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From TheJournal.ie HSE accused of 'robbing Peter to pay Paul' by cutting €31.80 allowance for students with disability Education

HSE accused of 'robbing Peter to pay Paul' by cutting €31.80 allowance for students with disability

Organisations have said young people with a disability will have “a further barrier to equality placed before them”.

From TheJournal.ie FG accused of being 'out of touch' over college comments, but who wants to scrap fees and how much would it cost? Analysis

FG accused of being 'out of touch' over college comments, but who wants to scrap fees and how much would it cost?

Comments by two Fine Gael ministers this week landed them in hot water with students.

From TheJournal.ie 'Absolutely unacceptable': Teachers unsure of when they'll be paid after starting new jobs Delays

'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.

From TheJournal.ie More than 6,600 primary school students to receive hot meals at lunch from next month Nutrition

More than 6,600 primary school students to receive hot meals at lunch from next month

36 schools have been chosen to participate in the new pilot project.

From TheJournal.ie Grade inflation is soaring: Are degrees losing all meaning? Dishonour

Grade inflation is soaring: Are degrees losing all meaning?

Analysis of awards from Irish third-level institutions by Noteworthy.ie uncovers an upward trend in grades handed to students.

From TheJournal.ie 'Huge positive impact', 'very problematic': Mixed reactions to Irish exemption rule changes Education

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

IQ levels and psychological assessments are no longer a factor.

From TheJournal.ie Changes announced to grounds for student exemption from Irish in schools Nil Gaeilge Agam

Changes announced to grounds for student exemption from Irish in schools

The changes will take effect from September.

From TheJournal.ie CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next Cao 2019

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Concern hundreds of children with autism could be without school places in September Education

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Over 8,000 international students to benefit from new online immigration renewal system Third Level

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Students warned to watch for rental scams ahead of house-hunting season Generation Rent

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Want to change your CAO form? The deadline is Monday Change Of Mind This post contains videos

Want to change your CAO form? The deadline is Monday

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

From TheJournal.ie 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

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

From TheJournal.ie Government to provide extra €25 per child after funding boost for back to school allowance Back To School

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Education minister's UAE 'fact-finding mission' on what will bring Irish teachers back home Joe McHugh

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Zappone announces funding for 3,600 new childcare places Childcare

Zappone announces funding for 3,600 new childcare places

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Minister wins 'right to third-level education' appeal in Carter judgement Leaving Cert Recheck

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

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

From TheJournal.ie High Court grants review of decision not to approve child with Down Syndrome for schooling scheme Education

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Drug dealing seen as 'more attractive' way to earn money for some young Irish people Precarious Work

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Grant won't be reinstated to student teachers spending thousands on placements in the Gaeltacht Múinteoirí

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

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

From TheJournal.ie PE lessons could be taught through Irish in effort to make language relevant 'to the next generation' Education

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mother jailed after 8-year-old son missed over 240 school days released to appeal case Appeal

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 50 students from Deis schools to be offered scholarships to attend the Gaeltacht Gaeilge

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens Research

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Archdiocese postpones vote on patronage of Dublin schools, citing 'confusion' about Church celebrations Divestment

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

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

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Do multi-denominational schools not mark Christmas or Easter with events? Factcheck

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Claims that children can't celebrate Christmas at Educate Together schools 'incorrect and misleading' Catholic Church

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Doing untold damage': FF calls for better State support for homeless schoolchildren Homelessness

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

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

From TheJournal.ie CAO points set to jump for languages and the humanities this year Cao Applications

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

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie A senator wants students to get CAO points for sports and social action Extra Curricular

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

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

From TheJournal.ie These 12 schools now have a patron but do not have permanent school buildings Education

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man fined for exposure among 24 people reported for sexual assault at Irish colleges in six years Metoo

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

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

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

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

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

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