Interview on LMFM Radio regarding links between Depression, mocks and Gifted Students

This morning I did an interview with LMFM on the latest press release concerning our findings on the links between Depression in students facing the Mocks and how this effects gifted students in particular. How should we change the Mock exam structure to combat these difficulties that are being created for students nationwide? Link to Radio Interview on LMFM  

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3 Year Irish Education Study Identifies Links Between Gifted Teenage Schoolchildren Battling Depression & The Mocks

3 Year Irish Education Study Identifies Links Between Gifted Teenage Schoolchildren Battling Depression & The Mocks (Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland, Monday January 23rd 2012). The results of a 3 year Study by Irish Educationalist, Dr. Naoisé O’Reilly, reveal a number of links between the rate of depression & gifted teenagers whose talents may or may not… Continue reading 3 Year Irish Education Study Identifies Links Between Gifted Teenage Schoolchildren Battling Depression & The Mocks

Multiplicity – do we lose it in the school system?

At the end of the first term at The Homework Club (our development centre) we work though an evaluation process with the students to wrap up the term’s achievements. This has two main functions, firstly to get the students thinking about their own progress over the term, where they have reached and where they would still like to improve in each topic. This… Continue reading Multiplicity – do we lose it in the school system?