2015

Why do we want to teach science?

In previous blogs that I have written for Education Matters, I have emphasized the economic importance now given to science. In Ireland, this is revealed by the investment made in attracting science and tech companies. For these companies and research institutions,...

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A driving force in education

Drawing on his experience of managing and teaching in schools across five continents, Graeme Pollock sets out an 8-point blueprint for educational success.

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Portrait of a schoolboy growing up with sport

‘Don’ played club and school hurling from age 8-18, as well as minor hurling at county level. After his Leaving Cert he was dropped from the county team. Now 21, he chats to Ken Glennon about his sporting life in school.

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The 10-minute Interview

KEN GLENNON TALKS TO Ms Jan O’Sullivan TD, Minister for Education and Skills, about proposed overhaul of Leaving Cert grades and CAO points.

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