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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 (...)

Minister for Education  Joe McHugh said overtaxed substitute teachers will be repaid in full as soon as possible. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Department of Education is to repay substitute staff who were taxed the wrong amount due to a software glitch earlier this month. Substitute teac(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh has signalled he will establish panels of substitute teachers who would be employed on full-time salaries to provide cover in schools at short notice.

Panels of substitute teachers may be employed on full-time salaries to help schools source teaching cover at short notice. Many schools say they are (...)

Dr Anne Looney, executive dean at DCU, said: ‘Now ISL gets its full recognition, and equal status as a path to primary teaching’

Deaf people will have the opportunity to become primary-school teachers for students with hearing impairments under a new teaching degree. The new Ba(...)

Dawn Croke died in an accident outside a school in Co Donegal. Photograph: Facebook

The funeral of Dawn Croke, the teacher who was killed while saving a young girl from being hit by a 4x4, will take place in Donegal on Monday. Ms Cro(...)

Irish student teachers at the launch of the USI report calling for greater financial assistance for struggling students. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Student teachers who are struggling with the cost of tuition fees and unpaid school placements are being given access to ring-fenced financial assista(...)

A file image of Oxford, home to one of England’s best known universities. Irish students planning to start university in the UK in the coming academic year will not face a hike in fees regardless of whether there is a hard Brexit, Ministers have said. File image: Getty.

Irish students planning to start university in the UK in the coming academic year will not face a hike in fees regardless of whether there is a hard B(...)

In the Republic, Trinity College Dublin  is the most popular choice for undergraduates resident in the North.

The Government is hopeful that students will be able to study north and south of the Border without incurring hikes in student fees in the event of a (...)

Pictured at the launch of Education Matters Ireland’s Yearbook of Education were from left to right: Brian McCraith President of DCU, Brian Mooney editor of the book, Maurice Manning Chancellor NUI Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Minister for Education Joe McHugh is to slow down the pace of reform in schools on foot of concerns of “initiative overload” among teachers, principal(...)

Parents whose children  will be starting school in the next five years will be entitled to vote using the Department of Education’s new online patronage process system. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Parents will on Monday be invited to vote for their preferred patron bodies to run 12 new primary schools which will be established next year in areas(...)

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