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# schooling - Friday 17 May, 2019

Different class: champion jockey Donnacha O'Brien looking towards the future with trainers' course
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Different class: champion jockey Donnacha O'Brien looking towards the future with trainers' course

May 17th 2019, 11:25 AM 4,012 Views 0 Comments

‘The plan for now is to continue riding,’ he says.

# schooling - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

'Sham baptisms': Priests struggle with reasons behind the ceremony while parents feel hypocrital
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'Sham baptisms': Priests struggle with reasons behind the ceremony while parents feel hypocrital

Aug 2nd 2016, 9:05 PM 34,596 Views 194 Comments

Under the current system, children trying to get a place in a primary school can be divided into categories depending on their faith.

Unbaptised and bottom of the list - frustrated and worried parents speak out
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Unbaptised and bottom of the list - frustrated and worried parents speak out

Aug 2nd 2016, 9:05 PM 16,850 Views 74 Comments

‘Baptise your child just to get into a school or don’t baptise but then fear your child may be ostracised from their class group?’

# schooling - Thursday 2 July, 2015

€83m spent on renting prefabs as classrooms over five years
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€83m spent on renting prefabs as classrooms over five years

Jul 2nd 2015, 6:08 AM 9,604 Views 34 Comments

It’s estimated on average a prefab costs around €13,500 a year to rent.

# schooling - Monday 16 March, 2015

Past pupils from tomorrow's Senior Cup finals schools would make a decent Ireland XV
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Past pupils from tomorrow's Senior Cup finals schools would make a decent Ireland XV

Mar 16th 2015, 5:01 PM 13,950 Views 7 Comments

Mind you, some of them would be a bit old now.

# schooling - Thursday 29 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 391 Views 56 Comments

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

# schooling - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Can you teach a child how to code - even if they can't read yet?
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Can you teach a child how to code - even if they can't read yet?

Oct 12th 2014, 4:00 PM 13,363 Views 24 Comments

A new free app says you can.

# schooling - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Opinion: 10 things you can do if you didn't get that college place you wanted
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Opinion: 10 things you can do if you didn't get that college place you wanted

Aug 23rd 2014, 12:00 PM 2,034 Views 17 Comments

It may not seem so right now, but the world is your oyster…

# schooling - Friday 22 August, 2014

Column: Let’s make this school year better for people with autism
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Column: Let’s make this school year better for people with autism

Aug 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 312 Views 30 Comments

What can be done to support people with autism in mainstream education? Three words: awareness, dialogue and openness.

# schooling - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Opinion: Taking the first steps into education can be daunting – for child and parent
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Opinion: Taking the first steps into education can be daunting – for child and parent

Aug 17th 2014, 7:30 PM 76 Views 34 Comments

Venturing into the unknown is scary. Here’s how to make things a little easier…

# schooling - Friday 30 May, 2014

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine
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# Unprotected

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine

May 30th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,003 Views 32 Comments

The HSE are ‘not in a position’ to do so because of data protection issues.

# schooling - Saturday 10 November, 2012

3 things we learned from Ireland v South Africa
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3 things we learned from Ireland v South Africa

Nov 10th 2012, 9:23 PM 3,754 Views 2 Comments

What started out as a tale of redemption at the Aviva quickly turned back to tragedy.

# schooling - Friday 12 October, 2012

Denied education ‘Because I am a Girl’
# Human Rights
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# Human Rights

Denied education ‘Because I am a Girl’

Oct 12th 2012, 10:00 AM 8,418 Views 22 Comments

‘Because I am a Girl’ report to directly support four million girls, and indirectly millions more, to get the education, skills and support they need to move from poverty to opportunity.

# schooling - Monday 20 August, 2012

45 per cent of parents have made no provision for their children’s education
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45 per cent of parents have made no provision for their children’s education

Aug 20th 2012, 2:50 PM 4,920 Views 44 Comments

Over two thirds of parents believe they will have to borrow their children’s third level education.

# schooling - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Poll: Should PE be a subject for the Leaving Cert?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should PE be a subject for the Leaving Cert?

Apr 8th 2012, 2:21 PM 8,906 Views 91 Comments

Ruairí Quinn says physical education will be offered as a Junior Cert subject in the coming years. Should it be on the Leaving?