Gifted Education


It was a real, if somewhat hectic, pleasure to present to UCD’s PDE Teach Meet on teaching gifted children on March 11th. Hopefully the start of something bigger for teachers with gifted students. Thanks to hosts John Heffernan and Conor Galvin for the invitation (and the photo!). #UCDPDETeachMeet2014-Giftedchildren-Why Should You […]

UCD PDE Teach Meet 2014













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  The 3rd Gifted Education Awareness Week in Ireland runs from Monday 22nd to Friday 28th  September 2013.   Gifted Education Awareness Week is an initiative of Gifted and Talented Ireland and is promoted through this site and Gifted and Talented Network Ireland. The aim of Gifted Education Awareness Week is to raise awareness […]

Gifted Education Awareness Week 2013



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The recent case of a divorcing couple has garnered some attention because of an unusual ruling which a High Court judge had to make in the case. In his judgement, Justice Hogan ruled that a 12 year old boy should attend a private school. (disclaimer: I teach in a fee-charging school) […]

Are Gifted Children Better Off in Private Schools?