According to the Oireachtas Education committee, “a school’s religious ethos should not be allowed to influence teaching of sexuality and relationships” and it has decided that the present RSE (Relationships & Sexuality Education) programme delivered in our primary and secondary schools is “narrow and outdated” and needs a complete overhaul.
Sat, 19 Oct, 2019
I, and the Student Council of St Patrick’s Classical School, Navan, are supporting the continued industrial action taken by our teachers in our school and around the country who oppose the implacement of the current reforms of the Junior Certificate, which are being implemented by the current Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan.
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
While the second-level teacher unions are seeking to maintain State certification and external assessment, we are in favour of changes to enhance the Junior Cycle and support the introduction of new forms of assessment, as long as these assessment components are externally marked.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2014
Ireland’s hospitality sector faces a shortage of trained craft and entry-level workers following the axing of Fáilte Ireland’s training programme, the newly elected President of the Irish Hotels Federation, Michael Vaughan, said.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2012
HERITAGE WEEK begins today and every media outlet — radio, television and newspapers — is busy highlighting the importance of our cultural and environmental heritage and the nationwide programme of activities being provided to enable all of us to appreciate and enjoy that heritage.
Sat, 20 Aug, 2011