August 8, 2018
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Study Sweet Spot – 4 Tips on How to Create it.

Having a study sweet spot area in place before the children go back to secondary school or college is important. Creating a dedicated spot in your […]
July 25, 2018
CAO 2018

Leaving Cert and CAO Timeline 2018

I hate to bring us all back down to earth with a bang, but the 2018 Leaving Cert & CAO timeline is revving up again.  Summer […]
July 11, 2018
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Holiday Handwriting

Handwriting is a skill that is somewhat under pressure in these days of keyboards and touch screens. It is often debated whether handwriting should even be […]
June 26, 2018
Summer learning ideas

Ideas for the Kids over the Summer

We are in the middle of a Summer Heatwave! What is seldom seen is wonderful, but even the best sunshine since I was a kid won’t […]
June 12, 2018
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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
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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 […]