All posts by Lorcan Tuohy-Donnelly

Interview with Stephen Howell

Amy and Lorcan interviewed Stephen Howell. Stephen Howell is the current Academic Engagement Manager for Microsoft Ireland. He describes himself as having a passion for teaching kids to code. Stephen did the closing Keynote for today’s event.¬† He talked to us about the Dream Space in the new Microsoft building. We asked him about the developments in Technology that excite him the most and told us about the highlight of the event so far.

Listen below

Amy and Lorcan

Youth Media Team

 

Interview with Cormac Cahill

Cara and Denis interviewed Cormac Cahill.  He is a primary school teacher in Cork, Apple distinguished educator, apple education trainer, book creator ambassador and a passionate advocate of technology in the classroom . He talked about the different augmented reality apps he uses in his school. He also explained how he thinks these types of apps will benifit all subjects in the future.

Cara and Denis

Youth Media Team

Interview with Joanna Norton @ #Ictedu in LIT Thurles

Lorcan and Cara interviewed Joanna Norton at #Ictedu in LIT Thurles, April 28 2018.

Joanna Norton gave a very interesting key note talk at the conference. After this, we spoke with her about efforts to reform science education i Ireland to try and increase the engagement of students in STEM. We also spoke about how can we bring authentic voice to education and what Joanna saw as her greatest challenge and what inspired her to become involved in education.

Listen below to our interview

Agallamh le Marie Nic an Ri, COGG ag ICTEDU

Chuir Lorcan agus Amy ar Marie Nic an Ri o COGG. Labhair si faoi obair COGG, an dushlain is mo le teagasc na gaeilge. Rinne si cur sios ar achmhainni as Gaeilge ata ar fail ar line

Lorcan and Amy interviewed Maire Nic an Ri from COGG. She told us about the challenges in teaching Irish and about the resources that are available online.

Eist Leis an agallamh thios! / Listen to the interview below!

Interview with Lorcan Tuohy & Laura Walsh, Joint Winners of TY Personified Award

In the excitement of the awards ceremony,Elena managed to grab a quick moment with the two delighted winners- Lorcan Tuohy from Borrisokane CC (also a member of YMT!) and Laura Walsh from Sacred Heart Clonakilty. In the final round of the Richard Burke Ty Personified Award, the judges failed to separate Lorcan and Laura and they were announced as joint winners. This is the inaugural year of the award which is named in memory of Richard Burke, former Minister for Education, who introduced the TY programme into schools in Ireland.

Elena
Youth Media Team