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# secondary-school - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Teachers union to ballot for industrial action over Covid-19 safety concerns
# ASTI
# ASTI

Teachers union to ballot for industrial action over Covid-19 safety concerns

Sep 19th 2020, 7:07 PM 99,506 Views 266 Comments

It said ASTI members had “serious concerns” about the health and safety of school communities.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

'The hypocrisy of it really bothers me': Secondary school teachers on why they're striking today

'The hypocrisy of it really bothers me': Secondary school teachers on why they're striking today

Feb 4th 2020, 6:00 AM 29,159 Views 202 Comments

Over 90% of the Teachers Union of Ireland’s 19,000 members voted in favour of taking industrial action today.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'Better Teachers, Better Results': Complaints about Dublin private school ad upheld by ASAI
# The Institute Of Education
# The Institute Of Education

'Better Teachers, Better Results': Complaints about Dublin private school ad upheld by ASAI

Dec 17th 2019, 9:49 AM 30,592 Views 47 Comments

22 complaints were issued about the advertising which appeared on buses and in the press.

# secondary-school - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

'The teachers hated me': High rate of school suspensions among homeless men revealed by new study
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'The teachers hated me': High rate of school suspensions among homeless men revealed by new study

Nov 6th 2019, 10:08 AM 17,850 Views 42 Comments

Failings in the school system increase the risk of homelessness, according to a new study.

# secondary-school - Friday 13 September, 2019

High Court quashes decision to expel teenage boy with autism from secondary school
# Courts
# Courts

High Court quashes decision to expel teenage boy with autism from secondary school

Sep 13th 2019, 2:44 PM 19,794 Views 0 Comments

The teen was alleged to have engaged in “unpredictable, aggressive and violent behaviour in the school”.

# secondary-school - Thursday 1 August, 2019

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 14,804 Views 37 Comments

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

# secondary-school - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Parents are spending €1,399 getting their child ready to go back to secondary school
# Irish League Of Credit Unions
# Irish League Of Credit Unions

Parents are spending €1,399 getting their child ready to go back to secondary school

Jul 16th 2019, 6:01 AM 14,072 Views 48 Comments

Parents of primary school students are paying €50 less than last year, while parents of secondary school students are paying €20 more.

# secondary-school - Monday 27 August, 2018

School launches High Court challenge over decision requiring it to enrol boy with autism
# Courts
# Courts

School launches High Court challenge over decision requiring it to enrol boy with autism

Aug 27th 2018, 7:22 PM 25,485 Views 0 Comments

The student involved cannot be identified for legal reasons.

# secondary-school - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school
# Back To School
# Back To School

Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:05 AM 12,182 Views 52 Comments

Average back-to-school costs have risen at all levels since last year.

# secondary-school - Thursday 3 May, 2018

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?
# Shakespeare
From The Daily Edge
# Shakespeare

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?

May 3rd 2018, 9:00 PM 9,649 Views 5 Comments

There’s no excuse for English teachers to get less than 100%.

# secondary-school - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Victims of bullying 'predominantly taunted about weight or body image'
# School Students
# School Students

Victims of bullying 'predominantly taunted about weight or body image'

Apr 25th 2018, 6:00 AM 15,382 Views 2 Comments

Physical harassment was considerably more prevalent in the all-boys school.

# secondary-school - Sunday 3 December, 2017

15 things we did in school we'd never be able to get away with now
# Tip-pex
From The Daily Edge
# Tip-pex

15 things we did in school we'd never be able to get away with now

Dec 3rd 2017, 9:30 PM 15,765 Views 4 Comments

To paraphrase Bryan Adams, were those the best days of your life?

# secondary-school - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them
# Boys And Girls
# Boys And Girls

Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them

Nov 11th 2017, 7:30 AM 17,319 Views 17 Comments

A study published in the journal School Effectiveness and School Improvement looked into how the school environment influenced boy’s and girls’ educational performance in secondary schools.

# secondary-school - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school
# Growing Up In Ireland
# Growing Up In Ireland

Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school

Oct 19th 2017, 6:20 AM 10,362 Views 49 Comments

A new report looks at how children experiencing transitioning between school levels.

# secondary-school - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life
# Countdown To Results
# Countdown To Results

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life

Aug 13th 2017, 10:00 PM 17,669 Views 4 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to four Leaving Cert students in the countdown to the results.

# secondary-school - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert
# Discuss
# Discuss

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert

Jun 7th 2017, 4:05 PM 42,915 Views 32 Comments

Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?

# secondary-school - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers
# 11th Hour
# 11th Hour

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers

Jun 1st 2017, 10:15 AM 52,494 Views 97 Comments

The SEC said that it would have sufficient numbers in place and did not want to “cause alarm” with the appeal.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

School waiting lists are being scrapped - but it's not yet known what will happen to students currently on one
# Waiting Game
# Waiting Game

School waiting lists are being scrapped - but it's not yet known what will happen to students currently on one

May 30th 2017, 6:19 PM 20,305 Views 25 Comments

New legislation will see the waiting lists phased out after admission reforms.

# secondary-school - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'Heavily-armed' student arrested after school shooting in France injures eight
# Grasse
# Grasse

'Heavily-armed' student arrested after school shooting in France injures eight

Mar 16th 2017, 5:00 PM 24,234 Views 16 Comments

The incident occurred in Tocqueville high school in the French town of Grasse.

# secondary-school - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough
# Public Servants
# Public Servants

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 88,705 Views 163 Comments

We spoke to a garda, a nurse and a teacher who are just a couple of years into their careers – and already disenfranchised.

# secondary-school - Monday 31 October, 2016

12 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Geography
# Clintz'n'grikes
From The Daily Edge
# Clintz'n'grikes

12 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Geography

Oct 31st 2016, 8:15 PM 5,657 Views 4 Comments

Damn. That Karst landscape.

# secondary-school - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action
# Strike
# Strike

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action

Oct 13th 2016, 3:51 PM 16,682 Views 63 Comments

ASTI members voted overwhelmingly in favour of an industrial action.

# secondary-school - Monday 10 October, 2016

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers
# In The Classroom
# In The Classroom

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers

Oct 10th 2016, 4:26 PM 17,046 Views 56 Comments

New figures show that Ireland has one of the widest gender gaps among teachers at primary and post-primary level in Europe

# secondary-school - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

18 people you always ended up sitting beside in secondary school
# Desk Buddies
From The Daily Edge
# Desk Buddies

18 people you always ended up sitting beside in secondary school

Aug 31st 2016, 9:30 PM 12,476 Views 7 Comments

AKA The Worst People.

# secondary-school - Friday 19 August, 2016

Girls scoring more A1s in Leaving Cert than boys
# Exam Results
# Exam Results

Girls scoring more A1s in Leaving Cert than boys

Aug 19th 2016, 6:01 AM 21,564 Views 73 Comments

In 31 out of 36 subjects, female exam students topped the class.

# secondary-school - Saturday 30 July, 2016

The State employs 154 religious chaplains in secondary schools around the country
# Religious Education
# Religious Education

The State employs 154 religious chaplains in secondary schools around the country

Jul 30th 2016, 7:30 AM 14,109 Views 183 Comments

The cost of their employment is €9.5 million.

# secondary-school - Friday 1 April, 2016

10 things you'll know if you went to a mixed secondary school
# Girls And Boys
From The Daily Edge
# Girls And Boys

10 things you'll know if you went to a mixed secondary school

Apr 1st 2016, 9:30 PM 12,284 Views 1 Comment

The DRAMA.

# secondary-school - Monday 28 March, 2016

45 milestones in every Irish secondary school student's life
# Nostalgic
From The Daily Edge
# Nostalgic

45 milestones in every Irish secondary school student's life

Mar 28th 2016, 9:30 AM 17,468 Views 0 Comments

Ah, the good old days.

# secondary-school - Saturday 6 February, 2016

13 Transition Year experiences you'll know all too well
# Trying Times
From The Daily Edge
# Trying Times

13 Transition Year experiences you'll know all too well

Feb 6th 2016, 9:30 AM 13,861 Views 3 Comments

That mini company hustle.

# secondary-school - Thursday 29 October, 2015

A teenage girl in the US was threatened with suspension for wearing this outfit
# Too Short
From The Daily Edge
# Too Short

A teenage girl in the US was threatened with suspension for wearing this outfit

Oct 29th 2015, 5:46 PM 13,289 Views 10 Comments

And she has absolutely called them out on Facebook.

# secondary-school - Thursday 19 February, 2015

10 homework struggles every Irish person will remember
# Teacher Teacher
From The Daily Edge
# Teacher Teacher

10 homework struggles every Irish person will remember

Feb 19th 2015, 9:30 PM 12,952 Views 7 Comments

OH MY GOD DID WE HAVE ENGLISH??

# secondary-school - Thursday 8 January, 2015

8 experiences all Irish students have had visiting the BT Young Scientist Exhibition
# Young Scientists
From The Daily Edge
# Young Scientists

8 experiences all Irish students have had visiting the BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Jan 8th 2015, 1:08 PM 9,607 Views 7 Comments

There’s more to it than science, you know.

# secondary-school - Friday 12 December, 2014

Secondary school teachers are going on strike for a second day
# School's Out
# School's Out

Secondary school teachers are going on strike for a second day

Dec 12th 2014, 12:58 PM 10,387 Views 101 Comments

Teachers will hold their second strike on Thursday 22 January.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

9 Irish teens who are only delighted about today's teachers' strike
# School's Out
From The Daily Edge
# School's Out

9 Irish teens who are only delighted about today's teachers' strike

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:41 AM 4,684 Views 0 Comments

Thank you, teachers.

# secondary-school - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Opinion: Changes to the Junior Cycle will produce a creative, proactive generation
# Education
# Education

Opinion: Changes to the Junior Cycle will produce a creative, proactive generation

Nov 15th 2014, 12:00 PM 749 Views 62 Comments

Real education is not present when rote-learning is encouraged and facilitated.

# secondary-school - Thursday 13 November, 2014

People will pay more to live near a school (regardless of how good it is)
# Property
# Property

People will pay more to live near a school (regardless of how good it is)

Nov 13th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,641 Views 10 Comments

As a national average, people pay 2.6% more to live within 200 metres of a primary school.

# secondary-school - Monday 1 September, 2014

The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals
# SCHOOL DAYS
# SCHOOL DAYS

The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals

Sep 1st 2014, 6:58 PM 7,631 Views 37 Comments

At both junior and senior cycle.

# secondary-school - Monday 18 August, 2014

Here's how the CAO offer and acceptance system works
# CAO 2014
# CAO 2014

Here's how the CAO offer and acceptance system works

Aug 18th 2014, 12:30 AM 15,594 Views 3 Comments

You’ll need to know this when the points are released today…

# secondary-school - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Hundreds of teachers won't be trained for the new English curriculum by September
# Jcsa
# Jcsa

Hundreds of teachers won't be trained for the new English curriculum by September

Jul 17th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,546 Views 20 Comments

It has prompted renewed calls from the opposition for changes to the Junior Cycle to be delayed.

# secondary-school - Monday 23 June, 2014

9 things absolutely everyone should be aware of before moving out
# All By Myself
From The Daily Edge
# All By Myself

9 things absolutely everyone should be aware of before moving out

Jun 23rd 2014, 9:30 PM 47,473 Views 43 Comments

Attention, newly-graduated secondary school students. This one is for you.

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