Monthly Archives: December 2015

  1. Tánaiste and Minister O’Sullivan launch new National Plan for Equity of Access to Higher Education

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    December 22, 2015 by johnston00

    Minister Jan O’Sullivan, T.D., provides an initial €3m for new National Plan for Equity of Access to Higher Education 2015-2019. …
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  2. A Poem for Ireland

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    December 14, 2015 by johnston00

    Post-Primary poetry competition in which students write a poem about Ireland – past or present. There are three levels to …
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  3. No School Transport during a status Red Weather warning

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    December 12, 2015 by johnston00

    In an email sent to parents, Bus Éireann said: “A Status Red weather warning automatically means all school transport services …
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  4. Controversial plans to change ‘old school tie’ admissions bite dust

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    December 9, 2015 by johnston00

    Controversial plans to change the rules on school admissions are being scrapped. Placing limits on the number of children of …
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  5. ‘One size fits all’ approach to RE studies is no substitute for diversity of patronage

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    December 9, 2015 by johnston00

    It is difficult to know what the problem is that the proposed primary curriculum subject ‘Education about Religions and Beliefs …
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  6. Baptising your child to gain school place just an ‘abuse’ – Archbishop

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    December 8, 2015 by johnston00

    Archbishop of Dublin Dr Diarmuid Martin has said that baptising children simply so they can attend a particular school is …
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  7. State schools match fee-paying sector for places in college

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    December 3, 2015 by johnston00

    High-achieving State funded schools around the country are increasingly matching the fee-paying school sector when it comes to sending their …
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