Monthly Archives: November 2015

  1. Education Minister calls for other options to religion class

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    November 30, 2015 by johnston00

    Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan has said schools should offer other options to students who don’t want to study religion. …
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  2. Schools advised against trips to France

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    November 20, 2015 by johnston00

    The Department of Foreign Affairs  recommends Irish schools planning to take groups to France between now and November 22 follow …
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  3. National Anti-Bullying website launched by Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan, TD.

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    November 18, 2015 by johnston00

    The Programme for Government includes a commitment “to encourage schools to develop anti-bullying policies and, in particular strategies to combat …
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  4. Parents must ensure Catholic schools’ ethos maintained

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    November 16, 2015 by johnston00

    Parents must ensure the religious ethos of Catholic schools is not abandoned, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Tuam Dr Michael Neary …
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  5. No schoolbuses during red weather warnings, says Bus Éireann

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    November 9, 2015 by johnston00

    Services provided under the School Transport Schemes (Bus Éireann school buses and Contractors services) Bus Éireann has decided as a …
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  6. Exposed: the huge class divide in our universities

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    November 9, 2015 by johnston00

    New data shows teenagers from wealthier homes are filling the lion’s share of the most sought-after honours degree courses, including …
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  7. Second-level schools to face shutdown in new teachers dispute

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    November 8, 2015 by johnston00

    Second-level schools across the country face strikes over mounting opposition from teachers over new pay levels. Some teachers could lose …
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