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From TheJournal.ie 'Six years on, we still have no school. I'm worried my daughter will never learn in a school building' Educate Together

'Six years on, we still have no school. I'm worried my daughter will never learn in a school building'

Parents and children held a protest outside the Dáil yesterday urging the government to provide them with a school.

From TheJournal.ie Five acres of Dublin school grounds to be sold by religious order Our Lady's Grove

Five acres of Dublin school grounds to be sold by religious order

“It feels like the school’s being stripped back,” one parent said.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not fair on our children - one classroom is so stuffy it's nicknamed the headache room' Looking For Space

'It's not fair on our children - one classroom is so stuffy it's nicknamed the headache room'

Ballinteer Educate Together National School is sharing space with another school, despite having 230 pupils.

From TheJournal.ie Child with an intellectual disability placed in hospital for three months Ombudsman For Children

Child with an intellectual disability placed in hospital for three months

The Ombudsman for Children is concerned that this is a children’s rights issue and plan to pursue the issue in 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Elite US boarding school acknowledges decades of 'sexual misconduct' by staff New Hampshire

Elite US boarding school acknowledges decades of 'sexual misconduct' by staff

An investigation into St Paul’s School reviewed 34 current and former staff members.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lackey', 'traitor': Russian students face lectures over anti-Putin views Kremlin Crackdown

'Lackey', 'traitor': Russian students face lectures over anti-Putin views

Authorities in Russia appear to be getting jittery over youth discontent ahead of presidential elections next year.

From TheJournal.ie Can schools link 'voluntary contributions' with schools tours and book schemes? Education

Can schools link 'voluntary contributions' with schools tours and book schemes?

Voluntary contribution fees can cause stress for many parents who say they feel there’s an onus on them to pay – despite the ‘voluntary’ term.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese Excuse My French

Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese

Some performed very well, while others struggled with basic vocabulary.

From TheJournal.ie University of Limerick asks for review after claims of financial misconduct Dr Des Fitzgerald

University of Limerick asks for review after claims of financial misconduct

Former employees have made claims of ‘inappropriate expenses’ at the university’s finance department.

From TheJournal.ie 'I found myself in New Zealand thinking, what am I going to do with my life?' Studyclix

'I found myself in New Zealand thinking, what am I going to do with my life?'

After stints in construction and door-to-door sales, this teacher set up an online study-notes service.

From Business ETC 'A good speech is like a miniskirt. Long enough to cover up but short enough to be interesting' Insights

'A good speech is like a miniskirt. Long enough to cover up but short enough to be interesting'

Public-speaking trainer Barbara Moynihan delivers a masterclass in making presentations.

From TheJournal.ie Three Irish colleges have made a prestigious Top 100 list Good Job

Three Irish colleges have made a prestigious Top 100 list

Which came out on top?

From Business ETC 'I found myself in New Zealand thinking, what am I going to do with my life?' Insights

'I found myself in New Zealand thinking, what am I going to do with my life?'

After stints in construction and door-to-door sales, this teacher set up an online study-notes service.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should parents have a say in how much homework their children get? Education This post contains a poll

Poll: Should parents have a say in how much homework their children get?

If the child is stressed by academics, should the parent say when enough is enough?

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair is putting €1.5m into Trinity College's new 'professor of entrepreneurship' Education

Ryanair is putting €1.5m into Trinity College's new 'professor of entrepreneurship'

The donation comes as Ireland’s top business schools are planning major expansions.

From TheJournal.ie 'I am genuinely sick worrying how I am going to pay for back to school costs this year' Read Me

'I am genuinely sick worrying how I am going to pay for back to school costs this year'

A right is not a right if you have to pay for it, writes June Tinsley.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair is putting €1.5m into Trinity College's new 'professor of entrepreneurship' Education

Ryanair is putting €1.5m into Trinity College's new 'professor of entrepreneurship'

The donation comes as Ireland’s top business schools are planning major expansions.

From Business ETC Ryanair is putting €1.5m into Trinity College's new 'professor of entrepreneurship' Education

Ryanair is putting €1.5m into Trinity College's new 'professor of entrepreneurship'

The donation comes as Ireland’s top business schools are planning major expansions.

From TheJournal.ie Schools will have to use iron-on crests and let parents rent books School Costs

Schools will have to use iron-on crests and let parents rent books

New plans will ensure that certain school equipment cannot be monopolised by retailers.

From TheJournal.ie Gap between teachers' pay is affecting staff morale - union survey Pay Restoration

Gap between teachers' pay is affecting staff morale - union survey

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland carried out a survey that indicates teachers’ morale at work is low because of the public pay dispute.

From TheJournal.ie Government initiative to encourage more Travellers to become teachers Diversity

Government initiative to encourage more Travellers to become teachers

The initiative is aimed at encouraging disadvantaged groups into the teaching profession.

From Business ETC We're partnering with UCD to give one entrepreneur a scholarship worth up to €14,500 Education

We're partnering with UCD to give one entrepreneur a scholarship worth up to €14,500

The Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School course is tailor-made for entrepreneurs.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'I’m one of the 40 million Americans paying off the $1.3 trillion student debt' Third Level Funding

Opinion: 'I’m one of the 40 million Americans paying off the $1.3 trillion student debt'

The Irish government shouldn’t copy America’s corporate financing and student loan model, writes Elizabeth Tandy Shermer.

From TheJournal.ie Why do we have a census? Here's what the statistics are used for PICTURE OF IRELAND

Why do we have a census? Here's what the statistics are used for

Some of the summary results from last year’s census will be published today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness' Pieta House

'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness'

Pieta House’s Resilience Academy aims to help young people deal with mental health issues.

From TheJournal.ie A global real estate giant is backing a new exclusive south Dublin private school Education

A global real estate giant is backing a new exclusive south Dublin private school

Former Riverdeep CEO Barry O’Callaghan is leading plans to develop the facility in Leopardstown.

From Business ETC A global real estate giant is backing an exclusive new south Dublin private school Education

A global real estate giant is backing an exclusive new south Dublin private school

Former Riverdeep CEO Barry O’Callaghan is leading plans to develop the facility in Leopardstown.

From TheJournal.ie 'At the start, I couldn't work out why people didn't want to buy something I thought was amazing' Child Diary

'At the start, I couldn't work out why people didn't want to buy something I thought was amazing'

This Portuguese pre-school teacher moved to Ireland and set up her own company.

From Business ETC 'At the start, I couldn't work out why people didn't want to buy something I thought was amazing' Insights

'At the start, I couldn't work out why people didn't want to buy something I thought was amazing'

This Portuguese pre-school teacher moved to Ireland and set up her own company.

From TheJournal.ie 'An access programme shouldn't put up barriers': DIT u-turn on garda vetting for mature students Return To Education

'An access programme shouldn't put up barriers': DIT u-turn on garda vetting for mature students

DIT’s garda vetting requirement for the mature student access programme was described as discriminatory.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Are Catholic schools more socially diverse than other schools? Factcheck

FactCheck: Are Catholic schools more socially diverse than other schools?

FactCheck referees a dispute between representatives of the Iona Institute and Educate Together.

From TheJournal.ie A Waterford firm that makes virtual reality videos for the classroom has raised a million euro Immersive Vr

A Waterford firm that makes virtual reality videos for the classroom has raised a million euro

Suir Valley Ventures and Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Funds led the investment round.

From Business ETC A Waterford firm that makes virtual reality videos for the classroom has raised a million euro Education

A Waterford firm that makes virtual reality videos for the classroom has raised a million euro

Suir Valley Ventures and Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Funds led the investment round.

From TheJournal.ie UCC is planning a €100m expansion to draw thousands of extra students Cork

UCC is planning a €100m expansion to draw thousands of extra students

The historic former Cork Savings Bank will house the expanded business school.

From Business ETC A new international business school is expected to draw thousands of students to Cork Education

A new international business school is expected to draw thousands of students to Cork

UCC plans to spend around €100 million developing two buildings.

From TheJournal.ie Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon Hospitality

Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon

Future hotel managers have been coming to this school in County Clare for over 60 years.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of workers at Trinity College are gearing up for strike action Fixed Contracts

Hundreds of workers at Trinity College are gearing up for strike action

Unions say that support staff are not getting put on permanent contracts.

From TheJournal.ie Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon Hospitality

Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon

Future hotel managers have been coming to this school in County Clare for over 60 years.

From Business ETC Hundreds of workers at Trinity College are gearing up for strike action Education

Hundreds of workers at Trinity College are gearing up for strike action

Unions say that support staff are not getting put on permanent contracts.

From Business ETC Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon Hospitality

Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon

Future hotel managers have been coming to this school in County Clare for over 60 years.