Talks will be held next Thursday

Fresh talks planned following teachers' strike

22 Jan The General Secretary of the Association of Secondary Teachers of Ireland has said that unions would sit down with the Department of Education next Thursday to discuss a way forward, but that no compromise would be made on the proposal to assess their own students' work.

INIS said arrangements would be announced shortly for Shelbourne College students currently residing in Ireland

Government approval for Shelbourne College removed

12 Jan Immigration authorities have removed Shelbourne College from its register of approved colleges, two months after RTÉ News first revealed that the college had failed to return large sums of money owed in fee refunds to students in developing countries.

Both the TUI and ASTI say that a strike scheduled for 22 January will still go ahead

Talks on Junior Cycle reform planned

09 Jan Trade unions representing second-level teachers are to meet Department of Education representatives next Wednesday in talks aimed at resolving the dispute over Junior Cycle reforms.

Minister for Education Jan O'Sullivan said her door remained open for talks with teachers

Minister testing water on Junior Cert reform talks

10 Dec The Minister for Education has asked a former head of St Patrick's teacher training college in Drumcondra to consult with second-level teacher unions and with her Department to see if conditions exist for meaningful talks to resume on the issue of Junior Cycle reform.

Across the universities the data shows men strongly outnumbering women in senior academic posts

Men outnumbering women in academic posts

03 Dec New data from the Higher Education Authority reveals that women are massively under-represented in senior academic positions across virtually all of the country's third-level institutions.

The most recently audited financial statements for the college date from 2010

NCAD criticised over account delays

04 Dec The National College of Art and Design has been sharply criticised by the public spending watchdog for delays in preparing its annual accounts and for failing to comply with procurement guidelines.