Category Archives: Education

  1. 20180830 Joint Committee on Education and Skills

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    September 2, 2018 by johnston00

    09.30 Joint Committee on Education and Skills CR3, LH 2000 School costs, school facilities and related matters (resumed) Representatives from …
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  2. 29 August 2018 – Minister Bruton Announces Significant Expansion of Psychologists working with Schools

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    August 29, 2018 by johnston00

    The Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton T.D. today (Wednesday August 29th) announced that 19 educational psychologists, including ten …
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  3. Education (Digital Devices in Schools) Bill 2018

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    August 26, 2018 by johnston00

    Bill entitled an Act to regulate the use of digital devices in primary and secondary schools subject to the discretionary …
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  4. With 67 nationalities, is this Ireland’s most diverse school?

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    August 26, 2018 by johnston00

    Le Chéile in Tyrrelstown has 67 different nationalities among its student body. What are the challenges and opportunities posed by …
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  5. Minister Bruton announces 25% increase in Foreign Language Assistants in post-primary schools

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    August 26, 2018 by johnston00

    Government prioritizes teaching of foreign languages in context of Brexit  Targeted measures for improving fluency, immersion and the number of …
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  6. Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor Launches Report on Sexual Consent among Third Level Students

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    August 15, 2018 by johnston00

    07 August, 2018 – Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor Launches Report on Sexual Consent among Third Level Students   The Minister …
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  7. Irish Times reports increase in failure rate at ordinary level

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    August 16, 2017 by johnston00

    However, the proportion of students at ordinary level who are struggling and failing to secure any CAO points for their …
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  8. A Survey of the Implementation of Anti-Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools

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    July 19, 2017 by johnston00

    A report carried out by the National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre (ABC) at Dublin City University has show that …
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  9. Parents ‘get into debt’ over school costs strain

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    July 10, 2017 by johnston00

    Primary school education costs 80pc more than parents expect – averaging at €766 a year. Secondary education is averaging at …
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  10. School frantically trying to stop sale of sports pitches to house-builder

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    May 24, 2017 by johnston00

    The principal of south Dublin secondary school Clonkeen College is promising its supporters will do everything in their power to …
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