Category Archives: Education

Education investment

Outlined in the Action Plan for Education, the Department of Education and Skills’ ambition to make Irish education Europe’s best over the next 10 years has been aided by significant investment through...

University challenge

Preparing graduates for complex professional roles in a changing technological world is an increasingly significant challenge for higher education institutions. Brian Norton, President, Dublin Institute of Technology writes. Sometimes new aspects of...

The school transition

The transition from primary to secondary school is a landmark occasion in the life of a young person, with a change in social relationships, interaction with a new environment and new ways...

Tackling over-subscription

The number of children in primary schools next year are set to equal those of Ireland’s baby boom in the 1980s. eolas looks at the issue of over-subscription and a new strategy...

The Power of shared service delivery

Bringing over 15 years’ worth of leadership experience to the role and having completed her first 100 days as HEAnet’s new Chief Executive, Kerrie Power is poised to build on the National...

Secondary retention on the up

A recently published report by the Government suggests that progress is being made on closing the gap in retention rates from DEIS schools and non-DEIS schools. Education Minister Richard Bruton says that...

Bí CINNTE: quality assured higher education

Over the next six years, all publicly regulated higher education institutions (universities, institutes of technology and the RCSI) will be independently reviewed for quality. These reviews, organised by Quality and Qualifications Ireland...