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IPPN Conference 2014: Day 1

IPPN Conference 2014: Day 1 12

This year the BETT conference in London and the IPPN conference clashed. There was no contest for me as the IPPN conference is one of my favourite events of the calendar year where over 1,000 primary school principals gather together … Read on…

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Fitness to teach is all about motivating teachers to love their job-Part 2

Fitness to teach is all about motivating teachers to love their job-Part 2 1

Self-actualisation and flow

In my first post on performance-related pay, I spoke about the process of performance related pay and how motivation is connected strongly with a high performance for teachers. This is the last post on the topic and … Read on…

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Help out with some ICT research

Help out with some ICT research 9

Bianca Grogan is a great teacher in Dublin who is doing research into the habits of teachers with regards to technology. She is considering focusing her Phd on educational technology in primary schools. She is looking to see what sort of … Read on…

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IPPN 2014 Expo Preview

IPPN 2014 Expo Preview 7

Next week the annual Irish Primary Principals’ Network (IPPN) conference takes place in Citywest, Dublin. It is one of the biggest education conferences in Ireland where over 1,000 principals will descend to hear great speakers, attend workshops and visit the … Read on…

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Predictions for 2014

Predictions for 2014 13

As we begin 2014, the greatest hope I have for Irish primary education is that we press the pause button. 2013 was a year of Haddington Road, Droichead, SSE, cutbacks to SEN resources, U-turns on these cutbacks, the stuttering escapade … Read on…

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Top 10 posts on Anseo.net in 2013

Top 10 posts on Anseo.net in 2013 2

As we approach the end of the year, here are the top ten articles that people looked at this year on Anseo.net.

  1. The Collapse of the Interactive Whiteboard – Are we about to see the end of the Interactive Whiteboard
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Review of 2013

Review of 2013 6

As we come to the end of 2013, it’s time for the Anseo.net review of the year. By all accounts, it hasn’t been the busiest of years in the world of educational technology. 2013 will be better remembered by many … Read on…

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Why I haven’t written anything in ages…

Why I haven’t written anything in ages… 9

This has been the longest time I’ve left Anseo.net without writing a blog post. I think I have a valid excuse as I have been spending most of my days and nights moving from my old school building to my … Read on…

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Anseo.net nominated for EduBlog Awards

Anseo.net nominated for EduBlog Awards 5

We’re delighted to see that Anseo.net has been nominated in the following categories for the Edublog Awards.

The awards are open for votes and we’d … Read on…

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PISA: So we’re not bad, after all.

PISA: So we’re not bad, after all. 11

Back in 2009, the PISA results for Ireland gave us a bit of a shock, with us languishing in mid-table amongst our peers from other countries. Finland was top of the charts again and, along with most other countries, we … Read on…

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