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Disclosure of alleged sexual impropriety would have 'devastating effect' on teacher, court told
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Disclosure of alleged sexual impropriety would have 'devastating effect' on teacher, court told

Jul 6th 2021, 6:30 PM 48,608 Views 0 Comments

The teacher has brought a High Court challenge over the Garda vetting bureau’s decision to disclose the details to the Teaching Council.

Principal who stole over €200k from Cavan school struck off teaching register for 15 years
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Principal who stole over €200k from Cavan school struck off teaching register for 15 years

Jun 17th 2021, 12:34 PM 54,744 Views 20 Comments

Finbar Boyle stole the money from the national school in Cavan over a number of years.

Bray school 'sincerely apologises' after vaccination of staff members at Beacon Hospital
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Bray school 'sincerely apologises' after vaccination of staff members at Beacon Hospital

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 4:14 PM 76,754 Views 62 Comments

The Beacon has ordered a review after teachers from a fee-paying school were inoculated at its vaccination centre.

'It is getting tougher': The toll home schooling is having on students and parents
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'It is getting tougher': The toll home schooling is having on students and parents

Feb 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 63,049 Views 157 Comments

“I don’t know how I can show my face in the school again. Everyone has been pitted against each other,” one parent said.

Teachers' union says release of Calculated Grades rank order is a 'fundamental breach of trust'
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Teachers' union says release of Calculated Grades rank order is a 'fundamental breach of trust'

Sep 23rd 2020, 11:50 AM 21,024 Views 26 Comments

The TUI also claimed that releasing the rank order will be “profoundly damaging to the student-teacher relationship”.

O'Casey said: 'Th’ time is rotten ripe for revolution'. Minister McHugh, now is the time to revolutionise the Leaving Cert
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O'Casey said: 'Th’ time is rotten ripe for revolution'. Minister McHugh, now is the time to revolutionise the Leaving Cert

Apr 20th 2020, 8:28 AM 29,133 Views 39 Comments

Our teacher says that in the midst of this Covid-19 crisis, we need an empathetic response to the Leaving Certificate question.

American spiritual teacher Ram Dass dies aged 88
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American spiritual teacher Ram Dass dies aged 88

Dec 23rd 2019, 11:12 AM 12,818 Views 10 Comments

Born Richard Alpert, he was a peer of Timothy Leary and played a big role in the psychedelic movement of the 1960s.

Substitute teacher who had sex with student thought 16 was legal age of consent, court hears
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Substitute teacher who had sex with student thought 16 was legal age of consent, court hears

Oct 30th 2019, 7:34 PM 47,004 Views 0 Comments

The woman is set to be sentenced tomorrow.

Samoans looking for Irish 'scalp' after frustrations with high-tackle bans
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Samoans looking for Irish 'scalp' after frustrations with high-tackle bans

Oct 11th 2019, 1:05 AM 6,696 Views 9 Comments

Steve Jackson’s side are missing two players due to suspensions for high shots against Russia.

'Absolutely unacceptable': Teachers unsure of when they'll be paid after starting new jobs
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'Absolutely unacceptable': Teachers unsure of when they'll be paid after starting new jobs

Aug 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 43,495 Views 79 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the length of time it takes to process teachers’ appointments.

Teacher loses bid for injunction to prevent concerns over relationship with former student being disclosed
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Teacher loses bid for injunction to prevent concerns over relationship with former student being disclosed

Feb 26th 2019, 11:03 PM 47,011 Views 0 Comments

The relevant allegations, which the teacher denies, include sexual assault, providing drugs and alcohol, and emotional abuse.

Teachers to share roles between secondary schools to help tackle shortages
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Teachers to share roles between secondary schools to help tackle shortages

Feb 25th 2019, 7:35 AM 24,862 Views 31 Comments

The scheme aims to solve recruitment problems in subjects such as STEM, modern languages, Irish and home economics.

Over three-quarters of students want continuous assessment for the Leaving Certificate
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Over three-quarters of students want continuous assessment for the Leaving Certificate

Jan 7th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,977 Views 24 Comments

Despite this, just under 80% of principals, deputy principals and teachers do not believe that a teacher should correct their own students’ exams.

'He was so kind, we can't believe it': Tributes paid to Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris
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'He was so kind, we can't believe it': Tributes paid to Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris

Dec 6th 2018, 7:34 AM 17,754 Views 9 Comments

The 66 year-old was killed at around 12:00pm yesterday outside the Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci.

Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris
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Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris

Dec 5th 2018, 5:54 PM 88,065 Views 18 Comments

The French Minister for Higher Education confirmed that the man had been killed.

'In PE class a fella turns around and says: lads she’s playing in the Aviva next week, so go easy on the tackles'
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'In PE class a fella turns around and says: lads she’s playing in the Aviva next week, so go easy on the tackles'

Nov 4th 2018, 7:30 AM 51,015 Views 5 Comments

Ireland and Peamount United striker Amber Barrett looks ahead to today’s Women’s FAI Cup final and reflects on a whirlwind 18 months.

Teacher accused of sellotaping students' mouths removed from register
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Teacher accused of sellotaping students' mouths removed from register

Oct 30th 2018, 12:55 PM 26,541 Views 0 Comments

The principal had said the five students were ‘visibly distressed’ after the incident.

'I was completely panicking': Leaving Cert students at Dublin school taught wrong English text for two years
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'I was completely panicking': Leaving Cert students at Dublin school taught wrong English text for two years

Sep 15th 2018, 12:05 AM 153,885 Views 100 Comments

The mistake was only discovered six days before the students started their exams this year.

Teacher who allegedly called student a 'little b***h' wins appeal to challenge dealing of complaint
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Teacher who allegedly called student a 'little b***h' wins appeal to challenge dealing of complaint

Aug 27th 2018, 4:32 PM 33,134 Views 0 Comments

The High Court ruled Pierce Dillion was not entitled to a judicial review against Catholic University School in 2016.

Teacher accused of sexual impropriety against student goes to High Court to stop garda vetting notification
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Teacher accused of sexual impropriety against student goes to High Court to stop garda vetting notification

Aug 2nd 2018, 8:10 PM 48,346 Views 0 Comments

The student was 19-years-old at the time of the allegations.

'I deeply care for my students': US teacher who tackled school shooter praised as hero
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'I deeply care for my students': US teacher who tackled school shooter praised as hero

May 28th 2018, 9:17 PM 21,803 Views 21 Comments

Jason Seaman was said to have been shot a number of times when attempting to disarm the shooter.

French court sentences mother to one year in jail for slapping schoolteacher in the face
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# Tough Sentence

French court sentences mother to one year in jail for slapping schoolteacher in the face

Mar 7th 2018, 10:34 PM 29,628 Views 27 Comments

The teacher said she was “shocked” by the verdict.

Ex-teacher accused of paying students to help make bombs
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Ex-teacher accused of paying students to help make bombs

Feb 16th 2018, 7:15 AM 11,260 Views 0 Comments

His brother has also been accused of stockpiling explosive materials.

Boarding school teacher accused of allowing student to drink wine in their accommodation
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Boarding school teacher accused of allowing student to drink wine in their accommodation

Jan 12th 2018, 2:05 PM 23,510 Views 0 Comments

The case is being heard at a fitness to teach inquiry in Maynooth.

Death threats sent to US school after video of teacher being handcuffed goes viral
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Death threats sent to US school after video of teacher being handcuffed goes viral

Jan 10th 2018, 6:59 PM 68,463 Views 80 Comments

Deyshia Hargrave was arrested after questioning pay policies during a board meeting.

Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping
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Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping

Dec 2nd 2017, 10:30 AM 18,196 Views 13 Comments

The case prompted Chinese authorities to call for an “immediate” investigation into all kindergartens across the country.

French teacher to go on trial for sex with 14-year-old pupil
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# Consent

French teacher to go on trial for sex with 14-year-old pupil

Nov 26th 2017, 2:28 PM 61,936 Views 0 Comments

In France, sex between an adult and a minor is not rape unless there is proof of force.

First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week
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First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week

Nov 2nd 2017, 5:18 PM 25,391 Views 16 Comments

About 25 complaints are currently being considered by the Teaching Council.

Poll: Should senior public servants who underperform be asked to leave?
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# Leo's Plan

Poll: Should senior public servants who underperform be asked to leave?

Sep 18th 2017, 8:42 AM 33,495 Views 111 Comments

A job as a public servant is considered a job for life – should that change?

School teacher and caretaker scuffle over Virgin Mary statue
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School teacher and caretaker scuffle over Virgin Mary statue

Aug 24th 2017, 8:43 AM 81,776 Views 196 Comments

A teacher’s attempt to remove a statue of the Virgin Mary at a school has sparked an altercation with a caretaker.

This teacher's wonderfully sassy photo with Donald Trump is going viral on Facebook
# Pride
# Pride

This teacher's wonderfully sassy photo with Donald Trump is going viral on Facebook

Jun 17th 2017, 3:20 PM 11,682 Views 1 Comment

Work!

A Galway teacher has been doing a brilliant weekly cartoon about his primary school
# When's It Hometime
# When's It Hometime

A Galway teacher has been doing a brilliant weekly cartoon about his primary school

Jan 5th 2017, 7:41 AM 32,554 Views 1 Comment

“The life of a Teacher…”

'Caught red-handed': Teacher held for trying to sell 13-year-old schoolgirl
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'Caught red-handed': Teacher held for trying to sell 13-year-old schoolgirl

Nov 23rd 2016, 10:05 PM 36,564 Views 0 Comments

Galyna Kovalenko, 52, faces up to 15 years in jail if found guilty.

'You are going to be a bunch of broke ass n****rs who get shot': Teacher fired after racist tirade
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'You are going to be a bunch of broke ass n****rs who get shot': Teacher fired after racist tirade

Nov 17th 2016, 9:00 PM 38,548 Views 84 Comments

The incident happened in the Baltimore district of Maryland on Tuesday.

British teacher found dead in Myanmar with wounds to head and chest
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British teacher found dead in Myanmar with wounds to head and chest

Nov 6th 2016, 2:47 PM 18,960 Views 4 Comments

A colleague to the teacher is now being sought by police.

Over 2,500 new teaching jobs are to be created
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# Top Of The Class

Over 2,500 new teaching jobs are to be created

Oct 11th 2016, 2:53 PM 9,335 Views 14 Comments

Overall, the Department of Education and Skills’ budget will increase by €458 million.

This teacher's perfect lesson on the effects of bullying is going super viral on Facebook
# Bruised
# Bruised

This teacher's perfect lesson on the effects of bullying is going super viral on Facebook

Jun 22nd 2016, 8:12 PM 8,444 Views 4 Comments

All it took was two apples.

These students surprised their teacher with two kittens after finding out her cat had died
# Missy And Girlie
# Missy And Girlie

These students surprised their teacher with two kittens after finding out her cat had died

May 14th 2016, 9:14 AM 5,431 Views 2 Comments

Her reaction is SO sweet.

Outdoor Studies professor mauled by bear during mountaineering class
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Outdoor Studies professor mauled by bear during mountaineering class

Apr 19th 2016, 10:17 AM 13,136 Views 21 Comments

He was with a group of 12 students at the time.

Teacher accused of giving two students the same sexually transmitted disease
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Teacher accused of giving two students the same sexually transmitted disease

Feb 26th 2016, 6:01 PM 45,059 Views 27 Comments

25-year-old Chelsea Lorson stands accused of knowingly infecting two of her students, who are brothers.

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