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.
We need to show children with dyslexia how to effectively harness their visual skills for reading and spelling.
The Phone Away Box aims to discourage students from using phones during class-time to the detriment of their education.
A new online tool allows people to calculate their risk of contracting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19.
Sean O’Driscoll is a former Chairman and Chief Executive of the Glen Dimplex Group, a former Partner in KPMG, and is the recipient of an OBE and a Légion d’Honneur Award.
The consortium of Cork Institute of Technology and Institute of Technology Tralee will be officially established as Munster Technological University in January 2021.
The Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) says the indemnity offered to teachers in the current Guide falls short of what is required.
The five secondary-school student winners of the Aistritheoirí Óga 2020 (Young Translators) contest hail from each of the four provinces of Ireland.
The University of Limerick (UL) has announced the establishment of a dedicated institute for the study of infectious diseases, including COVID-19.
A new Student Emergency Fund has been launched by DCU for the benefit of students facing financial hardship due to Covid-19.
Hibernia College shares resources and knowledge about teaching in the online environment.
Abandoning the Leaving Cert exams is fundamentally flawed; it results in the essential qualities of anonymity, meritocracy, and integrity being shredded.
Principals and parents need to take stock of what is most important currently.
COVID-19 has spurred a historic campaign for a preventive, with two groups forging ahead.
As School Leader, what should you be asking yourself? How do you plan for the re-opening of your school in September?
Despite the best efforts of parents and teachers, home education is very difficult or non-existent for children with complex behaviour and medical needs.
Members of Parent Associations are gravely concerned about the continuing lack of certainty being endured by Leaving Cert and Leaving Cert Applied candidates and their families.
A new higher education network has been launched aimed at increasing cooperation between universities and institutes across Europe.
The Irish Universities Association (IUA) has launched a report on how the university sector is supporting Ireland during the COVID-19 crisis.