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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...

Inspiring Initiatives!

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 read all about Letterkenny Educate Together National School’s ‘Operation Transformation’, Redfield Educate Together Primary Academy’s ‘Mobile Free Zones’ and Bremore Educate...

School News

January has been a busy month for our network of schools—from record participation in the BT Young Scientist Awards and RDS Primary Science Fair to a letter writing campaign to the Minister of Education. Catch up on these stories and more using the links below:   BT Young Scientist Awards & RDS Primary Science Fair We had students from two of our schools participate in the BT Young Scientist...

A Tenner on the 10th!

Development & Fundraising

How far can €10 go? Breakfast in a nice cafe? Perhaps a tasty take-out lunch? Maybe a glass of wine or two at dinner? However we spend it, we can probably all agree that it rarely feels like it goes very far… But what about when people come together? Say hundreds or even thousands of us decide to each commit to putting €10 into a charitable fund? Suddenly, this seemingly ineffectual amount has...

Gender Stereotyping: How You Can Help!

Orla Sadlier, Development & Fundraising Assistant

From curbing an individual’s potential to legitimizing sexual violence, gender stereotypes impact all of our lives in very real and destructive ways. Find out how Educate Together is working to dismantle these barriers to gender equality and what you can do to help. As the issue of sexual harassment continues to dominate the news cycle, accompanied by what has thus far been a remarkable...

Brain Food: Recipes for Subversion

From the late nineteenth century up until women won the right to vote in 1920, cook books were frequently employed by American campaigners for women’s suffrage as a means of fundraising. The cook book, given its association with domesticity and caregiving, may appear a quite unlikely vehicle for what was at the time a radical cause but that was exactly the point! Exploiting the correlation...

A Fiver on the Fifth!

How far can €5 go? A coffee and a pastry on the way to work? A takeaway sandwich at lunchtime? A quick snack for the commute home? However you spend it, chances are it rarely feels like it goes very far…   But what about when people come together? Say hundreds or even thousands of us decide to each commit to putting €5 into a charitable fund? Suddenly, this seemingly ineffectual amount has the...

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Educate Together To Apply For 12 Primary Schools 
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Educate Together welcomes Minister Joe McHugh's invitation to patrons to apply for twelve new national schools to open in 2019 and...

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Deputy Principal of Firhouse Educate Together Secondary School Announced

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