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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I bring you the second part of my interview with Professor Ken Zeichner from the University of Washington. In it he discusses how many teacher education programmes claim to promote social justice but really doing that requires more than just words. Professor Zeichner was a keynote speaker at the annual conference of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS) in October 2015.

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On this week's programme I speak to highly respected teacher educator and professor of teacher education, Ken Zeichner from the University of Washington. He was in Ireland to address attendees at the annual conference of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS).

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On this week's programme I spoke to Professor Sharon Todd who is Head of the Maynooth University Department of Education.

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On this week's programme I spoke to Stephen Murgatroyed who is an educator and describes himself as a "futurist." He is an expert on innovation policy and practice.

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On this week's programme my guest was the co-founder of CAST, and the developer of Universal Design for Learning, Dr. David Rose. He lectures at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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On this week's programme to mark National Science Week I visited the national finals of Scifest and spoke to its founder and Chief Executive Officer, Sheila Porter. I also spoke to two teachers, Catherine Tattersall from Sutton Park School and Dr. Katie Corbett from Skerries Community College.

I also bring you a final piece from my interview with Mary Roche, author of Developing Children's Critical Thinking through Picturebooks, in which she names some of her favourite picture books.

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On this week's programme I spoke to Professor John West-Burnham who is an independent consultant in educational leadership and a Professor of Educational Leadership at St. Mary's University College, Twickenham. He was a keynote presenter at the ENIRDELM conference held in Malahide in September.

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On this week's programme my guest was Professor Kathleen Lynch, Head of the School of Social Justice at University College Dublin. She was a keynote speaker at the 2015 annual conference of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS).

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The guest on this week's programme was Catherine Gilliland from St. Mary's University College, Belfast. She was a keynote speaker at the 2015 annual conference of the Literacy Association of Ireland.

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On this week's programme I interviewed presenters at the Teachmeet that was organised as part of the Literacy Association of Ireland 2015 conference.

The first person I spoke to was Susan Nic Réamoinn from Griffeen Valley Educate Together National School. She spoke about Sheppard Software, Michael Rosen's website and Teacher's Pet

Next I spoke to Mary Jo Bell from Mrs. Bell's Class about Flipsnackedu. Mary Jo also told me about how she uses Animoto.

Then I spoke to Ian Roller from DIT about their news website for Irish children called CLiC News.

Finally, from another conference, Enirdelm, I spoke to Tim Hurley from Drumcondra Education Centre.

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