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From TheJournal.ie Bruton says tweets attributed to broadband plan director 'should not have happened' National Broadband Plan

Bruton says tweets attributed to broadband plan director 'should not have happened'

Former minister Denis Naughten also addressed the Dáil this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are way off target': All-government plan to be drawn up on climate action Before It's Too Late

'We are way off target': All-government plan to be drawn up on climate action

Climate Action Minister Richard Bruton has recently purchased an e-car, and said a change of behaviour is needed to tackle climate change.

From TheJournal.ie 'Perhaps we are wrong': Government to examine bottle deposit scheme 'afresh' Recycling

'Perhaps we are wrong': Government to examine bottle deposit scheme 'afresh'

The Green Party said Ireland is sitting on its hands and waiting for the EU to legislate on plastics.

From TheJournal.ie Mini-reshuffle sees a change for Richard Bruton and two seats for the west at Cabinet Shake Up

Mini-reshuffle sees a change for Richard Bruton and two seats for the west at Cabinet

Donegal TD Joe McHugh is to replace Bruton as Minister for Education.

From TheJournal.ie Dentists left 'frustrated' after Minister tells constituents they could get free scale and polish Scale And Polish

Dentists left 'frustrated' after Minister tells constituents they could get free scale and polish

Richard Bruton corrected his leaflet after a letter from the Irish Dental Association.

From TheJournal.ie Religion to be formally removed as entry-requirement from most primary schools from today Baptism Barrier

Religion to be formally removed as entry-requirement from most primary schools from today

The so-called ‘baptism barrier’ is set to be removed by the Minister for Education today.

From TheJournal.ie New subject changes for Junior Cert and Leaving Cert get the go ahead Mixing It Up

New subject changes for Junior Cert and Leaving Cert get the go ahead

New specifications for Maths, Home Economics, History, Music and Geography are set to go live from this month for Junior Cert students.

From TheJournal.ie School inspectors will ensure students who opt-out of religion classes are taught another subject, says minister New Rules

School inspectors will ensure students who opt-out of religion classes are taught another subject, says minister

Minister Richard Burton said ETB schools must adhere to new departmental rules about religion classes.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert results: Top marks drop across English, Irish and Maths Scores On The Doors

Leaving Cert results: Top marks drop across English, Irish and Maths

Here at the all important scores.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's an absolute relief': Contractor to be appointed to complete schools impacted by Carillion collapse Construction

'It's an absolute relief': Contractor to be appointed to complete schools impacted by Carillion collapse

In mid-January, it emerged that work had stalled on a number of schools after the UK-based firm went bust.

From TheJournal.ie Parents in four areas are being asked to express their preference about the patronage of new schools Patronage Determination

Parents in four areas are being asked to express their preference about the patronage of new schools

The process began today and it will wrap up at the end of July.

From TheJournal.ie 'There will be chaos': Locals object to plans for school on site of former Harold's Cross greyhound stadium Planning Issues

'There will be chaos': Locals object to plans for school on site of former Harold's Cross greyhound stadium

Dublin City Council granted permission but the decision has been appealed to An Bord Pleanála.

From TheJournal.ie School says children 'may have to remain in their wheelchairs' due to SNA cuts Special Needs

School says children 'may have to remain in their wheelchairs' due to SNA cuts

The Dublin primary school has warned parents that there will be “a serious disruption of services” in September.

From TheJournal.ie The last Traveller secondary school in the country has been given another year to plan for closure St Thomas’ Clonshaugh

The last Traveller secondary school in the country has been given another year to plan for closure

The Department of Education says St Thomas’ Clonshaugh will close by June 2019 at the latest.

From TheJournal.ie Parents in these 16 areas to be surveyed over demand for non-denominational schools No Religion

Parents in these 16 areas to be surveyed over demand for non-denominational schools

The government wants 400 multi- and non-denominational schools in place by 2030.

From TheJournal.ie Government to provide more free condoms to tackle crisis pregnancies Free Contraception

Government to provide more free condoms to tackle crisis pregnancies

Consideration is also being given to the extension of the provision of the morning-after pill.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney: 'Sex education isn't about religion. The State must ensure young people get the facts' Sexual Health

Coveney: 'Sex education isn't about religion. The State must ensure young people get the facts'

He said young people today are exposed to much more explicit forms of pornography and sexual content than any generation before them.

From TheJournal.ie Carillion construction fallout: Wexford principal fearful new school may not be able to open in time When September Comes

Carillion construction fallout: Wexford principal fearful new school may not be able to open in time

As the end of the term approaches, Loreto’s board of management and principal are getting increasingly worried.

From TheJournal.ie 42 new primary and secondary schools to be built by 2022 Loads More Spaces

42 new primary and secondary schools to be built by 2022

17 of the new schools are to be built by September 2019. The vast majority of the new institutions will be located in the Dublin area.

From TheJournal.ie 'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education' Let's Talk About Sex

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'

Proposed legislation seeks to remove religious ethos from sex education in schools.

9 things that won't be included in the new sex education curriculum

You can’t teach someone to be prepared for when Mambo No. 5 accidentally comes on shuffle.

From TheJournal.ie Parents and students will be able to have their say on the use of smartphones in schools Education

Parents and students will be able to have their say on the use of smartphones in schools

The Education Minister said smartphone use by students “increasingly caused concern”.

From TheJournal.ie Richard Bruton heckled at conference as teachers threaten to strike over pay issues New Teachers This post contains videos

Richard Bruton heckled at conference as teachers threaten to strike over pay issues

Unions have voted in favour of industrial action if pay inequality is not addressed.

From TheJournal.ie Minister orders full review of sex education in schools Sex Education

Minister orders full review of sex education in schools

Richard Bruton is due to address the annual conference of the ASTI teachers’ union this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Want to be a teacher? The Government has allocated an extra 280 third level places Teaching Courses

Want to be a teacher? The Government has allocated an extra 280 third level places

Specific focus will be placed on science, technology, engineering and maths teachers.

From TheJournal.ie Politicians are (slowly) taking to Instagram - and showing different sides Cheeeeeese

Politicians are (slowly) taking to Instagram - and showing different sides

A cooking show next for the Education Minister perhaps as he showcases his skills?

From TheJournal.ie Schools to decide if they remain closed, rather than department Snow Day

Schools to decide if they remain closed, rather than department

Buses are not running in many areas.

From TheJournal.ie Students who opt-out of religion classes should be taught another subject State Guidelines

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Science, maths and languages: The plan to make Ireland's education the best in Europe Education

Science, maths and languages: The plan to make Ireland's education the best in Europe

The government launched its Action Plan for Education today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Livelihoods on the line': Irish contractors affected by Carillion collapse fear they won't be paid New Schools

'Livelihoods on the line': Irish contractors affected by Carillion collapse fear they won't be paid

The future of a number of schools was cast into doubt after the company went into liquidation.

From TheJournal.ie Richard Bruton targets career breaks and expresses concern that teachers are working abroad Shortage

Richard Bruton targets career breaks and expresses concern that teachers are working abroad

The minister says that career breaks should only be granted if schools can replace the teacher.

From TheJournal.ie PLC courses are training people for jobs that don't exist Changes Needed

PLC courses are training people for jobs that don't exist

Hairdressing, early childhood care, and community services courses show a far greater number of places available on PLCs compared to the actual number of jobs available.

From TheJournal.ie 'A digital revolution': Forty schools to offer Computer Science as Leaving Cert subject in September Leaving Cert

'A digital revolution': Forty schools to offer Computer Science as Leaving Cert subject in September

The Department of Education aims to make the subject available to all schools by 2020.

From TheJournal.ie Government plans to scrap provision allowing church to appoint teachers and principals Religious Orders

Government plans to scrap provision allowing church to appoint teachers and principals

Current criteria allows the Catholic church to appoint nuns, priests, monks and brothers as principals and teachers in schools.

From TheJournal.ie Government aims to boost the number of girls doing maths and science in the Leaving Cert Closing The Gap

Government aims to boost the number of girls doing maths and science in the Leaving Cert

The government wants the number of females taking up science, maths and engineering to increase by 40%.

From TheJournal.ie Ophelia aftermath: Schools will reopen tomorrow Back To School

Ophelia aftermath: Schools will reopen tomorrow

Minister for Education Richard Bruton announced on Twitter that schools will have to assess the damage done themselves.

From TheJournal.ie Confirmed - All schools will remain closed tomorrow Ophelia

Confirmed - All schools will remain closed tomorrow

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has confirmed the news.

From TheJournal.ie 'It reduces stress': This programme is helping teachers support children with behavioural difficulties Incredible Years

'It reduces stress': This programme is helping teachers support children with behavioural difficulties

The Incredible Years’ Teacher Classroom Management programme is being launched in all Deis schools.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree with a loan system for students to pay fees? Education This post contains a poll

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.

From TheJournal.ie Fire audits ordered for more school buildings, but minister says they're safe Safety Standards

Fire audits ordered for more school buildings, but minister says they're safe

Bruton said Western Building Systems is still eligible to apply for government building contracts.