The HeadLit Learning Platform is an online literacy and study resource for students to access from their own devices, in the their own homes, or in school. 

It harnesses the latest digital entertainment technology, to deliver a fun, dynamic & inclusive learning experience that is central to the wellbeing of all students.

With over 100 interactive, multimodal, bite-size literacy tutorials mapped to the English curriculum. This platform will improve the literacy levels of all students. It will increase confidence and improve grades. This resource is as engaging and entertaining as it is informative and inspiring. 



  • Comparative Writing, Grammar, Punctuation, Literary Devices, Shakespeare, Essay Skills, Sentence Structure, PQE, PEE, PETAL, PIE
  • Poetry, Drama, Fiction, Reading & Oral Communication Hub
  • Creative Writing, Poetry, Rap, Reviews, Vocational writing, oral communication
  • More than 85 Online Art Tutorials
  • with sensory options for neurodivergent students.

Literacy platform?

English Junior Cycle & Senior Cycle

Grammar & Punctuation
  • Basic Grammar – 13 Tutorials + Quizzes
  • Punctuation – 9 Tutorials + Quizzes
  • Literary Devices  – 10 Tutorials + Quizzes
Essay Skills
  • PQE, PEE, PETAL & PIE – 9 Tutorials + Quizzes
  • Comparative Writing – 8 Tutorials + Quizzes
  • Merchant of Venice – 8 Tutorials + Quizzes
  • Translating Shakespeare – 2 Tutorials + Quizzes
  • Macbeth – 6 Tutorials + Quizzes
  • Hamlet – 6 Tutorials + Qizzes
  • Seamus Heaney, W.B. Yeats, Patrick Kavanagh,
  • Wilfred Owen, Sylvia Plath, Emily Dickinson
  • Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovani, Edgar Allen Poe
  • The Little Book of Nightmares by Stephen Murray
  • Poetry Karaoke 
Classroom Based Assessment 

  • Sport Reviews, Film Reviews, Films Reviews, Gossips Columns
  • Food Reviews, Video Game and Technology Reviews.
  • Poetry Slam, Rap & Spoken
  • Oral Presentations
  • Short Stories & Story Telling

The Transition Year Poetry Slam 
  • TY Poetry Slam – Ireland’s most popular transition year workshop has gone digital. Produced and directed by one of Ireland’s most exciting music video and film directors. 
  • Poetry, Activism & Revolution
  • Poetry & Wellbeing
  • A conversation about gender, identity and equality
  • Comparative Writing Skills

Art Courses
– Over 40 Video Tutorials

  • Animation, Claymation & stop motion
  • Storyboarding for comics & film
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Plaster of Paris Sculpture
  • Illustration
  • Manga & Comics
  • Watercolours
  • Graphic Art
  • Street Art


Schools Subscription

Simply login, pick your subject, then scroll through the available workshops and tutorials, the video and reading resources and the online lesson plans and schedule it in to your blended learning programme. All teachers at subscribing schools will have unlimited access to the full portfolio of Inspireland online workshops, tutorials and teachers resources, that can be streamed into the classroom, or directly to the homes of your students.

Constantly Evolving Content

In this rapidly evolving and shifting landscape of education, we will work proactively with our schools to provide constantly up-to-date and fresh online content. This will provide teachers and students with the solutions that they need to make the online learning and teaching experience, one that engages, inspires and achieves.

All courses come with quizzes, assessments & progress reports.



  • I am constantly amazed at the engagement and quality that emerges, often from the most unlikely sources. I would heartily recommend it to any school.
    John O’Regan, English Teacher, Bandon Grammar, Co Cork
  • Our students are LOVING your courses. They don’t want to do anything else.
    Sinead Fraser, English Teacher, Mungret Community College
  • They have energized language in this school like no one else before.
    Imelda McDonagh, TY Coordinator, St Mary’s Arklow
  • He has achieved the impossible. He has made poetry cool for teenagers. The boys absolutely loved it.
    Ann Aungier, Glenstal Abbey
  • He crafts workshops like a wizard, magnetises us with meaningful graphics and makes even the most disengaged students get active, excited and involved. Highly recommended. Five stars!
    Pamela O’Leary, Assistant Principal, Cork Educate Together School
  • One of the most unique experiences I’ve had in school. So fun and interactive.
    5th Year Student, Cork Educate Together School
  • Steve is a true alchemist whose influence resonates long after his workshops have finished.
    Lisa Connolly, English Teacher, Colaiste Bride Clondalkin
  • Thanks again for all you do, I think you change lives.
    Sheila Quealey – Friars Gate Literary Festival
  • We all had a great day, I learnt a lot about written expression and a bit about myself too. Thank you so much for coming to our school.
    TY Student, St. Mary’s, Arklow, Co. Wicklow
  • This was honestly the best experience I’ve ever had in school! Stephen is amazing teacher and he helped me a lot with my creative writing and I think writing is way more fun now when you use your imagination!! 
    2nd Year Student, St. Brigid’s College, Callan, Co. Kilkenny
  • This workshop was actually unreal. Best thing ever, thought it was going to be shite. Hope the legend comes again. Really funny and actually got loads from the class.
    TY Student, Coláiste Pobail Osrai, Kilkenny



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