June 12, 2018
Sten Drumcondra Micra T Sigma T

Decoding Standardised Tests in Primary School

Every year parents contact me asking for help in understanding the standardised (STen) tests in Primary School. In Ireland there are several standardised tests in primary […]
May 22, 2018
fourth year in ireland

Transition Year – A Uniquely Irish Year Out

The Transition Year programme, or TY as it is more commonly known as is a non-academic “gap” year that is thoroughly unique to the Irish secondary […]
May 16, 2018
study skills for college

Effective Study Tips for the Final Weeks

As far as the academic year is concerned we are almost at the end of days, so effective study is important right now. I’ve always loved […]
April 24, 2018
hummingbird Learning Centre Nectar Program

Too Old To Learn?

There is a myth that once you get older, then it becomes more difficult to learn. It’s the ‘can’t teach an old dog new tricks’ mentality, […]
April 10, 2018
Autism Awareness Ireland

April: World Autism Awareness Month

The eleventh annual World Autism Awareness Day was on April 2. Every year, on April 2, autism organisations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising […]
March 28, 2018
Swedish School Curriculm

School Life in Sweden

Sweden is known for its meatballs, IKEA, Volvo cars and Abba, but unlike its neighbour Finland, it is not as well known for its education system. […]