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The use of tablets in schools on RTÉ Radio 1

Dr Ann Marcus Quinn (School of English, Irish and Communication) spoke to RTÉ Radio 1's Drivetime about the use of technology in schools. Dr Marcus Quinn warns about the over-reliance on using tablets in schools, and that a blended approach works best for students.

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Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills

Caroline Keane, a solicitor with Community Law and Mediation (CLM), and a part-time lecturer in housing law in the School of Law, last week spoke to an Oireachtas Committee on  the use of reduced timetabling, shortened school days and in-school suspensions as a particularly prevalent form of school exclusion in secondary schools. CLM propose that… Continue reading Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills

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Second level students experience “Law for a Day” at UL

The School of Law at the University of Limerick hosted Law for a Day for secondary school students on 4th April. The day is designed to allow second level students to experience what it is like to be an undergraduate law student. The event was organised by Dr Norah Burns and Carol Huguet of the… Continue reading Second level students experience “Law for a Day” at UL

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AHSS welcomes TY students to campus

This week the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences welcomed Transition Year students on to campus for Taster Sessions in our wide variety of undergraduate subjects. 620 students from 21 schools visited the University of Limerick on 28-28th November, for course talks and subject lectures. Students from Mayo, Waterford and Laois visited, as well… Continue reading AHSS welcomes TY students to campus

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Andrew Shorten delivers paper on the practice of religiously selective school admissions

Dr Andrew Shorten (Department of Politics and Public Administration) attended the European Consortium of Political Research’s Joint Sessions of Workshops in May 2017. Held at the University of Nottingham, the Joint Sessions are recognised as one of the major highlights of the world's political science calendar. Along with Jonathan Seglow (Royal Holloway, University of London),… Continue reading Andrew Shorten delivers paper on the practice of religiously selective school admissions