NUIG said the college intended to address the main recommendations of the task force as a matter of urgency

NUIG intends to address gender recommendations

23 Jun NUI Galway's Governing Authority has said it is fully committed to implementing the recommendations of a task force established to address concerns of gender inequality at the university.

Students wearing masks read books during class at an elementary school in Busan, south east of Seoul

Schools reopen in South Korea after MERS outbreak

15 Jun Thousands of South Korean schools that closed amid fears of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) have reopened as the country tries to return to normal, nearly four weeks into an outbreak that is showing signs of slowing.

The SUSI grant system was set up in 2011

SUSI problems addressed, PAC told

11 Jun The initial problems at the SUSI grant system have been addressed and the performance has been significantly improved, the Public Accounts Committee has been told

Students have been urged to take care of themselves - as pupils of Maynooth Post Primary School begin the exams

Leaving and Junior Cert exams under way

03 Jun ASTI president Philip Irwin has urged students sitting the Leaving and Junior Certificate exams, which got under way this morning, to "look after yourself".

The first question on the play Othello has been described as 'a lovely character question'

Leaving Cert English paper 'fair'

04 Jun The poets Montague, Frost, Ní Chuilleanáin, and Harding have all come up on this year's Leaving Cert higher level English paper.

The proposals will be published in full following meetings on Friday evening

Proposal agreed on Junior Cycle reform

20 May A proposal to resolve the dispute over reform of the Junior Cycle has been agreed between officials from the Department of Education and union leaders.

Ruairi Quinn said efforts towards reform have come a long way

Junior Cert reform proposals a 'breakthrough'

21 May Ruairi Quinn, who was responsible for bringing forward Junior Cycle reform proposals, has said he believes the current Minister for Education has made a significant breakthrough.

Teachers from NCBA protesting last month over non-payment of wages

Major overhaul of private college system needed

12 May The Department of Justice has appealed to students and teachers working in the international English language education sector to come to them if they believe any college is engaging in bad practices or is in financial difficulties.

Workers say they will also strike next Wednesday and Thursday if the matter is not addressed

UCC to seek injunction over Tyndall strike

01 May University College Cork has said it will apply to the High Court for an injunction to prevent staff members from the Tyndall National Institute who are members of SIPTU and IFUT from picketing the entrances to the university's main campus on 13 May.