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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

News roundup by Barry Hennessy

On this programme Dr. Brendan Walsh spoke to us about the role of the foundation disciplines in teaching and in education studies. This conversation was held to mark the publication by Gill and MacMillan of Brendan Walsh's edited book Education Studies in Ireland: Key Disciplines.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

News Roundup by Barry Hennessy

The featured guest on this programme is Professor Deborah Loewenberg Ball, Dean of the School of Education at the University of Michigan. In this interview she talks about how a teacher education programme might be designed around the practice of teaching.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

Analysis by Barry Hennessy

In this programme I spoke to the deputy general secretaries of each of the teacher unions and asked them to reflect on the highlights of their 2011 conference. My guests were Annette Dolan of the Teachers' Union of Ireland, Diarmaid de Paor of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland and Noel Ward of the Irish National Teachers' Organisation.

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