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The findings of the report are from 18 regional events across eight Education and Training Boards between October 2020 and May 2021. File photograph: Getty

More than half of students in further education struggled with remote learning and their mental health throughout the pandemic, according to a researc(...)

Under proposed reforms, Leaving Cert Irish will comprise two specifications.

In a rare step several Irish language and education stakeholder groups have come together to jointly call for the postponement of a consultation proce(...)

Southill Family Resource Centre - based in  in O’Malley Park in Limerick - offers a package of supports that enables local people to engage in a range of accredited and non-accredited courses, with a focus on learning in and for the community.  Photograph: Press 22

We need to foreground educational equality in the public debate as we seek to rebuild Ireland. More equal societies invariably do better; now is the t(...)

Third-level students will not have to sit traditional end of year exams, with alternative arrangements being put in place by colleges and universities.  File photograph: Getty Images

Third-level students will not have to sit traditional end of year exams, with alternative arrangements being put in place by colleges and universities(...)

Political rot has spread from US to UK: On Saturday, July 13th, 2018, you could not move in central London for the throngs of people protesting Donald(...)

Conor Dillon, 21, from Dublin is calling for the reinstatement of the training allowance

For Conor Dillon, removing the training allowance for school leavers with disabilities will prevent him from “learning basic skills”. The 21-year-old(...)

Príomh Aire Shasana Boris Johnson. Grianghraf:  Grianghraf: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Ar thug tú an t-athrú diaidh ar ndiaidh faoi deara?An bogadh beag ar gcúl? Ó thosnaigh na comhráití baotha maidir le himeacht nó le díbirt na Banríoch(...)

D’fhéadfadh scata bríonna a bheith le ‘Broidimeacht’ arb é an ceann is ansa liom ná go bhfuil siad á mbroideadh amach ag eite ghealtach an pháirtí Tóraí, ach gur cosúla gur ‘Bródimeacht’ is mó a thug ar Shasanaigh a nguth a chaitheamh ar son fágála sa chéad áit.   Grianghraf:  Georgia O’Callaghan/Getty

Ní foláir nó tá tú tinn tuirseach de faoi seo. Nó sa chás is nach bhfuil, tá tú bréan bailithe. Agus muran leor sin, ráineodh go bhfuil tú dú dóite. N(...)

Many workers have started to actively seek education and retraining as they hit a plateau in their careers, or move into new life stages. Photograph: iStock

A new calendar year can often seem like a good time for a change of job, but that doesn’t always mean cutting ties with your current employer. Recent (...)

Avril Hannifin, a graduate of An Cosán,  at Goodbody Stockbroker’s office in  Ballsbridge, where she’s doing a  paid apprenticeship. Photograph:   Cyril Byrne

Avril Hannifin was a bright spark at school in the Dublin suburb of Clondalkin. Her parents expected her to go to college. Instead, she fell into po(...)

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