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Nov 13, 2021

I was delighted to chat to Paula Galvin, a teacher of over 40 years. We discuss everything from the limitations of textbooks, why teachers are afraid to teach, and why the new SESE curriculum will be out of date when it’s released.

Sep 16, 2021

I haven't done an episode about COVID19 in a long time because I'd just be repeating myself. However, big decisions need to be made and I outline what I think those decisions might be.

Aug 5, 2021

While one could never put the word "honest" in the same sentence as "politician", the concept of spin has never been more rampant. Even the word spin is spin for the word lying! Whether it's adjustments instead of cuts or the mantra that schools are safe during COVID19, it's hard to believe anything. The same goes...

Jul 4, 2021

The final part of this series where I explore  life after COVID19 in schools where I whip through PODs and Bubbles, fridges in staff rooms, principal release days, hand washing, principals being on call 24/7, virtual staff meetings and attendance awards! Phew!

Jul 4, 2021

In this part of this episode, I explore what school will be like after COVID19 and ponder on whether we need schoolbags anymore, how school tours will work in the future and whether we should finally get rid of Croke Park Hours. I also wonder whether we actually need Parent Teacher Meetings at all when we can access...