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The research found a contrast between language learning at grammar and secondary schools with much more time spent on compulsory language learning at the former. Photograph: iStock

A report on language trends in Northern Ireland has found that the Covid-19 pandemic has severely disrupted language learning in its schools. The Lan(...)

The provision of online lectures and the use of interactive tools means students can be better prepared ahead of classes and seminars. Photograph: iStock

The Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris recently launched a project aimed at examining how higher level education could learn from (...)

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail might seem like a cliché at this stage but to be fair, the saying does ring true.

The following are some tips students should be mindful of when using a virtual learning environment in the coming year. 1 Course delivery How the cou(...)

All third-level institutions have a range of digital tools at their disposal but most are anticipating a return of some on-campus and in-person activity.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

As the roll-out of the vaccine programme picks up pace, third-level institutions are putting their finishing touches on next year’s programmes. While(...)

Hybrid learning, Webinars and Synchronous learning: many of these concepts are interrelated – and they all involve learning – but what do they mean individually?

Students registering at third-level for the first time in September will most likely be signing up for some form of blended learning programme and are(...)

Trinity College Dublin before the pandemic. The danger posed by possible Covid variants means that students should be prepared for further disruption such as the cancellation or postponement of lectures and labs.

As the Government continues the planned summer reopening of the country Leaving Certificate pupils and third-level institutions will be looking a(...)

An internal memo was ’sent in error’ to staff working at the Randox Teoranta plant. Image: Google

An internal memo instructing employees at a healthcare manufacturing and R&D plant in the Donegal Gaeltacht that they must speak English while at (...)

Research shows that some 23% of parents would choose Irish-medium education for their children if available. File photograph: Getty

Minister for Education Norma Foley has given the go-ahead for a new satellite model for Irish-medium post-primary provision to be piloted in Dundalk. (...)

Under proposed reforms, Leaving Cert Irish will comprise two specifications.

In a rare step several Irish language and education stakeholder groups have come together to jointly call for the postponement of a consultation proce(...)

The Research on Use of the Irish Language on Radio report looks at opportunities and obstacles faced by the languages in broadcasting. Photograph: Getty

Radio stations operating in Ireland need greater support with Irish language broadcasting, according to the author of a new report into the sector. T(...)

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