Thursday, October 7, 2010

Irish Teaching and Learning Festival

        Citywest Conference Centre
    Friday 15th and Saturday 16th October

"The Irish Teaching and Learning Festival is Ireland’s first interactive conference and exhibition focused on the future of education in Ireland.

This exhibition will deliver a unique opportunity for teachers, principals, policy makers, boards of management and parents from all over the country. The conference will feature keynote speakers such as Lord David Puttnam. There will be practical workshops and live teaching and learning demonstrations.

The exhibition will feature over 80 exhibitors showcasing a wide range of teaching and learning resources for the 21st Century. There will be a festival guide and festival bag filled with information and resources for every delegate attending the festival.

The festival is free to all who register to attend and delegates will have an unrivalled opportunity to bring back to their school, new ideas and new educational developments."

Amongst several interesting sessions, there will be three devoted to gifted students, which you may like to register for:

  • Using Social Media to Support Gifted Learners in Ireland: Karen McCarthy & Catherine Riordan
  • Virtual World Primary Project: Margaret Keane & James Corbett
  • Challenging Times and Meeting the Needs of Exceptionally Able Students: Leslie Graves                 
To find out more, visit the ITLFestival website

To view the programme, click here.

For a registration form, click here.

For more detail on Dazzled and Frazzled's presentation, hold tight for the part 2.....

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