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Dr. Conor Mc Guckin is a keynote speaker at the second annual conference of the Welsh branch of The British Psychological Society. Saturday 30th November 2013 at Glydwer University, Wrexham. >>>Further Details [PDF]
Dr. Conor Mc Guckin is a keynote speaker at The National Council for Special Education 2013 Research Conference, 20th November 2013. Dr. Mc Guckin is speaking on 'transitions from school to further and higher education'. Venue: Hogan Suite, Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin.
International Autism Conference
** Featurerd in The Irish Tmes [05.11.13] >>>Read More
This conference was featured in the Irish Independent [04.11.13] >>>Read More
The Asperger Syndrome Association of Ireland (ASPIRE) is delighted to co-host this important ground-breaking Conference in partnership with the School of Education, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Over the two days it is intended to debate and challenge the DSM-5 system of diagnosing high-functioning autism. The Conference will feature key speakers from the worlds of autism research, psychiatry, psychology, education, and the arts.
Turning Technologies User Conference
Hosted by School of Education and School of Physics >>>Further details
Venue: Trinity College Dublin
Date: 4th November 2013.
Dr Ann Devitt of the School of Education and Dr Rose Dolan of NUI Maynooth are co-organisers of a seminar on the work of School Placement Tutors, funded by SCoTENS and taking place on Friday 6th December in The Long Room Hub. Agenda details can be found here [PDE].
Lunch Time Final Performance Concert 2013
B.Mus Ed students carol singing in the Arts tunnel for SUAS.
The Junior Sophister Bachelor in Music Education class will bring a little Christmas cheer to the Arts Block Tunnel on Monday December 9th, at 13.00.
We would love you to join us and sing out for SUAS, a TCD educational development project.
The School of Education and the School of Law recently joined the Trinity Long Room Hub Arts & Humanities Research Institute as member Schools. To mark this occasion there will be a evening of interdisciplinary dialogue on Thursday, 28 November, at 6.15pm during which both Schools will discuss aspects of their research that are related to the mission of the institute. On behalf of the School of Education, Prof Carmel O’Sullivan will address 'Drama in the Social Education of Young People with Asperger Syndrome - Towards the Development of 12 New Sub-Types' >>>Read More [pdf]
Research Seminar Series
The 3rd seminar of the series takes place on Thursday 28th November. Presented by Drs Andrew Loxley and John Walsh. Title - 'The Hunt Report: Yes another Irish Solution to yet another Irish Problem?'
Lunch Time Concert 2013
B.Mus Ed. students performing 'Got to Dance' at the second performance of the season.
One Voice for Languages
Launch of New Group to Promote Language Learning
L-R: Dr Christiane Schoenfeld, Senior Lecturer in German Studies, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick; Prof Sarah Smyth, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies, Trinity; Kristin Brogan, School of Business & Social Studies, Institute of Technology Tralee; Susanna Nocchi, School of Languages, Law, Society, Dublin Institute of Technology; Dr Ann Devitt, School of Education, Trinity; Tanya Flanagan, St Farnans Post-Primary School, Co. Kildare; Dr Déirdre Kirwan, Principal, Scoil Bride, Dublin 15 and Niamh Nestor, School Of Irish, Celtic, Folklore & Ling, UCD >>>Read More
The launch of One Voice for Languages took place on Thursday, November 14th in the Long Room Hub. The event was hosted by Trinity College’s Schools of Languages and Education. >>>More details
Speakers include Prof. Finbarr Bradley, Dr. Lorna Carson, Barbara Nolan and Tony Donohue.
Dr Shane Bergin ( School of Physics), Prof. Colette Murphy and Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain (School of Education) are behind a physics outreach project, titled 'DART of Physics'. Interactive statements, challenges & experiments placed on the DART will capture the beauty of physics this autumn on the DART in Dublin. Each statement or challenge will be interactive with a considerable online/social media element – they want people to think about physics, experiment for themselves, and get involved! Read More>>
Commencements April 2013 >>>Further details
Last week of Dart ofPhysics
Associate Professor in Education at Trinity, Colette Murphy, commenting on the last week of Dart of Physics "Teachers have been using DARTofPhysics lessons in school to help break down barriers to learning science" and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, also from Trinity's School of Education, added: "It has been really encouraging to hear how people have enjoyed reading about physics on their train journeys over the past six weeks. DARTofPhysics definitely brought some colour to the daily commute!" >>>Read More
Ph.D. student Ludovic Highman will be presenting a paper entitled "A case study on differentiation in the mission and roles of higher education institutions in Ireland" at the Hawaii International Conference on Education (HICE) in Honolulu on the island of Oahu from January 5-8, 2014. This conference is organised and co-sponsored by the University of Louisville, Pepperdine University and California State University, East Bay.
L -R: Dr Carmel O'Sullivan, Marita Kerin & Minister for Education and Skills Ruairi Quinn.
Dr Carmel O'Sullivan & Marita Kerin representing the Arts Education Research Group (AERG) from the School of Education at the launch of Encountering the Arts Ireland in the National Museum of Ireland.
Dr. Damian Murchan provided a briefing for the second level Subject Associations' Representative Group (SARG) at a meeting in Collins Barracks, Dublin on 23 November. SARG is an umbrella representative group for all associations of post-primary subjects. Damian explored issues around the role of the teacher in the context of reformed views of and approaches to assessment at Junior Cycle.
Ph.D student Helen Heneghan delivered a presentation on 'Differentiated Reading' at the Reading Association of Ireland (RAI) Conference in September in Marino College of Education. Helen also submited an article entitled "Differentiated Reading in Primary/Elementary Schools" which was published in the RAI September Newsletter.
Ph.D student Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, Science Week ambassador, outlines the main events of Science Week 2013 on RTE Morning Ireland Listen
Dr. Fiona Smyth, Research Fellow in the School of Education, gave a key note talk with colleagues from the European Qualitydes project at the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) conference in Prague on November 15th. The conference was organised jointly by the IASSIDD Special Interest Research Group on Comparative Policy and Practice and Charles University, Prague. Findings from the Qualitydes project in Ireland, Austria and the Czech Republic were presented by Fiona, Tobias Buchner (University of Vienna), and Jan Šiška (Charles University, Prague) in a session entitled “Involving users and families – taking a human rights perspective and the power of life stories”.
Dr. Carmel O'Sullivan, Head of School, in discussion on autism research with Keelin Shanley on RTE 'Morning Edition' >>>View [29:00]
Music Education lecturer Marita Kerin spoke at a symposium on Composing in Secondary School at the SMEI conference at St. Patricks College of Education, Dublin on November 2nd >>>More details [PDF]
ONE VOICE FOR LANGUAGES which is being launched on Thursday 14th November and being hosted by Schools of Languages and Education was highlighted in The Irish Times titled 'Speaking with one voice on languages'
An exciting science outreach initiative led by the School of Education and School of Physics at Trinity College Dublin >>>Read More [PDF]
The School of Education features in the top 100 QS World University Subject Rankings.>>>Read More
Trinity College Library Support for students within School of Education>>>Read More