Education



Commencement order for anti-bullying law signed

A commencement order has been signed to bring legislation providing a legal definition of bullying and requiring schools to record incidents of bullying into effect in September.

Published 22 April 2021

Anti-bullying law to take effect from September 2021

Legislation providing a legal definition of bullying and requiring schools to record incidents of bullying will finally be brought into effect in September.

Published 4 March 2021

Regulator proposes end of solicitor and barrister education monopolies

The Law Society of Ireland and the King's Inns should not have a monopoly on training solicitors and barristers, the Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) has suggested in a new report.

Published 19 November 2020

Home-schooled student launches judicial review over calculated grades

A home-schooled Leaving Cert student has launched judicial review proceedings against the Department of Education after it refused to give him a calculated grade based on estimates from his tutor, his mother.

Published 13 August 2020