# education - Yesterday’s News
Ruairí Quinn has also admitted that the coalition has to “work better together”.
# education - Tuesday 22 April, 2014
The minister had earlier today faced the ire of primary teachers.
‘Bordering on sexist’: Quinn criticised for ‘highly feminised audience’ comments at teachers’ conference
Remarks made by the Education Minister at the INTO conference earlier today have been sharply criticised.
General Secretary Sheila Nunan said the workload of principals needs to be reviewed.
Instead of spending 20-30 hours of curriculum time focusing on the Sacraments, preparation should take place after school hours.
More than half of lecturers believe their institute should not merge.
Reforms expected to be announced later today could make it easier for children to opt-out.
# education - Monday 21 April, 2014
The number of grading bands would be reduced from 14 to eight.
# education - Sunday 20 April, 2014
The TUI found that while Cavan has one place for every 58 people, Offaly has one for every 1096.
# education - Saturday 19 April, 2014
With so much information at our fingertips, where’s the best place to go if you want to learn a new language or brush up on your knowledge of the world?
# education - Friday 18 April, 2014
It’s the little things you can slip up on.
That’s union projects an increase of 75,000 students.
# education - Thursday 17 April, 2014
Schools don’t have the capacity to deal with the changes due to be brought in this September, teachers said in a new survey.
# education - Tuesday 15 April, 2014
Useful? Cringey? Non-existent?
# education - Monday 14 April, 2014
It could also hamper Ireland’s chances of attracting foreign direct investment, experts say.
# education - Saturday 12 April, 2014
We need to construct curriculums with international relevance and figure out fairer ways of funding education in order to compete globally, writes Aaron McKenna.
# education - Thursday 10 April, 2014
The ESRI found a big gap between the life expectancy at age 20 and 35 for those with the lowest level of education and those with higher accolades.
# education - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
The National Association of Principals and Deputy Princiapls has warned that problems could occur due to the failure to invest in management structures in schools.
# education - Sunday 6 April, 2014
Doing Arts – majoring in English, minoring in Supermacs.
# education - Friday 4 April, 2014
The former Manchester United boss will begin lecturing senior executives from around the world next month.
# education - Tuesday 1 April, 2014
Irish kids came 22nd from 44 countries. Think you’d do better?
Recognising Ireland’s place in an international context allows us to explore the real reasons for our widespread weakness in learning Irish, as well as foreign languages, writes Dermot McNally.
# education - Monday 31 March, 2014
With the right support, we can raise a new generation of politically aware citizens eager to reinvigorate the electorate, writes Clive Byrne.
# education - Sunday 30 March, 2014
# education - Wednesday 26 March, 2014
It all sounds just too perfect to be true.
# education - Tuesday 25 March, 2014
The Bill would require schools to include a statement in their enrolment policy saying that pupils would not be discriminated against.
Teach us your ways!
# education - Monday 24 March, 2014
Part of the historic Marshalsea debtors prison will also be refurbished to create more office space for tech firms.
# education - Sunday 23 March, 2014
The results of balloting by two unions will be known on Wednesday.
# education - Saturday 22 March, 2014
The students will have their project implemented during organ donation week.
# education - Friday 21 March, 2014
The Niall Mellon Township Trust is aiming to help 10,000 pupils by the end of this year.
# education - Thursday 20 March, 2014
Almost 400 schools will be able to benefit from the funding.
# education - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
The new rates will be in place by this September.
# education - Friday 14 March, 2014
Sinnott said those involved in the project have already started scouting locations and a group has been established in the US to raise funds.
# education - Wednesday 12 March, 2014
The Tánaiste said that Ireland is committed to helping alleviate the effects of the crisis.
The four primary schools expected to open in September will run under the patronage of Educate Together.
# education - Sunday 2 March, 2014
Supporters of the plan say the Great Hunger shaped American history and should have a place in schools.
# education - Wednesday 26 February, 2014
The rankings series reveals the top 200 universities in the world for 30 individual subjects. UCC sees jump in World Subject rankings for environmental sciences and education
# education - Monday 24 February, 2014
The Junior Health Minister says the government will review the findings of the study.