Jane Hayes

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A total of 80 teenagers from across the country have been trained as ‘safer internet day’ ambassadors to raise awareness   in their schools. Photograph: iStock

Online sexual coercion, or “webcam blackmail”, is to be addressed in the classroom under a new internet safety initiative. There has been rising conc(...)

Lots of parents or guardians are keen to support their sons and daughters. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images
Should you bring the parents?

Is it mortifying to bring mum to the open day? Would it be a social disaster to be seen with your dad? Not so much, say some students. Ben Smith, a (...)

Student union representatives encourage young people to enter for the National Youth Media Awards. Photograph  courtesy of Drugs.ie.

Students’ unions are encouraging young people to get involved in the Drugs.ie National Youth Media Awards, which has partnered with The Irish Times f(...)

ASTI shop stewards have been asked to distribute this poster to staff members and to display it in “a prominent position in their classrooms”.

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has criticised the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland over its plan to display posters highlighting its o(...)

ASTI  shop stewards have been asked to distribute this poster to staff members and to display it in “a prominent position in their classrooms”.

The Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) has been accused of targeting pupils after it emerged that members have been asked to display pos(...)