Extended school closures will hit most vulnerable hardest
- June 9, 2020, 00:00
As we emerge from lockdown and the immediate threat of the Covid-19 pandemic, we need to talk about the impact of school closure on the younger genera(...)
Trials of modern parenting: How pushy should mums and dads be?
- February 26, 2019, 00:00
The row was expected, but the violence was not. “This parent had been on the sidelines for over a year, convinced his son was the next Ronaldo,” says (...)
College not the only option as interest in further-education sector grows
- December 4, 2018, 00:01
While today’s feeder school lists are an indication of the number of post-primary students who go on to shird-level, they do not include the numbers o(...)
What impact is ‘hot housing’ having on children in school today?
- October 25, 2018, 15:09
A landmark study of primary schooling in Ireland is being conducted by UCD school of education. Funded by the National Council for Curriculum and As(...)
High hopes: Sometimes school is not enough to help young people get a job
- Social Affairs
- November 9, 2017, 20:22
Paul Flood quit school just weeks before he did the Leaving Certificate three years ago. Everything had become too much. “The pressures got on top of(...)