Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 8 °C Sunday 20 October, 2019

#curriculum

# curriculum - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Every child should be taught the words of Amhrán na bhFiann in primary school, says Taoiseach

There have been calls for the teaching of the national anthem to be added to the curriculum.

# curriculum - Sunday 25 June, 2017

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

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

# curriculum - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Poll: Do you think learning the national anthem should be part of primary school curriculum? Curriculum This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think learning the national anthem should be part of primary school curriculum?

It comes after the Irish hockey team sang the anthem acapella before playing Germany in the Rio Olympics.

# curriculum - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Ireland now has its first (official) Steiner National School

Now, the next step for Mol an Óige is to get out of the prefabs…

# curriculum - Friday 9 August, 2013

Working-class boys with special needs most likely to hate school

The research found that children with educational difficulties dislike school more than those with physical disabilities or speech deficiencies.

# curriculum - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Irish children less likely to feel they belong in primary schools

A new report also found that teachers report pupils often coming to class too tired to concentrate.

# curriculum - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Column: Young people should leave school financially literate

How pensions work, how to read a payslip, dealing with personal taxes, how to choose and take out a loan (and how to pay it back), these should all be taught in school, writes Sinead Doherty.

# curriculum - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

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…

# curriculum - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Over half of maths teachers believe Project Maths will not improve results

The Teacher’s Union of Ireland said the programme should be further rolled out and tested before a real judgement can be made.

# curriculum - Friday 11 May, 2012

Government urged to include road safety on Junior Cert curriculum

The Government is being urged to “harness” the enthusiasm among teenagers for cars and include road safety training on the programme.

# curriculum - Saturday 3 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Oh, Christ... Australia outlaws 'AD' in new secular school curriculum PC World This post contains a poll

Oh, Christ... Australia outlaws 'AD' in new secular school curriculum

In a controversial move, history classes will now refer to the ‘Current Era’ instead of the period after the birth of Jesus.

# curriculum - Monday 11 July, 2011

Junior Cert students want classes on sex and drugs

A nationwide consultation on Junior Cert reform finds that students want more education on social issues.

# curriculum - Monday 14 February, 2011

Irish language students protest at being "dumped" by Fine Gael Gaeilge This post contains images

Irish language students protest at being "dumped" by Fine Gael

Enda Kenny’s proposal that Irish no longer be a mandatory subject at Leaving Cert level sees USI students march on party’s headquarters with banners depicting broken hearts…