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#Schools

# schools - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Row over €18 million school grounds sale settled Clonkeen College

Row over €18 million school grounds sale settled

No details of the settlement were given to the court.

# schools - Thursday 7 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Sammon liquidation: Schools say they're still optimistic they can open their doors in September Liquidation

Sammon liquidation: Schools say they're still optimistic they can open their doors in September

On Tuesday, Sammon Contracting Ireland Limited was placed into liquidation.

# schools - Monday 28 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parents in these 16 areas to be surveyed over demand for non-denominational schools No Religion

Parents in these 16 areas to be surveyed over demand for non-denominational schools

The government wants 400 multi- and non-denominational schools in place by 2030.

# schools - Monday 21 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools Phone Use

Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools

Age restrictions, the use of phones in the classroom, and the taking of photos in school are just some of the issues being consulted on.

# schools - Monday 30 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Carillion construction fallout: Wexford principal fearful new school may not be able to open in time When September Comes

Carillion construction fallout: Wexford principal fearful new school may not be able to open in time

As the end of the term approaches, Loreto’s board of management and principal are getting increasingly worried.

# schools - Monday 23 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities Health

It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities

“We’re aiming to get everyone moving, and that’s particularly important for children.”

# schools - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We're exhausted': Schools and contractors fearful and confused over Sammon examinership Sammon

'We're exhausted': Schools and contractors fearful and confused over Sammon examinership

Carillion went bust in early January, as a result of debts of over £1.5 billion.

# schools - Monday 9 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Father sentenced to a month in jail after son missed at least 243 days of school in three years Absenteeism

# schools - Thursday 5 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Religious instruction and worship should take place outside core school hours' Column

Opinion: 'Religious instruction and worship should take place outside core school hours'

This proposal seeks to find a workable compromise between different belief groups at minimum cost, writes David Graham.

# schools - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Minister orders full review of sex education in schools Sex Education

Minister orders full review of sex education in schools

Richard Bruton is due to address the annual conference of the ASTI teachers’ union this morning.

# schools - Sunday 25 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie What to do if your daughter didn't get the HPV vaccine before, but wants it now Cervical Cancer

What to do if your daughter didn't get the HPV vaccine before, but wants it now

Since September 2016 the uptake rate for the vaccine has increased from 51% to 62%.

# schools - Monday 19 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 24,000 bomb hoax emails sent to UK schools as 'part of Minecraft gamer feud' Evacuations

24,000 bomb hoax emails sent to UK schools as 'part of Minecraft gamer feud'

Police said about 400 schools were affected and some buildings were evacuated.

# schools - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Want to be a teacher? The Government has allocated an extra 280 third level places Teaching Courses

Want to be a teacher? The Government has allocated an extra 280 third level places

Specific focus will be placed on science, technology, engineering and maths teachers.

# schools - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Call for schools to open on Saturdays to make up for 'snow days' Thanks Emma

Call for schools to open on Saturdays to make up for 'snow days'

It’s been suggested that it would be unreasonable to make up the days during Easter.

# schools - Sunday 4 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parents to be told later today whether individual schools are reopening Expected To Open

Parents to be told later today whether individual schools are reopening

Most schools and colleges are expected to reopen.

# schools - Saturday 3 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parents from 100 Irish schools are to test out online payment options Is There An App For That

Parents from 100 Irish schools are to test out online payment options

Previous payments for school trips and book rentals have been made by cash or cheques.

# schools - Friday 2 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today Storm Emma

Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today

A status red snow-ice warning will remain in place for Munster, Leinster and Galway until 6pm.

# schools - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Schools to decide if they remain closed, rather than department Snow Day

Schools to decide if they remain closed, rather than department

Buses are not running in many areas.

# schools - Monday 19 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Students who opt-out of religion classes should be taught another subject State Guidelines

Students who opt-out of religion classes should be taught another subject

Richard Bruton said the new guidelines would mean children who don’t study religion “will no longer be sitting at the back of the class”.

# schools - Sunday 11 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Call for special taskforce to Tallaght area after concerns about suicide deaths Suicide

Call for special taskforce to Tallaght area after concerns about suicide deaths

Sinn Féin’s Sean Crowe says access to mental health care is ‘missing or thin on the ground’ in his constituency.

# schools - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Livelihoods on the line': Irish contractors affected by Carillion collapse fear they won't be paid New Schools

'Livelihoods on the line': Irish contractors affected by Carillion collapse fear they won't be paid

The future of a number of schools was cast into doubt after the company went into liquidation.

# schools - Saturday 27 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should first aid be compulsory in schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should first aid be compulsory in schools?

What do you think?

# schools - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Alarm' and frustration as newly built Irish schools stalled by Carillion collapse Construction

'Alarm' and frustration as newly built Irish schools stalled by Carillion collapse

A new building for a school in Co Wicklow has been completed – but the collapse of Carillion means they haven’t moved in yet.

# schools - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Some schools have closed today because of heavy snowfall and icy road conditions Co Monaghan

Some schools have closed today because of heavy snowfall and icy road conditions

A Status Yellow snow and ice warning was issued for the whole country until 3am last night.

# schools - Monday 15 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Minister 'confident' school building projects not in jeopardy after construction firm collapse Gone Bust

Minister 'confident' school building projects not in jeopardy after construction firm collapse

The Department of Education said school buildings in question are approximately 90% complete.

# schools - Friday 12 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: It's time to abolish single-sex schools Gender Segregation

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: It's time to abolish single-sex schools

Can any of us genuinely argue that separating girls and boys in schools is a practice worth defending, asks Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

# schools - Sunday 7 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'We can improve children's school results with music, not maths' Music Education

Opinion: 'We can improve children's school results with music, not maths'

Countless research papers would confirm this impact that music can have on improving memory retention and language processing, writes Chris Rooney.

# schools - Friday 5 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Waterford bishop warns local schools of paedophile ex-priest's 'recent activities' Child Abuse

Waterford bishop warns local schools of paedophile ex-priest's 'recent activities' Exclusive

In a letter sent out before Christmas, the Bishop said that convicted paedophile Oliver O’Grady was “seeking victims in our midst”.

# schools - Thursday 4 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Children with flu symptoms urged to stay home from school as virus strain hits young hardest Influenza B

Children with flu symptoms urged to stay home from school as virus strain hits young hardest

Health officials fear a significant outbreak of the disease when schools reopen next week.

# schools - Friday 29 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Better sex education and conversations with parents: Why the teen pregnancy rate keeps falling Contraception

Better sex education and conversations with parents: Why the teen pregnancy rate keeps falling

The number of teenage pregnancies in Ireland has fallen by 64% in 15 years.

# schools - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Government plans to scrap provision allowing church to appoint teachers and principals Religious Orders

Government plans to scrap provision allowing church to appoint teachers and principals

Current criteria allows the Catholic church to appoint nuns, priests, monks and brothers as principals and teachers in schools.

# schools - Monday 11 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Some schools have closed today because of icy road conditions Snow Day

Some schools have closed today because of icy road conditions

Melted snow has frozen overnight, leading to treacherous road conditions this morning in some parts of the country.

# schools - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating after Kildare school closed over 'security concern' Closed

Gardaí investigating after Kildare school closed over 'security concern'

It is understood the threat was not viable or serious.

# schools - Saturday 11 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them Boys And Girls

Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them

A study published in the journal School Effectiveness and School Improvement looked into how the school environment influenced boy’s and girls’ educational performance in secondary schools.

# schools - Sunday 5 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Kilkenny mother starts petition for all teachers in Ireland to have CPR and first aid training Isabelle's Law

Kilkenny mother starts petition for all teachers in Ireland to have CPR and first aid training

Maria Condon said defibrillators in all schools “is a great idea but is going to be pointless unless all staff are trained”.

# schools - Thursday 2 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week Misconduct

First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week

About 25 complaints are currently being considered by the Teaching Council.

# schools - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ophelia aftermath: Schools will reopen tomorrow Back To School

Ophelia aftermath: Schools will reopen tomorrow

Minister for Education Richard Bruton announced on Twitter that schools will have to assess the damage done themselves.

# schools - Monday 16 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Confirmed - All schools will remain closed tomorrow Ophelia

Confirmed - All schools will remain closed tomorrow

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has confirmed the news.

# schools - Saturday 14 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New advice issued for Irish people travelling to Madagascar after plague outbreak Outbreak

New advice issued for Irish people travelling to Madagascar after plague outbreak

At least 54 people have been killed in the outbreak.

# schools - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It reduces stress': This programme is helping teachers support children with behavioural difficulties Incredible Years

'It reduces stress': This programme is helping teachers support children with behavioural difficulties

The Incredible Years’ Teacher Classroom Management programme is being launched in all Deis schools.

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