Niamh Clune

Environment, poetry, comment, children's books,

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune: The Gestalt of Learning!

I am about to give a presentation for Babcock International to Surrey school teachers on Science Through Literacy. These days, the aim of education is to speak across curricula, and this … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · 9 Comments

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune: Trusting The Child

Some time ago, (at my age, things I remember are always some time ago), I read a book by Alexander Sutherland Neill. He was the inspired educator that initiated the … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 8 Comments

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune: A Little Bird Told Me!

A Little Bird Told me… A while ago ago, I found a baby robin that had fallen from its nest. It hadn’t yet grown all its feathers, so was far … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · 14 Comments

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune ~ To Feed A Parching Heart!

Me and my soul have become friends, and neither is capable now of betraying the other. So then, must I not take care of the words I use that bear … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 4 Comments

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune: Let it Cook!

Dear Doctor!!! Inertia! What is it? And how do I cure it?  “Here I am, Now I’m gone,” says the little cursor as it flickers on and off. It blinks, … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 11 Comments

Insights With Dr. Niamh Clune: I Wish Someone Had Given Me That!

“The only journey is the journey within.” (Rilke) Give to others what you need the most! This  simple truth is like Ariadne’s thread leading me through storm, conflict, or choice. … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · 10 Comments