Further Education and Training is often overlooked in conversations around education in Ireland, both in and out of the pandemic. Ruby Cooney explores.
While news of a vaccine has made us hopeful, it is understandable to be apprehensive about what this means. There are currently 64 vaccines in clinical development and another 174 in preclinical development. Ruby Cooney elaborates on these.
Poland’s recent new laws on abortion have been called overly strict and even a violation of human rights, Ruby Cooney explores this legislative change in the country and its impact so far.
Announcement culture is a 21st century phenomenon that perpetuates our need to be constantly busy in order to have something to announce. We now have the tendency to judge our success and that of others on the quantity of announcements made rather than quality.
Days like International Women’s Day also allow us to reflect on the opportunities for change that have been afforded by the complete overhaul of our day-to-day lives. The STAND News Women’s Section looks back over the change-makers and revolutionaries who have made a difference, however small or big, to our lives this year.