October 3, 2018
Dyscalculia math dyslexia

What is Dyscalculia?

Dyscalculia might seem like the new kid on the block, in terms of specific learning differences but the phrase first appeared in the 1940’s. However, it […]
September 18, 2018
exemptions and accommodations

RACE: Reasonable Accommodations in State Exams

In the Leaving Cert & Junior Cycle exams, most of the special access or other arrangements available arise from the state’s duty to provide reasonable accommodations […]
September 12, 2018
New Junior Cert grades

Junior Cert and Junior Cycle Grading System Explained

As the Junior Cert gradually transitions into the Junior Cycle, a dual marking system exists. Here is an explanation of both:
September 11, 2018
resource teacher

Having a Meeting regarding Resource Hours is Important

Having a meeting regarding the provision of additional resource hours for your child can often bring mixed emotions amongst parents. For some, there is relief that […]
August 22, 2018
learn to write

Get a (Writing) Grip!

“Two hands on the hurley!” You hear trainers up and down the county roar this at underage matches and training sessions.  As every hurler on the […]
August 8, 2018
study area

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 […]