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Exploring Models of Success: Professional Development of Higher Education, Further Education and Training, and English Language Education Staff

Speaker Presentations

MC: Fiona Buckley

Welcome - Joanne Harmon, Quality and Qualifications Ireland Board

Brick by brick: Flexible, local CPD with national recognition - Terry Maguire, National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning and Dara Ryder, AHEAD

Parallel Break-out Sessions A
Inspiring and incentivising professional development at CCT College Dublin: a multi-pronged approach - Naomi Jackson and Marie O’Neill, CCT College Dublin
Cohesive CPD in English language schools - Joanne Mitten and Peter Lahiff, ELT Ireland
Erasmus+ funding opportunities for FET staff - Denise Shannon and Elva Duggan, Léargas

Parallel Break-out Sessions B
Supporting quality assurance developments for a new frontier - Jenny Conroy, Education and Training Boards Ireland 
Making sense of ELE teacher competency frameworks - Chris Farrell, Centre of English Studies
Challenge for today – achieving career change using CPD - Damien Owens, Engineers Ireland

Parallel Break-out Sessions C
The subtle art of unlearning - Why it is crucial to question traditional truths about language and how we learn it - Ian Brangan, ActualiseELT and Patrick Creed, Bridge Mills Galway Language School

The possibility of talent management in moving organisations from a ‘going through the motions’ approach to development
- Anthony McDonnell, UCC
Cosán – the national framework for teachers’ learning​ - Carmel Kearns, The Teaching Council
Emotional Intelligence in professional development - Colm Foster, Irish Management Institute

To view a selection of posters on display please see here.

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