Elaine Keane

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Teacher John Toner at  Presentation College, Headford, Co Galway. He says the cost of postgraduate teaching courses are “frightening off people who don’t want to get into debt”.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The six-year route to qualifying as a second-level teacher is a long, winding and expensive road. As Ireland reaches full employment with access to q(...)

UK headquartered law firm Simmons & Simmons has opened in Dublin, attracting partners from Mason Hayes & Curran and A&L Goodbody. Photograph: iStock

London headquartered international law firm Simmons & Simmons has established a Dublin presence with plans to welcome ten partners and 30 addition(...)

Diversity in teaching  remains a challenge, with trainees most likely to be white, Irish, socially advantaged women. Photo: iStock

Look around any staffroom round the country and you are likely to see predominantly white middle class women. Despite difficulties in accessing teac(...)

Prof Ninetta Santoro, Dr Manuela Heinz and Dr Elaine Keane at NUI Galway to discuss diversity in teacher education

The shift from one year to two years in the postgraduate programme for trainee teachers has delighted policy wonks who believe it will enhance the (...)