INTO Education Conference to focus on language

The INTO Education Conference is taking place today in Tullamore, Co Offaly. The theme for this year’s conference is Language Matters.

The conference begins at 3pm and concludes at 2pm tomorrow. A live stream is accessible for those who cannot be in attendance, here.

A recording will also be accessible from the same page.

The conference features two keynote speakers, Karen Ruddock, director of Post-Primary Languages Ireland (PPLI), and Professor Pádraig Ó Duibhir, director of SEALBHÚ, the DCU Research Centre for the Learning and Teaching of Irish.

There are also workshops covering various approaches to language and learning. This includes presenters from PPLI, the Professional Development of Services for Teachers (PDST), the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA), Froebel College, St Mary’s College and Poetry Ireland.

These workshops appeal to members North and South, covering personal approaches to teaching and telling stories to pupils, as well as supporting teachers in dealing with classroom presentation and working with language curricula.

For further information on the INTO Education Conference, click here to download the conference brochure.