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The TUI online conference was told what members in all sectors had delivered during the Covid-19 pandemic may have been unprecedented. File photograph: Getty

Teachers should beware of “opportunists” who would seek to “normalise” the changed working conditions that they have put in place to assist their stud(...)

Almost 1,000 Leaving Cert students did not register in time for last Friday’s deadline to receive calculated grades. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

This year’s calculated grades process for Leaving Cert students could influence how future end-of-school exams are carried out, the president of a tea(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh has defended the process and says schools will award students’ grades and not the Department of Education. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Any attempt to offer teachers gifts or inducements in relation to students’ Leaving Cert results will be treated as a “serious attempt”to interfere wi(...)

The country’s biggest secondary teachers’ union has stated that it will work to support the Government’s decision to postpone the Leaving Cert exams until later this year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The country’s biggest secondary teachers’ union has stated that it will work to support the Government’s decision to postpone the Leaving Cert exams u(...)

Schools are set to remain closed until well beyond March 29th, Minister for Education Joe McHugh has confirmed.

Schools, third-level institutions and childcare facilities are set to remain closed until at least April 19th in support of efforts to combat the coro(...)

Teachers who are members of the TUI picket outside Greenhills College on Tuesday as part of a one-day strike over pay.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The next government is facing potentially more industrial unrest in schools as the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) on Tuesday said it(...)

Members of the Teachers Union of Ireland on strike outside Mount Temple Comprehensive in Clontarf, Dublin, over equal pay. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Several hundred schools across the country are closed on Tuesday as part of an ongoing campaign against a two-tier pay system by the Teachers’ Union o(...)

The use of WhatsApp by professional or community organisations raised a series of compliance concerns regarding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

Privacy experts have warned that political parties, sports clubs and community organisations should stop using WhatsApp, the instant messaging service(...)

A teachers’ union has claimed a new survey shows the damage caused to the education system by the two-tier pay system for teachers. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The staff recruitment and retention problem in the education sector is getting worse with four out of five schools receiving no applications for adver(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: it would be “regrettable” if teachers went ahead with the strike.  Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA

Hundreds of secondary schools as well as further education centres and institutes of technology are set to shut on Tuesday, February 4th, when thousan(...)

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