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. […]
March 14, 2018
Children First Act

Keeping Children Safe in School

Recently there have been a lot of teacher training days at both primary and secondary level. Different schools have them on different days and, coming ahead […]
February 22, 2018
math problems

Problems with Maths

One of my favourite quotes is from the Pirates of the Caribbean movie. When he & his crew are in a bit of a fix Captain […]
February 2, 2018
reducing resource hours

Resource Hours – More or Less?

The provision of additional resource hours in schools is always a headline story. Much has been done to increase the supply and to ensure that as […]