A stiff vocabulary test kicked off of this year’s Junior Certificate, as higher level English students pored over a dense reading on the astronomer(...)

The grinning face of Bono loomed large as just under 54,000 students kicked off the Leaving Cert exam this morning. The U2 frontman’s speech to a gra(...)

Tech savvy: Fintan O’Mahony with second-year students. Photograph: Patrick Browne

An early adopter of social media, Fintan O’Mahony got his school to relax its ban on mobile phones three years ago, so he could introduce Twitter t(...)

A Charles Stewart Parnell question came up

Students who played study roulette would have been disappointed upon opening the higher level history paper. The Treaty, which was widely tipped to a(...)

Teachers’ salaries: selected pay scales around Europe. Source: Eurydice survey 2013. Montage: Dearbhla Kelly

As parents face the disruption of their children’s secondary schooling as a result of the ASTI’s industrial action over the Haddington Road agreement,(...)

James Larkin: There was a question on the 100th anniversary of the Dublin Lockout

More than 12,000 students who sat Leaving Cert history found topics that were expected but searching, say teachers. “There was a nice start to the pap(...)

Jack Lynch: reference to his  speech on Northern Ireland

Junior Cert students took a history paper yesterday but the subject is threatened by planned reforms of the Junior Cert programme, say teachers.The Hi(...)

Members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) have made their position clear on Croke Park II. They have voted against a package of measures (...)

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