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Ireland's Yearbook of Education

The Yearbook was launched in the National University of Ireland on 19 Dec 2018 by the Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh.

The ‘wonder-drug’ which all schools should be prescribing

Now in its eighth year, over 200,000 students have participated in the Irish Life Health Schools’ Fitness Challenge, making it the largest study on the fitness of secondary school children in Ireland.

Ireland's Yearbook of Education

An immensely influential think-tank on education policy, practice and innovation in Ireland
– Editor Brian Mooney

Overview of Primary Education in 2018-2019

By Páiric Clerkin & Geraldine D’Arcy 

Every Step of the Way

Booklet describing how free professional guidance counselling helped ten adults to upskill and improve their lives.

Computer Science now a Leaving Cert subject

CSTAI was established by Stephen Murphy to promote sharing of ideas and resources between teachers.

Online Mindfulness Training for People with MS

Psychology experts at NUI Galway have developed a new online treatment programme to help people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

How can I do a better job interview for teaching roles?

Liam Horan of SliNuaCareers.com talks about selling yourself to people who already know you well.

Volunteer Teacher Sought for One Year

Sylvia Katete Gavigan explains why Education is vital for Girls in Uganda.

Celebrating Diversity

Do we believe that human diversity in all its many forms is enriching for us as a society and as individuals?

Appiness Online

New Internet Safety platform for children targeted at principals in primary schools.

Primary Principals endure “intolerable working conditions”

Angela Dunne delivered the opening statement at an Oireachtas Committee meeting in September 2018.

Winner of Lifetime Achievement Award

Editor honoured for outstanding contribution to education.

Are we Blockchain-ready?

Blockchain is the new kid on the Irish Technology block.