Parents have been invited to attend information sessions on proposed changes to junior cycle education at second level.
President Michael D Higgins has said that to prevent people from speaking their own language is a denial of human rights.
A review into special needs resources in schools has recommended that a robust framework to ensure all children with special needs can access a school placement is adopted.
Two teachers' unions have decided to re-enter negotiations on a revised Croke Park II agreement.
The Labour Relations Commission has issued a formal invitation to the three teachers' unions to engage in negotiations on a revision of the Croke Park II proposals.
Eight Irish universities feature on this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn has raised the possibility of using some of the resources paid out in child benefit to fund a second year of free pre-school education for children.
Students who attend fee-charging schools are far more likely to go directly to third level education, according to new data compiled by the Department of Education.
Ombudsman for Children Emily Logan has said children in care are more likely to experience educational difficulties compared to the general population.
Northern Ireland's first shared education campus for Catholic and Protestant schoolchildren has been granted planning approval.
Up to 30 students and some teachers were treated for smoke inhalation after a smoke bomb was set off in a school.
New figures from the CSO show the number of primary school-aged children is projected to increase by up to 100,000 in the next eight years.
The Nobel Prize-winning scientist who co-discovered the structure of DNA 60 years ago has said Ireland cannot be a success in science unless it knows as much as other nations.
Over 100 teachers and students have gathered outside the Dáil in protest at cuts to teacher numbers on further education courses.
The Department of Education has ordered random audits of school building projects.
Over 800,000 people from 128 countries visited the Titanic exhibition building in Belfast during its first year in operation.
Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn has invited patronage bodies invited to apply to run four new primary schools due to open in September of next year.
The country's three main teacher trade unions are to ballot for industrial action following the rejection of the Croke Park II proposals.
Applications to study science, technology and engineering at third level have increased significantly over the past five years, according to analysis carried out by the Higher Education Authority.
Teachers at the ASTI annual convention in Wexford have unanimously passed a second urgent motion on the Croke Park II proposals after a closed session debate.