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# curriculum - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Every child should be taught the words of Amhrán na bhFiann in primary school, says Taoiseach
# Sinne Fianna Fail
# Sinne Fianna Fail

Every child should be taught the words of Amhrán na bhFiann in primary school, says Taoiseach

Mar 17th 2019, 6:15 AM 20,826 Views 102 Comments

There have been calls for the teaching of the national anthem to be added to the curriculum.

# curriculum - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Opinion: 'We don't need to teach computer science and coding in our schools'
# Curriculum
# Curriculum

Opinion: 'We don't need to teach computer science and coding in our schools'

Jun 25th 2017, 3:30 PM 15,704 Views 50 Comments

Learning to code is not the answer. Learning to think is, writes Simon Lewis.

# curriculum - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Poll: Do you think learning the national anthem should be part of primary school curriculum?
# Curriculum
# Curriculum

Poll: Do you think learning the national anthem should be part of primary school curriculum?

Aug 11th 2016, 8:45 PM 40,082 Views 146 Comments

It comes after the Irish hockey team sang the anthem acapella before playing Germany in the Rio Olympics.

# curriculum - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Ireland now has its first (official) Steiner National School
# Mol An Oige
# Mol An Oige

Ireland now has its first (official) Steiner National School

Jan 24th 2015, 7:30 AM 45,902 Views 73 Comments

Now, the next step for Mol an Óige is to get out of the prefabs…

# curriculum - Friday 9 August, 2013

Working-class boys with special needs most likely to hate school
# Special Needs
# Special Needs

Working-class boys with special needs most likely to hate school

Aug 9th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,863 Views 17 Comments

The research found that children with educational difficulties dislike school more than those with physical disabilities or speech deficiencies.

# curriculum - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Irish children less likely to feel they belong in primary schools
# Education
# Education

Irish children less likely to feel they belong in primary schools

Jun 12th 2013, 10:45 AM 7,777 Views 24 Comments

A new report also found that teachers report pupils often coming to class too tired to concentrate.

# curriculum - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Column: Young people should leave school financially literate
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Young people should leave school financially literate

Apr 28th 2013, 8:15 AM 43 Views 36 Comments

How pensions work, how to read a payslip, dealing with personal taxes, how to choose and take out a loan (and how to pay it back), these should all be taught in school, writes Sinead Doherty.

# curriculum - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Do you use what you learn in school... after you leave school?
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Do you use what you learn in school... after you leave school?

Aug 15th 2012, 5:30 PM 15,789 Views 68 Comments

The Leaving Cert results have been occupying the minds of over 55,000 students today – TheJournal.ie team reflects on how much of the senior cycle curriculum we go on to use in real life…

# curriculum - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Over half of maths teachers believe Project Maths will not improve results
# Education
# Education

Over half of maths teachers believe Project Maths will not improve results

Aug 9th 2012, 5:30 PM 4,249 Views 49 Comments

The Teacher’s Union of Ireland said the programme should be further rolled out and tested before a real judgement can be made.

# curriculum - Friday 11 May, 2012

Government urged to include road safety on Junior Cert curriculum
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Government urged to include road safety on Junior Cert curriculum

May 11th 2012, 5:39 PM 2,121 Views 14 Comments

The Government is being urged to “harness” the enthusiasm among teenagers for cars and include road safety training on the programme.

# curriculum - Saturday 3 September, 2011

Oh, Christ... Australia outlaws 'AD' in new secular school curriculum
# PC World
From The Daily Edge
# PC World

Oh, Christ... Australia outlaws 'AD' in new secular school curriculum

Sep 3rd 2011, 3:52 PM 1,742 Views 37 Comments

In a controversial move, history classes will now refer to the ‘Current Era’ instead of the period after the birth of Jesus.

# curriculum - Monday 11 July, 2011

Junior Cert students want classes on sex and drugs
# Junior Cert
# Junior Cert

Junior Cert students want classes on sex and drugs

Jul 11th 2011, 2:11 PM 1,138 Views 18 Comments

A nationwide consultation on Junior Cert reform finds that students want more education on social issues.

# curriculum - Monday 14 February, 2011

Irish language students protest at being "dumped" by Fine Gael
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Irish language students protest at being "dumped" by Fine Gael

Feb 14th 2011, 1:39 PM 3,939 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny’s proposal that Irish no longer be a mandatory subject at Leaving Cert level sees USI students march on party’s headquarters with banners depicting broken hearts…