Planning approval has yet to be granted

Castlebar set to get first non-Catholic school

19 Jul The town of Castlebar has moved a step closer to opening its first non-Catholic primary school after Mayo County Council gave its approval last night to the use of a council-owned building to provide accommodation.

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment is currently reviewing the primary school syllabus

Coding may be introduced in primary schools

18 Jul The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment has been asked to consider how to introduce the teaching of coding in primary schools by Minister for Education Richard Bruton.

The ASTI is one of a number of unions who have rejected the incoming Lansdowne Road Agreement

Teachers' action will lead to disruption - Bruton

08 Jul The Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton said he is disappointed at the decision by teachers to reject a proposal to facilitate talks, adding that the action will lead to disruption in schools during the new academic year.

Richard Bruton said the bill requires schools to publish their admission policies

Bruton says bill will make school enrolment easier

06 Jul Minister for Education Richard Bruton has said a new education bill approved by Cabinet will make it easier for parents to access local schools and enrol their children in a school that meets their needs.