All posts by Denis Rohan

Interview with Mags Amond

Mags Amond is the Code Week Ambassador for Ireland and she spoke to us about Code Week and the plans across Europe for the next two weeks. This Code Week is their fifth anniversary and they will have over 100 events in Ireland. She talked about how people can get involved. To register an event or find out about an event in your area log on to codeweek,.eu

Amy and Anna

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Interview with the Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton at Feilte

Today at Feilte Lorcan and Elena had the opportunity to interview Richard Bruton, Minister for Education and Skills. Minister Bruton spoke to us about the Digital Strategy and the new Digital Learning Framework. He gave us an insight into inclusive education in the Junior Cycle and also spoke about coding and Computer Science. The Minister also shared his personal story of his Honours maths teacher.

Listen to the interview below:


Lorcan and Elena

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Interview with David Leahy at Féilte

Today at Feilte, Lorcan and Elena interviewed David Leahy, the Chief Executive from Galway Roscommon ETB .We talked about Féilte, what inspired him to enter the area of education, his interesting path into teaching and what his ideas are about education in the future.

Listen below.

Elena and Lorcan
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Interview with Adam Harris

Denis and Amy interviewed Adam Harris at Féilte 2017. He spoke about how having autism has its ups and downs. He told us that despite his autism holding him back from certain things it also has positive aspects. He talked about his experiences in school and how other schools can help people with Autism feel included and comfortable in the school environment.

Amy and Denis

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Interview with Clive Byrne, NAPD at Féilte

Amy and Anna interviewed Clive Byrne at Féilte 2017. He talked about his involvement in NAPD. The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals ( NAPD) is the professional association for second level school leaders in Ireland. He spoke about why inclusion is important in education and his initial inspiration to get involved in education. He talked about his hopes for education in the future.

Amy and Anna
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