Category Archives: Digiteach Blog

  • Talk on the Tyne/Tech on the Tyne

    Talk on the Tyne 8th June 2017  7-late Following a warm invitation from Martin Bailey of Animate2Educate, three of the CESI tribe flew to Newcastle, where everyone speaks like Martin!  Initially rainy, the sun did appear showing the city and the river Tyne in all their glory.  At 7.00 on a Thursday evening (school night) […]

  • CESI Symposium – Leaving Certificate Computer Science

    Save the Date – Saturday September 16th, Maynooth University To register for this event, please click here In February 2017 CESI, the Computers in Education Society of Ireland (CESI), welcomed the announcement of the intended introduction of Computer Science as a Leaving Certificate subject, and we support Minister Richard Bruton’s aim to have Computer Science as […]

  • World Conference on Computers in Education 3-6th July 2017

    CESI welcomes the many delegates, both national and international coming to attend  the World Conference on Computers in Education which will take place in The Printworks in Dublin Castle from the 3rd to the 6th July.   The programme is well worth a look.  http://wcce2017.com/provisional-programme/ .  Keep an eye on @cesitweets to follow some of the happenings as […]

  • ILTA EdTech 2017 Conference

    This year’s ILTA conference theme was: TEL in an Age of Supercomplexity – Challenges, Opportunities and Strategies. The focus was  broad, as supercomplexity might indeed imply. In the current higher education climate, we face challenges around changing methodologies, resources, and policies. As we venture further into the digital age, we took two days to pause […]

  • Summer CPD courses, conferences and exhibitions

    It’s that time of year to start planning on doing CPD courses, either during the summer holidays or to start in the autumn. Getting a sense of what you’re interested in doing is sometimes the biggest step, so this is a list (not exhaustive!) of some of the courses on offer for the coming months: […]

  • All Aboard! Digital Skills in Higher Education

    The All Aboard! Digital Skills in Higher Education project was launched during Digital Skills Week at the beginning of April.  The project, funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning, was a collaborative project between NUI Galway, University College Dublin, University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College that aims to enhance […]

  • Bianca Ní Ghrógain Memorial Award

    The CESI National Conference took place with its usual aplomb at the DCU Institute of Education in Drumcondra just last month. A new addition to this year’s proceedings was the awarding of the Bianca Ni Ghrógain Memorial Award sponsored by the Irish Research Council (IRC). It was a bitter sweet occasion as the wider CESI […]

  • PRESS RELEASE: CESI welcomes Computer Science at Leaving Certificate

    MONDAY 20TH FEBRUARY 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CESI WELCOMES COMPUTER SCIENCE AT LEAVING CERTIFICATE CESI, the Computers in Education Society of Ireland, welcomes the intended introduction of Computer Science as a Leaving Certificate subject and we support Minister Richard Bruton’s aim to have Computer Science as an option for Leaving Certificate students by 2018. CESI […]

  • BETT 2018 – Think about going

    For those who do not know, BETT is an annual technology in education exhibition that takes place in London, usually at the end of January in the Excel arena.  It brings together the large and small of the tech in ed sector – hardware, software, management systems and everything in between.  Teachers get an opportunity […]

  • Bianca Ní Ghrógáin Memorial Award

    CESI is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the Bianca Ní Ghrógáin Memorial Award sponsored by the Irish Research Council (IRC). Bianca, formerly an inspirational teacher at Griffeen Valley Educate Together Primary School and IRC Phd scholar at Dublin City University, was an invaluable and highly regarded member of the CESI […]