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JUN

Written Answers Nos 651 670

Teaching Council of Ireland 651. Deputy Niall Collins Minister for Education and Skills if he will address issues raised in correspondence (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28996/17] Minister for Education and Skills (Deputy Richard Bruton): The Teaching Council is the statutory body that sets and upholds the standards for entry to the teaching profession ...

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JUN

Written Answers Nos. 163 182

Schools Building Projects Status 163. Deputy Louise O'Reilly Minister for Education and Skills if he will meet with the parent representatives from a school (details supplied) to update them on the progress of the completion of the school; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29144/17] Minister for Education and Skills (Deputy Richard Bruton): The project referred to by the Deputy was authorised to proceed to tender in October 2016 ...

22
JUN

Written Answers Nos 611 630

School Accommodation Provision 611. Deputy Mary Butler Minister for Education and Skills when a school (details supplied) can expect to be assessed in conjunction with an application for funding for a link corridor for connectivity between school buildings; and if he will make a statement on the matter ...

22
JUN

Research on Community National Schools show pupils don t want to be separated

A new study has been carried out on the Community National School model by Trinity sociologists. It is the first systematic study on this school sector. The study which includes the views of pupils, teachers and principals found that pupils themselves don’t want to be separated according to their religion and prefer a whole-classroom approach ...

22
JUN

Starting school too young can be harmful to childrens mental health

The parents of April babies will be all too familiar with the 'when will we send them to school' struggle. For the parents of children with 'in-between' birthdays, the decision about what age to send their little one to 'big' school can be a tough call to make. Now, it turns out that it might be worth waiting the extra few months ...

20
JUN

Digital Strategy for Schools 2015 2020 Action Plan 2017 launched

The Digital Strategy for Schools 2015-2020 sets out a clear vision to embed ICT in schools to realise the potential of digital technologies to enhance teaching, learning and assessment so that Ireland’s young people become engaged thinkers, active learners, knowledge constructors and global citizens to participate fully in society and the economy. Making this ambition a reality requires targeted and innovative use of technology to enrich teaching, learning and assessment ...

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