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# Department of Education

This year
'Minister, you need to hit the accelerator, not the brakes': INTO grills Foley on retention crisis
Public invited to have their say on new primary school curriculum for a modern Ireland
Free books scheme doesn't have to affect relationships between schools and bookshops, says Foley
'They're waiting for us to die': Industrial school abuse survivors say they need urgent support
Survivors have criticised the Government’s proposed support plan, saying it doesn’t address many of their concerns.
Primary principals criticise 'infuriating' shortage of supports for pupils affected by trauma
Education Minister unveils plans for major overhaul of school bus system beginning in 2025
'Watching in dismay': The letters sent by worried booksellers over the free books scheme
Social media companies refuse to support government’s calls for age verification measures
Last year
Number of students at multi-denominational secondary schools exceeds Catholic schools for first time
€28 million spent on renting school prefabs last year, with similar figure to be spent this year
Booksellers say expansion of free schoolbook scheme will have 'devastating effect' on shops
Minister says she's 'open' to considering shorter teacher training amid supply crisis
Rents in Dublin and cars in Abu Dhabi: The 'nightmare' scramble to get teachers
School books for junior cycle students to be provided for free starting next September
TUI Head: Greater flexibility needed to tackle staffing crisis in schools
Debunked: Draft SPHE syllabus doesn't say Critical Race Theory will be taught on Leaving Cert
Random school checks to be carried out to determine use of new free schoolbooks scheme
Simon Harris: 1,500 Ukrainians in student accommodation need to be moved before college starts
Calls for Govt to tell 'influencer teachers' to stop paid posts for Horse Racing Ireland in schools
Education Minister says parents and guardians ‘cannot be compelled to pay voluntary charge’
Clare local allegedly assaulted at protest as minister hits out at online 'misinformation'
Fraudsters impersonating gardaí target schools with scam emails
Call for families to take part in first national study on autistic children's school experiences
Primary school pupils made to 'illegally cross three lanes of traffic' to get to Cork school
Number of Ukrainian students enrolled in Irish schools has almost doubled since May
All time
Jailed teacher Enoch Burke to be released from prison despite not purging contempt
Career breaks for teachers may be suspended in response to staff shortages
The Explainer x Noteworthy: Are religious property proceeds going to redress?
Religious orders involved in redress sold properties totalling €90 million since 2016
'We've no way to buy cheaper uniforms': Parents facing price hikes ahead of new school term
Nearly 7,000 Ukrainian students enrolled in Irish schools
Nearly 6,000 Ukrainian children and teens enrolled in Irish schools
Schools, colleges and childcare services in nine counties to close tomorrow due to storm warnings
Over two-thirds of students want hybrid Leaving Cert this year
INTO clarifies that teachers won't automatically be given medical-grade face masks for classrooms
Apprenticeships and post-grad studies are on the rise according to a new education report
Storm Barra: All schools and colleges in counties under Red and Orange warnings to close tomorrow
Emergency measures to tackle teacher shortages 'perpetuating unequal pay', say teaching unions
INTO calls for 'political leadership' on bringing in antigen tests to primary schools
Public funding for U2-backed music programme to be reviewed