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# secondary-school - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Circuit court overturns WRC ruling that gave father €3k in school gender discrimination dispute
# Court
# Court

Circuit court overturns WRC ruling that gave father €3k in school gender discrimination dispute

May 31st 2022, 6:05 PM 20,717 Views 0 Comments

The judge ruled that the school’s actions could not be determined to be gender discrimination.

# secondary-school - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Extra public health resources in place to help schools as principals 'under pressure'
# Positive Cases
# Positive Cases

Extra public health resources in place to help schools as principals 'under pressure'

Sep 8th 2021, 2:58 PM 13,043 Views 2 Comments

More than 100 Department of Education staff have been working with public health teams, Norma Foley said.

# secondary-school - Friday 3 September, 2021

Simon Harris: It's time to end the Leaving Cert points race in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Simon Harris: It's time to end the Leaving Cert points race in Ireland

Updated Sep 3rd 2021, 4:30 PM 63,254 Views 84 Comments

The Minister for Further and Higher Education says the Leaving Cert is not the only avenue to an education.

# secondary-school - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Q&A: The latest Covid-19 protocols for secondary schools as students return to classes
# Back To School
# Back To School

Q&A: The latest Covid-19 protocols for secondary schools as students return to classes

Aug 28th 2021, 8:30 AM 18,229 Views 31 Comments

Students across the country have been returning to school this week.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

9 in 10 teenage girls aged 15-17 agree consent is always required for sexual activity
# Consent
# Consent

9 in 10 teenage girls aged 15-17 agree consent is always required for sexual activity

Aug 24th 2021, 6:00 AM 25,756 Views 49 Comments

The results of the new Consent Communication study by NUI Galway’s Active* Consent programme.

# secondary-school - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Parents spending almost €1,500 a year sending children to secondary school - survey
# Back To School
# Back To School

Parents spending almost €1,500 a year sending children to secondary school - survey

Jul 15th 2021, 6:10 AM 13,850 Views 51 Comments

The average debt parents find themselves in is €336.

# secondary-school - Monday 14 June, 2021

Impact of Covid school closures to be felt 'throughout next century'
# Reduced Earnings
# Reduced Earnings

Impact of Covid school closures to be felt 'throughout next century'

Jun 14th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,964 Views 7 Comments

Ireland could experience a loss in GDP of as much as 1.5% over the next century.

# secondary-school - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Teachers union to ballot for industrial action over Covid-19 safety concerns
# ASTI
# ASTI

Teachers union to ballot for industrial action over Covid-19 safety concerns

Sep 19th 2020, 7:07 PM 99,556 Views 267 Comments

It said ASTI members had “serious concerns” about the health and safety of school communities.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

'The hypocrisy of it really bothers me': Secondary school teachers on why they're striking today

'The hypocrisy of it really bothers me': Secondary school teachers on why they're striking today

Feb 4th 2020, 6:00 AM 30,254 Views 203 Comments

Over 90% of the Teachers Union of Ireland’s 19,000 members voted in favour of taking industrial action today.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'Better Teachers, Better Results': Complaints about Dublin private school ad upheld by ASAI
# The Institute Of Education
# The Institute Of Education

'Better Teachers, Better Results': Complaints about Dublin private school ad upheld by ASAI

Dec 17th 2019, 9:49 AM 31,158 Views 47 Comments

22 complaints were issued about the advertising which appeared on buses and in the press.

# secondary-school - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

'The teachers hated me': High rate of school suspensions among homeless men revealed by new study
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'The teachers hated me': High rate of school suspensions among homeless men revealed by new study

Nov 6th 2019, 10:08 AM 17,874 Views 42 Comments

Failings in the school system increase the risk of homelessness, according to a new study.

# secondary-school - Friday 13 September, 2019

High Court quashes decision to expel teenage boy with autism from secondary school
# Courts
# Courts

High Court quashes decision to expel teenage boy with autism from secondary school

Sep 13th 2019, 2:44 PM 19,834 Views 0 Comments

The teen was alleged to have engaged in “unpredictable, aggressive and violent behaviour in the school”.

# secondary-school - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Parents say they're avoiding paying bills to deal with the cost of sending their children to school
# Back To School
# Back To School

Parents say they're avoiding paying bills to deal with the cost of sending their children to school

Aug 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 15,018 Views 37 Comments

That’s according to the Barnardos School Costs Survey, published today.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Parents are spending €1,399 getting their child ready to go back to secondary school
# Irish League Of Credit Unions
# Irish League Of Credit Unions

Parents are spending €1,399 getting their child ready to go back to secondary school

Jul 16th 2019, 6:01 AM 14,101 Views 48 Comments

Parents of primary school students are paying €50 less than last year, while parents of secondary school students are paying €20 more.

# secondary-school - Monday 27 August, 2018

School launches High Court challenge over decision requiring it to enrol boy with autism
# Courts
# Courts

School launches High Court challenge over decision requiring it to enrol boy with autism

Aug 27th 2018, 7:22 PM 25,518 Views 0 Comments

The student involved cannot be identified for legal reasons.

# secondary-school - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school
# Back To School
# Back To School

Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:05 AM 12,206 Views 52 Comments

Average back-to-school costs have risen at all levels since last year.

# secondary-school - Thursday 3 May, 2018

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?
# Shakespeare
From The Daily Edge
# Shakespeare

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?

May 3rd 2018, 9:00 PM 9,659 Views 5 Comments

There’s no excuse for English teachers to get less than 100%.

# secondary-school - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Victims of bullying 'predominantly taunted about weight or body image'
# School Students
# School Students

Victims of bullying 'predominantly taunted about weight or body image'

Apr 25th 2018, 6:00 AM 15,402 Views 2 Comments

Physical harassment was considerably more prevalent in the all-boys school.

# secondary-school - Sunday 3 December, 2017

15 things we did in school we'd never be able to get away with now
# Tip-pex
From The Daily Edge
# Tip-pex

15 things we did in school we'd never be able to get away with now

Dec 3rd 2017, 9:30 PM 15,775 Views 4 Comments

To paraphrase Bryan Adams, were those the best days of your life?

# secondary-school - 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 17,780 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.

# secondary-school - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school
# Growing Up In Ireland
# Growing Up In Ireland

Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school

Oct 19th 2017, 6:20 AM 10,404 Views 49 Comments

A new report looks at how children experiencing transitioning between school levels.

# secondary-school - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life
# Countdown To Results
# Countdown To Results

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life

Aug 13th 2017, 10:00 PM 17,796 Views 4 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to four Leaving Cert students in the countdown to the results.

# secondary-school - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert
# Discuss
# Discuss

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert

Jun 7th 2017, 4:05 PM 42,967 Views 32 Comments

Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?

# secondary-school - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers
# 11th Hour
# 11th Hour

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers

Jun 1st 2017, 10:15 AM 52,686 Views 97 Comments

The SEC said that it would have sufficient numbers in place and did not want to “cause alarm” with the appeal.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

School waiting lists are being scrapped - but it's not yet known what will happen to students currently on one
# Waiting Game
# Waiting Game

School waiting lists are being scrapped - but it's not yet known what will happen to students currently on one

May 30th 2017, 6:19 PM 20,362 Views 25 Comments

New legislation will see the waiting lists phased out after admission reforms.

# secondary-school - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'Heavily-armed' student arrested after school shooting in France injures eight
# Grasse
# Grasse

'Heavily-armed' student arrested after school shooting in France injures eight

Mar 16th 2017, 5:00 PM 24,246 Views 16 Comments

The incident occurred in Tocqueville high school in the French town of Grasse.

# secondary-school - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough
# Public Servants
# Public Servants

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 88,816 Views 163 Comments

We spoke to a garda, a nurse and a teacher who are just a couple of years into their careers – and already disenfranchised.

# secondary-school - Monday 31 October, 2016

12 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Geography
# Clintz'n'grikes
From The Daily Edge
# Clintz'n'grikes

12 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Geography

Oct 31st 2016, 8:15 PM 5,673 Views 4 Comments

Damn. That Karst landscape.

# secondary-school - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action
# Strike
# Strike

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action

Oct 13th 2016, 3:51 PM 16,701 Views 63 Comments

ASTI members voted overwhelmingly in favour of an industrial action.

# secondary-school - Monday 10 October, 2016

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers
# In The Classroom
# In The Classroom

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers

Oct 10th 2016, 4:26 PM 17,400 Views 56 Comments

New figures show that Ireland has one of the widest gender gaps among teachers at primary and post-primary level in Europe

# secondary-school - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

18 people you always ended up sitting beside in secondary school
# Desk Buddies
From The Daily Edge
# Desk Buddies

18 people you always ended up sitting beside in secondary school

Aug 31st 2016, 9:30 PM 12,488 Views 7 Comments

AKA The Worst People.

# secondary-school - Friday 19 August, 2016

Girls scoring more A1s in Leaving Cert than boys
# Exam Results
# Exam Results

Girls scoring more A1s in Leaving Cert than boys

Aug 19th 2016, 6:01 AM 21,656 Views 73 Comments

In 31 out of 36 subjects, female exam students topped the class.

# secondary-school - Saturday 30 July, 2016

The State employs 154 religious chaplains in secondary schools around the country
# Religious Education
# Religious Education

The State employs 154 religious chaplains in secondary schools around the country

Jul 30th 2016, 7:30 AM 14,222 Views 174 Comments

The cost of their employment is €9.5 million.

# secondary-school - Friday 1 April, 2016

10 things you'll know if you went to a mixed secondary school
# Girls And Boys
From The Daily Edge
# Girls And Boys

10 things you'll know if you went to a mixed secondary school

Apr 1st 2016, 9:30 PM 12,328 Views 1 Comment

The DRAMA.

# secondary-school - Monday 28 March, 2016

45 milestones in every Irish secondary school student's life
# Nostalgic
From The Daily Edge
# Nostalgic

45 milestones in every Irish secondary school student's life

Mar 28th 2016, 9:30 AM 17,520 Views 0 Comments

Ah, the good old days.

# secondary-school - Saturday 6 February, 2016

13 Transition Year experiences you'll know all too well
# Trying Times
From The Daily Edge
# Trying Times

13 Transition Year experiences you'll know all too well

Feb 6th 2016, 9:30 AM 13,956 Views 3 Comments

That mini company hustle.

# secondary-school - Thursday 29 October, 2015

A teenage girl in the US was threatened with suspension for wearing this outfit
# Too Short
From The Daily Edge
# Too Short

A teenage girl in the US was threatened with suspension for wearing this outfit

Oct 29th 2015, 5:46 PM 13,291 Views 10 Comments

And she has absolutely called them out on Facebook.

# secondary-school - Thursday 19 February, 2015

10 homework struggles every Irish person will remember
# Teacher Teacher
From The Daily Edge
# Teacher Teacher

10 homework struggles every Irish person will remember

Feb 19th 2015, 9:30 PM 13,039 Views 7 Comments

OH MY GOD DID WE HAVE ENGLISH??

# secondary-school - Thursday 8 January, 2015

8 experiences all Irish students have had visiting the BT Young Scientist Exhibition
# Young Scientists
From The Daily Edge
# Young Scientists

8 experiences all Irish students have had visiting the BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Jan 8th 2015, 1:08 PM 9,620 Views 7 Comments

There’s more to it than science, you know.

# secondary-school - Friday 12 December, 2014

Secondary school teachers are going on strike for a second day
# School's Out
# School's Out

Secondary school teachers are going on strike for a second day

Dec 12th 2014, 12:58 PM 10,406 Views 101 Comments

Teachers will hold their second strike on Thursday 22 January.

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