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#school books

# school-books - Friday 23 September, 2016

One third of Irish secondary schools don't have a book rental scheme

The average cost of sending a child back to school is over €1,000.

# school-books - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Poll: Should Ireland set school bag weight limits for children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland set school bag weight limits for children?

Five-year-olds in India are being asked to pop their satchels on weighing scales when they arrive for class so teachers can check they don’t exceed 2.5 kilograms.

# school-books - Friday 30 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Look at these old Inter Cert Irish schoolbooks Irish School Books

Look at these old Inter Cert Irish schoolbooks

Peig, never far from our thoughts.

# school-books - Friday 19 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here are Irish people's 10 most fondly-remembered school books Busy Learnin'

Here are Irish people's 10 most fondly-remembered school books

The results may surprise you.

# school-books - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Funding of €15m to provide school book rental schemes for 400 schools

The Minister for Education said the new funding will benefit all primary schools who currently operate a school book rental scheme.

# school-books - Friday 10 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 11 key types of graffiti in your old schoolbooks SCHOOL DAYS

The 11 key types of graffiti in your old schoolbooks

Boyzone stickers 4 eva.

# school-books - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Quinn admits schools who operate book rental schemes won't benefit from new funding

“If I get extra money of course they will but I’ve concentrated so that every child going to primary school can access a book rental scheme,” the Minister said today.

# school-books - Saturday 24 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 schoolbook traditions future kids may never understand Soundings

8 schoolbook traditions future kids may never understand

Come back Peig. All is forgiven.

# school-books - Saturday 6 October, 2012

NCA following up on parents' complaints as Schoolbooks.ie problems continue

Some parents continue to experience problems with book orders and refunds as the National Consumer Agency says it is has received around 250 queries in relation to the online retailer.

# school-books - Saturday 8 September, 2012

As parents wait for books or their money back, Schoolbooks.ie stays silent

Parents continue to experience problems with the online school books retailer which could not be contacted yesterday.

# school-books - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Schoolbooks.ie admits errors as it manually reviews order backlog

The company has been making progress on the backlog of orders for school books but angry parents continue to wait for deliveries as their children return to school with no books.

# school-books - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

'We have cleared our backlog': Schoolbooks.ie's statements in full

Angry parents have been heavily critical of the online school books retailer as a backlog of orders has delayed deliveries ahead of the start of term. We publish the company’s statements and answers to our questions.

# school-books - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Parents continue to report problems with Schoolbooks.ie

The company had claimed to have cleared its backlog of orders but frustrated parents who ordered books over a month ago continue to wait for them to be delivered.

Children go back to school with no books as Schoolbooks.ie delays continue

The company has insisted that its backlog has now been cleared but one parent is still waiting for an order he placed in July.

# school-books - Saturday 18 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Saturday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Saturday

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Schoolbooks.ie delay 'caused by technical issue at warehouse'

Company’s managing director says staff are working 24/7 to clear order backlog.

# school-books - Friday 17 August, 2012

FG Deputy calls on school books website to "get its act together"

Mary Mitchell O’Connor said some parents have been waiting several weeks for their orders and have paid a substantial amount of money for the books.

# school-books - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

End of heavy schoolbags? Students welcome eBooks to classrooms

The ASTI has welcomed the sale of new eBook apps by Folens, but cautioned that the Government must ensure that all students have “equal access to quality educational experiences”.

# school-books - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Cost of school books to be reduced to loan schemes

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.