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PRIMARY TEACHERS REJECT NEW PUBLIC SERVICE PAY AGREEMENT BY OVERWHELMING MAJORITY
The result is in line with the advice of the primary teacher union’s executive, which sought a rejection because the...
Thu, 13 Jul 2017
SCHOOLS TO GET A FURTHER 975 SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTANTS
The annual process of allocating special needs assistants (SNAs) to schools will be fast-tracked next year, Education...
Fri, 7 Jul 2017
'EARN AS YOU LEARN' APPRENTICESHIPS TO BEGIN IN AUTUMN
Finally, more of the long-promised apprenticeships are coming on stream - and just in time for school-leavers looking...
Wed, 5 Jul 2017
HENS HELP PUPIL'S TO CRACK LIFE'S CODE
One of the biggest responsibilities of an education system is to support children to overcome any disadvantage in their...
Tue, 4 Jul 2017
TUI DROPS ACTION IN ROW OVER ELECTION
The Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) lodged a High Court injunction against a former staff member who raised concerns...
Tue, 27 Jun 2017
UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT ADMITS 'BEST PRACTICE' NOT USED IN €1M PAYOUT
The new president of the University of Limerick (UL), Dr Des Fitzgerald, has apologised for "inaccurate" information...
Fri, 23 Jun 2017
SOME GAINS IN IRISH EDUCATION BUT DANGERS LOOM FROM BREXIT
Ireland's higher education system could enjoy a positive spin-off from Brexit, although it also presents huge dangers...
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
A 'LIFE CHANGING MOMENT' AS SANCTUARY SCHOLARSHIP OFFERS REFUGEES NEW HOPE.
A mother-of-three living in direct provision, described winning a University of Limerick scholarship as a "life-...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017
CALL FOR MORE SCHOOL SUPPORTS AS SURVEY SHOWS MIGRANT CHILDREN LAG BEHIND IN READING
Migrant students in Ireland lag behind in reading proficiency and the gap is largest for East Europeans, a seminar...
Fri, 16 Jun 2017
NOW IS THE TIME TO REVIEW YOUR CAO CHOICES AND CHECK ALERTS
The Leaving Cert exams are in full swing. It is likely that the past week has presented some challenges and perhaps...
Thu, 15 Jun 2017