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From TheJournal.ie Gerbils to dogs: Donegal students hope for success with pet coffin business RIP

Gerbils to dogs: Donegal students hope for success with pet coffin business

The Donegal students said many people are willing to spend a bit of money to give their pet a good send-off.

Was dropping down to Pass maths the right decision for you?

It’s a dilemma every person who has ever been a secondary school student has faced.

Teacher keeps promise, posts former students letters they wrote 20 years ago

His former students predicted their futures…and some were right.

15 things everyone remembers about learning maths at school

Minus B, plus or minus?

From TheJournal.ie Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession Secondary School

Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession

The ASTI are calling for more resources to help students with emotional difficulties or who are victims of bullying.

7 very Irish sex education stories

“When a man and a woman love each other very much…”

From TheJournal.ie More boys are staying on in school to do the Leaving Cert Not Too Cool For School

More boys are staying on in school to do the Leaving Cert

More than 90 per cent of Irish students stay on to complete the exams, according to a report out today.

From TheJournal.ie New sex education course on the way for reformed junior cycle Junior Cert Reform

New sex education course on the way for reformed junior cycle

The short course will be available in schools from September 2014 and schools can opt in as to whether to adopt it.

From TheJournal.ie Meet Ireland's bright sparks at the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition Young Sci 2014

Meet Ireland's bright sparks at the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition

TheJournal.ie spoke to some of the talented teenagers behind the incredible ideas and projects.

From TheJournal.ie Fee-paying schools dominate university numbers, but third-level numbers on the rise Education

Fee-paying schools dominate university numbers, but third-level numbers on the rise

Fee-paying schools and Gaeilscoilleanna send more students to university, but there is good news across the board.

From TheJournal.ie Quinn "hopeful" for progress in ASTI dispute as areas of discussion identified Haddington Road

Quinn "hopeful" for progress in ASTI dispute as areas of discussion identified

However, the Education Minister said that the “terms and conditions” of the guarantee are not under his control.

14 things you'll remember if you went to an all-girls school

Rolling up skirts, periods, and fancying male teachers.

From TheJournal.ie Students win prize for study that found the potato is not the most Irish vegetable Spuds

Students win prize for study that found the potato is not the most Irish vegetable

The students from Dominican College, Taylor’s Hill in Galway placed second in the world in a competition, winning €500.

10 memories we all have from starting big school

You’re in the big leagues now.

9 things today's first years have no memory of

Secondary school first years were probably born in 2000. KILL US NOW!

From TheJournal.ie Limerick school posted five JobBridge ads, one looking for a cleaner Ardscoil Rís This post contains images

Limerick school posted five JobBridge ads, one looking for a cleaner

Willie O’Dea, TD for Limerick City and Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Social Protection, said “five seems pretty high alright”, but added “schools are struggling”.

From TheJournal.ie Seven fire units attend blaze at Meath school Kells

Seven fire units attend blaze at Meath school

Thankfully, no-one was injured in the fire at the Eureka Secondary School.

From TheJournal.ie Child missed 17 days of school because they had no lunch - Barnardos School Costs Survey

Child missed 17 days of school because they had no lunch - Barnardos

Barnardos’ annual School Costs Survey has revealed that parents are continuing to struggle to meet the cost of sending their child to school.

9 examples of graffiti that probably graced your schoolbooks IDT

9 examples of graffiti that probably graced your schoolbooks

DailyEdge.ie woz ‘ere.

From TheJournal.ie Fee-paying students more likely to go straight to college Education

Fee-paying students more likely to go straight to college

The research from the Department of Eduction says that more students from fee-paying secondary schools progress directly to higher education.

The 7 most annoying things your teacher ever said

“They won’t accept that handwriting next year.”

From TheJournal.ie Principals want 'CAO-style' admissions for primary and secondary schools Enrolment

Principals want 'CAO-style' admissions for primary and secondary schools

Both primary and secondary schools would have an online ‘preference’ system under the plans from primary principals.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland bottom of European table for PE time in primary schools PE

Ireland bottom of European table for PE time in primary schools

The EU’s physical health body reveals that every other EU state spends more time on primary physical education than we do.

From TheJournal.ie Schools inspector says formal teacher appraisals remain a foreign concept Teacher Appraisal

Schools inspector says formal teacher appraisals remain a foreign concept

Harold Hislop said that it was not unreasonable to ask why some form of formal teacher appraisal was not in place.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Irish be a compulsory subject in secondary schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish be a compulsory subject in secondary schools?

Concerns have been raised over how Irish is taught with many managing just a cúpla focal when they leave school.

From TheJournal.ie Government to launch major anti-bullying plan Bullying

Government to launch major anti-bullying plan

Ministers Ruairí Quinn and Frances Fitzgerald will unveil the Action Plan on Bullying later today, including plans for all schools to keep a formal record of bullying incidents.

From TheJournal.ie Cutbacks reduce one-to-one guidance counselling by 50% - study Counselling

Cutbacks reduce one-to-one guidance counselling by 50% - study

A study commissioned by the Institute of Guidance Counsellors found cutbacks have significantly reduced the time available for one-to-one student counselling.

From TheJournal.ie It's the bumper secondary school Christmas test! Quiz Time

It's the bumper secondary school Christmas test!

What does AC/DC stand for? Who discovered the double helix? Do you know?

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of post-primary pupils to start school year using e-books Education

Thousands of post-primary pupils to start school year using e-books

E-books aim to bring cost savings, provide a more interactive learning system in the classroom and – of course – cut down on the weight of school bags.

From TheJournal.ie Unstable chemical made safe at Cork school Chemical

Unstable chemical made safe at Cork school

The army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team carried out a controlled explosion on the substance.

From TheJournal.ie Schoolbooks.ie says backlog WILL be cleared by tomorrow Back To School

Schoolbooks.ie says backlog WILL be cleared by tomorrow

The online company says that it has reduced its backlog from 5,000 orders to 1,300 today.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5 This post contains videos

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Do you use what you learn in school... after you leave school? Leaving Cert

Do you use what you learn in school... after you leave school?

The Leaving Cert results have been occupying the minds of over 55,000 students today – TheJournal.ie team reflects on how much of the senior cycle curriculum we go on to use in real life…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think Leaving Certificate results are important? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Leaving Certificate results are important?

Almost 56,000 students will be getting their results today – but do Leaving Cert results affect your future?

From TheJournal.ie Parents anticipating back-to-school costs of up to €620 a child Education

Parents anticipating back-to-school costs of up to €620 a child

National Consumer Agency advises parents to plan and budget carefully for the costs of sending children to school in September.

From TheJournal.ie Secondary school students call for increased security after Leaving Cert breach Leaving Cert

Secondary school students call for increased security after Leaving Cert breach

CDs for the Leaving Cert Irish exam were inadvertently played at some Junior Cert exam papers yesterday. The Department of Education says an investigation is underway.

From TheJournal.ie Controlled explosion carried out on unstable chemical at Cork school Unstable Chemical

Controlled explosion carried out on unstable chemical at Cork school

The chemical was discovered during a routine audit at a secondary school in Cork city this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'Robust' public discourse on Ireland's education system necessary Education

'Robust' public discourse on Ireland's education system necessary

The TUI has said that lecturers are finding themselves stretched; and that its members need to be involved in any process of structural change.