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# schooling - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

'Sham baptisms': Priests struggle with reasons behind the ceremony while parents feel hypocrital

Under the current system, children trying to get a place in a primary school can be divided into categories depending on their faith.

Unbaptised and bottom of the list - frustrated and worried parents speak out

‘Baptise your child just to get into a school or don’t baptise but then fear your child may be ostracised from their class group?’

# schooling - Thursday 2 July, 2015

€83m spent on renting prefabs as classrooms over five years

It’s estimated on average a prefab costs around €13,500 a year to rent.

# schooling - Monday 16 March, 2015

From The42 Past pupils from tomorrow's Senior Cup finals schools would make a decent Ireland XV Schooling

Past pupils from tomorrow's Senior Cup finals schools would make a decent Ireland XV

Mind you, some of them would be a bit old now.

# schooling - Thursday 29 January, 2015

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

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

# schooling - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Can you teach a child how to code - even if they can't read yet?

A new free app says you can.

# schooling - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Opinion: 10 things you can do if you didn't get that college place you wanted

It may not seem so right now, but the world is your oyster…

# schooling - Friday 22 August, 2014

Column: Let’s make this school year better for people with autism

What can be done to support people with autism in mainstream education? Three words: awareness, dialogue and openness.

# schooling - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Opinion: Taking the first steps into education can be daunting – for child and parent

Venturing into the unknown is scary. Here’s how to make things a little easier…

# schooling - Friday 30 May, 2014

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine

The HSE are ‘not in a position’ to do so because of data protection issues.

# schooling - Saturday 10 November, 2012

From The42 3 things we learned from Ireland v South Africa Schooled

3 things we learned from Ireland v South Africa

What started out as a tale of redemption at the Aviva quickly turned back to tragedy.

# schooling - Friday 12 October, 2012

Denied education ‘Because I am a Girl’

‘Because I am a Girl’ report to directly support four million girls, and indirectly millions more, to get the education, skills and support they need to move from poverty to opportunity.

# schooling - Monday 20 August, 2012

45 per cent of parents have made no provision for their children’s education

Over two thirds of parents believe they will have to borrow their children’s third level education.

# schooling - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Poll: Should PE be a subject for the Leaving Cert? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should PE be a subject for the Leaving Cert?

Ruairí Quinn says physical education will be offered as a Junior Cert subject in the coming years. Should it be on the Leaving?

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