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# education - Monday 12 August, 2019

'Huge positive impact', 'very problematic': Mixed reactions to Irish exemption rule changes
# Education
# Education

'Huge positive impact', 'very problematic': Mixed reactions to Irish exemption rule changes

Aug 12th 2019, 4:32 PM 20,159 Views 40 Comments

IQ levels and psychological assessments are no longer a factor.

Changes announced to grounds for student exemption from Irish in schools
# Nil Gaeilge Agam
# Nil Gaeilge Agam

Changes announced to grounds for student exemption from Irish in schools

Aug 12th 2019, 6:01 AM 39,405 Views 55 Comments

The changes will take effect from September.

# education - Thursday 1 August, 2019

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next
# Cao 2019
# Cao 2019

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next

Aug 1st 2019, 6:20 AM 28,962 Views 3 Comments

Round Zero offers must be accepted by 7 August at 5.15pm.

Parents say they're avoiding paying bills to deal with the cost of sending their children to school
# Back To School
# Back To School

Parents say they're avoiding paying bills to deal with the cost of sending their children to school

Aug 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 14,967 Views 37 Comments

That’s according to the Barnardos School Costs Survey, published today.

# education - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Concern hundreds of children with autism could be without school places in September
# Education
# Education

Concern hundreds of children with autism could be without school places in September

Jul 31st 2019, 6:15 AM 12,713 Views 31 Comments

Last month the Department of Education served statutory notices on 18 schools and two patrol bodies in the Dublin 15 area urging them to make additional provision.

# education - Monday 29 July, 2019

Over 8,000 international students to benefit from new online immigration renewal system
# Third Level
# Third Level

Over 8,000 international students to benefit from new online immigration renewal system

Jul 29th 2019, 6:39 PM 19,067 Views 8 Comments

The new system will be made available to students in the Dublin area, who were previously required to present in person at Burgh Quay.

# education - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Students warned to watch for rental scams ahead of house-hunting season
# Generation Rent
# Generation Rent

Students warned to watch for rental scams ahead of house-hunting season

Jul 25th 2019, 6:15 AM 9,111 Views 8 Comments

The USI says people are ‘taking advantage of the housing crisis and accommodation shortage’.

# education - Friday 5 July, 2019

Over 5,700 applicants receive CAO Round A offers today - here's what happens next
# Cao 2019
# Cao 2019

Over 5,700 applicants receive CAO Round A offers today - here's what happens next

Jul 5th 2019, 10:50 AM 22,943 Views 5 Comments

Round A offers must be accepted by Wednesday 10 July at 5.15pm.

# education - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Want to change your CAO form? The deadline is Monday
# Change Of Mind
# Change Of Mind

Want to change your CAO form? The deadline is Monday

Jun 29th 2019, 11:00 AM 10,994 Views 3 Comments

People who have applied to go to college or university can add, remove or change the order of their course choices.

# education - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Mixed news for Irish universities as they again fail to break top 100

Mixed news for Irish universities as they again fail to break top 100

Jun 19th 2019, 9:02 AM 30,251 Views 48 Comments

Trinity was again the top Irish institution but failed to break the top 100.

# education - Monday 17 June, 2019

Government to provide extra €25 per child after funding boost for back to school allowance
# Back To School
# Back To School

Government to provide extra €25 per child after funding boost for back to school allowance

Jun 17th 2019, 11:19 AM 25,596 Views 44 Comments

Funding for the scheme increased to €56 million in Budget 2019.

# education - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Education minister's UAE 'fact-finding mission' on what will bring Irish teachers back home
# Joe McHugh
# Joe McHugh

Education minister's UAE 'fact-finding mission' on what will bring Irish teachers back home

Jun 12th 2019, 6:15 AM 13,999 Views 88 Comments

More than 2,000 Irish people are employed in the education sector in the UAE.

# education - Monday 10 June, 2019

Zappone announces funding for 3,600 new childcare places
# Childcare
# Childcare

Zappone announces funding for 3,600 new childcare places

Jun 10th 2019, 6:30 AM 14,795 Views 19 Comments

Funding will be made available to childcare centres, crèches and other childcare facilities.

# education - Friday 31 May, 2019

Opinion: The Leaving Cert might not be perfect but it is fairer than many other systems
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The Leaving Cert might not be perfect but it is fairer than many other systems

May 31st 2019, 7:00 AM 23,162 Views 53 Comments

The university bribery scandal in the US shows how far some parents will go to secure their child’s college place, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# education - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Minister wins 'right to third-level education' appeal in Carter judgement
# Leaving Cert Recheck
# Leaving Cert Recheck

Minister wins 'right to third-level education' appeal in Carter judgement

May 29th 2019, 4:03 PM 50,484 Views 33 Comments

Carter won a case against the State Examinations Commission over the recheck of her Leaving Cert exam.

# education - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

High Court grants review of decision not to approve child with Down Syndrome for schooling scheme
# Education
# Education

High Court grants review of decision not to approve child with Down Syndrome for schooling scheme

May 22nd 2019, 10:07 AM 8,687 Views 0 Comments

The July Provision Scheme provides funding for extended schooling for children with ASD and severe/profound learning disability.

# education - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Number of non-EEA students in Ireland reaches record level: here's where they're coming from
# International Students
# International Students

Number of non-EEA students in Ireland reaches record level: here's where they're coming from

May 21st 2019, 6:20 AM 37,482 Views 33 Comments

There has been a 45% increase in students from non-EEA countries since 2013.

# education - Friday 3 May, 2019

Opinion: Ireland's brightest kids may never fulfill their potential as most schools don't do enough to challenge them
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Ireland's brightest kids may never fulfill their potential as most schools don't do enough to challenge them

May 3rd 2019, 7:00 AM 24,488 Views 41 Comments

Despite our policy of focusing on the smart economy and jobs in technology – no strategy exists to promote the learning of our brightest students, writes Colm O’Reilly.

# education - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Drug dealing seen as 'more attractive' way to earn money for some young Irish people
# Precarious Work
# Precarious Work

Drug dealing seen as 'more attractive' way to earn money for some young Irish people

Apr 30th 2019, 6:10 AM 13,584 Views 28 Comments

New research found the local drug economy – unlike precarious work – recruits young people by incentivising and enticing them.

# education - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Grant won't be reinstated to student teachers spending thousands on placements in the Gaeltacht
# Múinteoirí
# Múinteoirí

Grant won't be reinstated to student teachers spending thousands on placements in the Gaeltacht

Apr 24th 2019, 12:45 PM 42,945 Views 38 Comments

The expense runs into thousands for students who spend two months in the Gaeltacht.

# education - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

PE lessons could be taught through Irish in effort to make language relevant 'to the next generation'
# Education
# Education

PE lessons could be taught through Irish in effort to make language relevant 'to the next generation'

Apr 23rd 2019, 10:39 AM 20,099 Views 103 Comments

A new scheme aimed at teaching pupils a second language was announced today.

# education - Thursday 11 April, 2019

'I was furious and scared': Sinéad Burke on how being harassed on O'Connell Street inspired her new education campaign
# Education
# Education

'I was furious and scared': Sinéad Burke on how being harassed on O'Connell Street inspired her new education campaign

Apr 11th 2019, 9:55 PM 61,352 Views 24 Comments

Burke is a campaigner, advocate and academic, and last year became a contributing editor at fashion magazine Vogue UK.

# education - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Mother jailed after 8-year-old son missed over 240 school days released to appeal case
# Appeal
# Appeal

Mother jailed after 8-year-old son missed over 240 school days released to appeal case

Apr 10th 2019, 4:45 PM 19,152 Views 0 Comments

The woman, who is in her 30s, was convicted at Dublin District Court of neglecting the boy’s education.

# education - Monday 8 April, 2019

50 students from Deis schools to be offered scholarships to attend the Gaeltacht
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

50 students from Deis schools to be offered scholarships to attend the Gaeltacht

Apr 8th 2019, 4:24 PM 23,929 Views 29 Comments

This is the first time such a scheme will be made available to students in Deis secondary schools.

# education - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens
# Research
# Research

Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens

Apr 7th 2019, 10:30 AM 9,861 Views 12 Comments

That’s according to a study published in the British Journal of Sociology of Education

# education - Friday 5 April, 2019

Archdiocese postpones vote on patronage of Dublin schools, citing 'confusion' about Church celebrations
# Divestment
# Divestment

Archdiocese postpones vote on patronage of Dublin schools, citing 'confusion' about Church celebrations

Apr 5th 2019, 6:35 PM 13,811 Views 68 Comments

It was claimed earlier this week that pupils would not celebrate Christmas at Educate Together schools.

# education - Thursday 4 April, 2019

FactCheck: Do multi-denominational schools not mark Christmas or Easter with events?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Do multi-denominational schools not mark Christmas or Easter with events?

Apr 4th 2019, 4:40 PM 15,932 Views 84 Comments

It has been claimed that a move away from Catholic patronage in schools means these holidays would no longer be marked with events.

# education - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Claims that children can't celebrate Christmas at Educate Together schools 'incorrect and misleading'
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Claims that children can't celebrate Christmas at Educate Together schools 'incorrect and misleading'

Apr 2nd 2019, 3:24 PM 29,788 Views 167 Comments

It has been claimed by one gaelscoil that Irish greetings like dia duit would no longer be allowed.

'Doing untold damage': FF calls for better State support for homeless schoolchildren
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Doing untold damage': FF calls for better State support for homeless schoolchildren

Apr 2nd 2019, 3:09 PM 5,918 Views 24 Comments

The party is bringing forward a private members motion on the matter in the Dáil tomorrow.

# education - Saturday 9 March, 2019

CAO points set to jump for languages and the humanities this year
# Cao Applications
# Cao Applications

CAO points set to jump for languages and the humanities this year

Mar 9th 2019, 6:00 AM 20,424 Views 9 Comments

A total of 73,034 applications were received by CAO by the due date on 1 February.

# education - Friday 1 March, 2019

Opinion: 'You often hear that the Irish language is badly taught in our schools but that is not true'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'You often hear that the Irish language is badly taught in our schools but that is not true'

Mar 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 41,651 Views 126 Comments

Compared with other subjects Irish is not badly taught. More students got a B1 or higher in Irish than in French and German combined, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# education - Monday 25 February, 2019

A senator wants students to get CAO points for sports and social action
# Extra Curricular
# Extra Curricular

A senator wants students to get CAO points for sports and social action

Feb 25th 2019, 6:15 AM 13,454 Views 19 Comments

“It would especially benefit children from public schools around the country and level the playing pitch for them.”

# education - Thursday 21 February, 2019

These 12 schools now have a patron but do not have permanent school buildings
# Education
# Education

These 12 schools now have a patron but do not have permanent school buildings

Feb 21st 2019, 10:59 AM 13,979 Views 17 Comments

The patronage of the schools was recommended by the New Schools Establishment Group.

# education - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Man fined for exposure among 24 people reported for sexual assault at Irish colleges in six years
# Metoo
# Metoo

Man fined for exposure among 24 people reported for sexual assault at Irish colleges in six years

Feb 17th 2019, 9:30 AM 32,367 Views 19 Comments

There were no reports of sexual assault by students in half of Irish colleges between 2012 and 2018.

# education - Thursday 14 February, 2019

The better a student does in Leaving Cert Maths and English, the more likely they are to finish college
# Points
# Points

The better a student does in Leaving Cert Maths and English, the more likely they are to finish college

Feb 14th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,001 Views 37 Comments

Three-quarters of students complete their courses, with women more likely than men to finish.

# education - Monday 11 February, 2019

Coveney announces launch of Ireland-Palestine scholarship programme
# Education
# Education

Coveney announces launch of Ireland-Palestine scholarship programme

Feb 11th 2019, 7:04 AM 12,647 Views 35 Comments

The programme will allow an “increased cohort” of Palestinian students to study in Ireland, the Tánaiste said.

# education - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Babies who hear two languages at home have a better ability to concentrate
# Development
# Development

Babies who hear two languages at home have a better ability to concentrate

Feb 3rd 2019, 10:30 AM 36,243 Views 17 Comments

This new research suggests the advantages of living in a bilingual home begin from the very earliest stage of development.

# education - Friday 1 February, 2019

'Deeply shocking': Substitute teachers wrongly overtaxed after new system kicks in
# Pay Issues
# Pay Issues

'Deeply shocking': Substitute teachers wrongly overtaxed after new system kicks in

Feb 1st 2019, 5:56 PM 28,040 Views 38 Comments

The issue has affected a number of substitute teachers who were paid in the first and second pay runs of 2019.

# education - Monday 28 January, 2019

'We're getting it in the neck': Lack of sub teachers at 'crisis point' as parents complain about schooling standards
# Education
# Education

'We're getting it in the neck': Lack of sub teachers at 'crisis point' as parents complain about schooling standards

Jan 28th 2019, 10:59 PM 18,645 Views 34 Comments

Fianna Fáil education spokesperson Thomas Byrne has claimed poor training and insufficient pay was behind the drop in the supply.

# education - Thursday 24 January, 2019

'A historic development': New Irish Sign Language primary teaching degree being launched
# ISL
# ISL

'A historic development': New Irish Sign Language primary teaching degree being launched

Jan 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 13,113 Views 11 Comments

The new Bachelor of Education programme is the first of its kind in Ireland.