Month: November 2016

  • #CnMnSc – the first #Cavan #Monaghan Science Week takes place!

    Congratulations to the Library teams in Counties Cavan and Monaghan for the first iteration of Cavan-Monaghan Science Festival, held last  week to coincide with Science Week Ireland. (Is this an example of Glocalisation?) I loved the lectures on climate change, focusng on water and soil, in the library on Wednesday evening. The family day on […]

  • #pracped16 – Practical Pedagogies in Toulouse

    This was a long promised trip to attend Russel Tarr’s brainchild, the Practical Pedagogies gathering in Toulouse. Over 200 attend, and well over half that number are presenters. It was worth the very roundabout journey to meet old vintage  friends and make new friends, and share ideas old and new. It was a really well-thought-out, […]

  • #molfeasa at #SCoTENS2016

    The Standing Committee on Teacher Education North and South (that is one very long name!) conference was in Armagh City this year. I was delighted to be invited to take part. There was a pre-conference audience for researchers with Etienne Wenger-Trayner, “Communities of Practice” expert. This went on for quite a long time longer than planned, because of […]

  • #nextgenDL – caring is sharing

    The Next Generation: Digital Learning Symposium at DC last Tuesday had a rather complicated and unwieldy title, but it unfolded into something simple and useful – a day for ‘scholarly professionals’ to show and share what they care about. The day had a good mix of round table and panel-led discussions, breakouts for shorter presentations, […]