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Enthusiasm among teachers and principals for potential of ICT to benefit teaching and learning


Schools report a number of barriers to integrating ICT and online resources across classrooms A new report published by the...  



Irish research shows that the increasing use of caesarean section in Ireland reflects a worsening risk profile for mothers


Conference brings together leading thinkers in the field of maternal health A conference taking place at the ESRI on Tuesday...  



ESRI report examines training provision delivered under the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme


Today (21 October 2016) the ESRI published new research examining training interventions provided in 2014 by the Local and Community...  



New report identifies factors associated with the risks of work-related illnesses


New research published by the ESRI today (20 October 2016) identifies workers who are most at risk of developing the...  



Budget 2017: Distributive Impact


Note: This article was originally published in The Irish Times on 13 October 2016. Budget 2017 has been framed against...  



Cherishing all the children equally?


First study of its kind uses Growing Up in Ireland data to provide a comprehensive overview of factors influencing child...  



Savings Index Rises as Appetite for Saving Increases Ahead of Budget


Key Highlights: Savings Index rises for fourth month Increase led by rise of those who said September was a good...  



Children engaged in arts go on to have better ‘academic self-image’ and more positive attitudes to school – landmark Arts Council/ESRI study


School provision leads to increased participation in cultural activities outside school Irish children who participate in artistic and cultural activities...  



Small Drop In Consumer Sentiment Hints At Growing Uncertainty And Unease


Marginal drop in Irish consumer sentiment in September primarily driven by Irish-specific influences rather than global factors Sentiment still reasonably...  



ESRI forecast predicts continued economic growth and falling unemployment


GDP expected to grow by 4.3 per cent in 2016 Forecasts for GDP growth in 2017 revised down to 3.8...  





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