Wednesday March 25, 2015
Around 6,000 special needs assistants represented by the IMPACT trade union have voted by 95% to take industrial action over reductions in working hours and income.
Tuesday March 24, 2015
Children with Down syndrome have been granted additional teaching hours by the Department of Education, following a long campaign by parents.
Wednesday February 25, 2015
anagement at University College Cork has approved a merger with the Irish Management Institute (IMI) in a deal estimated at €20.5 million, according to documents.
Tuesday February 10, 2015
The Minister for Education has shelved plans to change the way teachers are allocated to children with special educational needs.
Thursday December 11, 2014
A breakthrough in crunch talks aimed at breaking the political logjam in the North is still a long way off, the Democratic Unionists have warned.
Tuesday December 02, 2014
Minister of State Damien English has said the Government's new science plan, due for publication next year, will ensure a proper level of funding for basic research as well as applied science.
Friday November 21, 2014
Minister for Education Jan O'Sullivan has said there is a need to strengthen mental health services in schools.
Tuesday November 18, 2014
The Government is considering penalties on people who do not pay their water bills, as well as a measure that would attach the charges to a person's house.
Thursday November 06, 2014
Prime Time's Political Correspondent writes about 'An Education', the new book by John Walshe, the former advisor to the former Education Minister Ruairi Quinn.
Thursday October 16, 2014
Secondary school principals have said the dismantling of middle management posts is threatening the effective running of secondary schools.