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.
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