Primary teachers say school staff do not have the proper training or supports to engage with specialised child protection inspections due to start on February 1.
EDUCATION minister Joe McHugh has signalled he’s open to history being made a core subject for Junior Cert students telling the Dáil that it’s “vital” young people learn from the past.
A second round of investigations is getting underway at five schools caught up in the controversy over building safety in the autumn.
One of Ireland’s most successful businessmen says apprenticeships need to be seen in a different light by students and teachers, and not as a “fall-back option” to the CAO.
Stronger employment protections for English language teachers may be on the way, following the appointment of a mediator to explore terms and conditions in the sector.
A lack of women in science industries was lamented by President Michael D Higgins – as he pointed to the number of girls entered into the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition gazumping the boys for a 12th year in succession.
Thousands of students will descend on the RDS today as the 55th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition gets under way.
The Irish National Teachers Organisation (INTO) is to enter “constructive dialogue” with Government ahead of triggering a ballot.
Two more days are being added to the end of the Leaving Cert written exam timetable from next year, as the number of subjects grows.
Education Minister Joe McHugh today announced the 234 primary schools and 73 post-primary schools that will receive money under the Summer Works Scheme (SWS) 2019.