Entries by Michelle O'Hanlon

Some practical welfare guidance when working from home

Working remotely can provide great opportunities for school leaders in terms of work-life balance and productivity. However, it is vital to maintain regular work hours, to set a daily schedule and to stick to it. Create a dedicated work space that is airy, well lit, bright and comfortable. Have a suitable chair and arrange the […]

Remote Teaching

Remote Learning Documents from Microsoft We have also attached two documents supplied by Microsoft. Schools Leader’s Guide to Remote Learning and School Teacher’s Guide to Remote Learning. These documents are very useful, please take a moment to review School Leaders Guide Teachers Guide

Distance Learning – Studyclix

My name is Luke Saunders. I am a teacher and founder of Studyclix.ie Lots of schools have been in touch with us as part of their distance learning planning to facilitate student learning remotely during the current school closures. I thought it would be worth passing on some details that might be helpful to principals and […]

Allianz Insurance School Support Teams – COVID-19 Update

In light of the recent Government announcement on COVID-19 and ongoing guidance from the Department of Health, Allianz Ireland is putting measures into place to protect its employees and to help minimise the spread of the virus. Notwithstanding this, our School Support Teams will continue to be available by phone and email to assist your […]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Briefing

Please see  resources which were presented at a meeting in Roinn an Taoisigh yesterday You may find them useful in any communications you have with parents or students. The graphic is particularly powerful. The thrust of the closure is to slow down the spread of the disease to enable our health service to work. Feel […]

Clive Byrne Interview with Matt Cooper – TodayFM

The Last word with Matt Cooper – TodayFM On Ireland’s most cutting edge current affairs show, Matt and his guests provide a running stream of intelligent opinions and heated debates on the issues that matter most to Irish listeners. You might not always agree, but you’ll never want to miss a Word.   Clive Byrne […]

Warning over ‘emergency’ shortage of secondary school principals – Irish Times Online

Warning over ‘emergency’ shortage of secondary school principals – Irish Times Less than a third say they will remain in a school leadership role in five years’ time Tue, Mar 10, 2020, 06:00 Carl O’Brien Education Editor The next “emergency” in education will be a shortage of secondary principals due to the growing burden on school […]