up to 3,600 unqualified or unregistered teachers have been employed by schools to cover absences due to career breaks or sick leave in 2016/17.
The student accommodation crisis rages on, as the cost of renting in Dublin continues to rise, jumping 12.3 per cent in the past year.
This year’s Media Production Society annual 24 Hour Broadcast is in aid of the charity SOSAD.
Chronic pain sufferers were granted a three-month licence for a cannabis product to treat their condition by Ireland’s Department of Health this month.
The problem with these contracts is security or lack of it which is fair. It is hard to expect people to function under these conditions. But does an all-out ban mean nothing but positives for employees around the country. It begs the question will employers now offer sable contracts or just let more staff go and take on 2 permanent part time staff in the future.
Ninety-six students have dropped out of DCU so far this year and 40 people have also deferred their course for the year.
A new internship programme aimed at young people who find it difficult to enter employment will be launched next year, announced Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty.
College students have always been pinned as some of the most progressive in society. Universities attract bright people, who, for the most part, are ambitious and motivated to work. They are places that foster political activism and encourage liberal stances on social issues. Just over a month ago, an overwhelming majority of DCU students voted in favour of the SU taking a pro-choice position on abortion.