SETU launches globally in Washington DC
Just one year on from its establishment as a Technological University in May 2022, SETU was launched internationally in Washington D.C. by SETU President, Prof Veronica Campbell.
Seventy-five percent reduction in recycling waste at Atlantic Technological University (ATU)
Canteen at Atlantic Technological Univeristy Sligo has reduced general waste by 50% and increased recyclable waste levels to 75%
UL publishes Climate Action Roadmap 2030
University of Limerick has unveiled its plan towards carbon neutrality by 2030.
Transformational Leadership in Sustainability Programme launched
The very first cohort of the Transformational Leadership in Sustainability Programme was launched last week by the Irish Management Institute.
Kinia Creative Tech Fest – the first national celebration of creative technology in Ireland
The Kinia event highlighted the remarkable creative technology projects of young people in the areas of STEAM, Digital Media, and Computer Science.
Senior Leaders Breakfast Briefings at the IMI Campus
Irish Management Institute (IMI) will host the first in a series of spring Senior Leaders Breakfast Briefings on Wed 29 March, 7.30-9 am
The Rise of Teaching Outdoors in Primary Schools
Paul O’Donnell’s article sets out the context and rationale for teaching outdoors in primary schools and highlights ways of incorporating its use by schools.
Creating our Future – A Book of Inspiration
Dr Ciaran Seoighe describes how Creating our Future, a unique public-engagement activity on research, generated 18,000 submissions from people across Ireland, and sparked a ‘national brainstorm’.
Exceptional Ability and the Law: the legal framework for gifted education
Solicitor Lisa Quinn O’Flaherty examines the needs of students with exceptional ability, and the legal rights and supports available to them in Ireland.
How to Flourish in Third Level Education
Dr Jolanta Burke’s article highlights the importance of helping students not only to survive but also to thrive and flourish at third-level.
Winners of Trócaire Poetry Competition announced
Poetry Ireland and charity Trócaire have announced the winners of their annual poetry prize.
Focusing on a Sustainable Future
In a brand-new event, the Kennedy Summer School is set to host a panel discussion exploring how we can all work towards a sustainable future, working together for policy and political change in combination with personal responsibility.
Girls building for the future!
Teenage girls across Ireland are provided with the opportunity to build a robotic arm thanks to a collaboration between the award-winning charity Teen-Turn and the Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR).
Innovative Programmes for people dealing with Special Needs
Two new programmes aimed at supporting all those working with young people with additional needs will be offered by Hibernia College this September.
Mother-son sail for Spinal Injuries Ireland
Vicky Matthews and her son Luca, both students at Atlantic TU, set sail from Poole in England to Dublin to raise money for Spinal Injuries Ireland.
The European Dimension in Irish Education after Brexit
A National Symposium at the University of Limerick, 10-11 May 2022, will address the issue of the European dimension in all levels of Irish education.
New Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Business Data Analytics
Hibernia College has launched a new Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Business Data Analytics, in response to the growing number of career opportunities arising in the field both here and overseas.
Security analyst Tom Clonan wins the Trinity Seanad by-election
Tom Clonan has been elected in the 2022 Seanad by-election to represent the University of Dublin (Trinity College Dublin) constituency.
Prof Patrick Prendergast appointed Chair of new South East Technological University
Professor Patrick Prendergast has been appointed as Chair of the new South East Technological University (SETU)
The Senior Academic Leadership Initiative
Women researchers’ perception of the Senior Academic Leadership Initiative (SALI)
The most transformative initiative in Irish education since 1966
Minister Roderic O' Gorman's announcement of a six-year program of investment in Early Childhood Education/Care may well be the most transformative initiative in Irish education since Donagh O Malley's introduction of free second-level education in 1966. The move away...
NCCA has begun updating Aistear
NCCA has begun updating Aistear: the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework, now 12 years old.
Live Webinar to inform students and families as CAO deadline looms
As the CAO deadline looms, you are invited to join Careers Expert Dr Brian Mooney in a free live Webinar, “What Students Need to Know”, on Wednesday 12 January 2022 at 7 pm.
Generation gap and climate change
There is a conflict of interests between older and younger age groups when valuing current investments to contain global warming.
NCCA reopens consultation on Draft Primary Curriculum Framework
NCCA looks forward to engaging directly with teachers, school leaders, children, and parents through online seminars and focus group events.
The Minister’s Class Plan: poorly focused and unlikely to achieve its objective
Delayed response and technical defects raise questions about the effectiveness of the CLASS package in achieving its objective.
First-ever GAA jersey to feature the LGBTQ+ pride colours launched today
The first-ever GAA jersey to feature the LGBTQ+ pride colours was launched today by Prof Kerstin Mey, President of UL, and Larry McCarthy, President of GAA.
Trinity scores top for Employer Reputation
Trinity College Dublin has the best employer reputation in Ireland and nurtures the most successful alumni.
“I’ve always wanted to, but…”
As the pandemic finally subsides, older people are rediscovering their choices in life, including taking control of their “third chapter” to learn new skills and knowledge.
Launch of Trinity’s Schuler Democracy Forum with Mark Little
The Trinity Long Room Hub will officially launch the Schuler Democracy Forum on September 15, 2021.
Prince Albert II visits Trinity College and makes major donation to Old Library
During Prince Albert’s visit, an unveiling ceremony took place marking a major donation by the Prince to the conservation of the iconic Old Library at Trinity College.
Leaving Certificate 2021 Results
From 10 am today, Leaving Certificate 2021 candidates may access their provisional results through the SEC’s Candidate Self Service Portal accessible at www.examinations.ie.
Trinity welcomes French President Emmanuel Macron
French President Emmanuel Macron visited Trinity College Dublin on August 26, 2021, where he talked to students about Post-COVID Europe, Climate Change, and Digital Equality for all citizens.
Education Committee launches Report on School Bullying
A Report on School Bullying launched today by the Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, makes 28 recommendations, including 10 key recommendations.
Stellar App is one of only six finalists in Technovation Finals
Stellar is an easy-to-navigate app that provides timely and affordable Paediatric Occupational Therapy services.
‘ASK WIT’ online chat for CAO applicants
Ahead of the CAO Change of Mind deadline on Thursday, 1 July, members of WIT’s outreach team are on hand to respond to queries via online chat.
IT Carlow is first to establish a joint Institute in China
Institute of Technology Carlow has received approval from the Chinese Ministry of Education to establish a joint institute in China.
Reshaping Science Learning: Findings and Recommendations from SySTEM 2020
The Reshaping Science Learning event from Science Gallery Dublin will take place over zoom at 2pm on June 30th, 2021.
JOB OFFER: State Examinations Commission seeks Director of Operations
The State Examinations Commission seeks Director of Operations, a critical top management role with core responsibility for the operation, delivery and development of state exams.
JOB OFFER: State Examinations Commission seeks Head of Examinations and Assessment Division
The State Examinations Commission seeks Head of Exams and Assessment Division with responsibility for the management of this Division.
Irish economy to record double-digit growth as exports surge
The Irish economy is expected to record substantial growth in 2021 as public health measures are lifted.
New book will help teachers integrate social justice and sustainability into curriculum
A new book edited by DCU academics will support primary school teachers to integrate meaningful social justice and sustainability education into existing curricular subjects.
Trinity and ESRI launch MSc in Economic Policy for policy makers
Trinity College and the ESRI have teamed up to offer the first-ever Masters programme in economic policy specifically designed for people working in the public sector.
Leaving Certificate Examination 2021
Some 61,500 candidates are entered for the 2021 Leaving Certificate which comprises both Examinations and Accredited Grades.
Learning Recovery Post-Covid
The group within our society that has suffered the most serious consequences due to COVID is our children and young people.
Winners of DCU COVID Languages Competition announced
The DCU COVID Languages Competition competition attracted more than 300 entries from 70 schools around Ireland.
Philanthropists Eric & Barbara Kinsella donate €30m to Trinity College Dublin
Eric Kinsella, an alumnus of Trinity, with his wife Barbara, will donate €30 million – the largest philanthropic donation from individuals to an Irish university in the history of the state.
NUI Chancellor pays tribute to Professor Seamus Deane
NUI Chancellor Maurice Manning pays tribute to Prof Seamus Deane, “one of the brightest stars to light up the English Department in UCD”.
‘Sea to Me’ Competition: Celebrating our Connection to the Sea
The Marine Institute is celebrating our connection to the sea with its ‘Sea to Me’ social media competition.
Cyber Security Professionals in high demand
Companies are in urgent need of cyber-security professionals to ensure safety and legal compliance.