June 27, 2017
what not to say to a person with dyslexia

#5 Ways to really Piss Off Someone who has Dyslexia

Sometimes well-intentioned people say things that can really piss off people with dyslexia. The comments are made with the best will in the world but can […]
June 15, 2017
Standardised Tests in Ireland

What to Know about Standardised Tests in Primary School

In Ireland there are a number of state standardised tests in primary school; the Drumcondra, the Micra T & Sigma T Tests. They are conducted during […]
April 21, 2017
Study tips for the final school term

Six Step Plan for Final Term Study Success

Once the Easter holidays are over, things start to get very serious – very fast.  The countdown to the Leaving & Junior Certs or college exams […]
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 […]