Why Ireland must say no, nay, never to a capitalist education system

Campus.ie Ireland's largest independent student web-site with a following of over 28,000 published a piece I wrote this week. The piece focuses on how our education system, free from economic influence, develops resilient members of a progressive society. I have worked in the education sector in Ireland, England, Qatar and most recently New Zealand. My … Continue reading Why Ireland must say no, nay, never to a capitalist education system

The Theory of Self-Control: Key to Consistent Running?

‘You can have one good training session now or two good races later’, is what I imagine the runner’s version of the Marshmallow Test would be. The Marshmallow Test describes a test given to young children to test their self-control. Over many years of research, children were offered a treat. The treat was often placed … Continue reading The Theory of Self-Control: Key to Consistent Running?