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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 Susan Moore Johnson from Harvard University's Graduate School of Education. Among the topics we discussed this week were the Public Education Leadership Project, a collaboration between Harvard's Graduate School of Education and Business School.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

For this interview I met up with Professor Eric Hanushek from Stanford University and spoke to him about important issues in education - such as class size, international test results, and teacher pay - from an economics perspective. The interview took place at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I speak to the general secretaries of the three teaching unions to preview their respective conferences which take place this week. I spoke to Pat King of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland, Sheila Nunan of the Irish National Teachers' Organisation and John MacGabhann of the Teachers' Union of Ireland.

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Analysis by Barry Hennessy

In this programme I spoke to the deputy general secretaries of each of the teacher unions and asked them to reflect on the highlights of their 2011 conference. My guests were Annette Dolan of the Teachers' Union of Ireland, Diarmaid de Paor of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland and Noel Ward of the Irish National Teachers' Organisation.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

The main guest on the programme was Steve Humble, aka Dr. Maths from the National Centre for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics. He shared with listeners a maths problem to solve.

Barry Hennessy spoke to Peter Mullan from the Irish National Teachers' Organisation about the Education (Amendment) Bill 2010 and allowing non-teachers to be employed as teachers in schools.

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Textbook interview by Barry Hennessy

This was a busy programme. It featured items on the ASTI decision to defer their industrial action, a publisher of cheap textbooks, the experience of chartered teachers in Scotland, and an educational opportunity at the National College of Ireland for jobseekers.

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News report by Barry Hennessy

The guests on the programme were Áine Lynch, CEO of the National Parents' Council, Pat Goff, President of the Irish Primary Principals' Network, Seán Ó Dubhlaing who is a member of the Irish National Teachers' Organisation and an experienced teacher of multi-grade classes.

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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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News roundup by Barry Hennessy

In this programme John Carr outlines how the Irish National Teachers' Organisation influenced education policy over the last two decades. He also summarises the achievements and regrets of his time as General Secretary of the Organisation.

Barry speaks to Judith Cosgrove of the Educational Research Centre about a report into early school leaving by Irish teenagers

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News roundup by Barry Hennessy

This programme features the first of a two-part interview with the recently retired General Secretary of the Irish National Teachers Organisation (INTO), John Carr. In the interview he talks about his days as a teacher and principal in Belgrove National School in Clontarf.

Barry provides an analysis of the results of the teachers' ballots on the Croke Park agreement. He also discusses the proposal by the ASTI to provide an internship in schools for beginning post-primary teachers.

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