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2020 Online Summer Camps

5th June 2020
Online French Summer Camps for Children 10am - 10.45am or 1pm - 1.45pm The award-winning Alliance Française Dublin offers through its e-learning platform 1-week programmes available every week... [read more]
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Ireland’s National School Photography Awards Winners Announced

5th June 2020
The INSPA team would like to congratulate every school who participated in the 2019/20 National School Photography Awards. The national winner is Dominika Ilecko from Stepaside ETNS who submitted the photo... [read more]
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BE A PAWS HERO! Life-saving Digital Lessons + FREE certificate for your child

5th June 2020
Water Safety Ireland’s PAWS (Primary Aquatics Water Safety) outlines the essential life-saving guidelines that every child needs to know. Written and designed for all age groups, with beautiful... [read more]
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Winners of the National Young Environmentalist Awards Announced

26th May 2020
The winners of the National Young Environmentalist Awards were announced on Thursday 21st of May by Tara Stewart, RTE Radio Presenter through a virtual ceremony. Youth Projects from Dublin, Cork and Kerry... [read more]
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National Book Tokens and Puffin Launch Children’s Writing Competition, Judged by Robin Stevens, Yassmin Abdel-Magied and Carrie Hope Fletcher

19th May 2020
Children across the UK and Ireland are today invited to enter a new short story writing competition – “The National Book Tokens & Puffin Big Dreamers Writing Competition” –... [read more]
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10 Ways to Show Kindness to Loved ones During Lockdown

19th May 2020
Older members of society are especially vulnerable to loneliness right now as they are at high risk from Coronavirus and advised to only leave their homes if it’s essential. However, even when we... [read more]
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Covid19 brings greater equity in education for those with print disabilities

15th May 2020
NCBI highlights that one of the positive unintended consequences of Covid19 has been the surge in students with print disabilities availing of NCBI’s Bookshare platform which is Ireland’s largest... [read more]
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Inclusion Ireland is gravely concerned about the education of children with intellectual disabilities and autism during the COVID-19 crisis

13th May 2020
In the past week (April 30 – May 7) Inclusion Ireland conducted a survey of parents of children with disabilities who are trying to home educate. 733 parents responded. Children with intellectual... [read more]
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Cause for Celebration - Europe Day celebrated with ‘Air Handshake for Europe’ and awards for pupils around Ireland as part of the Blue Star Programme!

12th May 2020
Despite the recent government announcement of school closures until September of this year, there was cause for celebration among pupils and teachers across Ireland participating in the Blue Star Programme... [read more]
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CÚRAM Offers Online Teaching Support in STEM for Primary Teachers

5th May 2020
CÚRAM, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Medical Devices, based at NUI Galway, are now offering co-teaching support for primary school teachers in STEM. Primary school resources... [read more]
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Supporting parents with literacy and numeracy difficulties – SOLAS

5th May 2020
Many parents find it challenging to support their children’s learning, particularly during the Covid-19 lockdown, a time when they may need more assistance. That’s according to SOLAS,... [read more]
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10 MILLION STEPS FOR ASTHMA ASTHMA SOCIETY OF IRELAND LAUNCHES VIRTUAL FUNDRAISER AS PART OF ASTHMA AWARENESS WEEK 2020

1st May 2020
The Asthma of Society of Ireland today launched their 10 Million Steps for Asthma virtual fundraiser as part of Asthma Awareness Week, which takes place from Friday 1st May to Friday 8th May.  Over... [read more]
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Trinity releases series of videos to help parents home school young children

1st May 2020
A series of easy and accessible videos to help parents who are home schooling young children has been released online by researchers at Trinity College Dublin. The project, called ‘Literacy on... [read more]

Children across Ireland skip their way to good heart health

10th May 2019
Skipathon events are taking place in schools nationwide in a bid to increase physical activity levels and raise money for the vital work of the Irish Heart Foundation The Irish Heart Foundation has... [read more]