Sean Rowland

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Hibernia said the approach was not a replacement for teachers, but had potential to ease difficulties facing students and school principals. Photograph: Google Street View

Some secondary schools are live-streaming video of classes to their pupils because of a shortage of qualified teachers in key subjects, an Oireachtas (...)

The  Swivl robot  records trainee teachers’ interactions with students to help them assess their own performance in the classroom

Are robots finally taking over our classrooms? Not quite, but they have entered Irish schools for the first time as part of a new project to monitor t(...)

Hibernia College president Dr Seán Rowland has confirmed the college had never been on the list of Catholic Church-approved colleges, which was first published in 2011, but “we have asked to be on it now”.

Private teacher-training college Hibernia has asked Ireland’s Catholic bishops to add it to a list of approved colleges after graduates raised concern(...)

Irish online third-level institution Hibernia College has sold its UK subsidiary to one of the world’s biggest education brands. TES Global, which own(...)

Former trade union leader Peter Cassells has been named as chairman of a working group to examine how to fund third level education in the future.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Former trade union leader Peter Cassells has been named as chairman of a working group to examine how to fund third level education in the future.Mini(...)

The online revolution

Here’s some food for thought. The largest education provider in Africa is based in the west of Ireland. With three million learners and a furth(...)

Test-tube trials: scientist Conor Courtney shows Taoiseach Enda Kenny a DNA extraction experiment at the Science Gallery in Trinity College, Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Should we go online to learn? Poor teaching and what can be done about underperformance, figured on the airwaves last week on RTÉ’s “Toda(...)

Seán Rowland, founder and president of Hibernia College

It’s an ill wind that blows no good and the draught of recession has done nothing but fill the sails of Hibernia College. With the government tighteni(...)