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From TheJournal.ie New schools plan 'will reflect more diversity in 21st century Ireland' Multi-denominational

New schools plan 'will reflect more diversity in 21st century Ireland'

The government want to have 400 multi-denominational schools in place by 2030.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teenage boys are 42% fitter than girls Boys

Irish teenage boys are 42% fitter than girls

The study measured aerobic fitness by testing students with a beep test – the results of which they then entered into a competition.

From TheJournal.ie 'I knew nothing about the taxi industry and dipping my toes in there cost me dearly' Insights

'I knew nothing about the taxi industry and dipping my toes in there cost me dearly'

Eureka moments on Everest and hiring Sherpas has helped this businessman stay ahead.

From Business ETC 'I knew nothing about the taxi industry and dipping my toes in there cost me dearly' Insights

'I knew nothing about the taxi industry and dipping my toes in there cost me dearly'

Eureka moments on Everest and hiring Sherpas has helped this businessman stay ahead.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe

Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe

These firms tempt educators with tax-free salaries and other perks.

From TheJournal.ie Only 8% of working-age Travellers have completed the Leaving Cert Education

Only 8% of working-age Travellers have completed the Leaving Cert

The level of educational disadvantage has been laid out in a new report.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic group says 95% of their schools don't have a baptism barrier School Admissions

Catholic group says 95% of their schools don't have a baptism barrier

As it stands schools are legally permitted to select students based on their religion.

From Business ETC Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe Education

Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe

These firms tempt educators with tax-free salaries and other perks.

From TheJournal.ie Over half of prisoners are in some form of training Prisoners

Over half of prisoners are in some form of training

The services are available to all in the prison system.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books Media And Arts

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books

Religious publisher Veritas has slipped into the red, and losses continued to mount last year.

From Business ETC Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books Media And Arts

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books

Religious publisher Veritas has slipped into the red, and losses continued to mount last year.

From TheJournal.ie Modern Slavery: How children in Dhaka are trying to escape from 12-hour workdays Child Workers

Modern Slavery: How children in Dhaka are trying to escape from 12-hour workdays

Children in Dhaka can be expected to work long hours for little money to help support their families.

From TheJournal.ie Emer Glanville left school when she was 16 - today she graduates from Medicine in Trinity Tap

Emer Glanville left school when she was 16 - today she graduates from Medicine in Trinity

Emer is a graduate of the Trinity Access programme which gives people a second chance at education.

From TheJournal.ie Over 7,000 Irish prisoners got out on early release this year Outta Here

Over 7,000 Irish prisoners got out on early release this year

Statistics contained in the CSO showed 45% of prisoners reoffended within three years.

From Business ETC No sign of crucial rules for English language schools two years after wave of closures Education

No sign of crucial rules for English language schools two years after wave of closures

Many students were left out of pocket when more than a dozen schools shut down across Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie University ranking tables are flawed and should not be taken so seriously - report Education

University ranking tables are flawed and should not be taken so seriously - report

A new report states that education of students should be focused on in the rankings.

From Business ETC 'Controversial' student loans should be introduced to fund Irish colleges Education

'Controversial' student loans should be introduced to fund Irish colleges

The state’s competitiveness watchdog says there’s ‘no option’ except bringing in the system.

From TheJournal.ie Are student loans the answer to Irish colleges dropping down university rankings? On The Slide

Are student loans the answer to Irish colleges dropping down university rankings?

The state’s competitiveness watchdog thinks so.

From TheJournal.ie 'End of playtime': Marine Le Pen wants to ban 'foreigners' from state schools Migrants

'End of playtime': Marine Le Pen wants to ban 'foreigners' from state schools

She later clarified that she only wanted to block education for illegal immigrants.

From TheJournal.ie Schools to be required to publish all complaints made against them Grievance

Schools to be required to publish all complaints made against them

Under a new student and parent charter, schools will have to outline the outcome of each complaint made by parents.

From TheJournal.ie Cork students attending classes in 'freezing' GAA dressing rooms after school fire C103

Cork students attending classes in 'freezing' GAA dressing rooms after school fire

The Patrician Academy in Cork was badly damaged by fire over the summer.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Robinson will not be giving her papers to the controversial Presidential library Ballina This post contains videos

Mary Robinson will not be giving her papers to the controversial Presidential library

Instead, they’ll be housed in NUI Galway to save money.

From TheJournal.ie Government must stop discrimination in funding for new schools, say teachers Education

Government must stop discrimination in funding for new schools, say teachers

Richard Bruton has said new funding measures will help the “smooth establishment” of new schools.

From Business ETC The European Investment Bank is pumping €170m into two Irish colleges Funding

The European Investment Bank is pumping €170m into two Irish colleges

The low-cost loans for UCC and Trinity come amid a growing funding crisis for local universities.

From TheJournal.ie Computer Science is going to be a Leaving Cert subject Education

Computer Science is going to be a Leaving Cert subject

A new report has also stressed the importance of the quality of teaching in Science subjects.

From TheJournal.ie Severely disabled child denied education for 10 months after allegations of abuse at school Ombudsman Report

Severely disabled child denied education for 10 months after allegations of abuse at school

A new report from the Ombudsman for Children says education must be adaptable to the individual needs of children

From TheJournal.ie The 'right to be forgotten' and consent education: The gaps in Ireland's protection of children Right To Play

The 'right to be forgotten' and consent education: The gaps in Ireland's protection of children

The right to play, giving more powers to gardaí, and the abolition of direct provision centres were also contained in the report.

From TheJournal.ie Half of all primary schools have seen homophobic bullying Homophobia

Half of all primary schools have seen homophobic bullying

In 11% of cases, principals said that they had dealt with this issue either weekly or monthly.

From TheJournal.ie 5 nifty science experiments you can do at home with the kids
From Business ETC What the Trump victory means for 'brand USA' Policy

What the Trump victory means for 'brand USA'

America’s global image is set to take a dive under the brash property tycoon.

From TheJournal.ie Around 500 secondary schools closed today as teachers strike Teachers

Around 500 secondary schools closed today as teachers strike

The strike centres on pay for newly-qualified teachers.

From TheJournal.ie Take your pick: Applications for CAO courses open from today College Applications

Take your pick: Applications for CAO courses open from today

Put your preferred choice first – not the course with the most points.

From TheJournal.ie Minister announces 430 new resource teachers to help children with special education needs More Teachers

Minister announces 430 new resource teachers to help children with special education needs

The allocation means there will now be nearly 7,500 special needs teachers in the system.

From TheJournal.ie Changing careers 101 - Figure out where you want to go Switch It Up

Changing careers 101 - Figure out where you want to go

If you are in your 20s, it’s a good time to ring the changes if that’s what your gut is telling you.

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: The solutions to your puzzles QED

Maths Week: The solutions to your puzzles

Tens of thousands of you took our mathematical challenge all week. Here are the answers.

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: Your Saturday evening puzzle Final Countdown

Maths Week: Your Saturday evening puzzle

Figure it out.

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: Your Friday puzzle Sins Of Life

Maths Week: Your Friday puzzle

Figure it out.

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: Your Thursday puzzle The Remix To Addition

Maths Week: Your Thursday puzzle

Figure it out.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's educators have the highest rates of work-related depression Sad

Ireland's educators have the highest rates of work-related depression

A new study also found fixing the ‘long-hours culture’ in workplaces could help the issue.

From Business ETC Ireland's educators have the highest rates of work-related depression Work

Ireland's educators have the highest rates of work-related depression

A new study also found fixing the ‘long-hours culture’ in workplaces could help the issue.