April 5, 2017
Irish Writers

Why I disagree with a UK Headmaster regarding Reading

What constitutes ‘appropriate reading’ is a bit of a hobby horse of mine. In my experience, whether it is in the playground or the library, whenever […]
March 23, 2017
why libraries are so important

The Library – Birthplace of Revolution

‘Everyone is a reader; some just haven’t found their favourite book yet.’ I don’t know who said that, it’s something I found a long time ago […]
February 3, 2017

Homeschooling in Ireland

Recently one of the national papers published its school league tables. It only focused on secondary schools and its sole criteria in ranking the schools was […]
January 22, 2017
National Educational Psychological Service Ireland

NEPS – The National Educational Psychological Service: What their Role is

The National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS) was formally established as an executive agency of the then Department of Education and Science (DES) in September 1999. NEPS […]
December 21, 2016
parent teacher conference

The Parent / Teacher Meeting ( & how to be ready for it)

What is it about the annual parent / teacher meeting? I don’t know about you, but I feel that it is like visiting someone in hospital.  […]
December 7, 2016

Bullying – How we deal with it.

Bullying never really goes away. Every so often a horrific act of bullying gets headline attention in our newspapers and on TV but the reality is […]