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An Irish perspective on education for all who value teaching

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Podcast 385, New Educate Together CEO, Emer Nowlan (15-1-20)

1/15/2020
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney This week I bring you an interview with the new Chief Executive Officer of Educate Together, Dr. Emer Nowlan in the week she takes up her new appointment. Among the topics we discuss are: Migrant Teacher ProjectShe names some people whose work she admires. Michael AppleHenry GirouxÁine HylandSimon LewisKathleen Lynch

Duration:01:18:22

Programme 384, Teaching as a Political Activity (18-12-19)

12/19/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney On this week's podcast I speak to Professor Paola Valero from Stockholm University about the political aspects of teaching in general and of teaching mathematics in particular. Professor Valero was in Ireland as a keynote speaker at the 2019 Mathematics Education in Ireland conference, which was held in Dublin City University in October. This podcast will be of interest to anyone who likes to stand back from their teaching and think about the why,...

Duration:01:24:00

Programme 383, Dave Rudden on Writing and Teaching Writing (11-12-19)

12/11/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney On this week's podcast I am joined by author Dave Rudden who created the Knights of the Borrowed Dark trilogy. Dave talks about his own writing, about teaching writing to adults and children and he discusses the bullying that was a feature of his life in post-primary school. The specific topics discussed on the podcast are: Knights of the Borrowed DarkMasters in Creative WritingTerry PratchettSarah Maria GriffinDeirdre SullivanCatherine DoyleStretch...

Duration:00:54:35

Programme 382, Thoughts on Homework (4-12-19)

12/4/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney. This week's podcast is a solo episode in which I riff on the topic of homework. Your feedback and thoughts on the topic and on the podcast are welcome as always. Among the topics mentioned on the podcast are the following: SwitchThe Happiness HypothesisAtomic Habits

Duration:00:40:37

Programme 381, Scifest Finals and Science Teaching (27-11-19)

11/27/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney. On this week's podcast I bring you interviews from students, teachers and organisers who attended the National Finals of Scifest 2019 in Marino Institute of Education on Friday, 22 November. Among the guests I speak to are the following: ScifestTU Dublin – BlanchardstownLoreto BalbrigganPresentation Brothers’ College, CorkKishoge Community CollegeKillorglin Community CollegeAaron HannonEoin GillWaterford Institute of TechnologyRory Geoghegan

Duration:00:50:27

Programme 380, Playing Chess in School (20-11-19)

11/20/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney. On this week's programme I bring you an interview with Liam Murray who is secretary of Ficheall, a network of teachers around Ireland who teach chess in primary school. Among the topics discussed and the resources mentioned are the following: websiteFicheall websiteMoves for LifeLeinster Schools Chess AssociationSolas ProjectEvidence-Based Teachers’ NetworkAnseo podcastsBounce Black Box Thinking Bad Science

Duration:03:56:24

Programme 379, Nell Duke on Literacy Education (13-11-19)

11/13/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney On this week's podcast I speak to Professor Nell Duke from the University of Michigan School of Education about literacy education and project-based instruction. Professor Duke was a keynote speaker at the 43rd Annual Conference of the Literacy Association of Ireland. Among the wide range of topics we discuss on the podcast and the resources mentioned are the following: EdutopiaPBL worksNell’s websiteInside Information DownloadablesWWWDOTMolly of...

Duration:01:06:21

Programme 378, Michael Moriarty on Leadership in Education (6-11-19)

11/6/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney This week on the podcast I speak to Michael Moriarty, who has been leading in education and other sectors for a number of decades, as a teacher, a principal, Head of Education and Training Boards Ireland and as CEO of a local radio station. His new book, Every Leader's Reality Guide: Strategies to Release Your True Leadership Potential has been released and it distills the lessons about leading that Michael learned through mentorship, training and...

Duration:03:36:38

Programme 377, Jane Shimizu & Science on Stage and More (30-10-19)

10/30/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney. On this week's Inside Education I bring you another chance to meet with Jane Shimizu where she tells us about her participation in Science on Stage over the midterm break. We also discuss the participation of her class in the Scoil Féile Drámaíochta. From research I bring some insights around education and sleep following my reading of Matthew Walker's book, Why We Sleep. Among the topics I discuss with Jane Shimizu are the following: Science on...

Duration:00:28:32

Programme 376, Ian Menter on Teacher Education and More (23-10-19)

10/23/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney On this week's podcast I discuss several matters related to teacher education with Professor Ian Menter from Oxford University's Department of Education. The topics we discuss are the following: Teach FirstEducational Endowment Foundation.Chartered College of TeachingThe Sociological Imagination

Duration:01:07:12

Programme 375, Using Picture Story Books to Teach Maths (16-10-19)

10/16/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney On this week's programme I bring you a special episode for Maths Week and to mark the seventh conference of Mathematics Education in Ireland held last weekend in Dublin City University's Institute of Education. First I speak to Dr. Siún Nic Mhuirí (from 1'43") from Dublin City University about the Maths4All project she's working on. Among the topics we discuss are: Maths4AllTeaching for Robust Understanding (TRU)allNext I speak to Dr. Natthapoj...

Duration:01:12:08

Programme 374, Chris Brown on Research-informed Teaching (8-10-19)

10/9/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney On this week's programme I discuss how research can inform teaching with Professor Chris Brown from Durham University's School of Education. Professor Brown discusses his work with teachers in professional learning networks, how teachers can apply research in their schools, and the barriers to doing so. Among the topics discussed are the following: Stokes’s quadrantAmong the people named by Chris Brown in the course of the interview are Stephen Ball,...

Duration:01:14:33

Programme 373, Clara Fiorentini on Literacy and Social Media (2-10-19)

10/2/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney Theme tune: David Vesey My guest on the programme this week is my colleague in Marino Institute of Education and the person behind the social media identity, Little Miss Teacher. She is Clara Fiorentini and we talk about play, literacy, phonics, early years education and much more. Here are the topics we discuss and the times at which they appear. Sounds Like PhonicsAmong the resources and materials mentioned by Clara were the following: Farmer Duck...

Duration:00:49:12

Programme 372, Andy Hargreaves on Leadership in Difficult Times (25-9-19)

9/25/2019
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Presented and Produced by Seán Delaney Theme tune by David Vesey This week my guest on the programme is Leadership expert Professor Andy Hargreaves. Andy Hargreaves is Research Professor at Boston College, Visiting Professor at the University of Ottawa, Distinguished Visiting Professor at Hong Kong University, Professor at the University of Stavanger, and Honorary Professor at Swansea University. Over the course of our 42-minute conversation, we covered a wide range of topics, including...

Duration:00:45:05

Programme 371, School Tours, Summer Courses and Presents for Teachers (26-6-19)

6/26/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney Theme tune by David Vesey This week's programme is the last for the school year 2018-19. We look at topics relating to the end of the primary school year: school tours (in a continuation of my conversation with Caitriona Cosgrave and Martin Kennedy from last week's programme), summer courses for teachers (with my colleague, Dr. Gene Mehigan), and presents for teachers (again with Martin Kennedy and Caitriona Cosgrave). I wish all listeners to the...

Duration:00:40:11

Programme 370, School Tours - Practitioners' Perspectives (19-6-19)

6/19/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney Theme tune by David Vesey This week I follow up on last week's programme where I shared some of my own ideas about school tours by talking to two practitioners who have lots of experience of organising school tours and field trips - as teacher and as principal. Caitriona Cosgrave teaches second class in Scoil Áine Girls School in Raheny and Martin Kennedy is principal of Scoil Cholmcille in Skryne, Co. Meath. Among the topics discussed on the...

Duration:00:39:32

Programme 369, Making School Tours Educational (10-6-19)

6/12/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney Theme tune by David Vesey On this week's programme I talk about school tours and how to make them more educational. Among the topics discussed on the programme are: Here is a link to ships and boats certified by the Marine Survey Office of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. Educational materials that can be used to support school tours are available from the National Museum here and here and from the National Gallery.

Duration:00:35:30

Programme 368, John P. Miller on Holistic Education, pt 2 (29-5-19)

5/29/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney Theme tune by David Vesey On this week's programme I bring you the second and final part of my interview with Professor John P. Miller from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. John P. Miller is the author of The Holistic Curriculum, the third edition of which was recently published. Among the matters we discussed on the programme this week were: The Holistic Ed ReviewSudbury Valley School People mentioned by...

Duration:00:33:48

Programme 367, John P. (Jack) Miller on Holistic Education (22-5-19)

5/22/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney Theme tune by David Vesey On this week's programme I speak to John P. (Jack) Miller, of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, and author of of The Holistic Curriculum, about holistic education. Among the topics discussed on the programme are: The Equinox Holistic SchoolThe Holistic Curriculum. hereJames BeanSusan DrakeThomas MooreParker PalmerRachel Kessler

Duration:00:34:53

Programme 366, Teaching Science, Going to College & More (15-5-19)

5/15/2019
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Presented and produced by Seán Delaney Theme tune by David Vesey On this week's programme I bring you the second part of my interview with Professor Barbara Schneider from Michigan State University. Among the topics discussed this week are the following: Learning ScienceFoundations of Social TheoryFlow

Duration:00:31:14