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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

For this week's programme I went on location to the Burren where Gordon D'Arcy and Paddy Madden were bringing a group of student teachers on a tour of the Burren. I eavesdropped on the tour and asked Gordon some questions about organising a school tour to exploit its educational potential. In the programme Gordon refers to the Heritage in Schools scheme. You can find out more about it here.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I spoke to Professor Angela O'Donnell who is originally from Ireland but who has a successful academic career in the United States as an educational psychologist. She is based in Rutgers University and is author of Educational Psychology: Reflection for Action.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

On this week's programme I speak to staff and students from Bridge 21, an initiative to promote work that is project-based, team-oriented, and technology-mediated among post-primary students.

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On this week's programme, retired teacher and philosopher John Doyle discusses how he taught using films in the primary classroom and the 1999 primary school curriculum.

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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.

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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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On this week's programme, Dr. Fionnuala Waldron from St. Patrick's College discusses the teaching of history.

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On this week's programme Dr. Fionnuala Waldron, who is Dean of Education in St. Patrick's College talks about the new book she co-edited, about teacher education and about the integration of subjects across the curriculum. The book is called Re-imagining Initial Teacher Education: Perspectives on Transformation and is published by The Liffey Press.

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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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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme, I speak to Professor Brian Mac Craith, President of Dublin City University, about the Séamus Heaney Lecture he gave in St. Patrick's College, titled Envisioning the Future of Education, and about his work as a university president today.

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