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Colin Millar MBE

Colin Millar MBE MEd BSc (Hons) PGCE PQH(NI)

Colin Millar was born and lives in Northern Ireland. He has been in education for thirty-two years. During this period he has been a teacher, education authority adviser, vice principal, principal and associate assessor with the Education Inspectorate. He became a widower in 2017 and took early retirement in 2019. He is the father of two sons Conor and Ryan. During the COVID-19 lockdown, he decided to write the leprechaun fairy tale which he told to his pupils.

Author's Books
Apple Cores and Mandarins

A few weeks after celebrating his 50th birthday, the author’s life was turned upside down. He faced contracting a life-threatening disease whilst on a trip to China. He collapsed on the flight home and was rushed to the hospital in London, placed in an induced coma for six weeks and ventilated as ...

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Clever Little Duckling

In the heartwarming tale of Clever Little Duckling, journey to a charming tiny little farm nestled beside the enchanting Whitehorn Forest, where Colly the Duckling and his loving family reside. Among his siblings, Watty and Irenie, Colly stands out with his unique trait—he wears dark sunglasses, f...

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This story was told for the first time by the author to campers attending summer camps during the 1980s in the United States of America. The author as a teacher always enjoyed telling the story to his pupils. The children enjoyed the story so much that he decided to put it into print. It is a magica...

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Practice Makes Improvement

Teaching is an amazing career and if done properly can change lives forever.Everyone remembers that one teacher who inspired them and made them believe in themselves and their particular talents.This book examines all the theories and popular approaches to teaching. It breaks down all the theory int...

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