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An Irish perspective on education for all who value teaching

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An Irish perspective on education for all who value teaching

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Episodes

Podcast 394, Ciara Reilly with a Guide to Teaching Online (23-3-20)

3/23/2020
Presented and produced by Seán Delaney. On this week's podcast I speak to my colleague in Marino Institute of Education, Ciara Reilly, about ideas for teaching online and offline while schools are closed. The initial impetus for our discussion was a padlet wall that Ciara developed to support teachers and which is available here. But our conversation covered many additional topics including the following: Digital Learning FrameworkAnd Ciara discusses many resources available to teachers...

Duration:01:38:05

Podcast 393, Professor Kathy Hall (11-3-20)

3/11/2020
Presented and produced by Seán Delaney. On this week's programme I'm delighted to speak to Professor Kathy Hall from University College Cork. In a wide-ranging discussion about teaching, teacher education, research and policy, the topics raised include the following: University College DublinTrinity CollegeChristchurch Canterbury CollegeLeeds Metropolitan UniversityOpen UniversityUniversity College CorkListening to Stephen Read Black and WilliamIRF – initiation, response and...

Duration:01:20:03

Podcast 392, Darren Ralston from The Ed Narrative Podcast (4-3-20)

3/4/2020
Presented and produced by Seán Delaney This week's podcast is a collaborative one with Darren Ralston from The Ed Narrative podcast. Darren was in Ireland to present a workshop at the annual conference of the Computers in Education Society of Ireland (CESI), which was held in Athlone on Saturday last. Among the topics we discuss on the podcast are the following: Google ExpeditionsBrave New World1984 by George OrwellThe Ed NarrativeNeil Postman

Duration:01:03:53

Podcast 391, Finbarr Hurley on European Schools and School Leadership (26-2-20)

2/26/2020
Presented and produced by Seán Delaney. On this week's podcast I interview Finbarr Hurley about his experience teaching in some European Schools and about his thoughts on leadership. He is currently working as a Coordinator with the Centre for School Leadership. Among the topics we discuss on the podcast are the following: Mary Immaculate CollegeBe the last to speakAndy HargreavesWholesome LeadershipGQ

Duration:00:48:34

Podcast 390, Liz Dunphy on Early Childhood Education (19-2-20)

2/19/2020
Presented and produced by Seán Delaney. On this week's programme I speak to Dr. Liz Dunphy, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education in Dublin City University's Institute of Education about her work. Among the topics we discuss are the following: Childcare and the growth of loveTrinity College DublinIrish National Teachers’ OrganisationReggio Emilia model of early childhood educationKatie Morag booksMathematics with reason: The emergent approach to primary mathematics Mollie is...

Duration:01:13:59

Podcast 389, Karen Edge on Generation X Leaders in Education (12-2-20)

2/12/2020
Presented and produced by Seán Delaney. On this week's podcast I speak to Dr. Karen Edge who is a Reader in Educational Leadership at the University College London Institute of Education. Karen Edge was a keynote speaker at the 2020 annual conference of the Irish Primary Principals' Network, the IPPN. Among the topics we discussed were the following: Among the people she mentioned on the podcast were the following: Dan FreedmanJamie JohnsonWondershiftViv Grant

Duration:00:35:24

Podcast 388, Coaching for Principals with Viv Grant (5-2-20)

2/5/2020
Presented and produced by Seán Delaney. On this week's podcast I speak to Viv Grant who is Executive Coach and Director of Integrity Coaching. She was a keynote speaker at the 2020 annual conference of the Irish Primary Principals' Network. Among the topics we discuss are the following: Centre for School LeadershipStaying a head: The stress management secrets of successful school leaders David WhyteJohn O’Donohue

Duration:01:11:03

Podcast 387, IPPN Conference 2020 (29-1-20)

1/29/2020
Presented and produced by Seán Delaney. On this week's podcast I speak to the President (Damian White), Deputy President (Brian O'Doherty) and Chief Executive Officer (Páiric Clerkin) of the Irish Primary Principals' Network at the annual conference of the Network. The IPPN is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Among the topics we discuss are the following: Damian White Looking at our Schools Brian O’Doherty Páiric Clerkin Uplifting Leadership: How organisations, teams, and...

Duration:01:19:45

Podcast 386, Professor Mark Morgan on Psychology and Education (22-1-20)

1/22/2020
Presented and produced by Seán Delaney On this week's programme I speak to Professor Mark Morgan from Dublin City University about psychology, education, his career and his thoughts on education. Among the topics we discuss are the following: Albert BanduraGrowing Up in IrelandSocial foundations of thought and action: A social cognitive theory

Duration:01:02:12

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

1/15/2020
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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