O’Sullivan has received another honorary degree - Dublin City University awarding her a Doctor o(...)

Participants of the Future Creators programme, which allows teenagers to get creative with technology. Photograph:  Peter Houlihan

What happens when you encourage teenagers to create with technology? Adding creativity to the mix has been a winning formula for Future Creators, an a(...)

The President of Maynooth University, Philip Nolan

President of Dublin City University – Professor Brian MacCraith The core objective of education today should be to enable students to flourish in the(...)

Education experts have warned that Brexit could lead to increases in CAO points over the coming years if thousands of Irish students who study in the UK opt to remain at home. Photograph: Getty Images

There has been a sharp increase in the number of European Union students applying for third-level courses through the CAO system, which experts say is(...)

Students taking part in group work as part of the new junior cycle.

Liam Wegimont, principal of Mount Temple Comprehensive School in Clontarf, Dublin, produces a neatly typed letter from his files. It is from a previo(...)

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