Monthly Archives: June 2017

  1. Minister Bruton Sets Out Approach to Remove Religion as a Criteria in Admissions process

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    June 30, 2017 by johnston00

    Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton TD today (Wednesday) set out his preferred policy approach for amending primary school …
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  2. HSE advise parents to “ask about alcohol” with teenagers ahead of exam celebrations

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    June 16, 2017 by johnston00

    The HSE is encouraging parents to talk to teenagers about alcohol ahead of their Leaving and Junior Certificate end of …
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  3. Survey shows body image impacts the mental health of 72% of Irish teens

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    June 8, 2017 by johnston00

    Derek Chambers says young people, particularly those experiencing mental health difficulties, are not finding the public ‘conversation’ very helpful and need …
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  4. The New Cao points system explained

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    June 7, 2017 by johnston00

    Proponents say the new system will drastically reduce the number of students who miss out on their course due to …
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  5. New era begins today: Shake-up of grading system aims to take pressure off students

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    June 7, 2017 by johnston00

    The State exams enter a new era today with a shake-up in the grading system for Leaving Cert candidates and …
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