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 in schools and this might be their opportunity to shine. [click to continue…]
The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, has announced a new grant for the purchase of ICT infrastructure. Today’s announcement of a €30m investment is the first part of the implementation of the government’s €210m Digital Strategy for Schools 2015-2020, first launched by the previous Minister, Jan O’ Sullivan in November 2015. [click to continue…]
Having previously heard Shane Martin speak at an event, and having been really impressed with his presentation style as well as the message he was delivering, I was really interested when I found out that he was publishing a new book.
Having started off his professional life as a secondary school teacher, Shane subsequently trained as a psychologist. Shane is well acquainted with the field of education and travels the country delivering talks in schools on a variety of topics. [click to continue…]
Now into its ninth year, Seomra Ranga has attempted to keep teachers up to date throughout the year with issues pertaining to the world of education in Ireland, with a special emphasis on primary education, as well as providing lots of educational resources to use in the classroom. The following is a month-by-month summary of some of the education stories that we covered during 2016. [click to continue…]
As is traditional at this time of year, it’s good to take stock of things, assess where you’ve come from and where you are going. It’s only when we look back on our journey to the present can we chart a better course for the future. It’s opportune, therefore, to assess the Seomra Ranga journey. [click to continue…]