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June 21 2014
A new pluralist education system built on trust

The coming together of St Pat's Drumcondra, which since 1875 has been preparing teachers for Catholic classrooms, and the Church of Ireland College of Education (CICE), will not mean an end to denominational education or denominational preparation for teachers in church-linked schools.

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June 21 2014
Catholic and Protestant teachers to train together for the first time

In a move that heralds a new era in Irish education, St Patrick's College, Drumcondra and the Church of Ireland College of Education (CICE), Rathmines in Dublin, will link up under a new umbrella. Agreement has been reached on a historic merger as part of a wider and unprecedented rationalisation of teacher education.

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June 20 2014
Launch of the denominational paper - "A new vision of education for all the children of Ireland"

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Minister for Education & Skills, Ruairí Quinn TD has today launched a report outlining the vision and structure of a ground-breaking new Institute of Education which will improve the quality of education for all the children of Ireland. This will be created through the coming together of Dublin City University, St Patrick’s College Drumcondra, Mater Dei Institute of Education and Church of Ireland College of Education.

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June 20 2014
Quinn advises teachers to study RE to boost their job prospects

Teachers seeking to maximise their job prospects would be advised to study religious education, Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn has said at the announcement of a major reform in teacher training.

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June 20 2014
New DCU Institute to transform Irish educational landscape

Minister for Education & Skills, Ruairí Quinn TD has today launched a report outlining the vision and structure of a ground-breaking new Institute of Education which will improve the quality of education for all the children of Ireland. This will be created through the coming together of Dublin City University, St Patrick’s College Drumcondra, Mater Dei Institute of Education and Church of Ireland College of Education.

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