IN response to Niall Murray (March 28), it makes sense that the more you read, the better reader you become; through repeated practice, you become more fluent, learn more words, and continue to gain the skills and knowledge that hook you into a lifelong love of reading.
Fri, 01 Apr, 2011
IN his letter (March 15), Kieran Kennedy highlighted then Education Minister Batt O’Keeffe’s lip service to schoolchildren with special needs, while in practice the minister sought to restrict the role of the Special Needs Assistant (SNA) to one of “care” at the expense of educational support.
Mon, 29 Mar, 2010
THE Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) said it was regrettable that just as it was making its case for the education sector getting most of the 51,000 extra training places for the newly unemployed yesterday, news broke that FÁS was to get all of them.
Fri, 06 Feb, 2009
A VOCATIONAL Education Committee has brought a High Court challenge to a Department of Education and Science attempt to force one of its community colleges to enrol a problem pupil who was allegedly expelled by another secondary school.
Fri, 11 Apr, 2008