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# teacher - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Teachers' union says release of Calculated Grades rank order is a 'fundamental breach of trust'
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Teachers' union says release of Calculated Grades rank order is a 'fundamental breach of trust'

Sep 23rd 2020, 11:50 AM 20,998 Views 26 Comments

The TUI also claimed that releasing the rank order will be “profoundly damaging to the student-teacher relationship”.

# teacher - Monday 20 April, 2020

O'Casey said: 'Th’ time is rotten ripe for revolution'. Minister McHugh, now is the time to revolutionise the Leaving Cert
# Opinion
# Opinion

O'Casey said: 'Th’ time is rotten ripe for revolution'. Minister McHugh, now is the time to revolutionise the Leaving Cert

Apr 20th 2020, 8:28 AM 29,114 Views 39 Comments

Our teacher says that in the midst of this Covid-19 crisis, we need an empathetic response to the Leaving Certificate question.

# teacher - Monday 23 December, 2019

American spiritual teacher Ram Dass dies aged 88
# RIP
# RIP

American spiritual teacher Ram Dass dies aged 88

Dec 23rd 2019, 11:12 AM 12,810 Views 10 Comments

Born Richard Alpert, he was a peer of Timothy Leary and played a big role in the psychedelic movement of the 1960s.

# teacher - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Substitute teacher who had sex with student thought 16 was legal age of consent, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Substitute teacher who had sex with student thought 16 was legal age of consent, court hears

Oct 30th 2019, 7:34 PM 46,913 Views 0 Comments

The woman is set to be sentenced tomorrow.

# teacher - Friday 11 October, 2019

Samoans looking for Irish 'scalp' after frustrations with high-tackle bans
# Hospitality
From The42
# Hospitality

Samoans looking for Irish 'scalp' after frustrations with high-tackle bans

Oct 11th 2019, 1:05 AM 6,682 Views 9 Comments

Steve Jackson’s side are missing two players due to suspensions for high shots against Russia.

# teacher - Saturday 17 August, 2019

'Absolutely unacceptable': Teachers unsure of when they'll be paid after starting new jobs
# Delays
# Delays

'Absolutely unacceptable': Teachers unsure of when they'll be paid after starting new jobs

Aug 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 43,082 Views 79 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the length of time it takes to process teachers’ appointments.

# teacher - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Teacher loses bid for injunction to prevent concerns over relationship with former student being disclosed
# Teaching Council
# Teaching Council

Teacher loses bid for injunction to prevent concerns over relationship with former student being disclosed

Feb 26th 2019, 11:03 PM 46,982 Views 0 Comments

The relevant allegations, which the teacher denies, include sexual assault, providing drugs and alcohol, and emotional abuse.

# teacher - Monday 25 February, 2019

Teachers to share roles between secondary schools to help tackle shortages
# Minister For Education
# Minister For Education

Teachers to share roles between secondary schools to help tackle shortages

Feb 25th 2019, 7:35 AM 24,816 Views 31 Comments

The scheme aims to solve recruitment problems in subjects such as STEM, modern languages, Irish and home economics.

# teacher - Monday 7 January, 2019

Over three-quarters of students want continuous assessment for the Leaving Certificate
# Survey
# Survey

Over three-quarters of students want continuous assessment for the Leaving Certificate

Jan 7th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,872 Views 24 Comments

Despite this, just under 80% of principals, deputy principals and teachers do not believe that a teacher should correct their own students’ exams.

# teacher - Thursday 6 December, 2018

'He was so kind, we can't believe it': Tributes paid to Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris
# John Dowling
# John Dowling

'He was so kind, we can't believe it': Tributes paid to Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris

Dec 6th 2018, 7:34 AM 17,745 Views 8 Comments

The 66 year-old was killed at around 12:00pm yesterday outside the Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci.

# teacher - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris
# France
# France

Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris

Dec 5th 2018, 5:54 PM 88,054 Views 18 Comments

The French Minister for Higher Education confirmed that the man had been killed.

# teacher - Sunday 4 November, 2018

'In PE class a fella turns around and says: lads she’s playing in the Aviva next week, so go easy on the tackles'
# Goal Machine
From The42
# Goal Machine

'In PE class a fella turns around and says: lads she’s playing in the Aviva next week, so go easy on the tackles'

Nov 4th 2018, 7:30 AM 50,999 Views 5 Comments

Ireland and Peamount United striker Amber Barrett looks ahead to today’s Women’s FAI Cup final and reflects on a whirlwind 18 months.

# teacher - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Teacher accused of sellotaping students' mouths removed from register
# Teaching Council
# Teaching Council

Teacher accused of sellotaping students' mouths removed from register

Oct 30th 2018, 12:55 PM 26,525 Views 0 Comments

The principal had said the five students were ‘visibly distressed’ after the incident.

# teacher - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'I was completely panicking': Leaving Cert students at Dublin school taught wrong English text for two years
# Human Error
# Human Error

'I was completely panicking': Leaving Cert students at Dublin school taught wrong English text for two years

Sep 15th 2018, 12:05 AM 153,158 Views 101 Comments

The mistake was only discovered six days before the students started their exams this year.

# teacher - Monday 27 August, 2018

Teacher who allegedly called student a 'little b***h' wins appeal to challenge dealing of complaint
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Teacher who allegedly called student a 'little b***h' wins appeal to challenge dealing of complaint

Aug 27th 2018, 4:32 PM 33,064 Views 0 Comments

The High Court ruled Pierce Dillion was not entitled to a judicial review against Catholic University School in 2016.

# teacher - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Teacher accused of sexual impropriety against student goes to High Court to stop garda vetting notification
# High Court
# High Court

Teacher accused of sexual impropriety against student goes to High Court to stop garda vetting notification

Aug 2nd 2018, 8:10 PM 48,322 Views 0 Comments

The student was 19-years-old at the time of the allegations.

# teacher - Monday 28 May, 2018

'I deeply care for my students': US teacher who tackled school shooter praised as hero
# Indiana
# Indiana

'I deeply care for my students': US teacher who tackled school shooter praised as hero

May 28th 2018, 9:17 PM 21,803 Views 21 Comments

Jason Seaman was said to have been shot a number of times when attempting to disarm the shooter.

# teacher - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

French court sentences mother to one year in jail for slapping schoolteacher in the face
# Tough Sentence
# Tough Sentence

French court sentences mother to one year in jail for slapping schoolteacher in the face

Mar 7th 2018, 10:34 PM 29,625 Views 27 Comments

The teacher said she was “shocked” by the verdict.

# teacher - Friday 16 February, 2018

Ex-teacher accused of paying students to help make bombs
# New York
# New York

Ex-teacher accused of paying students to help make bombs

Feb 16th 2018, 7:15 AM 11,258 Views 0 Comments

His brother has also been accused of stockpiling explosive materials.

# teacher - Friday 12 January, 2018

Boarding school teacher accused of allowing student to drink wine in their accommodation
# Allegations
# Allegations

Boarding school teacher accused of allowing student to drink wine in their accommodation

Jan 12th 2018, 2:05 PM 23,463 Views 0 Comments

The case is being heard at a fitness to teach inquiry in Maynooth.

# teacher - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Death threats sent to US school after video of teacher being handcuffed goes viral
# Louisiania
# Louisiania

Death threats sent to US school after video of teacher being handcuffed goes viral

Jan 10th 2018, 6:59 PM 68,460 Views 82 Comments

Deyshia Hargrave was arrested after questioning pay policies during a board meeting.

# teacher - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping
# Punishment
# Punishment

Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping

Dec 2nd 2017, 10:30 AM 18,181 Views 13 Comments

The case prompted Chinese authorities to call for an “immediate” investigation into all kindergartens across the country.

# teacher - Sunday 26 November, 2017

French teacher to go on trial for sex with 14-year-old pupil
# Consent
# Consent

French teacher to go on trial for sex with 14-year-old pupil

Nov 26th 2017, 2:28 PM 61,892 Views 0 Comments

In France, sex between an adult and a minor is not rape unless there is proof of force.

# teacher - Thursday 2 November, 2017

First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week
# Misconduct
# Misconduct

First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week

Nov 2nd 2017, 5:18 PM 24,769 Views 16 Comments

About 25 complaints are currently being considered by the Teaching Council.

# teacher - Monday 18 September, 2017

Poll: Should senior public servants who underperform be asked to leave?
# Leo's Plan
# Leo's Plan

Poll: Should senior public servants who underperform be asked to leave?

Sep 18th 2017, 8:42 AM 33,407 Views 113 Comments

A job as a public servant is considered a job for life – should that change?

# teacher - Thursday 24 August, 2017

School teacher and caretaker scuffle over Virgin Mary statue
# May Altar
# May Altar

School teacher and caretaker scuffle over Virgin Mary statue

Aug 24th 2017, 8:43 AM 81,360 Views 196 Comments

A teacher’s attempt to remove a statue of the Virgin Mary at a school has sparked an altercation with a caretaker.

# teacher - Saturday 17 June, 2017

This teacher's wonderfully sassy photo with Donald Trump is going viral on Facebook
# Pride
From The Daily Edge
# Pride

This teacher's wonderfully sassy photo with Donald Trump is going viral on Facebook

Jun 17th 2017, 3:20 PM 11,657 Views 1 Comment

Work!

# teacher - Thursday 5 January, 2017

A Galway teacher has been doing a brilliant weekly cartoon about his primary school
# When's It Hometime
From The Daily Edge
# When's It Hometime

A Galway teacher has been doing a brilliant weekly cartoon about his primary school

Jan 5th 2017, 7:41 AM 32,536 Views 1 Comment

“The life of a Teacher…”

# teacher - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

'Caught red-handed': Teacher held for trying to sell 13-year-old schoolgirl
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'Caught red-handed': Teacher held for trying to sell 13-year-old schoolgirl

Nov 23rd 2016, 10:05 PM 36,552 Views 0 Comments

Galyna Kovalenko, 52, faces up to 15 years in jail if found guilty.

# teacher - Thursday 17 November, 2016

'You are going to be a bunch of broke ass n****rs who get shot': Teacher fired after racist tirade
# Racist Teacher
# Racist Teacher

'You are going to be a bunch of broke ass n****rs who get shot': Teacher fired after racist tirade

Nov 17th 2016, 9:00 PM 38,449 Views 81 Comments

The incident happened in the Baltimore district of Maryland on Tuesday.

# teacher - Sunday 6 November, 2016

British teacher found dead in Myanmar with wounds to head and chest
# Investigation
# Investigation

British teacher found dead in Myanmar with wounds to head and chest

Nov 6th 2016, 2:47 PM 18,959 Views 4 Comments

A colleague to the teacher is now being sought by police.

# teacher - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Over 2,500 new teaching jobs are to be created
# Top Of The Class
# Top Of The Class

Over 2,500 new teaching jobs are to be created

Oct 11th 2016, 2:53 PM 9,318 Views 14 Comments

Overall, the Department of Education and Skills’ budget will increase by €458 million.

# teacher - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

This teacher's perfect lesson on the effects of bullying is going super viral on Facebook
# Bruised
From The Daily Edge
# Bruised

This teacher's perfect lesson on the effects of bullying is going super viral on Facebook

Jun 22nd 2016, 8:12 PM 8,439 Views 4 Comments

All it took was two apples.

# teacher - Saturday 14 May, 2016

These students surprised their teacher with two kittens after finding out her cat had died
# Missy And Girlie
From The Daily Edge
# Missy And Girlie

These students surprised their teacher with two kittens after finding out her cat had died

May 14th 2016, 9:14 AM 5,428 Views 2 Comments

Her reaction is SO sweet.

# teacher - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Outdoor Studies professor mauled by bear during mountaineering class
# Alaska
# Alaska

Outdoor Studies professor mauled by bear during mountaineering class

Apr 19th 2016, 10:17 AM 13,136 Views 21 Comments

He was with a group of 12 students at the time.

# teacher - Friday 26 February, 2016

Teacher accused of giving two students the same sexually transmitted disease
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Teacher accused of giving two students the same sexually transmitted disease

Feb 26th 2016, 6:01 PM 45,046 Views 27 Comments

25-year-old Chelsea Lorson stands accused of knowingly infecting two of her students, who are brothers.

# teacher - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Librarian hunted on suspicion of beheading teacher is arrested in Malta
# Warsaw
# Warsaw

Librarian hunted on suspicion of beheading teacher is arrested in Malta

Feb 17th 2016, 5:37 PM 16,599 Views 12 Comments

Searches for the man had taken place throughout Europe.

# teacher - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

A Dublin Senior Infants teacher gave the perfect David Bowie-themed homework last night
# Major Tom
From The Daily Edge
# Major Tom

A Dublin Senior Infants teacher gave the perfect David Bowie-themed homework last night

Jan 12th 2016, 12:22 PM 20,191 Views 2 Comments

Can you hear me Major Tom?

# teacher - Saturday 9 January, 2016

'I taught Ibrahim Halawa. He was the joker of the class and used to make me laugh'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I taught Ibrahim Halawa. He was the joker of the class and used to make me laugh'

Jan 9th 2016, 5:30 PM 727 Views 208 Comments

Teacher Codie Preston said he would like to see the Irish Government come out and publicly support Ibrahim.

# teacher - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

Teacher to be compensated after principal insulted gay son

Jan 5th 2016, 9:00 AM 30,306 Views 69 Comments

She said her boss made derogatory comments about her son’s clothes, and members of the Catholic Church.

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