Do teachers really need a certificate in religious studies to teach at primary?
- February 6, 2018, 00:00
Should primary teachers only be permitted to teach in the classroom if they pass a certificate in religious studies? With the majority of schools und(...)
Scant religious practice in trainee primary teachers, study finds
- January 19, 2018, 01:00
A new study has found “low levels” of religious practice and religiosity among trainee primary teachers. The finding comes at a time when there is co(...)
Why are so many teachers white, Irish, middle-class women?
- March 20, 2017, 06:00
Look around any staffroom round the country and you are likely to see predominantly white middle class women. Despite difficulties in accessing teac(...)
Cog Notes: Fears for diversity of future staffrooms
- November 25, 2014, 01:00
The shift from one year to two years in the postgraduate programme for trainee teachers has delighted policy wonks who believe it will enhance the (...)