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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I spoke to three people who presented workshops at the 2017 Annual Conference of the Literacy Association of Ireland. They were Claire Dunne from the Marino Institute of Education, Damien Quinn from seomraranga.com and Anne Burke from Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. Among the websites mentioned on the programme were:

Children's Literature Association of Ireland

http://bookcentre.ca/

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13586750-bully

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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 I spoke to Sheila Donegan about Maths Week, I spoke to Elaine Mahon about the National Religious Education Congress and I spoke to Elaine Keane and Manuela Heinz about Diversity in Initial Teacher Education.

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On this week's programme Dr. Kevin Graziano of Nevada State College discusses how the research method photovoice can be used in education, especially with those whose voices are not always heard. He was in Ireland as a guest of DICE - Development and Intercultural Education within Initial Teacher Education for whom he gave a workshop on the use of documentary photography and storytelling in the classroom.

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On this programme Professor Aostre Johnson from St. Michael's College in Vermont discusses how spirituality can influence education.

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Produced by Barry Hennessy and Seán Delaney

The featured guest on the programme this week was Terry McParland from Enterprise Ireland who has specific responsibility for promoting Ireland as a destination for students from abroad. You can read more about this work at the Education Ireland website.

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This programme features the address given by Professor Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh from NUI Galway at the 2010 annual convention of the ASTI. In it he talks about how the language of business does not work well for education and about the role teachers can play in rebuilding trust in our society.

Ruairí Quinn, Labour Party Spokesperson on education speaks about some of the educational priorities from their annual conference.

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