Categories Media & Communications (Press Release)

Minister David Stanton T.D. Launches the Irish Second-Level Students’ Union’s Charter for Inclusive Schools

DATE: 22.3.17 – 12pm Minister David Stanton T.D. Launches the Irish Second-Level Students’ Union’s Charter for Inclusive Schools The Minister with special responsibility for Equality, Integration and Immigration, David Stanton TD was on hand today to launch the ISSU Students’ Charter For Inclusive Schools. The launch took place in the Clock Tower Building in the Department of […]

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Categories ISSU News

This week the government launched the Action Plan for Education aimed at making the Irish education and training service the best in Europe by 2026.

The Irish Second-Level Students’ Union has reviewed the strategy and welcome actions that will have a positive impact for our members. In particular the aims to strengthen the role of the student, enhance the TY Programme, the introduction of the Wellbeing Programme for Junior Cycle and Wellbeing Guidelines for schools, reduction of hidden costs, increasing […]

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Categories Media & Communications (Press Release)

Press Statement: Re-introduction of guidance counsellors

The National Student Executive of the Irish Second-Level Students’ Union (ISSU) expresses their concern following reports that in over half of second-level schools nationwide, 1 in 6 are using unqualified guidance counsellors. Particularly of concern is the drop in guidance counselling hours being offered in public schools versus the slight increase in fee-paying schools since […]

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Categories old

Introducing YouthConnect

YouthConnect is an exciting new programme that will be rolled out in second-level schools nationwide during Autumn 2011. YouthConnect is a joint-initiative of the Irish Second Level Students’ Union (ISSU) and the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU). The two organisations have come together combining expertise and resources to work on issues of mutual concern […]

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