# 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.
# education - Sunday 23 February, 2014
It’s in Glasnevin, actually.
# education - Saturday 22 February, 2014
Can’t we get more from our vast historic and modern wellspring of poetry? We are, after all, the nation that has reputedly more poets per square mile than any other in the world, writes Stephen Downes.
# education - Wednesday 19 February, 2014
“When a man and a woman love each other very much…”
# education - Tuesday 18 February, 2014
“We were told how ‘god loves sex’,” one student said. “However it was implied that is only after marriage.”
# education - Monday 17 February, 2014
School principals said they need to start planning now to ensure that teachers are qualified to teach the subjects that are in demand.
# education - Thursday 13 February, 2014
The bosses of the cigarette companies maintain that plain tobacco packaging will boost illegal sales.
# education - Friday 7 February, 2014
The Government did not oppose Finian McGrath’s bill but TDs were concerned that it would get slowed down by Oireachtas committees.
The Independent bill would mean pupils with Down Syndrome in mainstream schools are guaranteed resource teaching and the Government aren’t objecting.
# education - Thursday 6 February, 2014
The campaign is aiming for the original salary of €26,000 to be restored.
# education - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
Minister Ruairí Quinn said today that other relevant cases would also be reviewed.
# education - Monday 3 February, 2014
Ruairí Quinn said that he felt that “some older teachers are used to being sole person of authority in the classroom”.
More than 90 per cent of Irish students stay on to complete the exams, according to a report out today.
# education - Thursday 30 January, 2014
Not bad, for a young…university.
Future TDs will be able to get a head start on what they need to know, as part of new plans confirmed by the Education Minister.
# education - Monday 27 January, 2014
The Association of Catholic Priests strongly criticised the Minister for Education after he said religion should be taught within homes and parishes rather than schools.
# education - Sunday 26 January, 2014
The Fianna Fáil leader said that he thinks Quinn is “oblivious” to the impact some of his decisions can have on some small and rural schools.
# education - Saturday 25 January, 2014
Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn indicated yesterday that families and parishes could take responsibility for religious education.
# education - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
Minister Quinn has published the General Scheme of Technological Universities Bill.
# education - Tuesday 21 January, 2014
Education Minister Ruairí Quinn said he “would’ve loved” if the working group on junior certificate reform could have met last year but ASTI made that impossible.
The short course will be available in schools from September 2014 and schools can opt in as to whether to adopt it.
# education - Monday 20 January, 2014
In a radio interview today, the minister addressed speculation the relationship was strained while also speaking about the controversy surround the Junior Certificate reform
# education - Sunday 19 January, 2014
Meanwhile, the president of the TUI said that he was surprised there hadn’t been wider public consultation the Junior Cycle Student Award.
Teachers have expressed their concern about the implementation of the new Junior Cycle Student Award, which will replace the Junior Cert.
The grants were received in error due to a combination of mis-assessment by SUSI and the forms being completed incorrectly, and the students can apply to be re-assessed.
# education - Saturday 18 January, 2014
The unions say teachers’ concerns over the planned revamp of the junior cycle aren’t being addressed.
# education - Friday 17 January, 2014
The Minister for Education thinks that implementing the plan is going well, the teachers don’t.
# education - Thursday 16 January, 2014
With class sizes increasing and support services reduced, autistic children are not getting the education or the care they’re entitled to, writes Niamh Deane.
# education - Wednesday 15 January, 2014
# education - Monday 13 January, 2014
At Sundance School, New Jersey, it’s ok to call your teacher Granny.
# education - Friday 10 January, 2014
The student from St. Paul’s College, Raheny won for his study of graph theory in mathematics.
Boyzone stickers 4 eva.
# education - Thursday 9 January, 2014
“If I get extra money of course they will but I’ve concentrated so that every child going to primary school can access a book rental scheme,” the Minister said today.
# education - Wednesday 8 January, 2014
Incredibly smart teenagers will be making the rest of us feel inferior over the coming days in Dublin 4.
# education - Monday 6 January, 2014
Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte and Education Minister Ruairí Quinn made the pledge today.
The research comes as a company plans to test the fitness levels of First, Second and Third Year pupils.
# education - Sunday 5 January, 2014
Enda Kenny and Richard Bruton will remain in the Gulf region until Thursday.