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#Education

# education - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

'Politically incorrect' Toby Young steps down from UK university watchdog

Young’s appointment had caused some backlash.

# education - Friday 5 January, 2018

'I went from football to finance': How to change your career (and your life) this year

Meet one man who did just that – plus expert advice on making the leap.

# education - Thursday 4 January, 2018

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

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

# education - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Irish project helping to end child marriage in Nepal

10% of girls in Nepal are married by the age of 15 and 37% by the age of 18.

# education - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Are you a lone parent? If so, you might be eligible for a €5,000 per year higher education bursary

Students will be allocated €5,000 per year over the next three years, coming to a total of €6 million.

# education - Friday 29 December, 2017

Better sex education and conversations with parents: Why the teen pregnancy rate keeps falling

The number of teenage pregnancies in Ireland has fallen by 64% in 15 years.

# education - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Government plans to scrap provision allowing church to appoint teachers and principals

Current criteria allows the Catholic church to appoint nuns, priests, monks and brothers as principals and teachers in schools.

# education - Sunday 17 December, 2017

From Business ETC This café owner has turned a Facebook group into a recruitment agency for baristas Work

This café owner has turned a Facebook group into a recruitment agency for baristas

First Draft Coffee’s Ger O’Donohoe wants to help legitimise ‘coffee as a career’.

# education - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Young people want better sex education, gender-neutral toilets and LGBTI history taught in schools

Young people who took part in the consultation want to see the normalisation of ‘non-traditional relationships’.

# education - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Locals stall plans from 'bad neighbours' Trinity College to rent student beds to tourists

The accommodation in Dartry can cater for up to 1,000 students.

# education - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Locals stall plans from 'bad neighbours' Trinity College to rent student beds to tourists

The accommodation in Dartry can cater for up to 1,000 students.

Just 6.3% of Gaeilgeoirí speak Irish on a weekly basis

Census figures have revealed where the most Irish speakers are in the country.

# education - Saturday 18 November, 2017

'There's so much potential in every young person in care, just like there is in every young person'

An education fair is being held to showcase options for young people in care.

# education - Friday 17 November, 2017

From Business ETC Locals stall plans from 'bad neighbours' Trinity College to rent student beds to tourists Building And Property

Locals stall plans from 'bad neighbours' Trinity College to rent student beds to tourists

The accommodation in Dartry can cater for up to 1,000 students.

# education - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'Don't ask your parents for startup advice - it will always be emotionally driven'

Sligo-based Declan Sweeney talks about coming back to Ireland to set up a business.

# education - Monday 13 November, 2017

Mother pleads for help after seven-year-old son expelled after trying to strangle principal with tie

The child’s mother fears that her son could seriously hurt someone.

# education - Friday 10 November, 2017

From Business ETC 'Don't ask your parents for startup advice - it will always be emotionally driven' Insights

'Don't ask your parents for startup advice - it will always be emotionally driven'

Sligo-based Declan Sweeney talks about coming back to Ireland to set up a business.

# education - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Being overweight or obese is 'major health problem', particularly among children from low-income families

A study has also found that boys are more likely than girls to find school difficult.

# education - Thursday 2 November, 2017

First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week

About 25 complaints are currently being considered by the Teaching Council.

# education - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'I consider myself a success, to someone else that might mean working four hours a week'

The second annual National Autism Conference is happening in Dublin today.

# education - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Summer course hosted at Kildare boarding school fails to pay teachers up to €10k in wages

One of the teachers says their treatment is “a disgrace”.

# education - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Ophelia aftermath: Schools will reopen tomorrow

Minister for Education Richard Bruton announced on Twitter that schools will have to assess the damage done themselves.

# education - Friday 13 October, 2017

UK court rules that Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful

The Al-Hijrah School argued that the segregation policy was one of the “defining characteristics” of the school.

# education - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

'It reduces stress': This programme is helping teachers support children with behavioural difficulties

The Incredible Years’ Teacher Classroom Management programme is being launched in all Deis schools.

# education - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'Flying is not seen as the sensational job it used to be in the 60s': Why airlines are flying into a future of pilot shortages

A leading trainer says high entry costs and poor marketing are turning off aspiring flyers.

# education - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Why airlines are flying into a future of pilot shortages

A leading trainer says high entry costs and poor marketing are turning off aspiring flyers.

# education - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Poll: Do you agree with a loan system for students to pay fees? Education This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with a loan system for students to pay fees?

Students are worried that a new loan system would be unsustainable and lead to higher fees.

# education - Saturday 30 September, 2017

From Business ETC Why airlines are flying into a future of pilot shortages Transport

Why airlines are flying into a future of pilot shortages

A leading trainer says high entry costs and poor marketing are turning off aspiring flyers.

# education - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Safety concerns raised as construction vehicle topples over beside school grounds

Part of the land owned by Our Lady’s Grove in Dublin was sold to developers.

# education - Friday 22 September, 2017

Parents 'concerned' as principal guilty of assaulting pupil returns to school

The man – who was not convicted – has returned to the school in his former role, three years after the incident.

# education - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

'I left school early at 16. Now I'm a mature student at 51 - it's never too late to go to college'

Deirdre O’Regan is 51 and in her final year of her degree. She went back to college after 30 years – here’s her story.

# education - Sunday 17 September, 2017

'During the boom, it felt like my company won the lottery. I knew it couldn't last'

As part of Fora’s How My Business Works series, our sister site profiles the Wexford firm behind Bricks 4 Kidz.

# education - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'I get annoyed when people say it's a side project. My startup is a second full-time job'

Setting up this education startup has been a balancing act for Amazon recruiter Alan O’Beirne.

# education - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Bruton says he can't restore young teachers' pay as it would mean cutting children's resources

A ballot of members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) rejected the government’s new public pay deal this evening.

'I get annoyed when people say it's a side project. My startup is a second full-time job'

Setting up this education startup has been a balancing act for Amazon recruiter Alan O’Beirne.

'During the boom, it felt like my company won the lottery. I knew it couldn't last'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile the Wexford firm behind Bricks 4 Kidz.

From Business ETC SurveyMonkey's backers have put over €20m into Dublin's Digital Marketing Institute Funding

SurveyMonkey's backers have put over €20m into Dublin's Digital Marketing Institute

Spectrum Equity has taken a majority stake in the company with the deal.

# education - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

From Business ETC 'During the boom, it felt like my company won the lottery. I knew it couldn't last' Education

'During the boom, it felt like my company won the lottery. I knew it couldn't last'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile the Wexford firm behind Bricks 4 Kidz.

# education - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren

The Oireachtas Education Committee has made a number recommendations to improve the mental health of school children.

There are 3.5 million refugee children not in school because of war and poverty

Globally, 91% of children attend primary school, compared to just 61% of refugee children.