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From TheJournal.ie The forgotten voice: a student’s opinion of the Junior Cycle Education

The forgotten voice: a student’s opinion of the Junior Cycle

In the bickering between unions and government, one voice is often lacking: that of the student.

From TheJournal.ie No resolution in sight for striking teachers No Light Ahead

No resolution in sight for striking teachers

The action today has seen 27,000 of the country’s teachers taking industrial action.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'I want to support my students, I don't want to judge them'

Opinion: 'I want to support my students, I don't want to judge them'

Times are changing, as is teaching, but we can’t lose sight of what’s important; instilling a love of learning in our students.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers are striking today - Here's why Education

Teachers are striking today - Here's why

The Junior Cert does matter, apparently.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers are almost certainly going on strike tomorrow Deadlock

Teachers are almost certainly going on strike tomorrow

Neither the minister nor the unions will budge.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers aren't backing down - they're going to strike on Tuesday Purple Monkey Dishwasher

Teachers aren't backing down - they're going to strike on Tuesday

The ASTI says they need more movement from Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan.

From TheJournal.ie Minister to teachers: 'Call off your strike' ... Teachers to minister: 'No' Not Blinking

Minister to teachers: 'Call off your strike' ... Teachers to minister: 'No'

The strike’s set to go ahead next Tuesday. And neither side is backing down.

From TheJournal.ie Louise O'Keeffe contacted by children who are being abused by their teachers Abuse

Louise O'Keeffe contacted by children who are being abused by their teachers

“Eight and 12-year-old children in schools today shouldn’t know who Louise O’Keeffe is”.

From TheJournal.ie Jan O'Sullivan says she's not budging an inch Take It Or Leave It

Jan O'Sullivan says she's not budging an inch

The TUI and ASTI have announced two days of strike action — the first set to take place on 2 December.

From TheJournal.ie Today's top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Teachers should grasp this unique opportunity to engage with young learners Education

Opinion: Teachers should grasp this unique opportunity to engage with young learners

The current Junior Cycle reform impasse presents teacher unions with an opportunity to show creative leadership.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers could go on strike before the end of the month Exam Stress

Teachers could go on strike before the end of the month

Teachers are angry about proposed reforms to the Junior Cert.

From TheJournal.ie Jan O'Sullivan rules out any more compromise on her Junior Cycle reforms Collapsed Talks

Jan O'Sullivan rules out any more compromise on her Junior Cycle reforms

Teaching unions rejected a revised set of proposals today.

From TheJournal.ie Whoops! Teachers got paid a week early by mistake Salary

Whoops! Teachers got paid a week early by mistake

Is it pay day? Eh, no.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Good news for teachers looking for work in Ireland in Budget 2015 Education

Good news for teachers looking for work in Ireland in Budget 2015

There will be 1,700 new teaching posts offered next year.

From TheJournal.ie Over 300 new resource teaching posts for children with special needs announced Resource Teaching

Over 300 new resource teaching posts for children with special needs announced

Details of the allocations will be revealed this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie This TD wants to tax lotto winnings to pay for more teachers Budget 2015

This TD wants to tax lotto winnings to pay for more teachers

Stephen Donnelly also wants us to team up with the NHS and make Irish Water more efficient.

From TheJournal.ie Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues Treatment

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues

10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.

From TheJournal.ie One third of secondary teachers are on part-time contracts Education

One third of secondary teachers are on part-time contracts

But that could be about to change.

From TheJournal.ie Student teachers say Gaeltacht placement is 'unregulated waste of money' Education

Student teachers say Gaeltacht placement is 'unregulated waste of money'

The Department of Education said it had not taken the decision to abolish the subsidy lightly but cuts had to be made.

From TheJournal.ie In Your Words: Being a gay teacher in Ireland Over To You

In Your Words: Being a gay teacher in Ireland

Experiencing homophobia in all forms, while being in fear of their work, job and career. These five teachers tell their stories…

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Our unemployment rates are among the highest in the developed world The Outlook

Our unemployment rates are among the highest in the developed world

But things look a lot healthier when it comes to education…

From TheJournal.ie Teachers tell minister they will continue their fight over Junior Cycle reforms Junior Cert

Teachers tell minister they will continue their fight over Junior Cycle reforms

Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan said she wanted agreement on both sides.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s fairly dull and gloomy out but here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Teacher receives lovely email from student after coming out during school assembly

Four years after the teacher’s announcement, the student returned to say thanks.

From TheJournal.ie Principals want an audit of teaching resources Education

Principals want an audit of teaching resources

Student numbers are rising, but student-teacher ratios fell.

From TheJournal.ie Discrimination against LGBT teachers to end under amended law Gay Rights

Discrimination against LGBT teachers to end under amended law

Labour Senator Ivana Bacik says she is “delighted” that on Dublin Pride day the Government will move on her bill.

From TheJournal.ie Special needs assistants unsure if they will have work in September Impact

Special needs assistants unsure if they will have work in September

The overall number of SNAs are up, but some schools have lost out on hours.

They did it! Three school teachers tweet photos from all 32 counties in 24 hours

The lads arrived back at St. Peter’s in Bray to a hero’s welcome.

From TheJournal.ie Parents and teachers fight to keep 'the best school in Ballyfermot' open Ballyfermot

Parents and teachers fight to keep 'the best school in Ballyfermot' open

One pupil from the De La Salle Primary School said “they’re trying to squash us all into one school but we won’t fit”.

From TheJournal.ie Was your child's school uniform made by children? Ask your retailer, parents advised... Child Labour

Was your child's school uniform made by children? Ask your retailer, parents advised...

Teachers’ union the INTO says shoppers picking up uniforms for their children should ask retailers whether child labour was used in the clothes’ manufacture.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers taking up JobBridge scheme in the bad books with the union TUT TUT

Teachers taking up JobBridge scheme in the bad books with the union

The INTO has directed its members not to participate in the scheme.

From TheJournal.ie "No question" of reducing number of SNA posts, says Department Special Needs

"No question" of reducing number of SNA posts, says Department

The Department of Education has rejected Micheál Martin’s claims that there are widespread cuts to SNAs.

From TheJournal.ie Research underway to find out if primary school teachers need honours maths Honours

Research underway to find out if primary school teachers need honours maths

The ESRI has been asked to complete its examination of the issue by the end of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Damien Kiberd: Teachers do, literally, run the country Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Teachers do, literally, run the country

But it hasn’t helped them as those old-school types have made it next to impossible for young qualified types to get a permanent job.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie 'Unfounded parental complaints' mean more work for teachers INTO

'Unfounded parental complaints' mean more work for teachers

Primary school teachers say they are taking more notes to do with relationships, behaviour and possible bullying.

From TheJournal.ie Ruairí Quinn: Being booed and heckled by teachers 'certainly wasn't enjoyable' Under Fire

Ruairí Quinn: Being booed and heckled by teachers 'certainly wasn't enjoyable'

Meanwhile, the Department of Education has denied that the Minister was trying to suggest a higher level maths requirement would get more men into the teaching profession.