Monthly Archives: September 2016

  1. Study raises questions over quality of Leaving Cert learning

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    September 27, 2016 by johnston00

    TCD research: Key skills such as critical thinking and problem-solving ‘starkly absent’ A new study which raises serious questions over …
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  2. Irish education spending low by OECD standards

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    September 17, 2016 by johnston00

    Expenditure per student down 7% since 2008 while figure rose 8% across OECD over period State spending on Irish students …
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  3. School HPV Vaccination Program

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    September 8, 2016 by johnston00

    In August 2016 the Department of Education and Skills circulated Circular 0053/2016 to Boards of Management and Principals of Post-Primary …
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  4. Two-thirds of secondary schools face closure as teachers’ union threatens strike action over pay

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    September 5, 2016 by johnston00

    Almost two-thirds of the country’s secondary schools are facing chaos this term as a teachers’ union threatens industrial action. Around …
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  5. ‘Voluntary contribution’ hits pockets hardest as school costs rise to €1,400

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    September 5, 2016 by johnston00

    In a study last month, Mummypages.ie found parents can pay as much as €764 for a primary school child and …
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