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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

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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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

On this week's programme, Rob Evans, who was a keynote speaker at the 2015 annual conference of the Irish Primary Principals' Network (IPPN) discusses whether staff rooms in schools are congenial or collegial places and more.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme former governor of Mountjoy Prison, John Lonergan, discusses what the education system could do to help keep people out of prison and  he discusses education within prisons. This programme coincides with the screening of the television documentary on RTÉ 1, John Lonergan's Circus.

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On this week's programme Mark Candon, who is currently on study leave from his position as principal of St. Laurence O'Toole's CBS in Dublin, discusses the targets he set himself on appointment to the position and the successes he has had and the challenges he has faced along the way. Mark is currently studying for a doctorate at Trinity College Dublin where he is studying the school.

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On this week's programme, Professor Lisa Delpit from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and author of Multiplication is for White People: Raising Expectations for Other People's Children talks about her thoughts on raising expectations for students of colour in the United States in light of how they may help Irish educators think about educating traveller children, children from disadvantaged areas, and children whose parents were not born in Ireland.

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Budget analysis by Barry Hennessy

The guest on this programme was Dr. Elizabeth Mathews, the coordinator of the newly established Deaf Education Centre on the Marian campus in Cabra. Here is a transcript of the programme that was provided so that anyone who is deaf or hard of hearing can have access to the programme.

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News Report by Barry Hennessy

On this programme I spoke to Martina Gannon and Lána McCarthy from Write Minded, a service of Young Ballymun. They spoke about the Summer Slide initiative that they are implementing this year.

Barry reports on the launch of Literacy and Numeracy for Learning and Life: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011-2020. He plays an excerpt from the Minister's speech on launch day and gets a response from Peter Mullan of the Irish National Teachers' Organisation.

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News roundup by Barry Hennessy

On this programme Dr. Sinéad McGilloway from NUI Maynooth describes an evaluation that she conducted of a classroom management programme that is being implemented in Irish schools.

Barry spoke to Noel Ward of the Irish National Teachers' Organisation about the job situation for primary school teachers.

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In this programme a panel of experts discusses the recently released results from PISA which showed a decline from 2000 to 2009 in the performance of Irish 15-year-olds students in reading and mathematical literacy. The experts are Dr. Jude Cosgrove, a research associate at the Educational Research Centre and a co-author of the Irish report on PISA; Professor Seán Ó Riain, professor of sociology at NUI Maynooth; Dr. Eithne Kennedy, a teacher educator in literacy in St. Patrick's College, Dublin and Jackie O' Callaghan, the Public Relations Officer of the National Parents' Council - Second Level.

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The guests on this week's programme were Noel Kelly who is on the management team of the Northside Partnership and non-fiction author David Shenk whose books include The Genius in All of Us, The Forgetting, Data Smog and The Immortal Game.

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