FUSE anti-bullying programme demonstrates success
FUSE is an anti-bullying and online safety programme developed by the National Anti-bullying Research and Resource Centre in DCU
A ReaderPen provides independent reading support
With a ReaderPen, reading support is achieved independently of a human reader.
Education Matters Virtual Summit 2021
A showcase of Authors and Topics from Ireland’s Education Yearbook
Leaving Cert 2021 Candidate Self Service Portal Now Open
Final chance for students to confirm subject levels for Leaving Certificate Accredited Grades 2021
Noticing Nature: The Key to Wellbeing
Much research highlights the importance of engaging with nature for enhancing mental, emotional, and physical health.
Final call for applications for €12,000 CAO Scholarship
Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has announced its final call for applications to the 2021-2022 President’s Scholarship Programme.
WIT publishes Shakespeare study guides for Leaving Certificate students
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 Acquires Dash Beyond
Alison, a world leader in the provision of free education and training, has announced its acquisition of Dash Beyond.
Maynooth Post Primary Student wins European Commission Award
Alba Doherty-Madrigal, from Maynooth Post Primary School, is the Irish winner of the 2021 Young Translators Contest for Secondary Schools.
New research examines mental health of racehorse trainers in Ireland
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 and Seachtain na Gaeilge in Trinity College Dublin
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 Wins EU Civil Solidarity Prize
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 Importance of Nature Education, COVID or no COVID
The elevation of nature education within our schools to a higher status has never been more necessary, COVID or no COVID.
The Impact of Second Level Education on Adolescent Wellbeing: Student Research
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 Survey on State Examinations and Reopening of Schools
ISSU Report on State Examinations 2021 and Reopening of Schools: Over 81% of respondents rated the ‘sitting in-person exams in June’ option favourably.
Free Live Webinar ahead of CAO deadline
As the CAO deadline looms, students and their families are invited to a free Live Webinar with renowned careers expert, Dr Brian Mooney.
Minister Harris appoints two leading academics to Irish Research Council
Minister Simon Harris has appointed two leading academics, Professor Turlough Downes and Professor Orla Muldoon, to the Irish Research Council.
Tech2Students Phase 2 seeks support in bridging the digital divide
In response to the digital divide experienced by students in DEIS schools, Trinity Access and Camara Ireland developed Tech2Students .
The DEIS Programme: Fifteen Years On
Dr Brian Fleming commenced a study, early in 2019, to explore the level of resources needed to tackle the challenges facing DEIS schools.
Bridging Brexit: Cross-border Collaboration in Higher Education
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.
Launch of Publication examining the unique ‘Story Exchange Project’
A Publication examining the ‘Story Exchange Project’, the first-ever initiative of its kind in Ireland, was launched on 29 October 2020.
ASTI secures mandate for industrial action
ASTI members have voted to take industrial action unless the Government immediately addresses key Covid-19 issues in schools.
Galway and Cork win Water Schools of the Year Awards
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 express serious apprehension about schools remaining open during Level 5
Students’ Union has expressed serious apprehension about the continuation of schooling during Level 5 without new measures to support safety, wellbeing, and learning.
Short film featuring Traveller/Mincéir women’s connection to their hair
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.
Spookiest ever Samhain agus Science Festival announced by DIAS
The annual Samhain agus Science festival, organised by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, will take place from 26 Oct to 4 Nov 2020.
Road to recovery from COVID-19 will be addressed in five Research Projects
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 host online coding activities as part of DOJOMÓR 2020
GMIT will partner with colleges nationwide to host exciting online coding activities for 7-17 year-olds, as part of DojoMór2020.
A Tale of Two Economies
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...
Institute of Technology Carlow marks with gratitude a 50-year milestone
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.
Massive Distributed Teaching & Learning
Where Technology and Massive Distributed Teaching and Learning can be implemented, the efficiencies are unmatchable.
Exhibition: A Celebration of Traveller/Mincéir Girls
Artist Breda Mayock and photographer Orla Sloyan worked with Traveller/Mincéir girls to create personal portraits for this exhibition.
Toolkit for Consent Education produced by NUI Galway
The comprehensive Toolkit for Consent Education is to be implemented across 22 Higher Education Institutions.
OECD Report confirms Ireland’s under-investment in Education
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.
Educate Together National School moves to ultramodern new premises
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.
Wild Atlantic Exhibition at Galway City Museum
Sea Science – The Wild Atlantic Exhibition at Galway City Museum receives consistently positive reviews from visitors on Tripadvisor.
The Adult Learner Journal 2020 is launched
The Adult Learner, published by AONTAS, engages with issues across the spectrum of adult learning in Ireland and on an international level.
ASTI to ballot members amidst health concerns for school communities
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
‘Disrupting the Traditional Global Education System’ was the subject of Mike Feerick’s address at the WISE Conference 2020.
School Leadership, Care, and Trust in COVID-19 Era
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
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.
Léargas opens €2.5m EU fund to ‘build digital and creative readiness’
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.
One-third of pre-teens game online with strangers
CyberSafeIreland’s annual report reveals that a significant proportion of pre-teen children in Ireland are in contact with strangers online.
Eight Researchers are presented with prestigious Lero Awards
Eight researchers from five leading Irish universities were presented with Lero Awards at an online ceremony on 8 September 2020.
Route from School to University is not a ‘One Size Fits All’ Model
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.
National Parents Council Post Primary Leaving Certificate Helpline 2020
The National Parents Council Post Primary (NPCPP) Leaving Cert Helpline number will operate from 7-16 September.
Le Chéile Mentoring is seeking to recruit Youth and Parent Mentors
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 Concerned by HIQA Report on People with Disabilities
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.
ISSU launches webpage listing resources for students sitting Leaving Cert 2020 exams
The Irish Second Level Students Union (ISSU) has launched a webpage listing free and discounted resources for students sitting Leaving Cert 2020 exams.
Leaving Certificate 2020: Lack of Transparency
One of the real concerns surrounding the Leaving Cert Predicted Grades process is the lack of transparency.