Why is it so hard to change the perceptions of dyslexia and other conditions in education? It would be so easy if all you had to do was talk about your story or be academically brilliant to change not only how others achieve but perceptions of what they can achieve. I have always wondered why… Continue reading Why Talking Doesn’t Change the World – What I Have Learned in 6 Years, Dr. Naoise O’Reilly
So it is one year on – our first state exams results since transforming The Homework Club into Confidence Club and I have been asking myself what are the real results? In the past I found myself dancing around the real issues with students – as parents and students alike thought they were attending some… Continue reading Leaving Cert results 2013, A year later – the transformation of The Homework Club to Confidence Club
I encourage everyone to do this – What did I learn this year? What did I do? One of my Idols Francoise Dolto ran a radio program across France for years, she was a household name, a little like our own Gay Byrne… but she would never accept people phoning in to ask questions. She insisted that everyone wrote in as… Continue reading A Year in Perspective – 2012
Expression Club™ November 2012 Ages 7-11 Years Strictly only 10 Student places for each workshop This November we are continuing with our Confidence Club workshops. The Workshop will be aimed at the age range 7 to 11 (we will as always match the best students to work together). The Workshop will last 4 hours –… Continue reading Expression Club™ November 17th 2012 Ages 7-11 Years
Our new Workshops that will start this August will take into account that we find the magic number to change a students life is 4! Yes in only 4 hours we have seen huge changes in the 500+ students we have worked with over the last 3 and half years at The Homework Club. In… Continue reading Why our new Workshops will be 4 hour sessions that see amazing results?
Throughout work at The Homework Club for over 3 years we have become Experts in the challenges faced by students making a smooth transition from Primary school to Secondary. We have run a Workshop previously that has included much of the personality therory and learning style methods to enable students to be able to develop into the best learners so they… Continue reading Confidence Club Workshop August 2012 – Primary to Secondary School Transition