Dr Brian Fleming commenced a study, early in 2019, to explore the level of resources needed to tackle the challenges facing DEIS schools.
As the UK’s exit from the EU plays out against the backdrop of COVID-19, cross-border collaboration in education and research provides no little solace in these anxious times.
A Publication examining the ‘Story Exchange Project’, the first-ever initiative of its kind in Ireland, was launched on 29 October 2020.
ASTI members have voted to take industrial action unless the Government immediately addresses key Covid-19 issues in schools.
The Water Schools of the Year Awards 2020 have gone to Dominican College in Galway City (second level), and to Gaelscoil Uí Drisceoil in Glanmire Cork (primary).
Students’ Union has expressed serious apprehension about the continuation of schooling during Level 5 without new measures to support safety, wellbeing, and learning.
Tune in to a very special short film from The National Museum of Ireland – Country Life. featuring Traveller/Mincéir women speaking of their connection to their hair.
The annual Samhain agus Science festival, organised by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, will take place from 26 Oct to 4 Nov 2020.
Five ADAPT research projects will address the road to recovery from COVID-19 and explore some of the secondary effects of the pandemic on society.
GMIT will partner with colleges nationwide to host exciting online coding activities for 7-17 year-olds, as part of DojoMór2020.
Irish economic experience in lockdown tells a tale of two economies - a large decline alongside robust growth. Despite experiencing a relatively strict and prolonged “lockdown” compared to other countries in Europe, the decline in economic activity in Ireland, as...
This autumn, Institute of Technology Carlow reflects with gratitude as it marks a 50-year milestone since it first offered higher education programmes to learners across the southeast.
Where Technology and Massive Distributed Teaching and Learning can be implemented, the efficiencies are unmatchable.
Artist Breda Mayock and photographer Orla Sloyan worked with Traveller/Mincéir girls to create personal portraits for this exhibition.
The comprehensive Toolkit for Consent Education is to be implemented across 22 Higher Education Institutions.
The OECD PISA 2018 test report published today shows significant disparities between Ireland and OECD comparator countries. PISA is the OECD’s Programme for assessing the achievement of 15-year-olds in reading literacy, maths, and science.
Staff and Pupils of Grace Park Educate Together National School have moved today into their new school building at the DCU All Hallows Campus, Drumcondra, Dublin 9.
Sea Science – The Wild Atlantic Exhibition at Galway City Museum receives consistently positive reviews from visitors on Tripadvisor.
The Adult Learner, published by AONTAS, engages with issues across the spectrum of adult learning in Ireland and on an international level.
The ASTI has decided to ballot its members in relation to a number of key issues that have emerged since schools re-opened.
‘Disrupting the Traditional Global Education System’ was the subject of Mike Feerick’s address at the WISE Conference 2020.
An issue of major concern is what principals should do in the event of a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the school community.
Let’s Talk About Consent is a new report launched to help young people, and those working with them, to deal with issues around the subject of consent.
A new €2.5 million fund will address the significant impact of Covid-19 on the delivery of education and training in Ireland and on the cultural and creative sectors.
CyberSafeIreland’s annual report reveals that a significant proportion of pre-teen children in Ireland are in contact with strangers online.
Eight researchers from five leading Irish universities were presented with Lero Awards at an online ceremony on 8 September 2020.
Speaking ahead of this week’s Leaving Cert results, Andrew Brownlee, CEO of SOLAS, said that the established route from school to university is not a ‘one size fits all’ model.
The National Parents Council Post Primary (NPCPP) Leaving Cert Helpline number will operate from 7-16 September.
Le Chéile Mentoring has launched a new recruitment campaign for mentors of young people and parents who want to change lives for the better.
Inclusion Ireland is concerned by the report released today (02-09-2020) by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) on people with disabilities living in congregated settings.
The Irish Second Level Students Union (ISSU) has launched a webpage listing free and discounted resources for students sitting Leaving Cert 2020 exams.
One of the real concerns surrounding the Leaving Cert Predicted Grades process is the lack of transparency.
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology and Galway Roscommon Education and Training Board are jointly offering a Maths course that provides a second chance for students to gain admission to some courses in GMIT.
Fórsa has referred the issue of the occupational health process for classroom-based staff to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) as a dispute under the terms of the Public Services Stability Agreement (PSSA). The union remains concerned that standard occupational...
Wrongly perceived costs and widespread misconceptions about Test-and-Trace could deter or delay people from arranging a test if they experience symptoms.
You are invited to join in a free webinar to gain the latest neuroscientific insights on how to best help your learners (and yourself) develop stronger memory power.
The Marine Institute and the European Commission are inviting the people of Ireland to complete an online survey on their level of awareness about our oceans and seas.
The ASTI has asked the Health Minister to intervene to secure a meeting between the union and the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC).
Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) has undertaken a comprehensive evaluation of the responses of Higher and Further Education Sectors to the COVID-19 crisis.
The ASTI has requested a meeting with the Health Protection Surveillance Centre to outline the safety concerns of teachers as schools prepare to re-open from next week.
ISSU has sent a letter to Minister for Education Norma Foley, and the Department of Education and Skills, outlining their serious concerns about the reopening of schools.
A new hygienic and safe book-covering system has been launched for primary and post-primary schools as they seek to re-open safely.
This free webinar offers invaluable insights on what happens next for Leaving Cert 2020 students, and for current third-level students.
Ireland is the 3rd best country on Earth in which to live according to the United Nations Human Development Index.
In this blog, I will share some of my own experience of substitute teaching and outline the advantages and disadvantages of working as a supply teacher for the school year 20/21.
The new solution to tackle contract cheating will enable colleges and universities shifting to online instruction to take a holistic approach to academic integrity.
The Great Book of Ireland (Leabhar Mór na hÉireann) has been termed Ireland’s modern-day Book of Kells.
Intuition, Inventiveness, and Resilience saw three amazing astronauts safely home – the human race can do it again.
New ASTI President Ann Piggott has said that the Government must commit to equal pay for post-2010 entrants to teaching if it is to recruit additional second-level teachers.
Fórsa trade union believes that measures discussed on July 24 will boost confidence about schools reopening at the end of August.