Thursday Thoughts:

Check out our new blog post from AHEAD Director, Ann Heelan:

You get what you measure

 

Staff Picks:

Bright spark: Dublin student wins top European young scientist prize

EU higher education gets with the programme

Ireland’s first ever international disability film festival abära commences this october

RTÉ Player

Two for the Road:  Episode 5

Higher & Further Education News & Views

Can Higher Education Be Fixed? The Innovative University

And the award goes to . . .

LIT graduates set off for NASA

UCD opens €5m environmental research facility at Belfield campus

The graduates: where are they now?

Disability Headlines

Is Having Autism A Defense For Hacking?

Diary of a Schoolteacher: The spiralling human cost of axing Special Needs Assistants

I’m SNA for two kids in two rooms

Special education council publishes allocation list

General Education Stories

Gene Kerrigan: Furthering inequality in divided society

Awkward truth of assessing portfolios

Quinn set to back ‘radical’ plan for new Junior Cert

Muslims say they cannot get into schools

Irish language pack for schools stresses rights

Please sir, will you be my Facebook friend?

In my opinion: School policy has as much impact on pupils’ achievements as curriculum

Facebook and texting guidelines part of new teachers’ code

Irish teen wins top EU science prize

One-third of people teaching maths not qualified to do so

350 fewer resource teachers

Quinn ‘powerless’ to get teacher details

Mental Health in the Media

Central Mental Hospital staff to vote on industrial action

Funds plea for woman to get care in Britain

‘More resources’ for mental health

Employment Features

IBEC calls for integrated language education policy

Good worker morale is essential to a successful enterprise

Google announces €75m new investment in Ireland