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ETHICAL EDUCATION NETWORK LAUNCHES BRAND NEW WEBSITE

16th April 2018
The Ethical Education Network (EEN) is delighted to announce that its brand new website is now live and can be accessed at www.ethicaleducation.ie. The EEN aims to support and promote Ethical Education... [read more]
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Minister Bruton announces plans to establish 42 new schools over the next 4 years

13th April 2018
The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, T.D. today announced plans for the establishment of 42 new schools over the next 4 years (2019 to 2022). This announcement follows nationwide demographic... [read more]
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ESB reopens Ardnacrusha to school and public tours this summer

12th April 2018
ESB is once again opening the gates of the historic Ardnacrusha Power Station to schools and the general public for a unique visitor experience into Ireland’s first national hydro-electric station... [read more]
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Minister Bruton starts major update of Relationships and Sexuality Education

4th April 2018
The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD, today (Tuesday 3rd April) announced a major review of Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) in schools. The review will cover both the content... [read more]
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Schools funded to work together on Experimental Projects, as Minister Bruton rewards Excellence & Innovation

4th April 2018
Minister Bruton empowers schools to work together and try innovative projects to see what works and what doesn’t Speaking ahead of the teacher conferences, the Minister for Education and Skills... [read more]
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Oireachtas Committee Report recommendations must be implemented without delay, but strengthened by statutory regulations

4th April 2018
THE ISPCC has welcomed the launch today of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs’ Report on Cyber Security for Children and Young Adults and urged the government to implement... [read more]
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Minister Bruton Announces Parents and Students are to be consulted on Use of Smart Phones in Schools

4th April 2018
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 announced that he will publish... [read more]
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School Tours 2018

9th March 2018
THE SCHOOL TOUR-WHEN LEARNING AND FUN COLLIDE. School trips stand out in many of our minds as highlights of those halcyon days of our young lives! Memories of special packed lunches, extra pocket money,... [read more]
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Reaching Reluctant Readers

9th March 2018
A good book can be the gateway to a new and exciting world. Get lost in a tale and you might find yourself adrift on the ocean, stumbling through an enchanted forest, attending a school for wizards or... [read more]