Mags Amond

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  • CESI visits Tech on the Tyne

    CESI was represented by Mags Amond at the recent (June 8th & 9th) double event in Newcastle [UK] hosted by Martin Bailey of Animate2Educate – an unconference evening Talk on the Tyne, followed by a day conference Tech on the Tyne TALK ON THE TYNE – Very much a classic TeachMeet, in CESImeet style – […]

  • #EducationDay on @Twitter

    Thursday 15th October, @TwitterDublin will be hosting #EducationDay in Ireland that will also run across Europe. The idea behind #EducationDay is to celebrate the role that Twitter can and, indeed, already does play in the classroom. Throughout the day students, schools and teachers will be sharing, on the Twitter platform, the work they are doing at […]

  • Power Up 2015 on tour to Cavan

    The first Power Up training morning in Eircom HQ last March was such a success, it is being replicated at Cavan Institute, Cavan town, on Saturday October 17th from 10am-1pm. Teachers can sign up for up to three free mini-workshops, aimed at maximising the use of mobile devices in their teaching. This is a cooperative […]

  • Rang Bianca at Féilte

    On October 3rd, CESI took part in the Teaching Council’s Féilte, with colleagues from all over the country. We had a stand, no 43, and it was great to speak with friends old and new who visited. We especially took pride in a new addition to Féilte, a Researchmeet, which took place in a special area […]

  • Smart Futures: Tech Careers event for Teens

      To kick off Tech Week Ireland Smart Futures is holding a FREE Technology Careers Talk on Monday, 27th of April 2pm-4pm for teens. The talk will take place in Science Foundation Ireland, Wilton Park House, Wilton Place, Dublin 2. This event will give secondary school students an opportunity to hear a series of short talks […]

  • Make Meet at ICT in Education, Tipperary

    (A cross-post from @magsamond, looking forward to the Make Meet on the eve of the ICT in Edu Conference in April) The annual ICT in Education Conference conference in Tipperary on Saturday April 25th will, as usual, be preceded by a TeachMeet on the Friday night – but in line with the Conference theme of […]

  • Trend Micro Internet Safety Competition

    If you are dealing with the topic of online safety with any students over the age of 8, here is a terrific way to focus their thinking – plan and prepare a poster or video entry to the Trend Micro “What’s Your Story?” Internet Safety Competition. This intitiative is part of Trend Micro’s support for […]

  • Breaktime Newsflash…

    The line up of speakers and topics for Teachmeet “East meets West” at 7pm sharp in GMIT next Friday 27/02 has been announced. See the CESIlist and the Teachmeet Ireland website for the programme. You might want to grab one of the last few places – register here . Please share this with your teaching […]