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Extra public health resources in place to help schools as principals 'under pressure'
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Extra public health resources in place to help schools as principals 'under pressure'

Sep 8th 2021, 2:58 PM 12,995 Views 2 Comments

More than 100 Department of Education staff have been working with public health teams, Norma Foley said.

Simon Harris: It's time to end the Leaving Cert points race in Ireland
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Simon Harris: It's time to end the Leaving Cert points race in Ireland

Updated Sep 3rd 2021, 4:30 PM 62,953 Views 84 Comments

The Minister for Further and Higher Education says the Leaving Cert is not the only avenue to an education.

Q&A: The latest Covid-19 protocols for secondary schools as students return to classes
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Q&A: The latest Covid-19 protocols for secondary schools as students return to classes

Aug 28th 2021, 8:30 AM 18,095 Views 31 Comments

Students across the country have been returning to school this week.

9 in 10 teenage girls aged 15-17 agree consent is always required for sexual activity
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9 in 10 teenage girls aged 15-17 agree consent is always required for sexual activity

Aug 24th 2021, 6:00 AM 25,652 Views 49 Comments

The results of the new Consent Communication study by NUI Galway’s Active* Consent programme.

Parents spending almost €1,500 a year sending children to secondary school - survey
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Parents spending almost €1,500 a year sending children to secondary school - survey

Jul 15th 2021, 6:10 AM 13,678 Views 51 Comments

The average debt parents find themselves in is €336.

Impact of Covid school closures to be felt 'throughout next century'
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Impact of Covid school closures to be felt 'throughout next century'

Jun 14th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,520 Views 7 Comments

Ireland could experience a loss in GDP of as much as 1.5% over the next century.

Teachers union to ballot for industrial action over Covid-19 safety concerns
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Teachers union to ballot for industrial action over Covid-19 safety concerns

Sep 19th 2020, 7:07 PM 99,524 Views 266 Comments

It said ASTI members had “serious concerns” about the health and safety of school communities.

'The hypocrisy of it really bothers me': Secondary school teachers on why they're striking today From TheJournal.ie

'The hypocrisy of it really bothers me': Secondary school teachers on why they're striking today

Feb 4th 2020, 6:00 AM 29,799 Views 202 Comments

Over 90% of the Teachers Union of Ireland’s 19,000 members voted in favour of taking industrial action today.

'Better Teachers, Better Results': Complaints about Dublin private school ad upheld by ASAI
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# The Institute Of Education

'Better Teachers, Better Results': Complaints about Dublin private school ad upheld by ASAI

Dec 17th 2019, 9:49 AM 30,824 Views 47 Comments

22 complaints were issued about the advertising which appeared on buses and in the press.

'The teachers hated me': High rate of school suspensions among homeless men revealed by new study
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# Homelessness

'The teachers hated me': High rate of school suspensions among homeless men revealed by new study

Nov 6th 2019, 10:08 AM 17,862 Views 42 Comments

Failings in the school system increase the risk of homelessness, according to a new study.

High Court quashes decision to expel teenage boy with autism from secondary school
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High Court quashes decision to expel teenage boy with autism from secondary school

Sep 13th 2019, 2:44 PM 19,804 Views 0 Comments

The teen was alleged to have engaged in “unpredictable, aggressive and violent behaviour in the school”.

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

Aug 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 14,953 Views 37 Comments

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

Parents are spending €1,399 getting their child ready to go back to secondary school
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Parents are spending €1,399 getting their child ready to go back to secondary school

Jul 16th 2019, 6:01 AM 14,095 Views 48 Comments

Parents of primary school students are paying €50 less than last year, while parents of secondary school students are paying €20 more.

School launches High Court challenge over decision requiring it to enrol boy with autism
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School launches High Court challenge over decision requiring it to enrol boy with autism

Aug 27th 2018, 7:22 PM 25,489 Views 0 Comments

The student involved cannot be identified for legal reasons.

Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school
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Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:05 AM 12,187 Views 52 Comments

Average back-to-school costs have risen at all levels since last year.

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?
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# Shakespeare

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?

May 3rd 2018, 9:00 PM 9,652 Views 5 Comments

There’s no excuse for English teachers to get less than 100%.

Victims of bullying 'predominantly taunted about weight or body image'
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Victims of bullying 'predominantly taunted about weight or body image'

Apr 25th 2018, 6:00 AM 15,388 Views 2 Comments

Physical harassment was considerably more prevalent in the all-boys school.

15 things we did in school we'd never be able to get away with now
# Tip-pex
# Tip-pex

15 things we did in school we'd never be able to get away with now

Dec 3rd 2017, 9:30 PM 15,768 Views 4 Comments

To paraphrase Bryan Adams, were those the best days of your life?

Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them
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# Boys And Girls

Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them

Nov 11th 2017, 7:30 AM 17,468 Views 17 Comments

A study published in the journal School Effectiveness and School Improvement looked into how the school environment influenced boy’s and girls’ educational performance in secondary schools.

Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school
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# Growing Up In Ireland

Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school

Oct 19th 2017, 6:20 AM 10,372 Views 49 Comments

A new report looks at how children experiencing transitioning between school levels.

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life
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# Countdown To Results

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life

Aug 13th 2017, 10:00 PM 17,722 Views 4 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to four Leaving Cert students in the countdown to the results.

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert
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English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert

Jun 7th 2017, 4:05 PM 42,927 Views 32 Comments

Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers
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Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers

Jun 1st 2017, 10:15 AM 52,533 Views 97 Comments

The SEC said that it would have sufficient numbers in place and did not want to “cause alarm” with the appeal.

School waiting lists are being scrapped - but it's not yet known what will happen to students currently on one
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School waiting lists are being scrapped - but it's not yet known what will happen to students currently on one

May 30th 2017, 6:19 PM 20,319 Views 25 Comments

New legislation will see the waiting lists phased out after admission reforms.

'Heavily-armed' student arrested after school shooting in France injures eight
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# Grasse

'Heavily-armed' student arrested after school shooting in France injures eight

Mar 16th 2017, 5:00 PM 24,234 Views 16 Comments

The incident occurred in Tocqueville high school in the French town of Grasse.

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough
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# Public Servants

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 88,756 Views 163 Comments

We spoke to a garda, a nurse and a teacher who are just a couple of years into their careers – and already disenfranchised.

12 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Geography
# Clintz'n'grikes
# Clintz'n'grikes

12 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Geography

Oct 31st 2016, 8:15 PM 5,664 Views 4 Comments

Damn. That Karst landscape.

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action
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Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action

Oct 13th 2016, 3:51 PM 16,691 Views 63 Comments

ASTI members voted overwhelmingly in favour of an industrial action.

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers
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# In The Classroom

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers

Oct 10th 2016, 4:26 PM 17,124 Views 56 Comments

New figures show that Ireland has one of the widest gender gaps among teachers at primary and post-primary level in Europe

18 people you always ended up sitting beside in secondary school
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# Desk Buddies

18 people you always ended up sitting beside in secondary school

Aug 31st 2016, 9:30 PM 12,483 Views 7 Comments

AKA The Worst People.

Girls scoring more A1s in Leaving Cert than boys
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# Exam Results

Girls scoring more A1s in Leaving Cert than boys

Aug 19th 2016, 6:01 AM 21,578 Views 73 Comments

In 31 out of 36 subjects, female exam students topped the class.

The State employs 154 religious chaplains in secondary schools around the country
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# Religious Education

The State employs 154 religious chaplains in secondary schools around the country

Jul 30th 2016, 7:30 AM 14,138 Views 174 Comments

The cost of their employment is €9.5 million.

10 things you'll know if you went to a mixed secondary school
# Girls And Boys
# Girls And Boys

10 things you'll know if you went to a mixed secondary school

Apr 1st 2016, 9:30 PM 12,309 Views 1 Comment

The DRAMA.

45 milestones in every Irish secondary school student's life
# Nostalgic
# Nostalgic

45 milestones in every Irish secondary school student's life

Mar 28th 2016, 9:30 AM 17,489 Views 0 Comments

Ah, the good old days.

13 Transition Year experiences you'll know all too well
# Trying Times
# Trying Times

13 Transition Year experiences you'll know all too well

Feb 6th 2016, 9:30 AM 13,901 Views 3 Comments

That mini company hustle.

A teenage girl in the US was threatened with suspension for wearing this outfit
# Too Short
# Too Short

A teenage girl in the US was threatened with suspension for wearing this outfit

Oct 29th 2015, 5:46 PM 13,291 Views 10 Comments

And she has absolutely called them out on Facebook.

10 homework struggles every Irish person will remember
# Teacher Teacher
# Teacher Teacher

10 homework struggles every Irish person will remember

Feb 19th 2015, 9:30 PM 13,008 Views 7 Comments

OH MY GOD DID WE HAVE ENGLISH??

8 experiences all Irish students have had visiting the BT Young Scientist Exhibition
# Young Scientists
# Young Scientists

8 experiences all Irish students have had visiting the BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Jan 8th 2015, 1:08 PM 9,617 Views 7 Comments

There’s more to it than science, you know.

Secondary school teachers are going on strike for a second day
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# School's Out

Secondary school teachers are going on strike for a second day

Dec 12th 2014, 12:58 PM 10,395 Views 101 Comments

Teachers will hold their second strike on Thursday 22 January.

9 Irish teens who are only delighted about today's teachers' strike
# School's Out
# School's Out

9 Irish teens who are only delighted about today's teachers' strike

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:41 AM 4,690 Views 0 Comments

Thank you, teachers.

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