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Subject Blogs, Wellbeing, Parents Association / 10 October 2017
ESRI Report: Primary School Experiences and the Transition to Second-Level Education

ESRI Report: Primary School Experiences and the Transition to Second-Level Education

Emer Smyth, from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) is the author of the 5th Report which examines the data collected as part of the National Longtitudinal Study of Ireland. In this report the author examines various aspects on children in what is a major milestone in their lives - moving from primary to secondary level education.

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Subject Blogs, Wellbeing, General School News, Junior Cycle, Parents Association, Student Council / 9 September 2017
Are Students Happy? PISA 2015 Results: Students’ Well-Being (published April 2017)

Are Students Happy? PISA 2015 Results: Students’ Well-Being (published April 2017)

On average across OECD countries, 15-year-old students are satisfied with the life they are living: they report a level of 7.3 on a scale of life satisfaction that ranges from 0 to 10. But around 12% of students, on average, are not satisfied with their life:they report 4 or less on the scale.

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Subject Blogs, English/Drama, Parents Association, Library / 19 June 2017
Summer Reading for students and parents alike

Summer Reading for students and parents alike

With the start of the summer holidays, students should be actively encouraged by their parents/guardians to read for pleasure and parents/guardians should also read as an example to them. Go to your local public library, join your local public library summer reading programme or ask your friends what they'd recommend to read. In this blog a number of websites are listed where you can get lists of books to read.

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