Professor Neil Selwyn, Monash University to give Keynote Address at SCoTENS Conference 2020

  Neil Selwyn is a Distinguished Research Professor in the Faculty of Education, Monash University who has worked for the past 25 years researching the integration of digital technology into schools, universities and adult learning. He is recognised as a leading international researcher in the area of digital education – with particular expertise in the …
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Cancellation – Conference 2020 – The Future of Teaching and Teacher Education: Challenges of Profession, Identity, Agency

Due to current restrictions and ongoing uncertainty as a result of the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the SCoTENS steering committee has felt it necessary to cancel this year’s annual conference which was due to take place on 22 and 23 October 2020.  Protecting the health, safety, and well-being of our members and attendees is paramount, and …
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Conference 2020 – The Future of Teaching and Teacher Education: Challenges of Profession, Identity, Agency

  Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan Thursday 22 and Friday 23 October 2020


Minority language pupils and the curriculum – closing the achievement gap

The aim of this project was to hold two seminars on teaching English as an Additional Language (EAL), one at Ulster University in Coleraine and the other at Marino Institute of Education in Dublin, and to produce a digital resource based on these events. The seminars were entitled Minority language pupils and the curriculum – …
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All Ireland Doctoral Student Research Conference (AIDSRC)

To project held a conference which took place in May 2013 in the School of Education  in UCD for doctoral students in education on the island of Ireland.  This was the fifth Doctoral Conference that SCoTENS co-funded. All Ireland Doctoral Student Research Conference Report  


North-South Language Educators Conference

To organise and run a conference for 40/50 delegates drawn from language teacher educators, primary and post-primary north and south to be held in Queen’s University Belfast.  


Dyslexia, Literacy and Inclusion – Conference

To help fund a conference which seeks to: Develop a dynamic interface on the island of Ireland that will harness educational theory, research and practice on the special educational needs, dyslexia for the purposes of enhancing learning and teaching in schools. Promote collaboration between Northern Irish and Southern Irish educational practitioners into what constitutes best …
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3rd North-South Conference on Initial Teacher Education

3-4 June 2005 A North/South Conference on the theme of ‘Competencies approach to teacher education’ incorporating the following: An outline of policy trends in teacher education within EU and OECD countries, especially those incorporating the competencies model. A description and discussion of the approach currently operating in Northern Ireland A description and discussion of the …
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