Staff Picks:

The 50 most influential people in education

Show of hands to spell awareness for sign language

Mental health ‘a heavy title to bear’

I was 18 when I was diagnosed with arthritis

Why students make wrong career choices

 

 

Two for the Road: Episode 6

Secret Millionaire:

Featuring Cork Project Rebel Wheelers http://www.rte.ie/player/#!v=1115216

Featuring Pieta House http://www.rte.ie/player/#!v=1113130

 

Higher & Further Education News & Views

Bacteria to give you a lift

Returning to education brings new beginnings

Ferdinand Von Prondzynski

Ministers ‘acting like FF’ over location of VEC HQs

Students need maths to reach for the stars

University ‘hopeful’ over disposal of uranium

College paid up to €140,000 to staff members’ firms

Question of ethics

Quinn: Colleges cannot be slaves to global ratings

Rankings drop ‘a wake-up call’ for universities

Government faces fees pressure as universities slide

FG TDs criticise Quinn for VEC move

Quinn faces choice between more fees or lower standards

VEC staff must state business interests

Quinn under pressure over third-level funding

Lack of university a real ‘roadblock’

Irish colleges tumble down university ranking list

Social Justice Ireland calls for student loan scheme

TCD scientist wins international award

Higher education must rise to challenge of reform

 

Disability Headlines

The culture of hatred for the disabled comes from the top

GAA gives children with rare disorder a big boost

Gallagher presses for release of Nawi letters

Govt’s focused approach to disability funding will ensure better quality services for those in need – Conway

One in three families hit by diabetes

National dementia strategy ‘needed urgently’

Minister urged over rights commitments

Study links brain injury to pituitary dysfunction

CF unit now ‘presidential suite’ as €1.4m facility opens

New diabetes pill to halt or reverse disease sends thrill through scientific world

Column: In the future, we’ll be getting people out of wheelchairs

7 Tech Breakthroughs That Empower People With Disabilities

Housing initiative for people with disabilities

MS campaigner receives top award

Blind faith

People with disabilities to get their own homes

Stem cell breakthrough may lead to cure for Parkinson’s and diabetes

State questioned on human rights

 

General Education Stories

Mr Quinn’s new challenge

Internet to ease Junior Cert marks concerns

Junior Cert reforms will deliver a happier generation of students

Languages at primary level ‘key to job prospects’

Call to prioritise languages in schools

Graduates ‘must learn languages to compete’

 

Mental Health in the Media

How one can be the loneliest number

Minister Fitzgerald marks Suicide Awareness Week following recent Presidential Forum and Imminent Publication of Report on Forum

Project backs mental health checks

Postnatal mums suffer in silence with depression

Activist not offended at suicide remark

Depression significantly increases the risk of stroke: new systematic review

Traveller suicide rates soar at six-times the settled community numbers

How sleep can save your life

Proper care must be provided for mentally ill in jail

Psychiatrists ‘excluding’ families when treating patients

 

Employment Features

CEO Survey Shows Ireland is Ready for a Responsible Recovery

Jobs boost as marine research and airline sectors to create 190 new posts

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