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Principals issue Leaving Cert pupils with their last minute exam tips

Irish Examiner Tuesday 6 June 2017 120,000 pupils will begin their leaving cert exams in over 5,000 examination centres tomorrow and the message to all of them from the people who have overseen their education is “keep things in perspective. Issuing his organisation’s last minute advice Clive Byrne, Director of the National Association of Principals […]

Professional Certificate for Entrepreneurial Educators

UCD Innovation Academy invites applications for its Professional Certificate for Entrepreneurial Educators course.  The three week full-time course runs from 12 – 30 June 2017 and is open to experienced teachers with an interest in exploring new teaching methodologies and reflecting on their teaching practice. For details see www.innovators.ie/educators

Teacher unions’ stand-off is damaging the education system

Irish Examiner Tuesday 9 May 2017 Recently, secondary teachers from the ASTI and TUI unions met at two separate conferences to discuss the state of Ireland’s post-primary education system and to outline their demands and vision for the immediate future. One particular issue dominated both: guaranteed pay parity for new teachers. Because of austerity-era pay […]