A Literacy Research Symposium on Enhancing the Teaching of Literacy in Irish Classrooms: Insights from Research Conducted by Teachers will be held on Saturday, 7th of February, 2015 at the Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, UCC, Cork. Please click here for details.
Cork seminar on Enhancing Literacy Pedagogy
A Literacy Research Symposium on Enhancing Literacy Pedagogy in Irish Classrooms: Insights from Research Conducted by Teacher-Researchers took place on February 8th 2014 in the Aula Maxima, UCC
Navan seminar on Phonological Awareness
A Spring Seminar presented by Jennifer O’Sullivan, Marino Institute of Education and RAI Executive Committee on Phonological Awareness Workshop, took place on 13th February, 2014 in the Navan Education Centre.
Dublin Seminar on Reading for Understanding
A Workshop on Reading for Understanding, presented by RAI President, Niamh Fortune, will be offered at two locations:
- Froebel College, Blackrock, Co. Dublin on Wednesday, February 27th at 7.00 p.m.
- Drumcondra Education Centre on Monday, April 22nd at 7.00 p.m.
Tipperary Seminar on Critical Thinking and Book Talk
A Spring Seminar presented by Dr Mary Roche on “Critical Thinking and Book Talk”, will take place on March 4th in the Tipperary Education Centre, St Patrick’s College, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.
Cork Seminar on Explicit Fluency Instruction
Clodagh Conway and Dr. Brian Murphy presented on ‘Understanding the role of explicit fluency instruction and its positive impact on the teaching of reading’ at Cork Education Support Centre on February 2nd, 2012.
Cork Seminar on Literacy Framework
Dr. Eithne Kennedy will present on ‘Write to Read: A Balanced Literacy Framework’ at the Cork Education Support Centre on Monday, April 30th, at 7.30 p.m
Dublin Seminar on Writing Across the Curriculum
Niamh Fortune will present on ‘Writing across the Curriculum’ at Drumcondra Education Centre on Tuesday, April 24th at 7.30 p.m
Dublin - Drumcondra Seminar on Novels in the Classroom
Bernadette Dwyer and Aoibheann Kelly presented on ‘Novels in the Classroom: Using Literature Circles to Promote Reading Engagement and Critical Thinking’ at Drumcondra Education Centre on March 23, 2011.
Limerick Seminar on Helping the Struggling Speller
Brendan Culligan presented on ‘Helping the Struggling Speller’ at Mary Immaculate College on March 24, 2011.
Dublin - Blackrock Seminar on Writing Across the Curriculum
Cork Seminar on Comprehension Strategy Instruction
Ciara Bowe and Brian Murphy present edon ‘Comprehension Strategy Instruction and Its Positive Impact on Motivation’ at Cork Education Support Centre on April 4, 2011.
Cork Seminar on Assessments in Ireland: Key Findings and Implications
Dr. Gerry Shiel presented on ‘Questioning Recent National (NAER) and International (PISA) Reading Literacy Assessments in Ireland: Key Findings and Implications.’ at Cork Education Support Centre on January 24th 2011 Download Flyer and Presentation
Cork Seminar on Research of second language teaching and learning
Jacinta Mc Keon School of Education, UCC presented on ‘Questioning Research, theory and best practice of second language teaching and learning: insights relevant to EAL pupils in Irish primary and second level schools’ at Cork Education Support Centre on Thursday April 29th 2010.
Limerick Spring Seminar
Dr Marty Holland presented on ‘The Effective Application of ICT in Support of Struggling Readers’ and Dr. Mary Roche presented on ‘Into the Picture, Between the Lines and Outside the Box: Using Picture Books to Promote Critical Thinking and Dialogue in the Classroom’ at Mary Immaculate College on March 20th 2010
Navan Seminar on Helping the Struggling Speller
Brendan Culligan author of Improving Children’s Spelling and Spelling and Handwritting presented on ‘Helping the Struggling Speller’ at Navan Education Centre on 21st May 2009 . Flyer and Presentation.
Dublin Seminar on Vocabulary Development
Cork Seminar on Gender and School Literacy Achievement
Dr. Brian Murphy Education Department, University College Cork presented on ‘Boys, Gender and School Literacy Achievement: Current Insights and Possible Ways Forward’ at Cork Education Support Centre on May 18th, 2009. Flyer and Presentation.