Analysis: Pressure on school places means political row is brewing
School admission rules still favour the ‘old Irish’ but with growing populations in urban areas, politicians will have to find new policies to level the playing field. They could start by looking at what happened in Boston almost 50 years ago
You might expect a new book with the “Kennedy Legacy” in the title to focus on the familiar glories.
From Whence I Came: The Kennedy Legacy, Ireland and America, published last week to coincide with the St Patrick’s Day celebrations and reviewed here, does have chapters on John F Kennedy’s historic election in 1960, his famous visit to Ireland in 1963 and his achievements during the little over 1,000 days he...
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Study app helps Leaving Cert students improve their performance
Ekker looks at a student’s working habits and helps them to use their time more efficiently
‘Trust and safety’ course aims to support content moderators
Griffith College and Kinzen, the digital anti-disinformation company, have partnered to create a diploma course for this ‘under-resourced’ sector
Leaving Cert ordinary-level Irish exam is ‘not fit for purpose’, says politician
FF backbencher and ex-Irish teacher Pádraig O’Sullivan says the exam is far too difficult for most students and that many are leaving pages blank
Day care deferral option now available to all teens with disabilities
Success of pilot project to encourage 1,700 school leavers with disabilities to continue education and training has led to it being made permanent