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Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools
Age restrictions, the use of phones in the classroom, and the taking of photos in school are just some of the issues being consulted on.
It's official - the more points you get in your Leaving the more likely you are to get through college
“Those entering with lower points are much more likely to not progress compared to those entering with higher points,” a new report claims.
Tens of thousands of young people could miss deadline to register to vote
Some 27,000 students have registered in recent months.
It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities
“We’re aiming to get everyone moving, and that’s particularly important for children.”
DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27%
A group of students staged the protest last night in response to the hikes.
Due a student grant? Applications open today
The national awarding body is expecting an increase in applications.
'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'
Proposed legislation seeks to remove religious ethos from sex education in schools.
'We are not cash cows': Hundreds of Trinity students rally through the campus over resit exam fees
A group of up to 40 students had been occupying the college’s dining hall over the past few days.
Trinity students occupy building and block entrances in protest against exam resit fees
The Students’ Union President is due to meet with the university’s Vice Provost on the issue.
Trinity heads for another south Dublin showdown as it plans 300 more student beds
The college has run into several planning disputes with Dartry residents over student housing.
Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells
Trinity students have released a list of demands.
Ex-Munster centre Cian Bohane to lead Ireland Students against Scotland
The 26-year-old is the star name in a talented Irish team to travel to Edinburgh this weekend.
'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life
Maddy Wilford suffered multiple gunshots to the chest and abdomen, and had lost a lot of blood when emergency responders reached her.
Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said
Students have called on the US President to tighten gun controls.
Students who opt-out of religion classes should be taught another subject
Richard Bruton said the new guidelines would mean children who don’t study religion “will no longer be sitting at the back of the class”.
Gardaí advise students to be 'streetwise' ahead of Donegal Tuesday
NUI Galway and Galway Mayo Institute of Technology have distanced themselves from the event since 2011.
374,000 students get access to free online GP consultations
The USI has said the move will help students who are struggling financially.
Medicine students forced to resit exam after initial Christmas paper revealed to be 'compromised'
A high proportion of second-year medical students studying the ‘Cell Cell Communication’ module were found to have achieved A grades in the ‘compromised’ exam.
One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems
Just under half of third level students’ monthly expenditure is provided by someone other than the student, usually a parent or partner.
'People don't realise how dangerous it is for kids': Students develop alarm to stop hot car deaths
It alerts a child’s parents if they are left in a car.
'It's a global campus': Ireland's most expensive school with yearly €24k fees to open in September
The Nord Anglia International School in Dublin will offer students the International Baccalaureate.
'The enemies have united': Iran's supreme leader hits out after more deaths in mass protests
The estimated death toll is now 21 since the protests began.
Teenagers to make case for extra time in Junior Cert English exam
Currently, students have two hours to complete each paper.
Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them
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.
At least three injured after man drives car into group of students near Toulouse
At least two of them are severely injured.
'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - Students from across the country march through Dublin
The government is being accused of “kicking the can down the road” on education funding.
Poll: Do you agree with a loan system for students to pay fees?
Students are worried that a new loan system would be unsustainable and lead to higher fees.
'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work
The RSCI has published a survey about the medical workforce in Ireland.
A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding
Schools are recommended to serve water and milk to children as part of the programme.
UCDSU president defends removal of abortion information from fresher's magazine
UCDSU president Katie Ascough said the decision was “in line with legal advice”.
'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon
Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?
Why is a 'sugar baby' coaching event coming to Dublin?
The popular sugar baby website Seeking Arrangement is hosting the event next Friday.
Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter
Irish third level students are far more confident of finding a job than during the recession, but the pressure to find accommodation is giving many sleepless nights.
The Leaving Cert results are out today - But here's why you won't be seeing any As, Bs or Cs this year
Don’t worry, it’s not because everyone failed.
From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life spoke to four Leaving Cert students in the countdown to the results.
Free shots and Jägerbombs: Parents told to warn Leaving Cert students of 'pervasive' drinks promos
A HSE expert says drinks promotions can encourage students to drink a lot in a short space of time and lead them into dangerous situations.
'A discriminatory blockade': Galway students criticise locals for campaigning against a new housing development
A UK developer is planning to change the Westwood Hotel in Galway to a 400-bed student housing unit.
There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected
Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.
English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert
Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?
Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today
17-year-old Lucy Deegan from Carlow won the first prize in the senior 16-18 age category.