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COVID-19 – The Positive Disruptions for Educators

The saying ‘never waste a good crisis’ has been attributed to many but I like to believe that Winston Churchill was the originator during the second world war. That war spawned new inventions including computers, radar, the ball point pen and superglue which changed people’s lives just as much as the geo-political changes that followed…

Ensuring Privacy and Security while Teaching Online

As schools remain closed during the Covid-19 pandemic, the internet, mobile devices, social media and web-based digital tools are helping teachers to sustain communication and learning networks with their students and provide pedagogical support from a distance. We in Hibernia College are hosting regular webinars and providing resources via our Teacher Support web site to…

Zoom and Hibernia College in a Time of COVID-19

For about a year now, we at Hibernia College have been engaged in a focused dialogue on the future of teaching and learning at the College. With 20 years of experience providing blended-learning programmes, we wanted to reflect on what we had learned and to consider how we might build on these lessons for the…

How Can We Help?

As the world responds to the outbreak of COVID-19, school systems are grappling to keep students engaged and learning. The way in which the Irish school community has responded to the crisis is reflective of the high-quality professionalism of those who work in our schools. Like all educators, the question for us early on at…