Mr Mchugh

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One school building, part of Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan, Dublin, was closed. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins

Temporary safety measures are required in 17 schools after structural defects were identified. The 17 schools are in addition to the 22 structures th(...)

Ballybunion student Sarah O’Connor, who received 650 points in her Leaving Cert. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Girls have once again outperformed boys in a majority of higher level subjects in this year’s Leaving Cert. A gender breakdown of the results shows g(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh visiting the National Parents’ Council Post Primary helpline in Croke Park, alongside  Beatrice Dooley, president of the Institute of Guidance Counsellors. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/ The Irish Times

Families who cannot afford to send their children to university should consider more affordable options in regional colleges, Minister for Education J(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh:  he said   the Government was committed to tackling back-to-school costs. Photograph: Alan Betson

Schools will be required to consult parents on ways to help reduce back-to-school costs under new legislation, Minister for Education Joe McHugh has p(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh said the Government’s National Broadband Plan would allow more people to work remotely and could help breathe new life into isolated rural schools as a result. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Minister for Education is involved in “intense discussions” over securing more favourable pupil-teacher ratios to help secure the future of small (...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh is hosting a symposium with education stakeholders on Wednesday on initiatives to strengthen small schools. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dozens of primary schools have either closed or had to amalgamate over the past five years amid concern for the future viability of small schools in r(...)

Julieann McGovern and sons Dylan (5) and Cillian (7) from Drimnagh at a  protest over special needs in Dublin organised by Enough is Enough. Photograph: Fran Veale

Schools could be ordered to provide places for children with special needs due to an acute shortage of appropriate education places for children with (...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh met with hundreds of Irish teachers in meetings in Dubai and Abu Dhabi on Wednesday and Thursday this week at a time when many schools in Ireland say they are facing a ‘crisis’ in teacher supply. File image:  Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Irish teachers gave Minister for Education Joe McHugh a mixed reception during his two-day “fact-finding” mission to the United Arab Emirates. accordi(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh is due to meet with hundreds of Irish teachers at meetings in Dubai and Abu Dhabi on Wednesday and Thursday this week. Photograph: Alan Betson

An overwhelming majority of Irish teachers based in the United Arab Emirates say the quality of life is better and would recommend a career there, acc(...)

When asked if the Government would consider more pay for teachers based in the greater Dublin area, the Minister replied that the cost of living was also an issue for other professions. File photograph: Getty

Minister for Education Joe McHugh has pledged to tackle barriers preventing emigrant teachers returning home but has warned he does not have “any quic(...)

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