TUI members protest outside CIT

IT lecturers protest over cutbacks

26 Nov Lecturers at the country's Institutes of Technology are demonstrating in protest at what they say is the "severe damage" that cutbacks have caused in the sector.

The students will receive either  €6,750 or £5,500 a year towards their university costs

125 students win All Ireland Scholarship Programme

21 Nov 125 students from across Ireland and Northern Ireland have been awarded scholarships to fund their college education from the All Ireland Scholarship Programme which is funded by the Irish multimillionaire JP McManus.

Shaykh Umar al-Qadri said some Muslims have travelled from ireland to join so-called Islamic State militants

Dublin cleric concerned over Islamic teaching

06 Nov A Dublin-based Muslim cleric has said that he is concerned that Muslim children may be taught incorrect teachings of Islam and may develop a distorted version of Islam at weekend Islamic education classes held throughout Ireland.

The National Hurling and Camogie Centre planned at Waterford Institute of Education is estimated to cost €15m

WIT sports centre to cost more than estimated

04 Nov A controversial public building project in Waterford will cost millions more to complete than originally estimated, according to documents presented to an Oireachtas committee.

Unemployed people who availed of the Back to Education Allowance were in some cases up to 38% less likely to have found work

Study queries efficacy of Back to Education scheme

03 Nov Unemployed people who take part in the Government-sponsored Back to Education scheme are far less likely to have found a job four years later when compared to other jobseekers, according to an ESRI report published today.

98% of primary schools in Ireland currently deliver faith-based religious education programmes

Views on teaching religion in school sought

03 Nov The body responsible for designing school curricula in Ireland is looking for the views of teachers, parents, and others on the teaching of religion, beliefs and ethics in primary schools.

TUI members rejected the agreement by a margin of 92%   on a turnout of over 59%

TUI commits to campaign of action over LRA

16 Oct The Teachers Union of Ireland has said its committed to a campaign of action to address issues affecting its members after the union's executive met to discuss members' rejection of the Lansdowne Road Agreement.

Shelbourne College closed suddenly in November 2014

Call for investigation into loss of students' fees

02 Oct Transparency Ireland has called on the ODCE and the GBFI to do more to investigate the loss of over €500,000 in fees paid by international students to a private college that was operating in Dublin.

Half of the people experiencing significant numeracy problems in Ireland have completed their Leaving Certificate exams

Half of people with numeracy problems complete LC

21 Sep Half of the people experiencing significant numeracy problems in the Republic have completed their Leaving Certificate exams  according to new research published at the launch of National Adult Literacy Awareness week.