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New Initiatives to Support Creativity in Schools Announced

Posted by Schooldays Newshound, on 12/09/2019.
Tags: Teacher Education And PoliticsNew Initiatives to Support Creativity in Schools Announced


  • The number of Scoileanna Ildánacha/Creative Schools will double to 300, with an additional 150 schools joining the initial pilot group.

  • 77 additional primary and post-primary schools will join the Schools Excellence Fund – Creative Clusters to collaborate on innovative arts and creative learning projects in their local areas.

  • Three new Local Creative Youth Partnerships will be piloted in ... click to read full post & comments


    PE through Irish Launched by Minister

    Posted by Schooldays Newshound, on 20/06/2019.
    Tags: Parenting TeacherPE through Irish Launched by Minister


    Programme to use Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) to teach Irish through another subject

    The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. has (today) Thursday 20th June, launched a project using PE classes to ... click to read full post & comments


    Ireland's 15 year olds improve dramatically in Science

    Posted by SchoolDays Newshound on 12/03/2013.
    Tags: Education And Politics Parenting TeacherIreland's 15 year olds improve dramatically in Science

    The OECD PISA results (Programme for International Student Assessment) in 2012 have been published. PISA 2012 is the programme’s 5th survey and assesses the competencies of 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics and science (with a focus on mathematics) in 65 countries and economies.

    Around 510 000 students between the ages of 15 years 3 months and 16 years 2 months participated in the assessment, representing about 28 million 15-year-olds globally. The students took ... click to read full post & comments





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