Making a Difference – Stories of Inspirational Teachers, is aimed at all educators, whether they be teachers or parents. It highlights the powerful formative impact of thier direction, encouragement and commitment on the lives of their learners.
The book has stories from over sixty contributors, each giving a personal account of the impact of a teacher on their lives. There are contributions from well known people such as Ruairí Quinn, Brendan O’Carroll and Terry Prone it also includes people who have no public profile but whose lives have been equally impacted by exceptional teachers.In this book, as the reader re-enters the classroom, they enter a world that believes in the possible and not the probable – that sees unlimited potential and not limited talent – where great feats are achieved and small miracles happen.
About the authors:Philip O’Callaghan is a qualified secondary teacher and taught for 10 years. He holds an MSc in computer applications for education and an MBA from the University of Warwick. He is co-founder and director of The Super Generation and managing director of examCRAFT. Padraig Lawlor is a director of The Super Generation. He holds a BEng from DIT and an MSc from the Smurfit Business School where he specialised in creativity and innovation management. A keen sportsperson, he is passionate about the impact of mindset on performance and is a licenced NLP practitioner. Philip and Padraig co-authored the book Make It Happen – A Success Guide for Teenagers, which was published by Liberties Press in 2011.
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