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Teagasc agus Foghlaim na Gaeilge in DCU (event open to DCU staff only)

30th November 2021 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

This face to face one-day event will enable Irish language lecturers at DCU to share their teaching experiences with their colleagues and facilitate internal strategic discussions on how teaching and learning can be strengthened and valued in Fiontar agus Scoil na Gaeilge. One of Ireland’s leading Irish language curriculum-development experts,  Éamonn Ó Dónaill will give a presentation on the importance of the syllabus and will facilitate the sessions on teaching and learning. Dr Colin Flynn, (Fiontar agus Scoil na Gaeilge) applied linguist and author of “Foghlaim an Dara Teanga” will discuss recent research in minority language acquisition. Round-table discussions on formative assessment, online learning, motivation in language students and reflection on students’ feedback will take place in the afternoon.

Focus of the event

  • Strategic institutional discussions about the place of teaching and learning within local policy and decision-making and how the value of teaching and learning can be strengthened
  • Sharing and valuing ongoing teaching and learning enhancement work
  • Considering how the relational, structural, practical or policy aspects of teaching and learning can be valued, supported and recognised
  • Gathering views and experiences from those who learn, teach and/or lead on the shift to online/remote learning and considering what has been learned for the future about how teaching and learning can/should be valued

To register for this event please contact the organiser Gearóidín Uí Laighléis gearoidin.uilaighleis@dcu.ie



30th November 2021
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Gearóidín Uí Laighléis