Using Infant Books For Literacy Activities

In our SEN setting (an autism unit) we are constantly looking for inventive ways of helping pupils to learn and consolidate a basic sight vocabulary in order to allow them to access reading material. We came across an online idea of using books designed for small...
Digital Age Of Consent Set At 13

Digital Age Of Consent Set At 13

After a period of public consultation which ended last December, the Cabinet last week decided that the so-called “Digital Age of Consent” in Ireland is to be set at age 13. Apparently, the decision follows a recommendation made earlier this month by the...
INTO Leave App

INTO Leave App

The INTO have produced an app that will be useful for all teachers and principals to have. The app allows users to search for and find out information on their leave entitlements, whether that leave is a brief absence, extended leave or sick leave. Under 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...