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'A digital revolution': Forty schools to offer Computer Science as Leaving Cert subject in September
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

'A digital revolution': Forty schools to offer Computer Science as Leaving Cert subject in September

Jan 4th 2018, 12:48 PM 17,710 Views 45 Comments

The Department of Education aims to make the subject available to all schools by 2020.

The CAO points are out - but remember, don't panic
# Cao-2017
# Cao-2017

The CAO points are out - but remember, don't panic

Aug 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 36,931 Views 17 Comments

It’s the first set of offers since a new points system was introduced.

Opinion: 'We don't need to teach computer science and coding in our schools'
# Curriculum
# Curriculum

Opinion: 'We don't need to teach computer science and coding in our schools'

Jun 25th 2017, 3:30 PM 16,027 Views 50 Comments

Learning to code is not the answer. Learning to think is, writes Simon Lewis.

Computer Science is going to be a Leaving Cert subject
# Education
# Education

Computer Science is going to be a Leaving Cert subject

Nov 24th 2016, 8:47 AM 17,582 Views 69 Comments

A new report has also stressed the importance of the quality of teaching in Science subjects.

Kids may start learning how to code in primary school
# Cracking The Code
# Cracking The Code

Kids may start learning how to code in primary school

Jul 18th 2016, 10:53 AM 15,218 Views 98 Comments

Richard Bruton has written to the NCCA to ask if it can be put on the curriculum.

'Extraordinary' cancer trial sees symptoms vanish in 94% of patients
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

'Extraordinary' cancer trial sees symptoms vanish in 94% of patients

Feb 16th 2016, 8:30 AM 38,944 Views 61 Comments

The new treatment uses the immune system to eliminate cancer cells.

Could coding in schools help solve a major problem in the sector?
# Bridging The Gap
# Bridging The Gap

Could coding in schools help solve a major problem in the sector?

Jun 13th 2015, 8:30 PM 14,857 Views 65 Comments

The reasons for teaching it in schools goes far beyond just getting a job.

Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I've set up my own company – here's why
# Digital Skills
# Digital Skills

Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I've set up my own company – here's why

Jun 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 132 Views 42 Comments

We can’t continue to just lament the shortage of highly skilled IT graduates; we need to re-think the way digital skills are taught in the classroom.

Are women the 'untapped answer' to Ireland's IT skills shortage?
# Unlocking The Code
# Unlocking The Code

Are women the 'untapped answer' to Ireland's IT skills shortage?

May 3rd 2014, 7:15 AM 11,280 Views 30 Comments

A new report proposes that women could be the key to bridging the skills gap in the IT sector, but found that three quarters of females working in the industry had not planned on making it their career.

WATCH: How to solve the Alan Turing Google Doodle
# Enigma
# Enigma

WATCH: How to solve the Alan Turing Google Doodle

Jun 23rd 2012, 4:12 PM 8,601 Views 7 Comments

Puzzles on the search engine’s website are commemorating the 100th anniversary of Turing’s birth.

Surge in tuition fees sees major spike in UK CAO applicants
# Going To College
# Going To College

Surge in tuition fees sees major spike in UK CAO applicants

Mar 9th 2012, 7:59 AM 2,381 Views 10 Comments

Rising tuition fees in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have seen hundreds more students apply to come to colleges here.