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Primary Options: How to Choose the Right School for Your Child ... and Much More!

Primary Options: How to Choose the Right School for Your Child ... and Much More!

Eleanor Gaire and Oliver Mahon

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A guide to choosing primary schools in Ireland

Eleanor Gaire is Managing Director of Storm Marketing and Design.

She is the mother of three school-going children and has been involved with the parents association and the Board of Management of their schools for the past seven years. Oliver Mahon is a Barrister based in Galway and a former school principal.

This book is an extremely useful guide for anyone who wants complete information about the primary school system in Ireland.

Aimed primarily at parents with young children, the book describes the structure and management of schools; the rights and entitlements of parents; what to look for when choosing a school; the types of schools available, including Catholic, Church of Ireland, Gaelscoil, Educate Together, multidenominational; the new curriculum in schools; issues for children with special needs; the home schooling option; and special issues in education, including bullying in schools, diversity, coeducation and more. In addition, the book describes the crucial role parents and parent organisations can play in the management of schools and provides a comprehensive appendix of useful addresses and websites.

First book to describe the many school options available to parents today Major publicity campaign to national and local media Will be reviewed in education and parent-related magazines and websites Will be of particular interest to parents of children with special needs

Additional Information

Author Eleanor Gaire and Oliver Mahon
Publisher Liffey Press
Publication date 21 Mar 2005
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9781904148487

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