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Jun 29, 2021

In this part of the episode, I'll explore whether we should keep direct email communication with families, virtual assemblies, soft openings and the reasons why we should finally stop sacraments being school events.

Jun 27, 2021

Fianna Fáil are like that class you can't leave for one minute. The second your back is turned they're off causing mischief. In less than 2 days since recording the first part of this podcast, they were off spinning around Twitter about how great they are. In this part I look at staggered breaks, outdoor teaching and...

Jun 25, 2021

In this special look back at 2020-21, I'll examine some of the things we might keep once COVID19 restrictions end. This is part 1 and I'll be offering my thoughts on unexpected visitors, Christmas Concerts and why we don't need inspectors anymore.

Jun 17, 2021

In this episode, I explore a number of ways developing schools are screwed over by the Department of Education in terms of money and resources. Funnily enough, the NCSE get a bashing for doing the same thing. I also introduce "The Norma Foley Rule" and welcome the new Flourish Curriculum, I mean, Resource into your...

Jun 10, 2021

The Departmental Strategy Statement (2021-23) was released this week with all sorts of goals for education. Listen to me grumble my way through this document and explode with rage at various points. Unlike the Department, I won't blame COVID19 for everything wrong. It was well-wrong before 2020 came along.