National Training Conference, April 2011

National Training Conference, Marino Institute of Education, April 2011:

Please click on the links below to download powerpoints and additional resources from the conference.  Video footage from the event will be uploaded as it is processed.

Plenary Sessions:

Keynote Speaker - Dr. Muiris O'Laoire -"Modern Languages in the Curriculum: Exploring the Bigger Picture"; Abstract , Powerpoint

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Keynote Address by Muiris O'Laoire, National Training Conference, April 2011. from Tanya Flanagan on Vimeo.

Afternoon Plenary - Brendan Duignan - "ICT: Opening more than just Windows®" , Abstract , Powerpoint

Workshop Programme: Available Powerpoints & Additional Resources.

1A The benefits of Resource & EAL teaching in the ML classroom

Part 1(Yvonne MacNamara) -Resource

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Part 2 (Lorraine Stapleton) - EAL

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1B Poetry? You must be joking! - Peter Hennessy.

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1C Bringing Language to Life in Differing School Environments - Catherine Clancy.

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1D Windows and Mirrors - Developing Oracy and Literacy through cultural/intercultural activities in the primary ML classroom - Pascaline Horan.

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2A Working in a Multilingual Environment: a Principal's Perspective

Part 1(Deirdre Kirwan) - Admin. Principal 

Part 2 (Katherine Kennedy-White) - Teaching Principal

2B - Marcella Natale & Annamaria Ardito -  Storytelling, Art & Drama in the ML Classroom 

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2C - Roisin Ni Cheallaigh & Lucia Atencia -  Trí Theanga gan Dua

2D :ML& Numeracy it all adds up  - Gina Reilly

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3A Bringing Literacy to life - Ailis McDermott

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3B - Lisa Terzic & Sally Hayes -  Language Awareness in the ML Classroom and its use as an aid to increasing pupils' literacy and numeracy skills

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3C - Catherine Coveney-  A Whole School Policy for a European Language

3D - Frederique Rantz -  I can...My ELP - a step at a time.

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