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Until recently, official recruitment and appointment procedures did not allow  job interviews to take place using video conferencing. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

Schools have been given the green light to conduct job interviews with teachers in the Middle East and elsewhere via Skype under changes introduced by(...)

Some two million documents consisting of the testimony of  institutional survivors  have been deposited with the National Archive. Photograph: Alan Betson

A report containing submissions from survivors of institutional child abuse will not be made public because it contains personal information. An Oir(...)

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation’s general secretary John Boyle says schools will not be able to deliver inclusive education without sufficient resources.

A plan to prohibit schools from asking parents who wish to enrol a pupil whether their child has special needs is “ill-conceived” and risks failing vu(...)

Educate Together said it will not not apply to become a patron for two of the new schools to be established next year – Donabate and Saggart. File photograph: Getty

Parents’ choice of schools is being curtailed by the Minister for Education’s decision to designate new primary schools as Gaelscoileanna, the country(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh intends to commence legislation by 2021 which will prohibit schools from asking parents whether their children have disabilities. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Schools will be prohibited within the next two years from asking parents during enrolment whether their children have disabilities, Minister for Educa(...)

The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) has identified more than 80 children in the area who require a place in a special school or special class in the south Dublin area this year or next, but do not have one. Photograph: iStock

Minister for Education Joe McHugh has warned schools in the south Dublin area that he is prepared to use new powers to direct them to provide more pla(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh says he wants  help schools to instil a  familiarity with the language in the next generation. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Subjects such as physical education, maths and art are to be taught through Irish in about 20 primary, secondary and pre-schools under a new project a(...)

The publicly-funded school transport scheme, which buses almost 120,000 children to school, urgently needs to change,   the Department of Public Expenditure has warned. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The publicly-funded school transport scheme, which buses almost 120,000 children to school at a cost of more than €1 million per day, is “unsustainabl(...)

History will no longer be an optional subject for students completing the Junior Cycle. Photograph: iStock

Under the new Junior Cycle reforms, my son has short courses in a range of interesting areas. Will the Minister’s recent decision to make history “cor(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh said the event aims to allow students to engage on a range of universal issues affecting them. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The first in a series of cross-border school events aimed at giving students a chance to share ideas on how to tackle issues such as climate change go(...)

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