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The move follows a series of developments aimed at improving accountability of schools and giving parents and students greater access to information. Photograph: Getty Images

Teachers could be banned from the classroom for serious misconduct or poor performance under fitness-to-teach measures due to come into force from tod(...)

As the Dáil adjourned for the summer recess this week, there was a predictable chorus from the cynics suggesting the “new politics” had already proved(...)

Fine Gael TD Jim Daly is proposing a Bill to establish an ombudsman for education. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Parents and students would be able to appeal decisions made by schools to an independent body for the first time, under legislation which has been acc(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with French President François Hollande at a press conference in Government Buildings  yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

In the glowing dawn of the new enlightenment, there was never going to be a row over the length of the summer break. A political golden age is upon u(...)

If a parent or student has a difficulty with the decision, there is no avenue of independent appeal besides the expensive and often daunting prospect of a court action. File photograph: Eric Luke

For all the talk of a student-centred education system, young people and their parents often have little voice when it comes to crucial decisions affe(...)

The Education (Amendment Bill)  is strongly opposed by the Ombudsman for Children. Photograph: Getty Images

Parents would have an opportunity to complain and appeal decisions made by schools for the first time under legislation which has been accepted by th(...)

James Reilly: criticised at the Fine Gael meeting. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Like so many political mutinies in the past, the move against Enda Kenny’s leadership ended with a bit of a whimper last night. It had more or less (...)

A group of backbench TDs have maintained pressure on Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s leadership of Fine Gael, with some again calling for a timeframe for his departure. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg.

A group of backbench TDs has maintained pressure on Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s leadership of Fine Gael, with some again calling for a timeframe for his de(...)

It is understood Taoiseach Enda Kenny will not outline a timetable for his departure as Fine Gael leader despite recent calls on him to do so from some members. Photograph: Bloomberg

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is expected to dismiss any suggestion of stepping down in the near future when he addresses his party’s TDs and Senators at a mee(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said on Monday he had no ‘intention of being diverted from that work that I have undertaken and for which I have received a mandate to fulfil’.

After a morning of public debate amongst Fine Gael TDs about the future of his leadership, Enda Kenny has insisted he will not be diverted from his po(...)

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