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Mar 13, 2022

As thousands of Ukrainian families arrive in Ireland, I explore what they will need as they come to our schools. I discuss a number of issues including language and psychological supports but, also, other areas where there may be need. I also list some useful resources for teachers which are linked here:


Feb 26, 2022

The recent announcement of all remaining restrictions in schools this week has raised a number of questions about the education landscape post COVID19. What have we learned about the system during the pandemic?


Dec 22, 2021

As we come to the end of 2021, I continue my Advent Calendar of my favourite moments of 2021 in education. And no singing from me this time, I promise!


Dec 22, 2021

In this special Christmas Special, I look back at our schools to find the highlights of the year where schools dominated the headlines - mainly in case there was a hint of them closing.


Dec 15, 2021

The Children's Lives Matter Report was published a couple of weeks ago. It is the third report, so far, in the series, and is one of the only reports that truly delves into the world of schoolchildren in Ireland. I love these reports because they venture into areas that others don't and give some facsinating insights to...