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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 4, 2021

Did you know that up until from 1997 to 2012, there were never more than around 40 circulars produced by the Department of Education in a year? Since 201 5, it's never been less than 80. In this episode, I explore why we need to reduce circulars to one per term and how it's entirely possible to do so.


May 28, 2021

Although it's nearly June 2021, it feels like it's August 2020, with another lot of documents published late in the week from the Department of Education. This week it was cleaning grants and ventilation guides. Join me as I try to make sense CO2 monitors and why cleaning grants have been cut again.


Apr 15, 2021

You might not know that if a principal relinquishes his or her position, they are relegated to the most junior member of staff in a school. This is different to every other postholder in a school. For example, if a deputy principal steps down from his/her post, they simply lose their allowance but not their seniority....


Mar 26, 2021

In this episode I celebrate the rise of Hibernia College into the Education System but then wonder whether it's time for it to either bow out or be bought over to become a public college.