Much research highlights the importance of engaging with nature for enhancing mental, emotional, and physical health.
Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has announced its final call for applications to the 2021-2022 President’s Scholarship Programme.
Lecturers at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) have published a book of essays on Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ to support Leaving Cert students in their English studies this academic year.
Alison, a world leader in the provision of free education and training, has announced its acquisition of Dash Beyond.
Alba Doherty-Madrigal, from Maynooth Post Primary School, is the Irish winner of the 2021 Young Translators Contest for Secondary Schools.
New research data from Waterford Institute of Technology finds that almost half of Irish racehorse trainers meet the threshold indicative of a common mental disorder.
Éigse na Tríonóide, Trinity College Dublin’s annual Irish language festival, and Seachtain na Gaeilge, will take place online from 1-5th March 2021.
ALISON, the online learning platform, has been selected by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) as the best Irish candidate for the EU Civil Solidarity Award.
The elevation of nature education within our schools to a higher status has never been more necessary, COVID or no COVID.
Transition Year students Shane O’Connor and Liam Carew recently conducted the research project ‘Assessing the impact of second-level education on key aspects of adolescents’ life and development’.
ISSU Report on State Examinations 2021 and Reopening of Schools: Over 81% of respondents rated the ‘sitting in-person exams in June’ option favourably.
As the CAO deadline looms, students and their families are invited to a free Live Webinar with renowned careers expert, Dr Brian Mooney.
Minister Simon Harris has appointed two leading academics, Professor Turlough Downes and Professor Orla Muldoon, to the Irish Research Council.
In response to the digital divide experienced by students in DEIS schools, Trinity Access and Camara Ireland developed Tech2Students .
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.