Students back on  campus of Maynooth University in  Co Kildare. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

College lecturers should walk away from classrooms if they do not feel safe, a union has warned its members. The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI), wh(...)

 Minister for Education Norma Foley said it has been a particularly challenging 18 months for students on the back of school closures and disruption to their education. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Minister for Education Norma Foley has defended the integrity of record-breaking high grades awarded to Leaving Cert students on the basis that studen(...)

Many pregnant teachers say they are worried that they will be exposed to virus in crowded classrooms in the early weeks of their pregnancy. Photograph: iStock

Hundreds of unvaccinated pregnant teachers have raised concerns about returning to the classroom in September due to Covid-19 safety issues. Pregnant(...)

People aged 16 and 17 set to be vaccinated in Ireland. File photograph: Getty

A further 1,120 cases of Covid-19 were reported in the State on Tuesday evening. There are 142 people in hospital with the virus, of whom 27 are in I(...)

Minister of Further and Higher Education Simon Harris: ‘You can have all the lofty ambitions and plans you want but to make them a reality we need to properly fund third-level education.’  File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The issue of third-level funding has been “ducked and dodged for far too long”, Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris has said. With(...)

More than 90 per cent of secondary school teachers say some students have disengaged as a result of the move to remote teaching and learning, accordin(...)

 TUI president  Martin Marjoram. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Lecturing staff in third-level educational institutions have experienced a significant increase in workload following the move to remote teaching duri(...)

Chairwoman of the National Immunisation Advisory Committee Karina Butler: ‘I am confident that once people understand why decisions are taken . . . they will probably find no disagreement.’ File photograph: Collins

The change in how Covid-19 vaccines are administered is “not a measure of how valued or how important” certain workers are, but is designed to cut rap(...)

It is understood broad agreement had been reached among most parties that students would be given the option of calculated grades. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) has agreed to further engagement with the Minister for Education in a bid to resolve a row which (...)

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland’s executive committee has expressed its “strong position” that these students should return and benefit from face-to-face teaching provision. Photograph: iStock

Special classes for almost 3,000 students attending special classes in secondary schools are to set to reopen February 22nd after the Government reach(...)

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