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# Teacher

This year
Eoghan Cleary: The new sex ed curriculum is being misrepresented by a small but loud group
The teacher challenges certain beliefs about the new sex education curriculum and outlines why they are inaccurate. 
Teacher who sexually exploited vulnerable schoolgirl online given 3-year prison sentence
The judge praised the girl’s mother for being vigilant and acting on her ‘very good instinct’ and taking screenshots of the offending texts.
Gardaí called to hotel after Enoch Burke's family 'disrupt' disciplinary hearing
A meeting between representatives of Wilson’s Hospital School and the suspended teacher took place earlier today.
Judge won't grant Enoch Burke injunction unless he complies with court order to stay away from school
The judge said that the balance of justice was tipped in favour of refusing to grant the injunction.
Last year
Ten Hag to keep Man Utd grounded after Antony 'skill' and impressive Garnacho start
The Dutchman said 18-year-old Alejandro Garnacho has in recent weeks developed ‘a better attitude, more resilience, more determination.’
Teenager who sent teacher sexually explicit material avoids jail term
The boy’s parents were “shocked and appalled” when his offending came to light.
All time
Opinion: We owe teachers our thanks for the last two years whether we give them gifts or not
Whether parents buy something – or not – for their children’s teachers, Margaret Lynch says it’s important to thank them.
Man convicted of €175,000 welfare fraud found to have breached Teaching Council regulations
The Teaching Council met today online to decide the Fitness to Teach Inquiry.
'There’s no better man to learn off. He’s changed different things in my game'
Ireland U21 international Gavin Kilkenny on Bournemouth boss Scott Parker’s influence.
Teacher goes on trial in Germany in alleged cannibalism case
The 41-year-old is accused of meeting a 43-year-old mechanic on an online dating site a few hours before the killing in Berlin.
Disclosure of alleged sexual impropriety would have 'devastating effect' on teacher, court told
The teacher has brought a High Court challenge over the Garda vetting bureau’s decision to disclose the details to the Teaching Council.
Principal who stole over €200k from Cavan school struck off teaching register for 15 years
Finbar Boyle stole the money from the national school in Cavan over a number of years.
Bray school 'sincerely apologises' after vaccination of staff members at Beacon Hospital
The Beacon has ordered a review after teachers from a fee-paying school were inoculated at its vaccination centre.
'It is getting tougher': The toll home schooling is having on students and parents
“I don’t know how I can show my face in the school again. Everyone has been pitted against each other,” one parent said.
Teachers' union says release of Calculated Grades rank order is a 'fundamental breach of trust'
The TUI also claimed that releasing the rank order will be “profoundly damaging to the student-teacher relationship”.
O'Casey said: 'Th’ time is rotten ripe for revolution'. Minister McHugh, now is the time to revolutionise the Leaving Cert
Our teacher says that in the midst of this Covid-19 crisis, we need an empathetic response to the Leaving Certificate question.
American spiritual teacher Ram Dass dies aged 88
Born Richard Alpert, he was a peer of Timothy Leary and played a big role in the psychedelic movement of the 1960s.
Substitute teacher who had sex with student thought 16 was legal age of consent, court hears
The woman is set to be sentenced tomorrow.
Samoans looking for Irish 'scalp' after frustrations with high-tackle bans
Steve Jackson’s side are missing two players due to suspensions for high shots against Russia.
'Absolutely unacceptable': Teachers unsure of when they'll be paid after starting new jobs
Concerns have been raised about the length of time it takes to process teachers’ appointments.
Teacher loses bid for injunction to prevent concerns over relationship with former student being disclosed
The relevant allegations, which the teacher denies, include sexual assault, providing drugs and alcohol, and emotional abuse.
Teachers to share roles between secondary schools to help tackle shortages
The scheme aims to solve recruitment problems in subjects such as STEM, modern languages, Irish and home economics.
Over three-quarters of students want continuous assessment for the Leaving Certificate
Despite this, just under 80% of principals, deputy principals and teachers do not believe that a teacher should correct their own students’ exams.
'He was so kind, we can't believe it': Tributes paid to Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris
The 66 year-old was killed at around 12:00pm yesterday outside the Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci.
Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris
The French Minister for Higher Education confirmed that the man had been killed.
'In PE class a fella turns around and says: lads she’s playing in the Aviva next week, so go easy on the tackles'
Ireland and Peamount United striker Amber Barrett looks ahead to today’s Women’s FAI Cup final and reflects on a whirlwind 18 months.
Teacher accused of sellotaping students' mouths removed from register
The principal had said the five students were ‘visibly distressed’ after the incident.
'I was completely panicking': Leaving Cert students at Dublin school taught wrong English text for two years
The mistake was only discovered six days before the students started their exams this year.
Teacher who allegedly called student a 'little b***h' wins appeal to challenge dealing of complaint
The High Court ruled Pierce Dillion was not entitled to a judicial review against Catholic University School in 2016.
Teacher accused of sexual impropriety against student goes to High Court to stop garda vetting notification
The student was 19-years-old at the time of the allegations.
'I deeply care for my students': US teacher who tackled school shooter praised as hero
Jason Seaman was said to have been shot a number of times when attempting to disarm the shooter.
French court sentences mother to one year in jail for slapping schoolteacher in the face
The teacher said she was “shocked” by the verdict.
Ex-teacher accused of paying students to help make bombs
His brother has also been accused of stockpiling explosive materials.
Boarding school teacher accused of allowing student to drink wine in their accommodation
The case is being heard at a fitness to teach inquiry in Maynooth.
Death threats sent to US school after video of teacher being handcuffed goes viral
Deyshia Hargrave was arrested after questioning pay policies during a board meeting.
Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping
The case prompted Chinese authorities to call for an “immediate” investigation into all kindergartens across the country.
French teacher to go on trial for sex with 14-year-old pupil
In France, sex between an adult and a minor is not rape unless there is proof of force.
First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week
About 25 complaints are currently being considered by the Teaching Council.
Poll: Should senior public servants who underperform be asked to leave?
A job as a public servant is considered a job for life – should that change?
School teacher and caretaker scuffle over Virgin Mary statue
A teacher’s attempt to remove a statue of the Virgin Mary at a school has sparked an altercation with a caretaker.