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.
The Facebook group ‘Voice For Teachers’ has existed for a relatively short time, yet has a following of over 47,000 and counting.
The impact of the shift to distance learning was explored in an ESRI study using an online questionnaire and in-depth interviews with school leaders.
The Irish Universities Association (IUA) has warmly welcomed the Further and Higher Education Roadmap announced by Minister Simon Harris on 22 July 2020.
A new report, ‘Implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for policy in relation to children and young people’, was announced today by Minister Roderic O’Gorman.
A new five-year strategy for the Further Education & Training (FET) sector was launched last week by Minister Simon Harris and Minister Niall Collins.
I provide administrative assistance to busy professionals who send me the administrative tasks they either do not have time to do, or would rather not do.
The ISSU has released a statement highlighting its disappointment at its non-inclusion in the discussion around the Leaving Certificate results release date.
This week, the Marine Institute’s Oceans of Learning series explores the link between the ocean and our health and wellbeing, including the benefits of sea swimming.
A new database, released by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), provides a comprehensive list of all quality-assured qualifications offered in Ireland.
Professor Daire Keogh has succeeded Professor Brian MacCraith as the new President of DCU.
The 2020 National Teacher Awards Covid Hero is a once-off special accolade created to honour a selected teacher or teachers.
“It is only in the last 20 years that experts have begun to understand the pivotal role of the ocean in determining climate and weather.”
Following an open competition, Professor Kerstin Mey has been appointed as the Interim President of the University of Limerick.
Fundamental changes are necessary to tackle our two-tier education system.
The winners of the first European Research Council ‘Public Engagement with Research Award’ have been announced.
Guidance on a whole-school approach to improving homework practices
A joint campaign has been launched by four organisations to call for urgent action on resourcing the return to school.
Bridge Back to School helps autistic students prepare during the summer months for their return to school in September.
TU Dublin, one of the largest universities in the country, is finalising plans and adjustments for September return to campus.
The non-inclusion of ‘Youth Affairs’ in the renamed Department of Children must be reversed, Youth Council says.
CAO applicants must think beyond first-year when making their choices, advises Dr Derek O’Byrne, Registrar at WIT.
Three inevitable factors will present as features in schools whenever, and in whatever format, they reopen.
New research by the ERSI identifies 3 distinct health behaviour clusters among adolescents in Ireland.
“We will establish a Citizens Assembly on the Future of Education ensuring that the voices of young people and those being educated are central.”
Campaign group Education Futures claims that a forum is needed to tackle the crisis in Higher and Further Education.
Following the release this week of its annual ‘Cost of Living’ survey, TU Dublin issues practical advice to new and returning students.
The Portuguese Tourist Board is delighted to announce that applications to the Portuguese Tourism Schools are now open, until July 15.
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) marks its unique mission and rich legacy of ground-breaking discoveries with a week of online events.
Local communities may have more capacity than they realise to ensure safe primary education for their 5-12-year-olds.
Exit Entry App assesses the skills and interests of students and connects them with college courses, apprenticeships, TY opportunities, and jobs.
The TU Dublin project aims to improve spatial ability among young people in Europe, to better prepare them for learning STEM subjects.
Areas in which the Government has failed include the childcare fiasco, the annihilation of the Leaving Cert exams, and the failure to reopen schools.