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‘Lower levels of confidence in Gardaí among Ireland’s trans community’ report finds

‘Lower levels of confidence in Gardaí among Ireland’s trans community’ report finds

Trans people are far less likely to express high levels of trust in An Garda Síochána, when compared to the general public, a new report has found. Just eight per cent of trans people interviewed rated trust in Gardaí as ‘very high’. This compares to 43 per cent of the majority population from a similar […]

“Comprehensive training” needed for trans / gender variant children at primary level – TENI

“Comprehensive training” needed for trans / gender variant children at primary level – TENI

A new study has shed light on the significant challenges faced by parents and educators of trans or gender non-conforming children who require meaningful support at primary school level. The findings reveal an absence of clear national education directives and guidelines for supporting transgender and gender variant children in primary schools. Adequate training and resources […]

National Research Strategy Must Benefit All Elements of Society – IRC‏

National Research Strategy Must Benefit All Elements of Society – IRC‏

“The new national strategy for research and innovation must reflect and benefit all elements of society”. That’s according to the Irish Research Council (IRC), which yesterday (12.03.15) announced a partnership with The Wheel aimed at engaging community and voluntary organisations in academic research. Under the partnership, the IRC is awarding almost €400,000 to support collaborative projects […]

This Morning (12th): Education Minister to Launch Partnership Between Irish Research Council and The Wheel

This Morning (12th): Education Minister to Launch Partnership Between Irish Research Council and The Wheel

New partnership aimed at engaging civic society in research  The Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan TD, is launching a new partnership between the Irish Research Council (IRC) and The Wheel [a group of community organisations] this morning, Thursday, 12th March, at 8.15am at the Clock Tower, Department of Education and Skills, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1.  The […]