Clonmel students among first cohort to graduate from new Computer Science programme at Leaving Cert

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of the new Leaving Certificate subject Computer Science, according to researchers at Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software and University of Limerick. Computer Science was available to Leaving Certificate students in 40 schools (13 DEIS Schools) selected via open competition. The subject will be rolled […]

Final Call for people from Tipperary to Give their Teacher an extra special ‘Thank You’

Watch how these primary school students rate their teacher here Through the triumphs and the tears, teachers are some of the most important people in our children’s lives, and the most deserving of a big thank you. And as the end of school term approaches and summer holidays draw closer, One4all, Ireland’s leading gift card […]

Student Teachers Consider Dropping Out Due To Financial Pressures

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI), alongside trade unions ICTU, TUI, ASTI and INTO, released a report today detailing that 42% of student teachers consider dropping out of college due to financial pressures associated with work placement. The report outline the average cost of placement for student teachers per week totaled €160 a week […]

Teacher and carer resources must be used effectively and Government held accountable – Mitchell

Fine Gael Presidential candidate, Gay Mitchell MEP, has said that if elected President, he will hold the Government accountable to ensure that carer and teacher resources are used effectively and are not wasted. He was speaking yesterday (Monday) at the Inclusion Ireland event in the Mansion House, Dublin. “My eldest sister has a disability, both […]