A few times a week and at the end of every month, primary school deputy principal Paul Harrington complies with education law by writing pupil attendance figures from his computer into a book like those used by his 19th century predecessors.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2013
There are differing opinions when it comes to homework at primary level, from the parents who feel it eats into valuable time with their children, to other parents and teachers who believe it’s an essential link between family life and school, writes Áilín Quinlan
Wed, 10 Nov, 2010
OUTSIDE professionals should be employed by the Department of Education to carry out non-educational work in primary schools and allow principals stick to their own role, an Oireachtas Committee was told yesterday.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2006