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Archive for November 26th 2014

Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme my guest was Professor Elizabeth Wood, from the University of Sheffield. She was in Ireland as a guest of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment. She presented a keynote address at their conference on 24 November titled Early Mathematics is Surprisingly and Cognitively Fundamental.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

This week I hear about a new book by an Irish author which aimes to promote awareness of multicultural matters through picture books. The book is written by  Dr. Anne Dolan of Mary Immaculate College and the title is You, Me and Diversity: Picture books for teaching development and intercultural education.

I also spoke to Dr. Clea Schmidt from the University of Manitoba and Dr. Antoinette Gagné of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.

Sorry about the sound quality in some parts of this programme. I am using some new recording equipment and it's taking me a while to come to terms with it. Hopefully things will improve soon! Seán

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme, you can hear the second part of my interview with Tomás Ó Ruairc, the Director of the Teaching Council. On this week's programme he spoke about Droichead, registration with the Teaching Council, fitness to teach, teacher supply, and more.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

On this week's programme I spoke to Lindsay Myers, the organiser of a conference on "The Art of Education in Steiner Waldorf National Schools" about Steiner Education. Lindsay Myers is also involved with Galway Steiner School.

I also brought you the first of a two-part interview with Tomás Ó Ruairc, the Director of the Teaching Council. On this week's programme he spoke about the Féilte event, about Continuing Professional Development, and about research and teaching.

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