Joan Burton was responding to concerns expressed by IMPACT

Burton: Cleaning work not suitable for JobBridge

18 Sep Tánaiste Joan Burton has said she does not think that an advertisement for cleaning work in a school is the best use of the JobBridge scheme as it has to be a developmental opportunity.

48% of primary schools have four teachers or fewer

INTO in call over pupil thresholds

03 Sep The Irish National Teacher's Organisation has called on the Minister for Education to suspend pupil thresholds for smaller schools.

The study was conducted by researchers from University College London

Study on impact of conflict on altruism published

20 Aug New research carried out in Northern Ireland has found that people who find themselves in a situation of conflict with other groups are less likely to help individuals from outside their own group.

Engineers Ireland has warned of an ongoing shortage of engineering graduates

Concern over shortage of construction experts

18 Aug There will not be enough suitable candidates to meet demand for engineering and construction specialists in the coming years, according to an analysis carried out by Engineers Ireland and Hays recruitment.

The social class of the school had a significant bearing on whether a student would go to college or not

ESRI calls for more project work in schools

12 Aug A major new study of school leavers has found that students who had a positive experience in secondary school were much more likely to continue in education, and recommended a greater use of project and team work in school.