Why Junior Cycle School Alcohol Education matters!

Why does Junior Cycle School Alcohol Education matter? The Department of Education sees its mission as, “To facilitate children and young people, through learning, to achieve their full potential and contribute to Ireland’s social, economic and cultural development.”1 Underage drinking acts as…

Parenting Teens-A Call to Action

3 minute read.  The impact of your relationship with your teen/child lasts a lifetime. The quality of your relationship and connection with your teen is important to their development and the decisions they make. A warm, loving relationship and being…

Education Matters: Looking after young people’s wellbeing

The arrival of Covid-19 has brought about new pressures and stresses and especially so for young people. More than ever, young people need to be supported and encouraged to cope with challenges and develop the skills and resources which promote…

Education Matters: Fathers and Role Modelling Around Alcohol

As a father, you are your child’s role model, shaping his/her view of the world and right and wrong. Observing your relationship with alcohol is part of your role modelling. What is your behaviour as a father teaching your child…