Donegal teachers celebrate at national festival of education

first_imgDonegal teachers were among the 1,000 teachers and members of the public who celebrated innovation in teaching and learning at FÉILTE 2017 (the Festival of Education in Learning and Teaching Excellence).Hosted by the Teaching Council, FÉILTE, which is now in its sixth year, has grown to be one of the largest gatherings of teachers in Ireland.Annette Gildea, Deele College, Raphoe; Tanya Morrisson, Crana College, Buncrana; Sean McFAdden, Mulroy College, Milford  The event which took place last weekend in the RDS, Dublin was addressed by Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD. Keynote presentations were delivered by founder of AsIAm, Adam Harris and disability rights campaigner, Joanne O’Riordan.The festival featured a Teachmeet and a Researchmeet, as well as panel discussions on inclusive education and the effectiveness of homework, chaired by broadcaster Keelin Shanley.Dr. David Doherty and Mary Doherty; Coláiste Na Carraige Co. Donegal Dr. David Doherty and Mary Doherty; Coláiste Na Carraige Co. DonegalAt the heart of FÉILTE were over 50 showcases and workshops spanning projects from across the education sector, demonstrating the innovation and creativity that is taking place in schools across Ireland today. Speaking about the event, Teaching Council Director, Tomás Ó Ruairc said: “FÉILTE provides a platform for teachers to tell us all about what’s happening in teaching today – their innovation, collaboration, engagement with research, and sharing of ideas. They are doing so much incredible work which many people are not aware of. FÉILTE is about giving all of that work a platform, and celebrating the effort, commitment and ingenuity of the teachers involved”.Donegal teachers celebrate at national festival of education was last modified: October 23rd, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:educationFeiltefestivalteacherslast_img

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