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#Secondary SChools

# secondary-schools - Monday 9 July, 2018

Suicide prevention training for secondary school teachers to be expanded

Education Minister Richard Bruton announced that the SafeTALK programme will be rolled out to six further education centres.

# secondary-schools - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

All staff and students screened after two cases of TB confirmed in Cork secondary school

The screenings include a skin test and, if needed, blood tests and chest x-rays.

# secondary-schools - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

'It reduces stress': This programme is helping teachers support children with behavioural difficulties

The Incredible Years’ Teacher Classroom Management programme is being launched in all Deis schools.

# secondary-schools - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Those in exam years will feel the strain of teacher strikes, says student organisation

Some students in exam years have expressed an interest in studying in school during these days but this is not likely to be feasible due to the lack of supervision and insurance requirements.

# secondary-schools - Thursday 27 August, 2015

The Greens have a radical plan to feed every schoolchild in the country

The party wants to provide every schoolchild in the country with at least one hot meal a day.

# secondary-schools - Thursday 9 April, 2015

'Ireland in the throes of an obesity epidemic' as schools provide junk food to teenagers Food For Thought This post contains a poll

'Ireland in the throes of an obesity epidemic' as schools provide junk food to teenagers

One in five teenagers is obese or overweight.

# secondary-schools - Friday 2 May, 2014

Quinn gives €35 million to schools so they can have nicer toilets and roofs

In total, 386 schools all across the country will receive the funding.

# secondary-schools - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession

The ASTI are calling for more resources to help students with emotional difficulties or who are victims of bullying.

# secondary-schools - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Government to spend €15m replacing school prefabs in 2014

The Department of Education said the cost renting school accommodation has dropped dramatically in the last four years.

# secondary-schools - Monday 9 December, 2013

This is the school uniform questionnaire parents are being sent

The questionnaire aims to find out if parents want their children wearing school uniforms and, if so, what type they would like them to wear.

# secondary-schools - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Educate Together named as patron for five new secondary schools

The multi-denominational education body was appointed for the role in more than half of new schools.

# secondary-schools - Thursday 31 January, 2013

National guidelines on mental health in secondary schools published

The guidelines provide information to schools on how to address mental health promotion and suicide prevention.

# secondary-schools - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Campaign to set up Educate Together secondary school in Dublin

New ET secondary schools are planned for Blanchardstown and Lucan – but parents say there’s a demand in the city itself.

# secondary-schools - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Data Protection Commissioner investigating secondary schools' security flaw

The data watchdog has asked the manufacturer of potentially vulnerable software to provide a full list of affected schools.

# secondary-schools - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Irish pupils' records at risk in major data protection threat Exclusive

A single username and password can be used to log into dozens of school management systems, TheJournal.ie can reveal.

# secondary-schools - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Schools will need 3,000 extra teachers to cater for population – Quinn

Ruairí Quinn says at the current ratio, thousands more staff will be needed – but that’s if the current ratio remains in place.

# secondary-schools - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Open thread: What changes would you make to the education system? Education This post contains videos

Open thread: What changes would you make to the education system?

As doc sets to explore how “one size fits all” education system is failing some young people, we want to know how you would improve school years…

# secondary-schools - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# secondary-schools - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Ruairi Quinn refuses to rule out cuts to teacher allowances

The Minister for Education said Fine Gael Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames was ‘misinformed’ in her criticism of his policies.

# secondary-schools - Monday 12 March, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# secondary-schools - Friday 9 March, 2012

The Journal.ie's progress report for the Government: Education

The government promised to deliver a lot of changes in education – but one year in, has it delivered?

# secondary-schools - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

All secondary schools to have high-speed broadband by 2014

Every secondary school in Ireland will be supplied with 100Mbps connections to provide quick connections in every classroom.

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