Commencement of Leaving Certificate Examinations 2021 – Wednesday 9 June 2021

Some, 61,500 candidates are entered for the 2021 Leaving Certificate which comprises both examinations and Accredited Grades.  Candidates have been able to opt to sit their examinations, to receive Accredited Grades, or both on a subject-by-subject basis.  Candidates finalised their choices through the Candidate Self Service Portal in early May.  In total, 58,342 candidates are […]

October 1st 2021 announced as the “establishment” day date of TUS: Midlands Midwest

October 1, 2021 has been announced as the first day of the Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest. From the first day in October, Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) and Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) will cease to exist, and more than 15,000 students and 1,200 staff across the Midlands and Midwest will be […]

Tipperary students take on local and international issues at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2021

– Project titles heavily influenced by healthcare and Covid-19 – 550 finalists for the 2021 Exhibition announced – 213 schools spanning 29 counties will represent their community at the BTYSTE – Project titles show increasing awareness of major social issues such as mental health, gender studies and diversity Thirty-six projects from thirteen schools across Tipperary have qualified […]

Big Success For Tipperary Business At National Student Enterprise Final

Students from The Christian Brothers Secondary School in Thurles were awarded top honours by winning the Senior category award at the Student Enterprise Programme National Finals in Croke Park this week, organised by the Local Enterprise Office Network (LEOs) for secondary schools, innovative product with their magnetic hose holder aimed specifically at parlour hoses for […]

Impact of School Closures on Examination Activities #Covid19 #CoronaVirus

As a result of the current closure of all schools in the State, the impact on the state examination activities scheduled at this time and in the near future has been considered by the State Examinations Commission (SEC) in conjunction with the Department of Education and Skills. Consequently, the SEC is confirming… • The cancellation […]

EPA publishes Junior Cert resource pack on reducing food waste to tackle climate change

The EPA has produced an educational resource pack to support over 20,000 Junior Certificate students to learn about sustainable living through the Home Economics curriculum. Reducing food waste is one of the most effective actions we can take to address climate change. The resource pack is be used by Home Economics teachers to engage students […]

Operation WildNation to drive Tipperary pupils absolutely wild

ONE of Ireland’s biggest garden centres is on a mission to drive primary school pupils across Tipperary absolutely wild. CountryLife Garden Centres want to educate the nation about wild bird conservation through its exciting and engaging new Operation WildNation initiative. Ultimately they’re helping to protect some of our under threat wild bird species – among […]

LIT and AIT Confirm Move to Form Technological University Consortium

New TU to have “regional focus with a national reach and an international outlook” LIT has confirmed that it is forming a consortium with AIT to develop a new Technological University (TU) for the Mid-West and Midlands. The governing bodies of both institutions met last week and formally confirmed the formation of a new TU […]

Primary Schools have an opportunity to win a School Garden with GIY’s ‘Know It All’ Championship

GIY’s Michael Kelly and Dig in Diner’s Muireann Ní Chíobháin have joined forces with award-winning illustrator Fatti Burke to launch a riotous, fully-illustrated kid’s allmanac guide to growing and cooking food through the year. It is called ‘GIY’s Know-it-Allmanac’ and is a month-by-month guide to growing, cooking and eating food for all the family. To celebrate […]

61% of Tipp Children Dream of Entrepreneurship

A major survey showing the aspiration of 11 and 12 year olds who had participated in a classroom business has revealed that 61% of Co. Tipperary children have high aspirations to become entrepreneurs in the future. 69% of girls and 54% of boys in the county expressed an interest in being entrepreneurs when they grow […]

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