# education-minister - Saturday 17 November, 2018
The minister said the government has a duty to make sure the next generation is informed.
# education-minister - Monday 9 July, 2018
Education Minister Richard Bruton announced that the SafeTALK programme will be rolled out to six further education centres.
# education-minister - Wednesday 4 April, 2018
The Education Minister said smartphone use by students “increasingly caused concern”.
# education-minister - Tuesday 17 October, 2017
Minister for Education Richard Bruton announced on Twitter that schools will have to assess the damage done themselves.
# education-minister - Monday 25 May, 2015
“Retaining the status quo is simply not an option,” Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald said.
# education-minister - Tuesday 14 October, 2014
There will be 1,700 new teaching posts offered next year.
# education-minister - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
Minister Quinn has allocated €19,500 to the programme.
# education-minister - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
Under the proposals, teachers would be allocated to schools “in line with each school’s educational need for such support”.
# education-minister - Monday 9 June, 2014
Diarmuid Martin has called for a “full-bodied investigation” into all mother-and-baby homes.
# education-minister - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
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.
The Education Minister said he wants this to be the case, but is it necessary?
# education-minister - Tuesday 22 April, 2014
Reforms expected to be announced later today could make it easier for children to opt-out.
# education-minister - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
The new rates will be in place by this September.
# education-minister - Friday 14 February, 2014
27,000 ASTI and TUI members are to be balloted on non-co-operation with the new Junior Cycle.
# education-minister - Thursday 30 January, 2014
Future TDs will be able to get a head start on what they need to know, as part of new plans confirmed by the Education Minister.
# education-minister - Saturday 25 January, 2014
Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn indicated yesterday that families and parishes could take responsibility for religious education.
# education-minister - Monday 16 December, 2013
Gains throughout the lifetime of the program are ‘consistent’, Education Minister Ruairi Quinn said.
# education-minister - Friday 8 November, 2013
A meeting was held with management of other primary schools in the area this week, where the practicalities of accommodating the De La Salle pupils were discussed.
# education-minister - Thursday 7 November, 2013
The grants were scrapped in 2012. They’ll allow schools to carry out minor works like fixing roofs and windows.
# education-minister - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
The teaching of Irish was found to be “problematic” in almost one in three lessons at post-primary, while Maths teaching was found to be “satisfactory or better” in just 77 per cent of schools monitored.
# education-minister - Monday 2 September, 2013
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
# education-minister - Monday 12 August, 2013
The minister had ordered that the SEC take the errors into account when marking the exam. Results are due out on Wednesday.
# education-minister - Wednesday 26 June, 2013
The group are looking for the Minister to recognise that children with Down Syndrome have complex and enduring needs.
# education-minister - Wednesday 8 May, 2013
An ESRI conference heard boys are more likely than girls to be absent from school and less likely to do homework.
# education-minister - Tuesday 7 May, 2013
TV shows like ‘The Tudors’ and ‘Rome’ show that history is more popular than ever – yet, under proposed changes to the Junior Certificate, history could become an optional subject or short course. It makes no sense, writes teacher Christian O’Connor.
# education-minister - Wednesday 3 April, 2013
The minister is to publish a bill which will curtail the “over-use of preferential treatment” in the enrolment process.
# education-minister - Sunday 3 June, 2012
Mario Vargas Llosa has been an important figure in world literature since the 1960s – and will speak to students and some lucky members of the public at Spanish institute in Dublin.
# education-minister - Sunday 6 May, 2012
Students at NewPark Comprehensive School in Dublin have been promised a new school building for years – but now it’s been delayed yet again. Now they’ve taken matters into their own hands.
# education-minister - Saturday 28 April, 2012
The Times Higher Education world reputation rankings failed to feature an Irish university – but the Education Minister indicated this is not a cause for concern.
# education-minister - Tuesday 10 April, 2012
The Education Minister was speaking to hundreds of primary school teachers at the INTO conference today when a group stood and held banners that included slogans like “save our schools”.
# education-minister - Monday 12 March, 2012
This is how one junior infants student reacted to a visit from the Education Minister today…
# education-minister - Tuesday 11 October, 2011
Education Minister Ruairí Quinn said today that education book publishers will reduce the cost of school books in schools that run book rental schemes by between 12 and 17.5 per cent.
# education-minister - Monday 19 September, 2011
The Stormont Education Minister will be nominated as temporary deputy first minister today.
# education-minister - Tuesday 5 July, 2011
Minister Ruairí Quinn also said that a memorial will be created for the victims of institutional abuse in Ireland.
# education-minister - Tuesday 26 April, 2011
The Education Minister warns secondary school teachers that budgets are tight as the State’s first Finance Minister Collins had “more room for manouevre” than his most recent successor.
# education-minister - Tuesday 30 November, 2010
Under a new scheme, schools will be able to hire unemployed teachers, graduates and non-graduates to work for free. So is it a great opportunity for them to build their cv, or exploitation?