2018 Conference – Draft Programme


Venue: Maldron Hotel, Tallaght, Dublin 24.

Dates: Friday 28th & Saturday 29th September 2018

Friday 28th September 2018

7.30pm – Registration

Commencement 8.00pm

Sixty Photographs for Simon – A presentation in aid of the Simon Community

Vincent Butler

Geographical Investigation 2018 & 2019 Plenary

 Chaired by Peter Lydon

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Buffer reception follows kindly Sponsored By Folens

Saturday 29th September 2018
8.30 – 9.00 Registration 
9.00 – 9.40 Assessment that supports student learning in the geography classroom
Ada Broderick, JCT for Geography
9.45 – 10.00 Teaching Geoliteracy in Junior Cycle Geography
Edmond Hussey – Edco
10.05 – 10.20 Scoilnet Resources for Geography Teaching
Patrick Coffey, PDST in Technology
10.25 – 10.40 AGTI AGM
Jane Brook
How do we spend your membership fee?
Health of the Association report
10.45 – 11.05 Tea & Coffee – Exhibition space
11.05 – 11.20 Teaching the Elements in Junior Cycle Geography
Stacy Lou Kenny – Gill
11.25 – 12.15 HIVA (Hazard Identification & Vulnerability Analysis):
a tool for engaging transition year students in Geography
Dr. Frank Houghton
12.20 – 12.35 Planning Units of Work for Junior Cycle Geography
Peter Lydon – Folens
12.40 – 13.40 Lunch – Ground floor restaurant
13.45 – 14.00 Linking Learning Outcomes in Junior Cycle Geography

Jason O’Brien – Educate

 
14.05 – 14.45 Can geography do more? Young people’s  geographies and participation in their schools and communities

 

Prof. Susan Pike
14.50 – 15.30 ArcGIS for Schools: The Free and Easy Way to Start Teaching with GIS – An Initiative by Esri Ireland
Joanne McLaughlin & Aideen Croasdell.
15.30 – 15.45 Break – Exhibition space
15.50 – 4.20pm GeoWeek and Sustainability Seisiún as Gaeilge
Shannon Suite Meeting Room
Dr. Irene Morris Pádraig Ó Beaglaoich &

Aaron Caoṁan Mac Ḟionnlaoiċ

 
4.20pm – 5.00pm Plenary Session & Closing
Forms

Post examination results – review

Leaving Certificate – length of exam

Junior Certificate examination results

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