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# Education Minister

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May 2024
Lowering the voting age to 16 'worth discussing' says Norma Foley
Last year
2023
€28 million spent on renting school prefabs last year, with similar figure to be spent this year
Four new special schools to be established in Limerick, Wexford, Meath and Kildare
Irish teenagers top the list for reading skills across the EU, according to major global study
The government has told people not to buy phones for children. What approach should parents take?
Education minister says no parent can be compelled to pay voluntary contribution to school
Pilot scheme offering free counselling for primary school children to be rolled out in September
Leaving Cert results to be issued on 25 August in 'significant step towards pre-pandemic norms'
Teaching union calls for reduced class sizes and action to address 'unhealthy work-life balance'
Primary schools to receive €96 per pupil under free schoolbooks scheme from September
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‘Repulsive and shocking Spiritan revelations merit serious response’, says Education Minister
Re-opening schools for students with special needs to be prioritised by government, says minister
Harris estimates 1,000 additional college places may be required to deal with calculated grade errors
1,000 extra secondary teachers to come from job-sharers and registered teachers not working in education
'Clarity takes time': Education Minister responds to criticism over schools plan
Education minister faces pressure to reveal school reopening plans
Leaving Cert exams most likely to start on 29 July, Joe McHugh says
Education minister to give clarity on Leaving and Junior Cert exams in coming days
'We just want what's fair': School secretaries protest nationwide as they conduct work-to-rule action
Teachers to be rotated among schools under new substitute panel plan
Decision to make history optional for the Junior Cert to be reviewed
Suicide prevention training for secondary school teachers to be expanded
Parents and students will be able to have their say on the use of smartphones in schools
Ophelia aftermath: Schools will reopen tomorrow
'Time is fast running out for rogue operators': Crackdown on English language colleges
Good news for teachers looking for work in Ireland in Budget 2015
New funding to encourage students from disadvantaged backgrounds to become teachers
Radical shake-up on the cards for country's 10,000 special education teachers
Education Minister backs Archbishop's call for mother-and-baby homes investigation
Ruairí Quinn: Being booed and heckled by teachers 'certainly wasn't enjoyable'
Poll: Should Higher Level Maths be a requirement to become a primary school teacher?
Poll: Should children be allowed to go home early to avoid religion class?
College fees to get cut for children of Irish emigrants
Quinn 'regrets' teachers' decision to ballot for industrial action
English, Irish, Maths... Politics: The Leaving Cert to get a new subject
Poll: Should religion be taught at home and not in schools?
Reading and maths grades continue to improve in DEIS schools — report
Parents call for clarity after learning of possible school closure through Facebook
School repair grants worth €68m reintroduced
Chief Inspector's Report highlights problems with Maths and Irish teaching