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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

On this programme, Professor Colum Kenny from DCU's School of Communications talks about the need for our education system to be more responsive to the needs of young people.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

On this week's programme Valerie O'Dowd from the Marino Institute of Education talks about the videos she made with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment showing how parents can help their child with mathematics. You can view the videos and tip-sheets here and here. Professor Margaret Clark, from Newman University College, Birmingham, who was a guest at the Reading Association of Ireland's annual conference speaks about lefthandedness.

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On this programme I spoke to Dr. Frank Serafini, from Arizona State University about learning to read multi-modal texts, about reading workshops, about assessment of comprehension, and about why children learn to read. He was a keynote speaker at the 36th annual conference of the Reading Association of Ireland, which took place in Marino Institute of Education in September. Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

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