Varadkar promises parents ‘clear message’ on schools in coming days
Tánaiste says Nphet advocated a ‘very gradual approach’ to children returning to the classroom
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar had a snappy phrase to describe what parents and students has asked for in the redesigned Leaving Cert 2021: “clarity, choice and some compassion”.
There has been a generally positive reaction to the new “hybrid” Leaving Cert format unveiled by Minister for Education Norma Foley.
Students will have a choice to opt for calculated grades on a subject-by-subject basis, to sit the written Leaving Cert exam in...
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Ireland’s top two universities bought almost €50m of property in five years
Two new buildings for Trinity College Dublin accounted for the bulk of the spending since 2015
Leaving Cert algorithm expert providing ‘feedback’ on new system
Dr Fernando Cartwright, creator of last year’s Leaving Cert algorithm which resulted in thousands of students graded erroneously, has given advice to the Department of Education for this year
A child‘s right to learn: the struggle to find a place in school for children with special needs
Demand for school places for children with special needs is rising, but schools say they can't add classes due to lack of space, staffing and funding issues
UCC professor: forget potholes, ask TDs about research instead
John Cryan, vice-president of research innovation at UCC, said scientific advances were needed to deal with further crises such as climate change