Feed on
Posts
Comments

Archive for the 'Conferences' Category

Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

This programme was recorded at the 2015 annual conference of the Computer Education Society of Ireland which took place at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology on 27 and 27 February 2015. The first interview featured here is with Kelly Kirkpatrick from SOS Ventures and Martina Sexton from St. Peter's Primary School in Bray about Mathletes. The second is with the opening keynote speaker of the conference, Tim Rylands.

Listen Now:


Read Full Post »

Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I bring you the second part of my interview with Dr. Michael O'Leary from St. Patrick's College on the topic of assessment. I also speak to Susan Marron from St. Patrick's College about the topic of fitness testing of children. Susan Marron is Chairperson of the Irish Primary PE Association.

Listen Now:


Read Full Post »

Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

On this week's programme my guest is Dr. Rob Evans who was a keynote speaker at the 2015 annual conference of the Irish Primary Principals' Network.

Listen Now:


Read Full Post »

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.

Listen Now:


Read Full Post »

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.

Listen Now:


Read Full Post »

Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

For this programme I spoke to Michelle Shiels, a graduate of Stranmillis University College, who gave a workshop input on autism at the annual SCoTENS conference. I spoke to Neil Hallinan, a retired teacher and current member of the Irish Mathematics Teachers Association (IMTA) on the fiftieth anniversary of the organisation's founding and about the 2014 Maths Fest. Finally, I spoke to  Dr Deborah Tannehill, emeritus faculty UL on the topic of fundamental movement in physical education, a topic she is presenting a workshop on in St. Patrick's College on 12 November.

Listen Now:


Read Full Post »

Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

In this podcast I bring you the second part of my two-part interview with Harvard University Professor, Catherine Snow. Professor Snow was in Ireland as a guest of the Reading Association of Ireland and she gave a keynote speech at the annual conference of the Association in September 2013.

Listen Now:


Read Full Post »

On this podcast in the first of a two-part interview I speak to Professor Catherine Snow from Harvard Graduate School of Education about several aspects of language and literacy. She visited Ireland as a guest of the Reading Assocation of Ireland.

Listen Now:


Read Full Post »

Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

On this week's programme I spoke to Elizabeth Oldham from the School of Education in Trinity College Dublin about the history of the Computer Education Society of Ireland (CESI) to mark the fortieth anniversary of the society's being founded. The interview was recorded at the annual conference of CESI 2013. The programme also features a brief excerpt from an interview with Professor John Naughton about the Raspberry Pi computing device.

Listen Now:


Read Full Post »

Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme, Professor John Naughton, who is Vice-President of Wolfson College Cambridge, explains the difference between the internet and the world wide web and why the difference matters for educators. You can read his blog here. I interviewed Professor Naughton just after he gave the keynote address at the CESI annual conference earlier this year.

Listen Now:


Read Full Post »

Quantcast