Eight out of 10 Educate Together schools opened over the last decade are still residing in temporary accommodation such as rugby clubs or community centres - awaiting the delivery of a permanent school.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2019
Education and training boards have rejected claims of a conflict in their involvement with surveys of parents in areas where they may seek to become new school patrons.
Tue, 29 May, 2018
Members of one of the country’s teaching unions are set to ignore a recent “ham-fisted” Department of Education demand to provide alternative arrangements for students who opt out of religious instruction.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2018
School dropout rates in disadvantaged areas is almost twice that of the national average, despite significant improvements.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017
Homelessness charities say there are too many State-funded organisations dealing with those without housing, and some should be axed.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2016
Fears that upskilling courses could be privatised and ‘dumbed down’ as a cash-saving measure have prompted a threat of industrial action by the Teachers’ Union of Ireland.
Fri, 10 Apr, 2015
A new primary school opened in Tallaght this week with just one pupil — but will stay open if enough children enrol in the next few weeks.
Thu, 04 Sep, 2014
The incoming bosses of the boards replacing vocational education committees (VEC) have been selected and have started to plan next year’s changeover.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2012
All schools could save on running costs with the help of the purchasing power of the education and training boards (ETBs) being set up next year.
ALL schools could have access to the buying power and other expertise of the education boards that will replace VECs from next year.
Tue, 18 Oct, 2011
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