RAI 38th annual conference, September 25-27, 2014 Call for papers
RAI 38th annual conference, September 25-27, 2014 Call for papers
RAI 37th annual conference: Keynote speaker Catherine Snow with Niamh Fortune (RAI President, 2012-2013)
RAI 37th annual conference: Keynote speaker Catherine Snow with Niamh Fortune (RAI President, 2012-2013)
RAI Spring Seminars 2014
RAI Spring Seminars 2014
RAI Newsletters
RAI Newsletters

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RAI Spring Seminars 2014

A Literacy Research Symposium on Enhancing Literacy Pedagogy in Irish Classrooms: Insights from Research Conducted by Teacher-Researchers will take place on Saturday February 8th 2014 from 9.30am-1.00pm in the Aula Maxima, UCC

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A Spring Seminar presented by Jennifer O’Sullivan, Marino Institute of Education and RAI Executive Committee on Phonological Awareness Workshop, will take ‎place on Thursday, 13th February, 2014 from 4.30 p.m. – 6.00 p.m. in the Navan Education Centre.

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RAI Annual Conference 2013

The 37th International Conference of the Reading Association of Ireland takes place at the ‎Marino Institute of Education, Dublin on September 26th-28th. The theme of this year’s conference ‎is Language, Literacy and Literature: ‎Re-imagining Teaching and Learning

Programme

Booking form

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Call for Papers

Munch Time 2013

Winner of Munch Time 2012, pre-school owner and mum-of-four, Veronica Casey from ‎Loughlinstown launched the 2013 competition at Imaginosity, Dublin Children’s Museum, with ‎the help of her children, Jordan, 11, Jonah, 7, Naomi, 6, and Rachel, 2. ‎Click here for details

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Jonah (7), Jordan (11) and Naomi (6) Casey at the launch of Munch Time 2013‎


Niamh Fortune, President of the Reading Association of Ireland and Coilin Bracken, ‎Account Manager for Lactalis Nestle Chilled Dairy in Ireland  with Naomi Casey, age 6, ‎daughter of Veronica Casey, the 2012 winner of Munch Time Ireland. ‎

Blog

Click here for information on Margaret Clark’s new book, which analyses research into literacy from the 1960s until 2014. 

Saturday 31st May, 2014
Gerry Shiel

The literacy development awards are intended to support the implementation of projects to improve literacy. The deadline for applications for the 2014 awards is June 20th, 2014. Please click here for details and application form. 

Friday 16th May, 2014
Gerry Shiel

 In July 2014 the National University of Ireland, Maynooth,will host a week long writing institute (July 28-Aug 1st) on campus. The institute draws from the US National Writing Project model and is designed to provide an opportunity for dedicated teachers of writing, from all education levels, to meet, share good practice, and learn more about writing and the teaching of writing.  Please click here for details. Click here for application form

Monday 12th May, 2014
Gerry Shiel

The final seminar in the RAI Spring series takes place at St Patrick’s College, Thurles on Saturday, April 5th. Speakers are Brendan Culligan and Gene Mehigan. Click here for details. 

Friday 4th April, 2014
Gerry Shiel

Dr. Mary Shea, Canisius College, New York, will deliver a seminar on Talking to Learn: The Power and Potential of Classroom Discourse at Drumcondra Education Centre, on Monday March 24th at 4.30 p.m.. Please click here for details

Thursday 6th February, 2014
Gerry Shiel