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Professor Pasi Sahlberg, the Finnish educator and now Visiting Professor in Harvard Graduate School of Education will deliver the keynote address 'Lessons from top education systems around the Globe' at the 'Reforming Learning: Driving Success' conference at NUI Galway tomorrow Friday.
The author of an award winning book on bullying is spearheading an online global campaign to change the dictionary definition of the word.
If there isn’t some dramatic change, and matters as they stand are allowed to drift, it is easy to see that the impact of the child abuse scandals within the Catholic church have had a very negative impact on the present and future generations in Ireland. Despite being one of the most generous generations ever when it comes to helping others, young people today are quite indifferent to the church. In fact many are openly hostile.
What traits would you like to pass on to your children? Strength of purpose, determination, respect for others, a love of life?
The former governor of Mountjoy Prison is calling for a “tougher” attitude to alcohol, describing it as one of the major dangers facing young people today.
Youth work and volunteering will come under the spotlight when the No Name Club honours its adult volunteers at a special celebration tomorrow, Saturday June 30.
Athlone’s Literary Festival which has grown from strength to strength in recent years, has announced its 2011 line-up. It features diverse events such as an evening with former Mountjoy Governor John Lonergan and discussions with poet Gabriel Rosenstock and writer Nuala Ni Conchuir, and an interview with Ruth Dudley Edwards. The event literally has something for everyone, whether it’s crime fiction, comic strips, poetry, music, or true-life stories. The festival takes place October 7- 9.
Athlone’s Literary Festival has announced its 2011 line-up. It features diverse events such as a creative writing workshop with Big Smoke Writing Factory, discussions with poet Gabriel Rosenstock and writer Nuala Ni Conchuir, and an interview with Ruth Dudley Edwards.
In the coming days our television screens are going to be hit with a disturbing but extremely important message about children’s rights.
A renowned educationalist with a special interest in how people learn best will address a conference at NUI Galway organised by its School of Nursing and Midwifery.