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# learning - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Brighton boss Potter believes Aaron Connolly will be better for current goal struggles
# Learning
From The42
# Learning

Brighton boss Potter believes Aaron Connolly will be better for current goal struggles

Dec 26th 2020, 9:31 AM 5,230 Views 5 Comments

The Irish international has scored one league goal all season.

# learning - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Pep Guardiola says John Stones is 'back'
# Learning
From The42
# Learning

Pep Guardiola says John Stones is 'back'

Dec 20th 2020, 1:33 PM 4,514 Views 0 Comments

Pep Guardiola has singled out the rejuvenated defender for praise.

# learning - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

'We're not going to go out and sign five or six overseas players'
# The Leinster Model
From The42
# The Leinster Model

'We're not going to go out and sign five or six overseas players'

Sep 29th 2020, 7:10 AM 12,379 Views 20 Comments

Stuart Lancaster says the province won’t be ripping up their plans after defeat to Saracens.

# learning - Monday 14 September, 2020

Norwich boss praises Ireland striker's response to criticism
# Learning
From The42
# Learning

Norwich boss praises Ireland striker's response to criticism

Sep 14th 2020, 6:59 PM 13,504 Views 4 Comments

Daniel Farke revealed he lost his temper with Adam Idah for his poor performances in training.

# learning - Monday 17 August, 2020

Considering homeschooling this September? Here's everything you need to know about the practical steps to take
# Education
# Education

Considering homeschooling this September? Here's everything you need to know about the practical steps to take

Aug 17th 2020, 7:00 AM 42,017 Views 15 Comments

There’s already an active community of homeschoolers in Ireland and getting started is not a difficult process, writes teacher and homeschooler Cliona Brophy.

# learning - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Connacht to 'regroup' for huge Pro14 run-in after disappointment against Sale
# Bounce Back
From The42
# Bounce Back

Connacht to 'regroup' for huge Pro14 run-in after disappointment against Sale

Mar 30th 2019, 8:44 AM 6,307 Views 7 Comments

Andy Friend’s side will fly home with regrets after their Challenge Cup quarter-final.

# learning - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

20-year-old Doris keeps head down as Leinster back Mayo man's talents
# Learning
From The42
# Learning

20-year-old Doris keeps head down as Leinster back Mayo man's talents

Feb 20th 2019, 7:30 AM 13,556 Views 34 Comments

A former Ireland U20s captain, the number eight is highly-rated.

# learning - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

'Saracens was brilliant. I went over to see how they engage as world class athletes'
# Learning
From The42
# Learning

'Saracens was brilliant. I went over to see how they engage as world class athletes'

Oct 10th 2018, 6:26 PM 15,448 Views 9 Comments

Dublin defender Jonny Cooper paid a visit to English Premiership rugby side Saracens recently.

# learning - Saturday 10 March, 2018

'When you’ve never been told you’re good at anything, it’s hard to find confidence'
# Adult Education
# Adult Education

'When you’ve never been told you’re good at anything, it’s hard to find confidence'

Mar 10th 2018, 7:30 PM 33,045 Views 13 Comments

No matter what your experience of formal education, or your age, it’s never too late to return to learning, writes Anne Redmond.

# learning - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Scotland's Townsend inspired by recent visit to Man City boss Pep Guardiola
# Brainpower
From The42
# Brainpower

Scotland's Townsend inspired by recent visit to Man City boss Pep Guardiola

Jan 25th 2018, 12:32 PM 6,538 Views 3 Comments

Scotland are a major danger to everyone in the Six Nations.

# learning - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them
# Boys And Girls
# Boys And Girls

Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them

Nov 11th 2017, 7:30 AM 17,129 Views 17 Comments

A study published in the journal School Effectiveness and School Improvement looked into how the school environment influenced boy’s and girls’ educational performance in secondary schools.

# learning - 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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Sep 19th 2017, 7:00 PM 11,200 Views 27 Comments

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.

# learning - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Poll: Should Irish children be taught about breastfeeding in school?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish children be taught about breastfeeding in school?

Aug 1st 2017, 9:45 AM 24,920 Views 109 Comments

At the start of World Breastfeeding Week, British child experts have called for such education to be introduced in Britain.

# learning - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From coding to a new language, learn something new using your phone
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

From coding to a new language, learn something new using your phone

May 10th 2017, 12:50 PM 10,415 Views 7 Comments

With these apps, you can learn a new language, get fit, or become an astronomy expert.

# learning - Saturday 22 April, 2017

No Facebook, no WhatsApp: Three things we learned from a digital detox
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

No Facebook, no WhatsApp: Three things we learned from a digital detox

Apr 22nd 2017, 8:15 PM 4,616 Views 13 Comments

Housemates Dermot and Darren decided to undertake a digital detox to try and spur them on to use their phone less. As part of our Live A Better Life series, they tell us what they learned.

# learning - Sunday 5 February, 2017

45,000 children are set to sow, grow (and eat) their own fruit and veg this spring
# Sow Excited
# Sow Excited

45,000 children are set to sow, grow (and eat) their own fruit and veg this spring

Feb 5th 2017, 12:00 PM 10,225 Views 15 Comments

Children were shown how to grow their own cress, runner beans and baby carrots at the launch of Sow & Grow.

# learning - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Ireland well beaten by superior Canadian side but can draw positives from second Test
# Learning
From The42
# Learning

Ireland well beaten by superior Canadian side but can draw positives from second Test

Nov 19th 2016, 4:14 PM 3,608 Views 3 Comments

Nikki Caughey was the only Ireland player on the scoresheet in the 48-7 defeat.

# learning - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Ireland narrowly lose out to world champions England in first November Test
# Learning
From The42
# Learning

Ireland narrowly lose out to world champions England in first November Test

Nov 13th 2016, 4:59 PM 7,601 Views 3 Comments

Nora Stapleton scored all of Ireland’s points in a 12-10 defeat at the UCD Bowl.

# learning - Friday 11 November, 2016

5 nifty science experiments you can do at home with the kids

5 nifty science experiments you can do at home with the kids

Nov 11th 2016, 3:54 PM 30,296 Views 9 Comments

Weird science.

# learning - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Children who own mobile phones are doing worse in maths and reading

Children who own mobile phones are doing worse in maths and reading

Sep 29th 2016, 8:39 AM 14,127 Views 31 Comments

A national study has found that children who spend more time online and watching TV are scoring worse.

# learning - Thursday 15 September, 2016

New school subjects roll-out: Kids to learn coding, Mandarin, computer science and politics
# New Skills
# New Skills

New school subjects roll-out: Kids to learn coding, Mandarin, computer science and politics

Sep 15th 2016, 3:42 PM 15,321 Views 92 Comments

Education Minister Richard Bruton launched the government’s new action plan for education today.

# learning - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Cullen open to Leinster bringing in coaching experience after Henry's stint
# Learning
From The42
# Learning

Cullen open to Leinster bringing in coaching experience after Henry's stint

Aug 17th 2016, 8:00 PM 5,563 Views 7 Comments

The eastern province’s head coach says he doesn’t feel threatened in his position.

# learning - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Students in Mayo built this impressive outdoor classroom
# Outdoor Learning
# Outdoor Learning

Students in Mayo built this impressive outdoor classroom

May 22nd 2016, 10:00 AM 40,555 Views 36 Comments

The structure has already attracted a lot of interest from locals and someone even celebrated a 50th birthday there recently.

# learning - Monday 25 April, 2016

Irish is considered among the hardest and least interesting subjects in school
# Ni Thuigim
# Ni Thuigim

Irish is considered among the hardest and least interesting subjects in school

Apr 25th 2016, 1:36 PM 25,882 Views 145 Comments

More and more students are getting exemptions.

# learning - Friday 22 April, 2016

Robots will learn to play Doom the same way humans do
# Quick Learner
# Quick Learner

Robots will learn to play Doom the same way humans do

Apr 22nd 2016, 4:04 PM 7,552 Views 15 Comments

They will then compete against each other in a competition to see who’s the best.

# learning - Friday 29 January, 2016

CJ Stander has been learning Amhrán na bhFiann in Ireland camp
# Adopted Irishman
From The42
# Adopted Irishman

CJ Stander has been learning Amhrán na bhFiann in Ireland camp

Jan 29th 2016, 5:31 PM 13,625 Views 45 Comments

The Munster captain may make his debut as soon as next weekend.

# learning - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

7 apps that can teach you something useful during your commute
# Apps
# Apps

7 apps that can teach you something useful during your commute

Jan 19th 2016, 1:02 PM 23,337 Views 6 Comments

Learn on the go.

# learning - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Here's how our knowledge of foreign languages compares to other countries
# Education
# Education

Here's how our knowledge of foreign languages compares to other countries

Jan 16th 2016, 9:15 AM 30,004 Views 85 Comments

More than 70% of Irish people cannot speak a language other than English or Irish.

# learning - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Schools getting zero direction on how to teach kids through technology
# Opinion
# Opinion

Schools getting zero direction on how to teach kids through technology

Nov 12th 2015, 8:00 AM 212 Views 34 Comments

Over the past 20 years, teachers have struggled to successfully incorporate computers and tablets into the classroom in Ireland, writes Fergal McCarthy.

# learning - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Why are Scandinavians so amazing at speaking English?
# Wicked Tongues
# Wicked Tongues

Why are Scandinavians so amazing at speaking English?

Oct 24th 2015, 8:15 AM 31,070 Views 49 Comments

The inhabitants of Denmark, Sweden and Norway often speak English as well as, if not better than, we do. What’s their secret?

# learning - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Crossfit and rugby: Dublin's melting pot perfect for ex-Norway coach Burke
# Crossover
From The42
# Crossover

Crossfit and rugby: Dublin's melting pot perfect for ex-Norway coach Burke

Aug 23rd 2015, 9:00 AM 12,828 Views 11 Comments

St. Mary’s coach Peter Burke is part of Crossfit 353 alongside Leinster prop Royce Burke-Flynn.

# learning - Monday 1 June, 2015

Here are the best apps and services to help you study your Leaving Cert subjects
# Now You Know
# Now You Know

Here are the best apps and services to help you study your Leaving Cert subjects

Jun 1st 2015, 3:00 PM 37,470 Views 14 Comments

There are many learning services and tools out there both online and on smartphones, but which ones are worth looking at?

# learning - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Schmidt disappointed by Ireland's breakdown effort as Baa-Baas win
# Accuracy
From The42
# Accuracy

Schmidt disappointed by Ireland's breakdown effort as Baa-Baas win

May 28th 2015, 11:32 PM 7,025 Views 5 Comments

‘We got a little bit of an opportunity to look at guys at a level they haven’t played at before.’

# learning - Sunday 10 May, 2015

What value are we putting on higher education?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What value are we putting on higher education?

May 10th 2015, 12:00 PM 789 Views 45 Comments

Demand for education expanded during the crisis and it looks set to grow further. We must respond proactively.

# learning - Thursday 9 April, 2015

City kids are worse at reading (and their maths skills don't quite add up either)
# The Divide
# The Divide

City kids are worse at reading (and their maths skills don't quite add up either)

Apr 9th 2015, 1:00 PM 12,137 Views 23 Comments

Pupils in urban DEIS schools score worse in tests, but they are missing classes less.

# learning - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Google has taught its AI how to beat humans at video games
# Fast Learner
# Fast Learner

Google has taught its AI how to beat humans at video games

Feb 26th 2015, 1:10 PM 6,507 Views 26 Comments

Although it won’t do as well in a game of Ms. Pac Man.

# learning - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn't linked to the austerity agenda?
# Education
# Education

Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn't linked to the austerity agenda?

Jan 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 386 Views 56 Comments

We live in a time of austerity – and education is being targeted along with other elements of society.

Jamie Heaslip never tired of learning from the world's great 'outliers'
# By The Book
From The42
# By The Book

Jamie Heaslip never tired of learning from the world's great 'outliers'

Jan 29th 2015, 3:03 PM 21,068 Views 4 Comments

From the Rock to Rob Kearney, Ferriss to Phelps. The Ireland number eight chews through any insight that can help his game.

# learning - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Review: Will the Nest Thermostat help reduce your heating bill?
# Learning
# Learning

Review: Will the Nest Thermostat help reduce your heating bill?

Jan 24th 2015, 4:00 PM 27,919 Views 37 Comments

A lot has been made out about the company Google bought last year, but does it really make things easier for you?

Ireland now has its first (official) Steiner National School
# Mol An Oige
# Mol An Oige

Ireland now has its first (official) Steiner National School

Jan 24th 2015, 7:30 AM 45,813 Views 70 Comments

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

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