Fri 19th Oct

20.00Annual Dinner
21.30Fr. Ingram Memorial Lecture by Fiacre Ó Cairbre Maynooth University (Historical Mathematics topic)

Sat 20th Oct

9.30 - 10.00Registration
10.00 - 10.50Merrilyn Goos, UL Why teachers matter in times of mathematics curriculum reform
10.50 - 11.20Break
11.20 - 12.10Aedamar Frawley
Grange Vocational School and Stephen Eustace St. Joseph's Secondary School
Using Microsoft Surface/IT in the classroom
12.10 - 13.00Aidan Fitzsimons, DCUNurturing the problem solving abilities of high achieving second level students
13.00 - 13.45Lunch
13.45 - 14.35Niamh O Meara, UL Issues affecting the transition from primary to post primary mathematics
14.35 - 15.25Shane Flanagan, JCTJunior Cycle Maths developments
15.25 - 16.15Pam O Brien, LITLearning by making
16.15 - 16.45AGM

Speaker Info

SpeakerPhotoSpecialist Area
Fiacre Ó Ciarbre
Maynooth University
Has published papers including 'A Resource for Transition Year Mathematics Teachers. ' and 'Mathematics education and the public's interaction with the Hamilton story'
Professor Merrilyn Goos, UL
Merrilyn is Professor of STEM Education and Director of EPI*STEM at the National Centre for STEM Education, at the University of Limerick, Ireland.
Aedamar Frawley
Grange Vocational School
CT Digital Key Skills & Maths Associate
Microsoft Educator Trainer
Math & English Teacher
Stephen Eustace St. Joseph's Secondary School @eustace_stephenTeacher of Maths & Accounting #MIEExpert 'We are passionate about the impact that ICT has on education and in particular the power of OneNote to make every lesson'
Aidan Fitzsimons, DCU
Aidan Fitzsimons currently works at the School of Mathematical Sciences, Dublin City University. Aidan does research in Mathematics Education
Niamh O Meara, UL
PhD in Mathematics Education, MSc in Mathematical Modelling

Lecturer in Mathematics Education, UL
Shane Flanagan, JCT
Junior Cycle for Teachers
Team Leader for Maths
Pam O Brien, LIT
Maths and Programming Lecturer in LIT with passion for integrating technology in education. Organiser of the ICT in Education conference