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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 Roy Mitchell from the PDST

Lorcan and Amy interviewed Roy Mitchell from the PDST,

He told us a little bit about his workshop he was running on the Digital Learning Framework. He also spoke about the schools pilot program and digital tools that could be used in school to support effective learning. We also spoke about the work of webwise and the dangers of the internet for young students

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Amy and Lorcan

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 Barney Brown

Amy and Denis spoke to Barney Brown. He is the head of Digital Communications at Cambridge University. In his Keynote he talked about the many different ways Cambridge use social platforms to spread the message and encourage people to apply. This include platforms like Instagram and Youtube. We asked him about which platforms he felt were most effective. We also found out about his involvement in the Intercontinental Music Lab and asked about how they reached this idea and what it entails.m mdiw

-Denis and Amy
-Youth Media Team

YMT speaks with Ursula Halligan – Journalist @LeargasForum

Ursula Halligan chaired the discussion with the panel members at the Leargas Forum. Until recently she was the political editor of TV3. She is a very successful with many notable credits. Hannah and Wiktoria had the opportunity to interview. They asked about advice for aspiring journalists. If you want to know more, listen to the podcast.

Listen to “Interview with Ursula Halligan” on Spreaker.

Hannah and Wiktoria
Youth Media Team