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Why I Will #VoteEducateTogether For 2019

Olly Hayden, Leixlip Educate Together campaigner

We asked Olly Hayden - a parent in Leixlip - why he will #VoteEducateTogether in the currently Online Patronage Process Survey that is open until Tuesday 15 January 2019.    "Firstly, a little on our background; I moved to Leixlip over 4 years ago with my wife Aileen. We are both originally from the north-west of Ireland (Aileen from Roscommon and I am from Leitrim). We have a little 8 month old...

The Ethical Education Conference 2018: Student Perspective

Sean O'Cleary, a student from Stepaside Educate Together Secondary School, shares his experience of this year's Ethical Education Conference - Educating for a Sustainable Environment.                              On Friday the 25/11/18 the winners of the Project Based Learning week project went to the Educate Together Ethical Education Conference student meet with some of the student council...

Catch Up With the Schools: December 2018

Here at the National Office we are always in awe of the innovative and inspiring work being done by our network of both primary and secondary schools. We were, therefore, very excited to see a number of schools being recognised and rewarded this month for the groundbreaking projects and programmes they've been undertaking. From preserving fisheries to running for the European Parliament, catch...

Le Chéile Educate Together NS Children form Presidential Guard of Honour

Fiona Rock, Le Chéile ETNS Principal

There was great excitement at Le Chéile Educate Togehter NS last week following a phone call from the school’s inspector (on behalf of the office of the Taoiseach) inviting them to take part in the Presidential Inauguration on Sunday last at Dublin Castle. An amazing privilege. Ten children from 5thand 6thclass and two teachers along with Principal, Fiona Rock attended. Names were taken from the...

Democracy in Action!

Democracy and democratic values are a core part of the Educate Together ethos. Educate Together schools are run as participatory democracies, with respectful partnership between parents, pupils and staff. This means that all members of a school community are supported and encouraged to make meaningful contributions to decision-making. October saw not only the International Day of Democracy but...

One Day Together 2018!

Not many people are aware that Educate Together is a charity. Less than 20% of our operating costs are covered by a core grant from the Government and one of the key ways we raise the balance is through fundraising. Once a year we hold a national fundraising day - One Day Together - and ask the Educate Together community to come together, dig a little deeper and chat a little louder, to help us...

Inspiring Initiatives: October 2018

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.   Heritage Language Initiative at Bremore ETSS Bremore ETSS have been chosen to be part of the Heritage Language Initiative run by the Department of Education. They have been allocated...

"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...

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