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# secondary-schools - Monday 21 September, 2020

ASTI: Teachers' strike may be considered due to Covid-19 safety concerns
# Secondary SChools
# Secondary SChools

ASTI: Teachers' strike may be considered due to Covid-19 safety concerns

Sep 21st 2020, 8:10 AM 32,307 Views 50 Comments

The union is balloting members for industrial action.

# secondary-schools - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Students who refuse to wear face masks will be sent home from secondary schools, Norma Foley says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Students who refuse to wear face masks will be sent home from secondary schools, Norma Foley says

Aug 26th 2020, 9:57 AM 55,796 Views 135 Comments

The Education Minister has said all pupils must wear face masks, unless there is a medical reason not to.

# secondary-schools - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Social distancing rules mean it's inevitable students won't be back in school full-time - ASTI
# New Guidelines
# New Guidelines

Social distancing rules mean it's inevitable students won't be back in school full-time - ASTI

Updated Jul 2nd 2020, 8:27 AM 49,898 Views 119 Comments

Teachers’ unions will appear before the Dáil’s Covid-19 committee today.

# secondary-schools - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Patronage of six new post-primary schools announced, with two going to Educate Together
# Secondary SChools
# Secondary SChools

Patronage of six new post-primary schools announced, with two going to Educate Together

Dec 17th 2019, 5:22 PM 28,645 Views 21 Comments

The six schools are due to open in September 2020.

# secondary-schools - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Review of junior cycle History recommends it should remain as an optional subject
# Report
# Report

Review of junior cycle History recommends it should remain as an optional subject

Updated Sep 25th 2019, 11:15 AM 11,062 Views 65 Comments

The minister announced last year that he requested a review into the subject’s status.

# secondary-schools - Monday 9 July, 2018

Suicide prevention training for secondary school teachers to be expanded
# Schools
# Schools

Suicide prevention training for secondary school teachers to be expanded

Jul 9th 2018, 8:51 AM 10,310 Views 43 Comments

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
# Infection
# Infection

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

Apr 18th 2018, 10:20 PM 22,875 Views 29 Comments

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
# Incredible Years
# Incredible Years

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

Oct 10th 2017, 6:10 AM 21,527 Views 5 Comments

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
# Secondary SChools
# Secondary SChools

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

Oct 19th 2016, 6:05 AM 7,173 Views 20 Comments

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
# Green Dinners
# Green Dinners

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

Aug 27th 2015, 1:51 PM 10,913 Views 110 Comments

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
# Food For Thought

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

Apr 9th 2015, 2:43 PM 12,474 Views 64 Comments

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
# Grand Designs
# Grand Designs

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

May 2nd 2014, 1:39 PM 11,366 Views 39 Comments

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
# Secondary School
# Secondary School

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

Mar 12th 2014, 11:53 AM 12,360 Views 16 Comments

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
# Prefabs
# Prefabs

Government to spend €15m replacing school prefabs in 2014

Dec 28th 2013, 6:00 AM 7,610 Views 18 Comments

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
# SCHOOL DAYS
# SCHOOL DAYS

This is the school uniform questionnaire parents are being sent

Dec 9th 2013, 5:46 PM 52,392 Views 102 Comments

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
# Multi-denominational
# Multi-denominational

Educate Together named as patron for five new secondary schools

Nov 28th 2013, 8:14 AM 13,745 Views 165 Comments

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
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

National guidelines on mental health in secondary schools published

Jan 31st 2013, 11:09 AM 4,123 Views 5 Comments

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
# Education
# Education

Campaign to set up Educate Together secondary school in Dublin

Jan 22nd 2013, 6:30 AM 7,431 Views 36 Comments

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
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Data Protection Commissioner investigating secondary schools' security flaw

Oct 23rd 2012, 7:05 AM 5,610 Views 18 Comments

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
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Irish pupils' records at risk in major data protection threat

Oct 20th 2012, 9:34 PM 21,856 Views 63 Comments

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
# Education
# Education

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

Sep 18th 2012, 1:28 PM 5,142 Views 21 Comments

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
# Education

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

Sep 4th 2012, 1:09 PM 6,866 Views 115 Comments

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 At 5
# 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Jul 25th 2012, 4:48 PM 4,901 Views 5 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# secondary-schools - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Ruairi Quinn refuses to rule out cuts to teacher allowances
# Education
# Education

Ruairi Quinn refuses to rule out cuts to teacher allowances

Apr 11th 2012, 9:50 AM 3,441 Views 52 Comments

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
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Mar 12th 2012, 4:43 PM 4,694 Views 6 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# secondary-schools - Friday 9 March, 2012

The Journal.ie's progress report for the Government: Education
# One Year In
# One Year In

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

Mar 9th 2012, 2:00 AM 990 Views 1 Comment

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
# Broadband
# Broadband

All secondary schools to have high-speed broadband by 2014

Feb 7th 2012, 8:33 AM 1,442 Views 22 Comments

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