Free Wee Library

Free Wee Library

I came across this lovely idea on a visit to a local park today – it had a “Free Wee Library”. Almost like a bird house, it has a slate roof and a door with a window. Inside, it contains books for children and adults which have been supplied by the...
Outdoor Classroom Day

Outdoor Classroom Day

Outdoor Classroom Day, a worldwide day with a focus on learning and playing outdoors in school, takes place on Thursday May 18th. Its aim is to give teachers and pupils an opportunity to try learning outside the classroom for the first time. For others who regularly...
Poetry Day Ireland

Poetry Day Ireland

Poetry Day Ireland is a major one-day festival of Irish poets and poetry at home and abroad. This year Poetry Day Ireland takes place on Thursday 27 April and the theme for the 2017 event is “Poetry Connects“. Events will be taking place all over the...
Rights Sparks Workshops From Amnesty Ireland

Rights Sparks Workshops From Amnesty Ireland

Amnesty International Ireland run an Irish Aid funded CPD programme for primary school teachers called Rights Sparks. The Rights Sparks programme provides free CPD workshops to primary school teachers on human rights and development education methodologies which can...
BGE Student Theatre Awards

BGE Student Theatre Awards

Now in it’s 4th year, the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards gives students, teachers and schools a chance to be recognised and rewarded for their participation in the dramatic arts. There are lots of budding actors, singers, dancers, choreographers and writers...
#NollaigArScoil Twitter Project Review

#NollaigArScoil Twitter Project Review

After the unexpected success of the Hallowe’en Twitter Project (#SamhainArScoil), where so many schools Tweeted about what they were doing in their classrooms on the theme of Hallowe’en, we decided to follow this up with a Christmas-themed Twitter Project:...