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Katherine’s Country: finding the rhythm of the school year
Katherine O'Leary
A new school year begins and Katherine’s grandson Ricky starts playschool with enthusiasm.
7 September 2022 Features
Do you know a principal, teacher or SNA who deserves an inclusive educator award
Neurodiversity Ireland launches inclusive educator awards this month to recognise the vital work of school staff.
24 August 2022 Health
HealthBytes: all you need to know before your children head back to school
With school reopening, do you know what vaccines your child will have? How to establish a sleep ritual and when they can return to class after illness? Margaret Hawkins has these health bytes.
Free education inquisition reveals huge inconsistency
With everyone feeling the pinch as the cost of living rises, luxuries are looking pretty unnecessary but back to school costs are not and should not be in that category, writes Amii McKeever.
3 August 2022 Amii
Consumer- Back to School costs
Back to school costs including the ‘not-so-voluntary’ contribution fee continue to put parents under pressure, this year more than others, they are really feeling the financial strain, writes Ciara Leahy.
3 August 2022 Consumer
Farmer Time calls for more farmer participants
The Airfield Estate initiative links school children with Irish farmers to help educate them about food production – but the farmers say they learn a lot, too. Janine Kennedy writes.
29 June 2022 Education
Irish teacher on living with the reality of school shootings in the US
Teacher Annie Burke from Tipperary has been teaching elementary school children in the US for six years. After the Uvalde school shooting, she spoke with Amii McKeever.
8 June 2022 Features
Backchat: children visit the farm
Over the course of two days, 450 children from 11 schools got to visit the Teagasc Clonakilty Agricultural College
20 April 2022 Around the country
A big Wexford win for Certified Irish Angus
The annual Certified Irish Angus Schools Competition is always worth keeping an eye on - after all, the participants are the future of Irish agriculture.
13 April 2022 Careers
I feel out of the loop because I’m not in the school WhatsApp group
Dear Miriam, I feel out of the loop because I’m not in the school WhatsApp group; what should I do?
6 April 2022 Ask Miriam