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Interagency Collaboration in Supporting Diverse Children & Youth in Education

Registration

Register your attendance HERE

Year

2022

Location

MIC St. Patrick’s Campus

Thurles

Co. Tipperary

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We are delighted to invite you to join us our summer school in MIC Thurles on June 14 – June 15 on the theme “Interagency Collaboration in Supporting Diverse Children & Youth in Education”. The purpose of this two-day conference is to bring together educators, researchers, academics, and multiagency practitioners from Ireland and International educators who are interested in exploring how interagency collaboration can contribute to better support for diverse learners and their families in schools.

Program Schedule

Day one June 14th, 2022

09:30 – 10:00: Registration – Foyer MIC Thurles

10:00 – 10:15: Opening Address Dr Finn O’Murchu

10:15 – 11:15: Keynote 1 Professor Marie Parker-Jenkins (emeritus UL)

11:15 – 11:30: Coffee

11:30 - 12:30:  Keynote 2 Mr. Mischeck Munthali (Director of Education in the Ministry of                                    Education Malawi - online)

12:30 – 13:00: Lunch and exhibition – Canteen and Room G15/G16

13:00 – 14:00: Workshop 1– Discrimination & Racism in Irish Education

Panellists: Professor Marie-Parker-Jenkins (Chair), Dr Tayo Adenusi, Ms Anne Marie McDonald, Dr Kate Stapleton

1400 - 14:15: Coffee

14:15 - 14:45: Santhi Corcoran: Reflections on Diversity in Education from schools

14:45 – 15:45: Workshop 2 - Traveller Education

Presentation: Dr Hannagh Mc Ginley

                            Panellists: Dr Hannagh McGinley, Ms Chantelle Cawley, Ms Margaret O’Brien, Ms                          Olive O Reilly

15:45 -16:00 – Day One Closing & Take Aways (post-its and white boards)

 

Additional presentations: Coffee and lunch break

  • Migrant stories – Stories of migration and resettlement – Audio-visual

  • S. Ndahiro, M. Corcoran and J. Biggs

  • Photo exhibition from ‘Images of Learning Project’

  • Dr N. Quirke-Bolt

 

 

 

Day two June 15th, 2022

09:15 – 0930: Opening Address Dr Finn O’Murchu

09:30 – 10:00: Prof. Lorraine McIllrath (EDII MIC)

10:00-11:00:  Dr Niall Muldoon (Ombudsman for Children)

11:15 – 11:30 Coffee

11:30 – 12:30: Dr Becca Lowenhaupt (Boston College)

12:30-13:00: Lunch and exhibition - Canteen and Room G15/G16

13:00 – 14:00: Workshop 3: Refugees, Asylum Seekers & Displaced Communities

Presentation: Mr. Ahmed Mohammed, (Doras): Displacement & Settlement                                                                              

Panellists: Mr Ahmed Mohammed, Student teachers, School Principal, Ms Narrell Byrne

14:00 -14:15: Coffee

14.15 – 15:15: Workshop 4: Minority Group Education

Presentation: Black & Irish Inclusive Education Group                                                                                                         Panellists: Ms. Briana Fitzsimmons, Dr Tayo Adenusi, Dr Kate Stapleton, Mr Eoin Burke (GOSSH)

15:15 -15:45 Professor Michael Healy (Vice President Research and Graduate School MIC) – Human        Trafficking on the island of Ireland – An interagency collaboration

15:45 -16:00 Day Two Closing & Take Aways (post-its and white boards)

 

Additional presentations: Coffee and lunch break – Room G15 and G16

  • Migrant stories – Stories of migration and resettlement – Audio-visual

  • S. Ndahiro, M. Corcoran and J. Biggs

  • Photo exhibition from ‘Images of Learning Project’

  • Dr N. Quirke-Bolt

 

We look forward to seeing you in person on the 14th and 15th of June in MIC St. Patricks’ Campus, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.