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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I speak to Maynooth University Emeritus Professor John Coolahan about the inaugural Arts in Education Portal National Day. The portal was one of the outcomes of the Arts in Education Charter. Professor Coolahan chairs the Charter implementation group.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

On this programme retired primary teacher and philosopher, John Doyle, shares his experiences and reflections on teaching poetry to children in primary school. Among the poets he mentions are Christina Rossetti, William Butler Yeats and Robert Frost.

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On this programme Dr Matthew Grenby from Newcastle University told me about the origins of childhood and children's literature in the eighteenth century. He was the keynote speaker at the ninth annual conference of the Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature which was held on 25 and 26 February 2012. In the course of the interview Dr. Grenby referred to the Hockliffe Project website.

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Budget report by Barry Hennessy

In this week's programme, Yvonne Higgins, music educator in the Marino Institute of Education, talks about how teachers teach children to listen to music.

Barry analyses the education content of the recent budget for Ireland.

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PISA report series by Barry Hennessy

On this programme Barry begins a new series where he investigates the international PISA test of literacy and numeracy. On this week's programme he speaks to Jude Cosgrove of the Educational Research Centre and to Professor Svein Sjoberg of the University of Oslo.

I speak to Annie Murphy of the Marino Institute of Education who remembers Dorothy Heathcote, a major figure in drama education who passed away recently. Dr. Erika Doyle of Trinity College Dublin provides an introductory guide to how standardised tests are devised.

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News roundup by Barry Hennessy

The featured guest on this week's programme is Dr. Mark Patrick Hederman, Abbot of Glenstal Abbey in Limerick. He was a keynote speaker at a colloquium in Waterford Institute of Technology called Teaching Matters.

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News report and analysis by Barry Hennessy

The guest on this week's programme was Dr. Michael Flannery who is a senior lecturer with responsibility for the visual arts in Marino Institute of Education, Dublin.

The news includes Barry Hennessy's analysis of the 2009 PISA results and the Government's education budget for 2011.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

In this programme David Shenk talks to us about his latest book The Genius in All of Us. It describes how our genes interact with our environment to influence our potential.

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Programme presented and produced by Seán Delaney

This week's guest was Dr. Marie Bourke who is Keeper and Head of Education at the National Gallery of Ireland.

View from Here presented and produced by Barry Hennessy

Barry Spoke to Pat King who is General Secretary of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland.

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Programme presented and produced by Seán Delaney

This week's guest was Dr. Marie Bourke who is Keeper and Head of Education at the National Gallery of Ireland.

View from Here presented and produced by Barry Hennessy

Barry spoke to Professor Brian Mac Craith who is President of Dublin City University.

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