Emer Nowlan

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File photograph: Students from North Wicklow Educate Together Secondary School protest outside Leinster House, Dublin last year over the lack of suitable long-term school accommodation. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Educate Together secondary schools are more diverse on average than the typical Irish post-primary school, according to new research by the ESRI. The(...)

Admissions figures show private schools and high-performing non-fee paying schools turned away hundreds of applicants last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Schools in the south Dublin area are among the most heavily oversubscribed in the country, according to enrollment data published for the first time. (...)

Emer Nowlan: she  has been named as the new chief executive officer of Educate Together, the largest multi-denominational school patron

Educate Together, the largest multi-denominational school patron, has named Emer Nowlan as the organisation’s new chief executive officer. She will re(...)

It is estimated that only 1 per cent of primary and 2 per cent of secondary teachers come from minority ethnic backgrounds. Photograph: iStock

When Dr Rory McDaid, a teacher and academic, began researching the experiences of children from migrant backgrounds, one question kept rearing its hea(...)

Educate Together: 5th-class students taking part in the philosophy, ‘thinking time’ session at Balbriggan Educate Together NS, Balbriggan. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

It’s a Thursday evening in a Galway hotel and a small group of parents (two fathers, five mothers) are discussing how the temporary accommodati(...)