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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme my guest is Dr. Todd Whitaker. Todd Whitaker is an expert on staff motivation, teacher leadership and principal effectiveness. He has authored more than 30 books including the bestseller What Great Teachers Do Differently. He was a keynote speaker at the 2016 annual conference of the Irish Primary Principals' Network.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I interview the President of the Irish Primary Principals' Network (IPPN), Maria Doyle. The interview takes place to mark the annual conference of the network. Maria Doyle is Principal of Our Lady of Mercy Senior National School in Waterford City, a DEIS Band 2 Senior Girls school.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

This week I bring you the second part of my interview with Jack Whitehead on the topic of Living Educational Theory and Action Research. You can find out more about Jack Whitehead's work at his website http://actionresearch.net Jack Whitehead was in Ireland to address a meeting of Educational Action Research in Ireland (EARI).

I also bring you a short report from the 2016 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. The report was done by my colleague on 103.2 Dublin City FM, Alex Gibson, who presents The Persuaders every Friday at 1pm.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

On this week's programme I speak to Professor Jack Whitehead, from the University of Cumbria, who developed the approach to research known as "Living (Educational) Theory." You can find many resources related to such research at the website http://actionresearch.net/. Jack Whitehead was in Ireland to address a meeting of Educational Action Research in Ireland (EARI).

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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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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.

This week I am joined by Brian Mooney to discuss how school leavers can plan their career and the kind of steps in that direction that can be taken during their final year in school. Brian is a guidance counsellor in Oatlands College, the editor of the Education Matters Yearbook 2015-2016 and a columnist with the Irish Times. He is also the author of Start Your Career Journey Here, a Revise Wise publication.

Some of the websites mentioned on the programme are:
www.qualifax.ie
www.careersportal.ie http://www.cao.ie/
www.ucas.com
http://www.eunicas.ie/
http://www.coa.co.uk/
https://www.edco.ie/



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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney.

On this week's programme I am joined by Brian Mooney, who edited the Education Matters Yearbook 2015-2016. He is also a Guidance Counsellor at Oatlands College and a columnist with The Irish Times.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

On this week's programme I spoke to three of the authors of the book Enhancing Practice through Classroom Research: A Teacher's Guide to Professional Development. I spoke to Caitriona McDonagh, Mary Roche and Bernie Sullivan. Máirín Glenn is the fourth author.

The mentioned the website they developed together, Educational Action Researchers in Ireland to build a network of action researchers.

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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

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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