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Students give mixed feedback after first State exam paper

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Some 55,000 Leaving Cert students began their State exams yesterday, with English being the first test in a series of exams lasting over two weeks.

‘ Killimor - that dear old spot’

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They are going, going, going from the valleys and the hills,

Essential summer works funding announced for four Athlone schools

Four of Athlone’s schools are among 11 in Westmeath who will benefit from the Summer Works Programme funding announced this week by the Minister for Education.

Athlone’s Exams Commission jobs safe for now, says Dept of Education

The Department of Education says the new Junior Cert shouldn’t lead to the loss of permanent, part-time, or temporary jobs at the State Exams Commission in Athlone in the short to medium term.

Nolan must clarify Labour’s stance on religious education says Cheevers

Labour’s proposal to ditch religious education is more about ideology than a properly thought through policy to promote and improve science and mathematics education.

JobBridge teacher ad branded “exploitative”

A JobBridge ad for a primary school teacher in Athlone has been branded “exploitative” and “demeaning” by a local councillor.

JobBridge demeaning and exploitive to teachers — Ruane

Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane has said advertisements carried on the JobBridge website that seek to employ primary school teachers for €50 a week are “exploitive and demeaning to the teaching profession.”

No downgrading of physical education in our schools - Ruane

Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane has voiced her serious concerns at downgrading of physical education in the school curriculum and has described plans to reduce the time allocated to physical education as a retrograde step which will have a serious negative impact on the health of young people and warns that any such moves must be stopped in their tracks.

Troy pledges to resist closure of small local schools in Westmeath

Deputy Robert Troy has said any attempt to force the amalgamation of small schools in Westmeath must be resisted.

Cuts push Galway schools into ‘unmanageable debt’ says Kitt

Primary schools across County Galway are falling into “unmanageable debt” due to cuts introduced by Education Minister Ruairí Quinn, particularly the scrapping of the minor works grant.

 

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