A Carlyle College director said the college had been forced to close due to significant uncertainty

College sent students 'misleading' forms

24 Apr A representative of a private college, which closed suddenly two weeks ago, has told a meeting of its creditors that the company accepted that students in India who are owed refunds of up to €5,000 were sent forms that were misleading.

By the middle of 2013 around 11% of initial grant decisions were appealed, with 74% of these turned over on appeal

Criticism of establishment of SUSI grant system

15 Apr The Comptroller and Auditor General has recommended that the Department of Education revise its approach to planning for change, especially when it comes to complex and large-scale projects.

Teachers protest outside the Modern Educational Centre in Dublin

Teachers protest over non-payment of wages

16 Apr The Department of Justice has told RTÉ News that more than 2,250 international students are registered to two private Dublin colleges at the centre of controversy today over the non-payment of wages to staff.

Delegates were told cuts to funding for special needs education were a shameful blot on the education landscape

INTO wants equality legislation repealed

06 Apr INTO president Sean McMahon has called on the Government to repeal equality legislation that allows schools to discriminate against individual teachers on the basis of their lifestyle.

The ASTI said 88% of school principals agreed that teachers' workloads were a key barrier

ASTI says workloads incompatible with reform plan

31 Mar The Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland says a survey of its members shows that schools and teachers lack the resources necessary to implement planned Junior Cycle reforms, and further strike action will be necessary if agreement is not reached.

Up to 400 students delivered signed letters of protest to the college's director

NCAD students protest over funding cuts

20 Mar Students at the country's leading fine art college demonstrated today against cuts and overcrowding they say are damaging the quality of their studies.

Jan O'Sullivan said she had a duty to move forward and implement the reforms

Teachers cannot veto reform, says minister

02 Mar Minister for Education Jan O'Sullivan has said she would like to proceed on reforms of the Junior Cycle with the full co-operation of the teaching unions, but she cannot allow them to veto reform.

The study looks at how free children are to travel alone

Study on children's mobility in Ireland

06 Mar Children in Ireland have less freedom than children in countries like Germany, England, France and Finland when it comes to travelling to school and moving about in their communities.