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Parents Association Speakers

Guest Speakers on <span style='text-transform:uppercase;'>STEM</span>
Is your school looking for speakers for your upcoming AGM / parent evenings or open evenings? Smart Futures is a government-industry programme that provides secondary schools in Ireland with FREE career talks from role models working in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Find out more here
Sheila O' Malley of Practical Parenting
Sheila O'Malley is available to your school to give a parenting talk with an emphasis on Parenting Tips and Skills. Parenting Talks are highly informative yet enjoyable as the audience is encouraged to get involved and participate. Talks can bet tailored to suit your individual school requirements. View client/parent testimonials
helpme2parent
We have a series of 1 to 2 hour talks for parents on various parenting subjects which we can deliver in your school in the evenings. Some examples of talks, which are tailored by age group include: Building a positive connection with your child; The power of encouragement for children/teenagers. Visit our website for more information
Student Enrichment Services
“SUCCESS IN SCHOOL!” Student Enrichment Services’ annual seminar returns to Dublin & Cork in August & September. This weekend workshop helps students change their attitude to school, increases their confidence and helps them to achieve to their full potential. Classes for First to Sixth Years. Find out more here.
Be<span style='text-transform:uppercase;'>S</span><span style='text-transform:lowercase;'>ecure</span>Online
BeSecureOnline provide talks on Online safety, Cyberbullying, Sexting, Socialmedia for primary (3RD Class upwards) and Secondary students, Teachers and Parents. Age appropriate, real world examples, some serious straight talking for older Teenagers. Find out more
Catherine O'<span style='text-transform:uppercase;'>C</span><span style='text-transform:lowercase;'>onnor</span>
’Cracking the College Code’ . Catherine O’Connor presents an evening talk for Senior Cycle Parents on preparing for a successful transition from second level to third level designed to empower parents by informing them about the many issues influencing success in the first year of study post Leaving Certificate. Talks are also available for senior cycle students. Email oconcath@gmail.com  for more info.
Eating Disorders Support Organisations
Click here for details of Eating Disorder Support organisations if you have concerns about your child or teenager. Some of these organisations will also visit schools to make presentations to class groups
Wellbeing Matters P A Speaker
Wellbeing Matters was set up by Claire Healy, a practitioner in bullying with over 10 years’ experience of working with parents and schools. Wellbeing Matters facilitates talks at both primary and secondary levels on bullying and wellbeing. These interactive talks look at what parents and schools can do to prevent and deal with bullying. With a focus on wellbeing, part of this talk looks at how we can help our children cope better when facing difficult times. Website