Children identified with behavioural, emotional, or social difficulties are significantly more likely to come from a socio-economically disadvantaged background than children without special learning needs, a new study has found.
Wed, 04 Apr, 2018
Education Minister Richard Bruton has announced appointments to the first board of the Educational Research Centre (ERC) — 10 months after it became a statutory agency.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
Children’s Books Ireland (CBI), the national organisation for the promotion of children’s books and reading, is deeply concerned about recent comments by the Minister for Finance regarding the desirability of iPads for every child over the age of five.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015
A survey of 4,500 Irish 10-year-olds found that 12% were bullied in school on about a weekly basis. What one child may see as a bit of fun may be considered bullying by the child who is the victim of such fun. Thus it is particularly important that people should recognise the different forms that bullying takes.
Thu, 27 Dec, 2012