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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

This programme was recorded at the 2015 annual conference of the Computer Education Society of Ireland which took place at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology on 27 and 27 February 2015. The first interview featured here is with Kelly Kirkpatrick from SOS Ventures and Martina Sexton from St. Peter's Primary School in Bray about Mathletes. The second is with the opening keynote speaker of the conference, Tim Rylands.

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On this week's programme I spoke to Tim Savage, the Associate Dean for Online Education in Trinity College Dublin about the University's first experience of offering a MOOC - Massive Open Online Course.

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On this week's programme I bring you the second part of my interview with Dr. Michael O'Leary from St. Patrick's College on the topic of assessment. I also speak to Susan Marron from St. Patrick's College about the topic of fitness testing of children. Susan Marron is Chairperson of the Irish Primary PE Association.

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On this week's programme I spoke to Dr. Michael O'Leary, from St. Patrick's College, about assessment. Our conversation lasted longer than the programme so I'll bring you the remainder of the interview on next week's programme.

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On this week's programme my guest is Dr. Rob Evans who was a keynote speaker at the 2015 annual conference of the Irish Primary Principals' Network.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I bring you the second part of my interview with Dr. Kevin Williams who recently retired as Senior Lecturer from Mater Dei Institute of Education.

He is also a former president of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland and a research fellow at the Irish Centre for Poetry Studies.

On this week's programme he discusses matters related to the topic of school ethos.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I spoke to Dr. Kevin Williams who recently retired as Senior Lecturer from Mater Dei Institute of Education.

He is also a former president of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland and a research fellow at the Irish Centre for Poetry Studies.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I am joined by Dr. Mary Fleming, Head of the School of Education at NUI Galway, to review 2014 and to look ahead to 2015 from an education perspective. NUI Galway was involved in the production of the eighth Education Matters Yearbook, which was launched by the Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O'Sullivan, earlier this month.

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This week's programme featured interviews from the National Finals of Scifest, with its founder, Sheila Porter; a director, Peter Brabazon; and some of the prize winners.

It also featured Dr. Marie Whelton, from the Marino Institute of Education, reading her prize winning poem from the Irish National Teachers' Organisation Séamus Heaney Poetry Competition. You can read the text of the poem here by going to page 13.

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On this week my guest was Professor Doug Clements from the University of Denver. He had previously been a keynote speaker at the NCCA conference titled "Early Mathematics is surprisingly important and cognitively fundamental." He spoke about the importance and the surprises of early mathematical awareness and learning.

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