Minister for Education  Joe McHugh  and President of Maynooth University, Philip Nolan at the opening of the new school of education at Maynooth University. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

International recruitment agencies are offering Irish trainee teachers thousands of euro up-front to move abroad to teach in subjects such as science (...)

’Many of the best study tools and apps came about to help or assist students with additional learning needs but are useful for students from any background’ - Linda Doran

We asked some study experts for their advice on how to do well in college. Dr Majella Dempsey is course leader for the science and maths education pro(...)

“Look at the question carefully, paying attention to its limitations and to the specific terms used. Don’t just skim the surface but look to go deep and really engage. Discuss every element of the question and have a viewpoint on it.” - Kathy Bradley

We asked some study experts for their advice on how to do well in college. Dr Majella Dempsey is course leader for the science and maths education pro(...)

We asked some study experts for their advice on how to do well in college. Photograph: iStockphoto

Read. Memorise. Regurgitate. Leaving Cert students know the drill. But, when it comes to college, rote learning and fact regurgitation isn’t enough. L(...)

Studying at third level can be a big step up from the Leaving Cert. Photograph: iStock

Read. Memorise. Regurgitate. Leaving Cert students know the drill. But, when it comes to college, rote learning and fact regurgitation isn’t enough. L(...)

Teachers at Newpark Comprehensive, Blackrock, Co Dublin, picket outside the school over planned junior cycle reforms last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It was supposed to herald a new dawn in Irish education, training young people to think creatively and critically. Now, with one teacher union refusi(...)