Monthly Archives: April 2017

  1. More than 6,000 students drop out of college in first year

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    April 27, 2017 by johnston00

    Highest drop-out rates in construction, computer science and engineering courses One in six third-level students – or 6,200 a year …
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  2. Grassroots move within ASTI to bring end to industrial action in schools resisted by union leadership

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    April 27, 2017 by johnston00

    A grassroots move within the ASTI to bring an end to industrial action in schools is being resisted by the …
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  3. Teacher shortages in key subjects ‘set to get worse’

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    April 26, 2017 by johnston00

    Growing school population fuels concerns over supply in science, maths and Irish Carl O’Brien – Irish Times Teacher shortages in key …
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  4. Suicide aftermath: how schools cope after a tragic death

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    April 26, 2017 by johnston00

    77 secondary students died by suicide last year and the impact on schools is enormous Peter McGuire – The Irish …
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  5. Schools spared strike in May as pay dispute divides union

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    April 23, 2017 by johnston00

      No sign of an early end to ASTI campaign Secondary schools have been spared a one-day strike in May …
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