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Archive for May 2010

Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

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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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney

News report by Barry Hennessy

The featured guest on the programme was David Shenk who spoke about his book Data Smog. The interview was recorded on 2 April 2001 but it could have been recorded much more recently.

Barry's news report featured an interview with Sheelan Yousefizadeh, a member of the Dáil na nÓg Council, about the recently launched report on sex education in Irish schools.

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Presented and produced by Barry Hennessy.

In this programme Barry joins with some guests to discuss how principals, other school leaders and teachers can manage the end of the school year effectively.

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Presented by Barry Hennessy

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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