Government launch education plan for year ahead amid warnings of teacher shortages

The Government has spelled out its priorities for the education system in the year ahead, but it was greeted with warnings that its ambitions cannot be realised while teacher shortages continue and the third-level funding is not increased.

The Government has spelled out its priorities for the education system in the year ahead, but it was greeted with warnings that its ambitions cannot be realised while teacher shortages continue and the third-level funding is not increased.

Maynooth University to open €14m school of education as college celebrates 90-year teaching tradition

Maynooth University (MU) is celebrating a tradition in teacher training that goes back more than 90 years, with the opening of a new €14m school of education.

Maynooth University (MU) is celebrating a tradition in teacher training that goes back more than 90 years, with the opening of a new €14m school of education.

Stricter entry requirements for post-graduate primary teaching courses delayed for a year

Graduates who want to pursue a post-graduate course in primary teaching have been given a year’s breather before stricter entry requirements come into effect.

Graduates who want to pursue a post-graduate course in primary teaching have been given a year’s breather before stricter entry requirements come into effect.