Minister Bruton publishes circular directing schools to consult with Parents and Students on use of smart phones and tablet devices

Use of smart phones in schools will be included as item requiring consultation in Parent and Student Charter  The Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton T.D. today (Monday the 21st of May) published a […]


DCU – Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education prepares you for a range of early education settings and develops your knowledge, competencies and understanding of: children’s welfare, development and learning; key national frameworks and how to create […]


Westport College of Further Education

Westport College of Further Education has been approved for an Erasmus + grant for 2018-2020 of €183,471. This grant will allow Westport College of Further Education to send a total of 115 staff and students […]


Accounting Technicians Ireland

When Sophie finished her Leaving Cert, she started work as an Accounting Technician Apprentice with Grant Thornton, a leading professional services firm. Watch this video to find out how you can follow in her footsteps! […]


Minister Bruton delivers historic reform of school admissions

Amendment to Education (Admission to Schools) Bill 2016 on the role of religion in school admissions approved by government Oversubscribed primary schools will not be allowed discriminate on the basis of religion, minority religions protected […]


The facts on eatings disorders

What Are Eating Disorders? The term ‘eating disorder’ refers to a complex, potentially life-threatening condition, characterised by severe disturbances in eating behaviours. Eating disorders can be seen as a way of coping with emotional distress, […]


National Learning Centre

Are your students unsure of what to do next? Do they need more support and further education and training?


Looking out for Dyslexia

Dyslexic difficulties occur on a continuum from mild to severe and affect approximately 10% of the population. The Dyslexia Association of Ireland’s campaigns for mandatory teaching training, equitable access to identification and supports, and funding […]


Wicklow Historic Gaol

Wicklow Gaol 1702-1924 is an atmospheric jail museum experience offering visitors a glimpse of life in prisons of the past.