Ken Robinson

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Project Sums, a free maths grinds club in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

For many of us it’s a badge of honour to declare: “I’m terrible at maths. I just don’t have the brain for it.” Yet, says Dr Pádraig Kirwan, head of W(...)

Aislinn Smith with her fellow manufacturing technician apprentices Marc O’Rourke, Ben Madden,  Garrett Collins and Paul McDonnell.

College has long been sold as the be-all and end-all of education. In recent years, however, that narrative is changing. In 2014, Solas took over th(...)

Sir Ken Robinson: he says  the key is to remember that every child is unique and has different talents and abilities

Sir Ken Robinson came to worldwide prominence when he argued that schools were killing creativity and failing to recognise the diversity of children’s(...)

Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation  Heather Humphreys meets (from left) Caitriona Lannen, head of jobs and education, The Irish Times, Robert Mac Giolla Phadraig,  chief commercial officer Sigmar Recruitment, and Mary-Kate Martin Smith, director People Advisory, EY, for the launch of Talent Summit 2018 at the Department of Enterprise. Photograph: Conor Mulhern

Creative expert and best-selling author of The Element, Sir Ken Robinson, has been named as the keynote speaker at Talent Summit, the country’s larges(...)

“Before we blindly jump on this digital bandwagon, why don’t we check if it’s going somewhere first?” Michelle McBride of Scoil Chill Ruadhain, Brooklodge, Glanmire, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The interactive pen has replaced the chalk and the smartboard has left the blackboard for dust. Technology lights up the classroom, but are we in dang(...)

Methodist notes

Downpatrick Methodist Congregation is hosting a St Patrick’s Day event from 10:30am to 5pm on March 17th. In addition to refreshments and an exhibitio(...)

Universal Design for Learning improves teaching practice by using all methods, including technology such as ebooks, Moodle for notes and Livescribe pens for recording notes

As the dropout rate for third-level creeps higher, we might solve the problem by applying the lessons of architecture and good design. Good des(...)

Geraldine and Ger O’Sullivan’s  wedding took place in Killorglin Church on November 8th, 2014. Photograph: Eve Mazurek Photography

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories .We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabulous weddin(...)

TEDxTallaght, last year.

So you want to go to Ted. Well you’ll need to write an extensive application form, explain what makes you tick, demonstrate what you tend to share (...)

Trevor Courtney: “Keep the wrong people away and the right people close, and watch out for people that use the word ‘synergy’”

Igloo Animations is an award-winning animation studio specialising in making complex topics easy to digest. What is special about your business?Igloo (...)

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