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Archive for April 26th 2010

Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

The guest on this programme was Susan M. Parkes who recently authored a book titled A Guide to Sources for the History of Irish Education 1780 - 1922. The book is published by Four Courts Press and is available in hardback and paper back from all good bookshops and from the Four Courts Press website.

A competition was run on this programme for a copy of the book. The closing date for entries is 12 noon on Friday, April 30th.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

This programme features the address given by Professor Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh from NUI Galway at the 2010 annual convention of the ASTI. In it he talks about how the language of business does not work well for education and about the role teachers can play in rebuilding trust in our society.

Ruairí Quinn, Labour Party Spokesperson on education speaks about some of the educational priorities from their annual conference.

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ASTI and INTO reports by Seán Delaney.

TUI report by Barry Hennessy.

This programme consists of reports from the conferences of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland, the Irish National Teachers' Organisation and the Teachers' Union of Ireland.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

News report by Barry Hennessy

The main guest was Dr. Carmel O'Sullivan from the School of Education in Trinity College Dublin. She spoke about the collaboration between Trinity College and Aspire, the Asperger Syndrome Association of Ireland.

Barry spoke to Moira Leyden the Assistant General Secretary of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland about the findings of the Association's recently released survey of science teaching.

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