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

Growing up in Ireland: Transition from Primary to Second Level Education Image: www.esri.ie
NEWS / 10 October 2017

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.

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.

Read the report in PDF format.

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Implementing Stratford’s Digital Learning Framework plan: Windows 10 upgrade

Implementing Stratford’s Digital Learning Framework plan: Windows 10 upgrade

Our ambition at Stratford College has always been to foster independent learning.

In order to implement aspects of this standard Stratford upgraded all its computers to Windows 10 from Windows 7 over the summer.

As Windows 10 needs a lot more computer resources to run than Windows 7, upgrading computer hardware was necessary. This involved replacing old PC’s (pre-2014) with 10 new PC’s (with Solid State Drives). The PC’s in the Computer Lab and in the classrooms have had extra RAM installed and their hard drive replaced with a Solid State Drive. The old pre-2014 PC’s have been redeployed for use in Computer Science classes and for browsing the Web.

This is the second part of a two year programme where last year we upgraded our firewall and was one of the pilot schools to introduce Leaving Certificate Computer Science.

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