Language and Education Policy in Ireland Conference

Language and Education Policy In Ireland: Reimagining continuity and embracing change. May 18th & 19th 2023.

17 Jan 2023

Conference Announcement

The first plenary speaker for the Language and Education Policy in Ireland conference is Dr Máire Mhic Mhathúna of Technological University Dublin. Dr Mhic Mhathúna’s talk will focus on Language Policy and Practice in Early Childhood Education in Ireland.

Maire-Mhic MhathunaDr Máire Mhic Mhathúna is a researcher in early childhood education and second language learning in the early years. A doctoral graduate of the School of Education, Trinity College, she has worked as Head of Department of Social Sciences and as a lecturer in early childhood education in Technological University Dublin and prior to that as a primary teacher and an early years educator in naíonraí/Irish-medium early years setting. She is chair of the Qualifications Advisory Board for degree level training in Early Childhood Education. She is a member of the Early Childhood and Primary Board of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) and of the Working Group on Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) in the Department of Education. She has published widely in Ireland and abroad on early childhood education and second language learning topics in Irish and English. 

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Date: 18th & 19th May 2023

Venue: The Trinity Long Room Hub | Trinity College Dublin

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