Influence on state run primary schools by the Catholic church is clearly represented in research by the School of Education at NUI Galway.
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has launched a campaign with teachers’ unions to eliminate the costs for student teachers on class placements which is a mandatory aspect of their course.
Last week, The College View released the results of a survey conducted to gauge the attitude of students to the Incorporation of DCU, CICE, St Patricks College and Mater Dei Institute. Out of 148 respondents, 51 per cent said the incorporation had negatively impacted their college experience. Read the full story here or watch our video.