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#Education

# education - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two ministers blocked from leaving Dublin school by water protesters Irish Water

Two ministers blocked from leaving Dublin school by water protesters

Jan O’Sullivan and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin were delayed for about 40 minutes.

# education - Monday 23 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 89 boys abducted by armed soldiers while doing their exams South Sudan

89 boys abducted by armed soldiers while doing their exams

UNICEF says that armed soldiers searched the area house by house.

# education - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Some small rural schools may be asked to merge with other schools Future

Some small rural schools may be asked to merge with other schools

Most small schools are in Donegal, Mayo, Roscommon and parts of Galway and Kerry.

# education - Friday 13 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Teachers are miffed Junior Cert  details were leaked to newspaper Not Happy

Teachers are miffed Junior Cert details were leaked to newspaper

Unions have rejected the draft document but say it may form the basis for discussions.

# education - Thursday 12 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie My daughter is clever, funny, and full of life. So why am I so worried about her future? Special Needs

My daughter is clever, funny, and full of life. So why am I so worried about her future?

To live a full adult life and contribute to society, my daughter urgently needs resource hours in school.

# education - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Is it true that Fianna Fáil has no policies? Well, not really… Reforming From The Inside

Is it true that Fianna Fáil has no policies? Well, not really…

It’s a constant claim thrown at the party, but it turns out it has more than a few ideas.

# education - Saturday 7 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘We know more about the cows in the field than the children in our schools’ POD

‘We know more about the cows in the field than the children in our schools’

Parents are voicing their concerns over the Primary Online Education being rolled out in schools across the country.

# education - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn’t linked to the austerity agenda? Education

Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn’t linked to the austerity agenda?

We live in a time of austerity – and education is being targeted along with other elements of society.

From TheJournal.ie Some Leaving Cert students don’t get Child Benefit – because of their age Kids And Money

# education - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 96 hours to go until (some) college students make one of the biggest decisions of their lives… Going Away To College

# education - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland now has its first (official) Steiner National School Mol An Oige

Ireland now has its first (official) Steiner National School

Now, the next step for Mol an Óige is to get out of the prefabs…

# education - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says teachers’ strike is avoidable, but they don’t agree Ham Fisted

Taoiseach says teachers’ strike is avoidable, but they don’t agree

Around 330,000 second level students will have a day off tomorrow, as teachers go on strike again.

From TheJournal.ie Garda vetting of 36,000 teachers will wait until after new laws are brought in Background Checks

Garda vetting of 36,000 teachers will wait until after new laws are brought in

The minister also wants fitness to teach hearings to be held in public.

# education - Monday 19 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Teacher says nun asked “What about the homos?” during job interview Discrimination

Teacher says nun asked “What about the homos?” during job interview

The teacher was awarded €54,000 for discrimination after she applied for the job as school principal.

# education - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From Business ETC How ‘Irish Mammy Syndrome’ is stopping young entrepreneurs Ah Ma... This post contains videos

How ‘Irish Mammy Syndrome’ is stopping young entrepreneurs

Fine Gael TD Aine Collins has identified a key cultural barrier to encouraging young entrepreneurship in Ireland.

# education - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie After no break in talks, teachers are going on strike again Strike

After no break in talks, teachers are going on strike again

Talks aimed at breaking the impasse have failed.

# education - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Maths, reading and the advantage gap: Ireland’s education in 10 charts Education

Maths, reading and the advantage gap: Ireland’s education in 10 charts

Our nation’s youth is better at maths and English than five years ago.

# education - Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Our primary school pupils are getting better at reading and maths Edumacashun

Our primary school pupils are getting better at reading and maths

That’s according to an assessment of 8,000 pupils across 150 schools.

# education - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teens to contemplate life’s big questions in Junior Cert philosophy class Deep Thinkers

Teens to contemplate life’s big questions in Junior Cert philosophy class

Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan thinks it will encourage critical thinking.

# education - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Are we devaluing degrees? Education

Opinion: Are we devaluing degrees?

Our exploding education sector is a good thing in many ways – but it also has significant drawbacks.

# education - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 70 schools are getting €450 million for construction projects in 2015 Learn Something New

70 schools are getting €450 million for construction projects in 2015

Sixteen projects have been added to list.

# education - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There are ‘virtually no services’ for gifted schoolchildren Gifted Kids

There are ‘virtually no services’ for gifted schoolchildren

And most teachers can’t recognise them, anyway.

# education - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students stage ‘study-in’ at UCC library over opening hours Careful Now

Students stage ‘study-in’ at UCC library over opening hours

The students’ union president has said that studying at home simply isn’t an option for some students.

From TheJournal.ie Secondary students fight back against the media’s obsession with water charges 18 November

Secondary students fight back against the media’s obsession with water charges

TheJournal.ie received some interesting letters in the post today…

# education - Monday 8 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The forgotten voice: a student’s opinion of the Junior Cycle Education

The forgotten voice: a student’s opinion of the Junior Cycle

In the bickering between unions and government, one voice is often lacking: that of the student.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Irish language for third-level entry shouldn’t be a rule’, universities told Briseadh Na Rialacha This post contains a poll

‘Irish language for third-level entry shouldn’t be a rule’, universities told

Only for Irish language courses according to a task group report.

# education - Sunday 7 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here are the 44 primary schools that now only have one teacher Mono A Mono

# education - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teachers are striking today – Here’s why Education

Teachers are striking today – Here’s why

The Junior Cert does matter, apparently.

# education - Friday 28 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teachers aren’t backing down – they’re going to strike on Tuesday Purple Monkey Dishwasher

Teachers aren’t backing down – they’re going to strike on Tuesday

The ASTI says they need more movement from Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan.

# education - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dublin is no longer one of the top 20 cities in the world for students Saints No Scholars

Dublin is no longer one of the top 20 cities in the world for students

And it’s all because of how pricey everything is.

# education - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Primary schools to get a lick of paint with €28 million funding Education

Primary schools to get a lick of paint with €28 million funding

The Minor Works Grant will be distributed depending on a school’s size.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Third level tuition fees should be reintroduced – here’s why Cost Of Education

Opinion: Third level tuition fees should be reintroduced – here’s why

The reintroduction of undergraduate tuition fees – and a more generous and equitable system of grants – may be the only sustainable funding model for Irish third level education.

# education - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Changes to the Junior Cycle will produce a creative, proactive generation Education

Opinion: Changes to the Junior Cycle will produce a creative, proactive generation

Real education is not present when rote-learning is encouraged and facilitated.

# education - Friday 14 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Teachers should grasp this unique opportunity to engage with young learners Education

Opinion: Teachers should grasp this unique opportunity to engage with young learners

The current Junior Cycle reform impasse presents teacher unions with an opportunity to show creative leadership.

# education - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teachers could go on strike before the end of the month Exam Stress

Teachers could go on strike before the end of the month

Teachers are angry about proposed reforms to the Junior Cert.

# education - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Jan O’Sullivan rules out any more compromise on her Junior Cycle reforms Collapsed Talks

Jan O’Sullivan rules out any more compromise on her Junior Cycle reforms

Teaching unions rejected a revised set of proposals today.

# education - Thursday 6 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s everything we know about Ireland Statistics

Here’s everything we know about Ireland

The Central Statistics Office has released new figures giving a breakdown of over the last year.

# education - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Waterford IT chair steps down to allow for ‘new blood’ amid merger controversy Rumbles On

Waterford IT chair steps down to allow for ‘new blood’ amid merger controversy

Last month, Waterford IT pulled out of a planned merger with IT Carlow.

# education - Monday 3 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Another English language college has closed Lost In Translation

Another English language college has closed

It is at least the eighth school to close in recent months.

# education - Monday 27 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Galloping and Ellie the Elephant: Kids prove ballet is for everyone Baby Ballet This post contains videos

Galloping and Ellie the Elephant: Kids prove ballet is for everyone

And do they want to be ballet dancers when they grow up?

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