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Presented and produced by Barry Hennessy.

In this programme Barry spoke to Dr. John Cunningham about his history of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland titled Unlikely Radicals: Irish Post-Primary Teachers and the ASTI 1909-2009.

He also interviewed Annette Dolan, Deputy General Secretary of the Teachers' Union of Ireland about working to rule and the Union's call to redesignate the Department of Education and Science as the "Department of Education and Training."

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

News report by Barry Hennessy.

The guest on the programme was Brendan Culligan from the Marino Institute of Education whose latest book is called Spelling and Handwriting. His previous book is Improving Children's Spelling.

Barry's news report covers the strategic alliance between NUIG and UL; an interview with Michael Moriarty, General Secretary of the Irish Vocational Education Association, on three new community national schools; and the appointment of Dr. Harold Hislop as the new Chief Inspector at the Department of Education and Science.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

The guest on the programme was Professor Mona O'Moore who is the founder and coordinator of the Anti-Bullying Centre in Trinity College Dublin. The music played on the programme was Miss Invisible by Marie Digby and Johnny by Craig David.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

News interview by Barry Hennessy.

Simon Lewis, the principal who spoke from the floor of the IPPN conference, expanded his thoughts on the topic and these can be read here. His full blog can be accessed here. Brendan Culligan's new book is Spelling and Handwriting and it is a follow-up to Improving Children's Spelling. Seán Delaney's report on primary teacher's mathematical knowledge is called Knowing What Counts.

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