Sunday January 19, 2020

A class of their own: What they don't teach your children at school

Private companies offering alternative extra-curricular activities can help kids develop valuable life skills outside the classroom. But schools argue that they can provide the same services – for free

27th October, 2019
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Seamus McMonagle teaches golf skills to children across Donegal

Did you know you can pay €250 for your kids to learn life skills and goal setting? Or that for a tenner you can get youngsters thinking philosophically? It’s always been the case that school doesn’t teach everything, but now private companies are filling the gaps in curriculums. So, what’s out there, is it worth paying for, and what will your kids learn?

“My approach is philosophical inquiry. Rather...

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