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Supporting the transition to secondary school

BY MARGARET HESSION

Party ideas for 8-12 year olds (Tweens)

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Are you looking for inspiring party ideas for your tween? This age can be tricky as some children still want the whole class to attend and others simply want a few of their close friends. And they nearly all want different parties from those their friends have had! Be inspired with our Party Ideas for 8-12 Year Olds (Tweens).

New course helps teenagers find their voices

Teenagers can learn how to be confident speaking in public, be assertive and be proficient at debating at a new course being run in the city.

Young people are happier and healthier shows study led by local academics

Young people are happier and healthier than their counterparts a decade ago, according to a major new study into the wellbeing of adolescents across Europe and North America.

Local Girl Guide groups to tackle body image issues

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A programme tackling poor body image among young girls is to be rolled out across Girl Guide groups in Mayo.

Workshops on teen pregnancy will target boys for the first time

Men in Mayo who became parents in their teenage years are being called on to help encourage secondary school students across the county to seriously consider and understand the consequences of early sexual activity.

New alcohol awareness campaign targets schoolchildren

A new alcohol awareness campaign in Mayo is to target primary schoolchildren and their parents in the first programme of its kind in the country.

Is your child having difficulties in school?

When a student is struggling in school, parents may wonder what can be done.

Is your child having difficulties in school?

When a student is struggling in school, parents may wonder what can be done. Edward Joyce, an educational psychologist who holds masters degrees in psychology and education, has worked with students at primary, post-primary, and third level, and students who have severe difficulties in reading and mathematics.

Is your child having difficulties in school?

When a student is struggling in school, parents may wonder what can done. Edward Joyce, Educational Psychologist, who holds Masters Degrees in Psychology and Education, has worked with students at primary, post-primary and third level, and students who have severe difficulties in reading and mathematics. Edward was Principal of St Anne`s School, Taylor’s Hill, Galway which is an integral part of CAMHS, West. He did in-depth assessments of children and adolescents with psychiatric, social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties, and developed programmes tailored to their learning styles and educational needs. Edward then joined the National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS), and worked in Galway city and county. His work on the Aran Islands and in North Galway was done through Irish. He now works with children, adolescents and adults who have the following difficulties: ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Social, Emotional and Behavioural difficulties, Speech and Language Disorders; and with Leaving Certificate students seeking eligibility for the DARE programme, and third level students seeking access to the Student Disability Services.

 

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