Category Archives: Update

  • Tom and Mags sit in a podcasting studio across from each other, smiling

    In Conversation: Mags Amond and Tom Farrelly

    At the recent Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA) Ed Tech conference at ATU Sligo, we availed of the beautiful new podcasting studio facility to record a short conversation between our own TeachMeet researcher, Mags Amond; and the Gasta Master, Tom Farrelly. In this short recording, Tom reflects on the evolution of Gasta, recent sessions, and […]

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    Open Education for Good with Catherine Cronin

    After our panel discussion for Open Education Week 2024, it became evident that there is a growing interest in open educational practices within the CESI executive and community. We are hoping that this is just the first of many more sessions focusing on open education, and who better than a long-standing member of our community, […]

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    Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2024

    Join us for a very special CESI Café on Thursday, 16th May at 8pm on Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). We will be joined by Trevor Boland, Assistive Technology Officer at DCU, for “Getting your Accessibility House in order: an acronym that embeds Accessibility into your inclusion practices”. Presenter biography: Trevor Boland advocates for inclusion […]

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    Computer Science Week Events 2024

    Computer Science Week takes place from 20th – 27th April, the full programme of events, courtesy of Oide, is now available. Wednesday, 24th April, Come and Try It CS session at Dublin West EC For the more experienced there will be a couple of embroidery machines, microbits, picos, LEDs, motors, sensors and various other bits […]

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    Open Education Week 2024: CESI’s Open Education Open Café

    Join us for our special Open Education Week 2024 open café discussion featuring our special guests Dr Mags Amond (CESI), Dr Eamon Costello (Dublin City University), Dr Verena Roberts (Thompson Rivers University, Canada) and John Hegarty (Clongowes Wood College and CESI list moderator) Moderated by Kate Molloy (CESI Co-Chair) Speaker bios: Dr Mags Amond is […]

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    CESI Conference 2024 – Save the Date and Expression of Interest

    We are delighted to announce that our 2024 CESI Conference will take place on Saturday, 2nd March 2024 at ATU Galway City. We invite you to submit an idea for a long form workshop. We encourage active participation and engagement, creativity, and thoughtful planning. Please keep in mind that our conference is BYOD. Our expression […]

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    Announcing our next TeachMeet CESI

    We’re pleased to open registration for our next TeachMeet, which takes place online on Thursday, 16th November. You can register now to join the Zoom meeting. Please do consider presenting on the night. We are looking for nanopresentations (2 minutes) or micropresentations (5-7 minutes). Just tell us what your topic is! We will also stream […]

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    Leaving Certificate Computer Science Quiz 2023

    Congratulations to the 6th Year Computer Science students in Cabinteely CS for coming 1st last week in the LC CS CESI Quiz (teacher: Aoife O’Rourke). They won the €200 voucher kindly sponsored by The four finalists were: 5th Year CS Terenure College (teacher: Ollie Cosgrave), 5th Year CS Adamstown CC (teacher: Suzanne Linnane) and 5th […]

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    CESI LC CS 2022 Online Quiz

    Thanks to all the teachers and students who took part in this year’s online quiz. We hope you had some fun doing it and that some healthy competition emerged between classes!1st prize to 5th Year/Walton class in Tullow Community School with 45 points (Cleona McCann’s class)! You’ve won a €100 voucher from  2nd Prize to […]