Wed, 06 May, 2020
UCD students' union has claimed the competition for higher education has now reached an “alarming level” as entry requirements for a course at the university exceeded 600 points for the first time ever.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019
Up to 350 students a year could benefit from sweeping changes to the timing of Leaving Certificate results, college offers, and exam rechecks, which ministers claim will cut three weeks off the exam appeals process.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2018
Colleges plan to offer places to around a dozen students whose applications to become primary teachers were turned down in August, thanks to the retrospective easing of entry requirements by Education Minister Richard Bruton.
Tue, 03 Oct, 2017
Prolonged talks with the unions, stand-offs and industrial disputes all highlight the wider difficulty in implementing change to an education system that is perceived by the wider public as doing a satisfactory job, writes Education Correspondent
Tue, 06 Jun, 2017