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Watch Our Teaching and Learning in Action

In May 2015 The Irish Schoolheads Association in partnership with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) filmed Patricia Gordon, Principal, and two of our teachers, Ms O' Reilly and Ms Donohoe and their classes (1st Years and 2nd Years) describing and demonstrating how they use Peer Assessment and Active Teaching Methodologies in the teaching of their subjects. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Classics/History French General School News Junior Cycle
Tags: 2014-2015 videos peer assessment Junior Cycle Classical Studies

March 6, 2017

DES publish Inspection Report on Stratford’s TY Programme

The Department of Education and Skills has published the Inspection Report on Stratford's TY Programme. The inspection was in November 2016. The Board of Management welcomes such a positive report on its TY Programme. read more →

Categories: General School News Transition Year
Tags: 2016-2017 des

February 28, 2017

Stratford College hosts Parent and Student Charter Panel Discussion

On Monday 27th February Stratford College hosted a panel discussion on proposed new legislation which will require all schools to publish and operate a Parent and Student Charter. read more →

Categories: General School News Parents Association Student Council
Tags: 2016-2017 education bill 2016 parent and student charter

February 28, 2017

Predictability in the Irish Leaving Certificate: Research Findings

This research was sponsored by the State Examinations Commission (SEC) of Ireland, as part of the Department of Education and Skills (DES) (2013) policy, 'Supporting a better transition from second level to Higher Education: Key directions and next steps'. This research addresses the first and was undertaken by Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment and Queen’s University, Belfast. read more →

Categories: General School News
Tags: Department of Education and Skills transition from second level to higher education queen's university belfast university of oxford 2016-2017

January 31, 2017

Parent and Student Charter Panel Discussion on Monday 27th February 2017 at 7.30pm in School Hall

There will be a Panel Discussion on the proposed new law requiring every school to consult with parents and students and publish and operate a Parent and Student Charter on Monday 27th February 2017 at 7.30pm in Stratford College. All those interested are welcome to attend. read more →

Categories: General School News Parents Association
Tags: 2016-2017 parent and student charter

January 10, 2017

Brian Conaghan - Costa Children’s Book Award Winner 2017

Congratulations to Mr. Conaghan who was awarded the Costa Children's Book Award in early January for his book "The Bombs that Brought Us Together". Mr. Conaghan taught in Stratford College in recent years and still keeps in touch with us. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs English/Drama General School News Library
Tags: 2016-2017

January 3, 2017

State Examinations Commission Examinations Timetables 2017

State Examinations Commission Examinations Timetables 2017 read more →

Categories: General School News Parents Association
Tags: 2016-2017 state examinations commission

January 3, 2017

Wellbeing in Junior Cycle

The Framework for Junior Cycle 2015 provides for a new area of learning at Junior Cycle called Wellbeing. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Wellbeing General School News Junior Cycle Parents Association
Tags: 2016-2017 NCCA Framework for Junior Cycle Junior Cycle well being SPHE PE

January 3, 2017

Cybersafety Guidelines

In a report published by The Guardian newspaper on Sunday, 25th December 2016, experts call for official guidelines on child screen use. In a related topic, The Irish Times published a list of suggested rules for use of smartphones on Monday, 26th December 2016. read more →

Categories: General School News Career Guidance Parents Association
Tags: 2016-2017

January 2, 2017

Higher Education Authority publishes Performance Report for years 2014/15

The Performance Report reviews the performance of the Irish higher education system for the years 2014 and 2015, in critical areas such as access and responsiveness to skills needs. read more →

Categories: General School News Career Guidance Parents Association
Tags: 2016-2017 higher education system performance

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