I recently attended the final day of a training programme that I started last October. The training is being provided to current and former school principals who have volunteered to work as mentors.  Our work is to provide support to new school leaders who are taking on a principalship for the first time in September 2017.  This event...

TechWeek 2017 took place earlier this month.  At last year's TechWeek, students from Dundalk Institute of Technology showcased their project work alongside a Coding Schools Initiative the Institute has developed over the Spring Semester with Dundalk Grammar School. (This report courtesy of Dr Ronan Lynch, Department...

This time last year (while still in my previous position as a school head) I wrote about some initiatives that were underway in my school.  My motivation for posting those blogs related to my belief that our teachers deserved a wider platform for their innovative work.  I also wanted to help...

An exciting new Computer Science curriculum is arriving in Irish secondary schools in September 2018.  The development of the curriculum (or "subject specification" as it is described) is currently being led by Dr Anna Walshe, Education Officer with the NCCA. I was pleased, as part of the EdTech Ventures...