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#Secondary School

# secondary-school - Saturday 19 September, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# secondary-school - Thursday 3 May, 2018

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

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?

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'

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

# secondary-school - Sunday 3 December, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Damn. That Karst landscape.

# secondary-school - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action

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

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

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

18 people you always ended up sitting beside in secondary school

AKA The Worst People.

# secondary-school - Friday 19 August, 2016

Girls scoring more A1s in Leaving Cert than boys

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

The cost of their employment is €9.5 million.

# secondary-school - Friday 1 April, 2016

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

# secondary-school - Monday 28 March, 2016

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

45 milestones in every Irish secondary school student's life

Ah, the good old days.

# secondary-school - Saturday 6 February, 2016

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

13 Transition Year experiences you'll know all too well

That mini company hustle.

# secondary-school - Thursday 29 October, 2015

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

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

And she has absolutely called them out on Facebook.

# secondary-school - Thursday 19 February, 2015

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

10 homework struggles every Irish person will remember

OH MY GOD DID WE HAVE ENGLISH??

# secondary-school - Thursday 8 January, 2015

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

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

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

Teachers will hold their second strike on Thursday 22 January.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 Irish teens who are only delighted about today's teachers' strike School's Out

9 Irish teens who are only delighted about today's teachers' strike

Thank you, teachers.

# secondary-school - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Opinion: Changes to the Junior Cycle will produce a creative, proactive generation

Real education is not present when rote-learning is encouraged and facilitated.

# secondary-school - Thursday 13 November, 2014

People will pay more to live near a school (regardless of how good it is)

As a national average, people pay 2.6% more to live within 200 metres of a primary school.

# secondary-school - Monday 1 September, 2014

The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals

At both junior and senior cycle.

# secondary-school - Monday 18 August, 2014

Here’s how the CAO offer and acceptance system works

You’ll need to know this when the points are released today…

# secondary-school - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Hundreds of teachers won't be trained for the new English curriculum by September

It has prompted renewed calls from the opposition for changes to the Junior Cycle to be delayed.

# secondary-school - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 things absolutely everyone should be aware of before moving out All By Myself

9 things absolutely everyone should be aware of before moving out

Attention, newly-graduated secondary school students. This one is for you.

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