HTAI National Conference 2017

Date: 13th - 14th October

Location: Brehon Hotel, Killarney, Co. Kerry

Theme: Revolution and Change

Friday 13th October 2017

6.30-7.30 - Registration and Refreshments Reception Area

7.30-9.00 - Official Opening of 2017 Conference: Niamh Crowley, President HTAI Magnetron Room, Gleneagle Hotel

  • Opening Address Billy Keane, Irish Independent
  • Keynote speaker: Dr Geoffrey Roberts, Professor of History, UCCThe Russian Revolution and its impact’
  • ‘Atlas of the Revolutionary Period Exhibition’ UCC Roadshow, foyer, Brehon hotel

Wine reception hosted by EdCo in Mezzanine area of the Brehon Hotel

Saturday 14th October 2017

8.30-9.00 - Registration

9.00-10.00

Susan Cashell, Review of the Leaving Certificate History exam or Jacqueline Kiernan, Review of the Junior Certificate History exam

10.00 - 10.30 - Mary Ó Dubháin & Déirdre Mac Mathúna - How to use the ‘Online Genealogical Project’.

10.30 - 11.15 - Dr Marian Lyons, NUI Maynooth ‘What caused the Reformation in 1517?’

11.15 - 11.45 Break Tea and Coffee & visit to stands, book companies, tours groups etc. Mezzanine area

 11.45-12.45 - Workshops Session 1:

Topic Presenter
  1. Leaving Cert Case Study : The First Programme for Economic Expansion 1958 - 1963
Niamh Crowley, Waterford branch, HTAI President

 

 

  1. Review of the Junior Certificate History exam 2017
Jacqueline Kiernan, Chief Advising Examiner

 

  1. Numeracy and Literacy in the History classroom
Eimear Jenkinson, Ardgillan Community College

 

  1. Interactive IT and Assessment in the Junior Cert History classroom
Joan Morrissey, St Bridget's Secondary School, Killarney

 

  1. Revolution Roadshow - How to use this resource in your classroom.
Dr Helena O Keeffe, School of History, UCC

 12.45 -1.15          HTAI AGM

1.10-2.00              Lunch

2.00-2.30              Plenary session:  The future of History at Junior Cycle, Granú Dwyer & Gerard Hanlon,

NCCA History reps

2.45-3.45 - Workshops Sessions 2

Topic Presenter
  1. Leaving Cert Case Study : Impact of the EEC on Fisheries
Gerry Moore, Glenties, Donegal
  1. Best Archives/Sources  on Kerry  people /events from the War of Independence and Civil War
Dr Tim Horgan
  1. Resources for teachers in Gaelscoileanna/ Setting up a virtual branch of HTAI for Gaelscoileanna to swop materials and promote the Aiste Gaeilge
Michelle D’Altun Gaelcholáiste Trá Lí &

Clíodhna Ní Chonchúir, Colaíste Íde, Ciarraí

  1. Helping students with SEN to engage and learn in the history class
Gillian Flynn, Salesian College, Celbridge
  1. Interactive IT and Assessment in the Junior Cert History classroom
Joan Morrissey, St Bridget's Secondary School, Killarney

5pm Optional trip to Muckross House

8pm Conference Dinner - Hotel Restaurant - €30.00 per person

 

Booking for the Conference

Please book using the htai website www.htai.ie
Directions
1. Go to 
www.htai.ie
2. Point the mouse to the membership tab at the top of page
3. Click on drop down menu...
4. Select HTAConferenceRegistration2017 option
5. Type in your details in fields given

(leave out any apostrophes if any in your name/school name).
6. Hit submit at the end.

You should get a message saying registration successful.

 

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