# schools - Today’s News
# schools - Sunday 12 May, 2013
For context, it’s usually busier than this.
Most school pupils will be unaffected by the strike action by workers at the bus company.
# schools - Sunday 28 April, 2013
In a recent broad-ranging interview, Ruairí Quinn talks patronage, third-level fees, Margaret Thatcher’s funeral and his own future.
# schools - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
The Irish Primary Principals’ Network has proposed the idea, saying that parents could rank their school choices similar to how the CAO form is organised.
Both primary and secondary schools would have an online ‘preference’ system under the plans from primary principals.
# schools - Saturday 13 April, 2013
A recent survey showed that the majority of schools spend more than their allocated time on religious instruction.
# schools - Sunday 7 April, 2013
The parents at the Mol an Óige national school in Clare were hoping to get the money from the Department of Education – but instead they’ve turned to the internet.
# schools - Wednesday 3 April, 2013
Gillard ordered the inquiry last year after a decade of growing pressure to investigate widespread allegations of paedophilia in schools and churches.
# schools - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you get back into the swing of things after the long weekend.
# schools - Monday 1 April, 2013
The Green Party has called on the Education Minister to avoid implementing recommendations that may lead to the closure of rural schools.
# schools - Thursday 28 March, 2013
One parent saw the schedule and decided to pay their own way on the trip, which will involve transition year students from 32 schools visiting the country.
# schools - Wednesday 27 March, 2013
The reality is that inspections only offer a momentary window into a teacher’s classroom as an educator. I would challenge the very notion that increasing inspections and appraisals is necessary to help develop better education standards, writes Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.
# schools - Tuesday 26 March, 2013
# schools - Monday 18 March, 2013
The big boys from Leinster, Munster and Ulster were out in force today.
# schools - Monday 11 March, 2013
The figures in the current INTO survey were compared to similar research undertaken 10 years ago.
# schools - Tuesday 5 March, 2013
# schools - Monday 4 March, 2013
# schools - Thursday 21 February, 2013
# schools - Thursday 31 January, 2013
From students acting as basketball hoops and epic welly-throwing, to slow bikes races and tug-of-war shenanigans.
The guidelines provide information to schools on how to address mental health promotion and suicide prevention.
# schools - Tuesday 29 January, 2013
Innovative ideas are needed to solve the crisis in the North, writes Steve Wrenn, who says we need to think outside the box and compromise.
# schools - Sunday 27 January, 2013
Corporal punishment was banned in schools in 1982 but is still legal in homes – despite repeated calls for it to be stopped.
# schools - Monday 21 January, 2013
# schools - Saturday 19 January, 2013
# schools - Friday 18 January, 2013
# schools - Monday 14 January, 2013
A study commissioned by the Institute of Guidance Counsellors found cutbacks have significantly reduced the time available for one-to-one student counselling.
# schools - Wednesday 9 January, 2013
Enda Kenny and Ryan Tubridy both visited the RDS today.
# schools - Wednesday 2 January, 2013
The town of Marlboro has posted armed police at every school on the restart of the academic year today.
# schools - Friday 21 December, 2012
Three state troopers were also injured in the incident which left three men and one woman dead.
# schools - Friday 7 December, 2012
The project was launched by Trinity College after it emerged children as young as 5 or 6 were being target by racist bullying
# schools - Tuesday 4 December, 2012
# schools - Tuesday 27 November, 2012
According to the survey, 22 per cent of schools are breaking even, while 93 per cent receive a minor works grants for repairs.
# schools - Monday 12 November, 2012
A loan of €50 million from the European Investment Bank means the building projects in five counties can now go ahead.
# schools - Thursday 8 November, 2012
The number of young men staying on at second level has also risen significantly in the last 11 years.
# schools - Saturday 3 November, 2012
# schools - Monday 29 October, 2012
Financial markets have closed and residents along the Eastern Seaboard have been told to evacuate as Hurricane Sandy approaches.
# schools - Tuesday 23 October, 2012
The court found that the Bus Éireann does not have a contract with the Government, so the scheme does not have to be put out to tender.
The data watchdog has asked the manufacturer of potentially vulnerable software to provide a full list of affected schools.