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"From Tiny Acorns, Great Oak Trees Grow”

Niamh Cullen, Principal of Dublin South City ETNS

We are very excited here in Dublin South City ETNS as we prepare to open on September 3rd.  We welcomed some of the children and their families to our beautiful new classroom in Griffith Barracks MDS last week. It was wonderful to see the children who are joining us this year and their brothers and sisters who will follow in their footsteps in the years ahead. The children were very impressed by...

Catch up with the Schools!

Despite the sweltering weather conditions and the summer holidays being upon us, our network of schools didn’t slow down for a second and ended the last month of this academic year on a high! From success at the Different Families, Same Love Awards (a competition run by INTO LGBT Teachers’ Group) to demonstrating democracy in action, find out more about what the schools have been up to recently...

Scrumptious Strawberry Granola Frozen Yoghurt Bites!

  Now that the kids are on summer holidays, snack requests are no doubt at an all-time high. Here is a super simple recipe for Strawberry Granola Frozen Yoghurt Bites. These tasty treats are great for breakfast, snack time or even dessert. Ingredients 200 g strawberry yoghurt of your choice. 50 g Granola (we recommend Strawberry Granola!) 6 large fresh strawberries   Instructions: Lay out...

Catch Up With The Schools!

Cork ETSS, Bremore ETSS and North Wicklow ETSS among Ireland’s most innovative schools. According to a recent article in The Irish Times, Cork ETSS, Bremore ETSS and North Wicklow ETSS are among a small number of Irish schools embracing change and developing new and exciting approaches to teaching. The three schools employ a teaching practice called phenomenon-based learning. Quoted in the...

Recipe: Little Green Goblins

Experts on climate change have identified the livestock sector as among the most significant contributors to the most serious environmental problems and have recommended that if those of us who eat meat regularly had at least one meat-free day a week, we could help slow climate change, preserve precious natural resources and even improve our health. Packed with super greens and goodness, these...

In The News: May/June 2018

In the wake of last month’s referendum result and the subsequent discussion of the role of religion in Irish education, Educate Together has featured quite heavily in the news over the past few weeks. From our response to the lifting of the Baptism Barrier to the Government’s patronage process for new and divested schools, you can catch up on anything you may have missed using the links below:  ...

40 Years of Educate Together

For the past forty years Educate Together has worked to make the Irish education system more equitable and inclusive. We want to make sure we can do the same for the next forty but we need your help! Since our inception in 1978, in the form of Dalkey School Project, Educate Together has been committed to the very simple ideal of an education system where no child is an outsider. And so, for the...

World Book Day & International Women's Day 2018

Although originally scheduled to take place on 1st March 2018, due to the snow and subsequent school closures, many of our schools decided to celebrate World Book Day last week instead. This meant that in some cases it coincided with celebrations of another important date in our schools’ calendars—International Women’s Day. As books and literature, through the kind of characters they depict and...

Inspiring Initiatives: March

Here in the National Office we are endlessly impressed by the creative, enriching and community-building initiatives undertaken by the dedicated members of our network of schools and we’re certain you will be too. This month we revisit Letterkenny ETNS’s officially award-winning ‘Operation Transformation’, find out how the staff from Stepaside ETSS put their time off during the snow storm to good...

Latest News

‘Empowering Pupils’: An Taoiseach Visits Stepaside Educate Together Secondary School

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visited Stepaside Educate Together Secondary School in South County Dublin yesterday to mark International Democracy...

15/09/2018

Two New Educate Together Schools Open in England in 2018

Educate Together would like to congratulate our colleagues at the Educate Together Academy Trust on the successful openings of two new...

14/09/2018
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Sod Turned On State-Of-The-Art New School Building For Belmayne ETNS

There was great excitement this week in Belmayne when Richard Bruton...

21/06/2018

Deputy Principal of Firhouse Educate Together Secondary School Announced

Educate Together is delighted to announce that Frank Milling has been...

29/05/2018
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