Clive Byrne

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Schools are struggling to attract applicants for the position of school principal due to growing workloads and responsibilities, according to the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals. Photograph: iStock

Schools are struggling to attract applicants for the position of principal due to growing workloads and responsibilities, according to the representat(...)

In ordinary level maths, a relatively high proportion of students - 6 per cent or more than 1,330 candidates – failed the exam. File image: Getty

One in ten Junior Cert students who sat the higher level history exam this year did not pass it, one of the highest fail rates for any subject. While(...)

 Pictured at the launch of the USI mental health study was Ruairi Weiner from Maynooth University, Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor, USI president Lorna Fitzpatrick, Lillian Searson from Institute of Art, Design and Technology and Sorcha Murphy from Dublin City University. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

A leading psychiatrist has warned against drawing definitive conclusions from a survey of students in which a third of respondents said they had a for(...)

An  interim report into a review of the senior cycle indicates a strong desire for the  Leaving Cert to be assessed on a staggered basis instead of facing a single set of summer exams. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Secondary school principals say the findings of a review into the senior cycle support its calls for including continuous assessment as part of a refo(...)

The court heard The Gresham had settled matters with the electrical company and was now seeking payment from Clive Byrne. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A maintenance manager has been ordered by a judge to repay The Gresham Hotel, his former employer, a debt of €42,000 after having ordered goods for pe(...)

The proportion of Leaving Cert students taking on higher-level subjects looks set to match last year’s record numbers.

Some 124,000 students are due to begin this year’s State exams on Wednesday, Two additional days have been added to the exam timetable in order to mi(...)

First year students with Surface Pro devices using tablet devices as a learning resource during their Spanish class at Coláiste Bhaile Chláir. Photographs: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Angela Kaya, a mother of three from Co Meath, watched her eldest daughter go through the Junior Cycle using an iPad to learn, instead of books. Now t(...)

Joan Bruton: “We have to make sure students aren’t sacrificing their future for relatively or very low-paid employment while they’re in school.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The number of 16- and 17-year-olds in paid employment has increased more than 20 per cent in a three-year period. Statistics released by the Departme(...)

The vast majority of students believe the Leaving Cert exam does not prepare them for third level or the world of work. Photograph:  Bryan O’Brien

Just one in 25 Leaving Cert students believe the exam is a fair and accurate assessment of their knowledge and skills, according to a new survey. Th(...)

Almost 50 Junior Cert students are set to receive top marks across all subjects on Wednesday Photograph: Peter Thursfield

More than 62,000 Junior Cert students are set to receive their results today, with almost 50 pupils securing top marks across all subjects. New limit(...)

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