Sunday October 23, 2016
Jarlath O'Brien, Associate and Special School head, shares his thoughts about how the very language we use serves to the dehumanise children in our care, especially the ones who need us to display our humanity the most.
Wednesday October 5, 2016
Special school head Jarlath O'Brien laments the pernicious effects of 'performativity' on our most needy young people.
Tuesday April 26, 2016
Special School head and new Associate Jarlath O'Brien tackles the 'no excuses' approach to behaviour.
Does treating all children the same way represent a fair and rigorous method of discipline? Or does punishment for non-compliance ignore the complexity of the task at hand?