# education - Yesterday’s News
The EU group chaired by former president Mary McAleese recommended certified and continuous training for university teaching staff.
# education - Thursday 13 June, 2013
Prices rose by 0.4 per cent in the year to May.
# education - Wednesday 12 June, 2013
A new report also found that teachers report pupils often coming to class too tired to concentrate.
# education - Monday 10 June, 2013
Minister Ruairí Quinn said the new scheme will see the creation of around 360 jobs.
A mother speaks for her son: ‘I’m disabled but I am here. I am disabled but I want to attend school. I am disabled but I’d like to live my life.’
# education - Sunday 9 June, 2013
Following a promise to prioritise their applications, 250 unemployed and substitute teachers have been hired by the States Examinations Commission.
# education - Saturday 8 June, 2013
Ireland has historically tries to provide education ‘on the cheap’ by affording remarkable influence to religious bodies and other patrons, so the recent childcare controversy should shock – but not necessary surprise – us, writes, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.
# education - Friday 7 June, 2013
The rental market in Ireland is largely an amateur business led by small landlords – but, now, with many property-owners in arrears, tenants face an uncertain future, write Lorcan Sirr and Tom Dunne.
# education - Wednesday 5 June, 2013
It was English paper I for both groups this morning, with Home Ec and English paper II being sat this afternoon.
The extra money will go toward school projects, road maintenance and repairs, and retrofitting for local authority houses.
The Minister said he is “delighted” that 4,000 additional students will sit the Higher Level Maths paper this year.
# education - Tuesday 4 June, 2013
No matter how hard you try to forget.
This week the State exams begin and Leaving and Junior Certificate students are getting ready to tackle Project Maths. John Devlin has some tips for those worried about the new syllabus.
# education - Sunday 2 June, 2013
Income, housing, jobs, education – these are the 10 countries that fared the worst in the OECD’s survey of quality of life.
# education - Thursday 30 May, 2013
The details of the re-organisation of the country’s higher education sector were announced by Minister Ruairí Quinn this morning.
# education - Tuesday 28 May, 2013
Life is complicated and has a lot of choices, writes Fergus McCarthy who has some advice for this year’s Leaving Certificate students who have it all ahead of them.
# education - Monday 27 May, 2013
The Integration Centre said that many of the same issues in Sweden exist here and that policymakers must act to address this.
# education - Wednesday 22 May, 2013
The CSO has published a wide-ranging document, covering everything from household waste to penalty points.
# education - Monday 20 May, 2013
With youth unemployment at 23 per cent, the European Union and policy makers have a collective responsibility and obligation to help the “Lost Generation”, writes Liam Aylward.
The Irish Federation of University Teachers said it was up to the official side to prove that talks on a new pay deal are not just an attempt to persuade people to accept proposals that have already been rejected.
# education - Sunday 19 May, 2013
National Volunteering Week ends today. Here Donnacha Maguire, who is in Ethiopia, tells us about some of the work being done by Irish volunteers in the country.
# education - Saturday 18 May, 2013
Figures released by Ruairí Quinn show that 55 people under the remit of the Dept of Education earn over €200,000 a year.
# education - Friday 17 May, 2013
The INTO also agreed to accept an invitation to go back to the talks table with the Labour Relations Commission.
# education - Wednesday 8 May, 2013
The Minister is currently debating the issue with fellow ministers Joan Burton and Frances Fitzgerald.
# education - Tuesday 7 May, 2013
“Given that there are currently 6,300 children in the care of the State – a relatively small number”, Emily Logan believes more should be done to support them.
In a recent broad-ranging interview, Frances Fitzgerald talks about schools being ‘too ashamed’ to stand up to bullying, ‘unacceptable’ waiting lists and ‘bad news’ in service inspections.
# education - Friday 3 May, 2013
About 30 people were treated for smoke inhalation but nobody was seriously injured.
Sinn Féin’s Jonathan O’Brien says keeping more of last year’s staff would help to avoid a repeat of 2012’s chronic delays.
# education - Sunday 28 April, 2013
In a recent broad-ranging interview, Ruairí Quinn talks patronage, third-level fees, Margaret Thatcher’s funeral and his own future.
# education - Saturday 27 April, 2013
# education - Tuesday 23 April, 2013
Ruairí Quinn said it is “far too early” to say if legislation will be brought to legislate for pay cuts following the rejection of Croke Park II.
# education - Monday 22 April, 2013
St Anne’s national school in Ardclough, Kildare was “completed” in December 2011 but remains vacant because minor problems uncovered during an inspection remain unfixed.
# education - Sunday 14 April, 2013
Former students include the last Shah of Iran, Prince Rainier of Monaco and assorted members of wealthy US families Rockefellers and Rothschilds.
# education - Thursday 11 April, 2013
Free open online course allows students here – and abroad – to explore Irish identity.
# education - Sunday 7 April, 2013
The fundamental role the educational system plays today is determining a young person’s future life choices, so if there is to be equal opportunity, then we need to tackle equal access for all, writes Fr Peter McVerry.
# education - Saturday 6 April, 2013
Hundreds of secondary school students are creating businesses for national entrepreneurship final. This little invention is just one of the entries.
# education - Friday 5 April, 2013
Around 42,000 serving teachers will have to be vetted retrospectively under new legislation, which one teachers’ union says will create long delays.
# education - Wednesday 3 April, 2013
The minister is to publish a bill which will curtail the “over-use of preferential treatment” in the enrolment process.
# education - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland also proposed the withdrawal of goodwill tasks like supervision duties.