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Presented and produced by Barry Hennessy

News roundup by Barry Hennessy

In this programme Barry spoke to the principal, teachers and pupils of Balbriggan Educate Together N.S. about their student council. The principal of the school is Fintan McCutcheon and you can read his blog.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

Analysis by Barry Hennessy.

The guest on this 100th programme is Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

News roundup by Barry Hennessy.

This week's featured interview is with the Chief Executive of the National Parents' Council (Primary), Áine Lynch, to mark their annual education conference. The theme of the conference was parental involvement, summarised by the slogan "Your child needs you."

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

News roundup by Barry Hennessy

In this second of two interviews with Professor Constance Kamii from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, we hear about constructivism and her time spent as a student of renowned psychologist Jean Piaget.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

News roundup by Barry Hennessy

In this first of two interviews with Professor Constance Kamii from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, we hear about learning mathematics in the early years.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

News by Barry Hennessy

On this programme Professor Pam Grossman from the School of Education at Stanford University describes how teacher education can be designed around the practice of teaching. She also explains that teacher education is just one form of professional education and teacher educators can learn from the preparation of other professionals.

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