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Literacy in transition, literacy at the transitions: (Dis)continuities in literacy’s position in the broader curriculum (Pre-published version)
(Literacy Association of Ireland, 2018)
Literacy has been conceptualised and reconceptualised, positioned and repositioned, backgrounded and foregrounded in myriad ways in Irish schools over the past decades and centuries. While it has always tended to dominate ...
“It’s very hard to know how much is the EAL and how much is the learning difficulty”: Challenges in organising support for EAL learners in Irish primary schools (Pre-published version)
(ILSA [Irish Learning Support Association], 2018)
The growth in linguistic diversity in Irish primary schools presents significant opportunities. Learners for whom English is an additional language (EAL) contribute to the rich tapestry of our classrooms. However, ensuring ...