ILSA Annual Conference

Mapping the Inclusive Landscape

DAY 1 

Friday 27th September 

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08:00-09:00

REGISTRATION - TEA/COFFEE BISCUITS ON ARRIVAL

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09:00–10:00

Austin 2

Chairperson’s Welcome

Jackie Whelan

Keynote Address

Dr. Patricia Daly

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10:00–11:15

Austin 1

P

Niamh Ní Fhoighil

(DES Inspectorate)

Provision for SEN; Getting it right

Chair: Bernie Kemple

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10:00–11:15

Austin 2

PP

Dr Johanna Fitzgerald

Meeting Common, Distinct and Individual Student Needs: The role of the SENCO and Senior Leadership Team in Whole School Approach to Inclusive and Special Education

Chair: Joe Flynn

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10:00–11:15

Riley 1

P/PP

Dr. Veronica Ryan

Making the Transition: A Student’s Mathematical Journey from Primary to Post-Primary School in Ireland

Chair: Angela Martin

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10:00–11:15

Siddeley 1

PP

Lisa Kelly

L2LPs in Post Primary Schools

Chair: Breda Coady

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10:00–11:15

Siddeley 2

P

Neasa McGowan & Máire English

Outline of an Erasmus project - Developing Emotional Intelligence through the Visual Arts

Chair: Theresa Woods

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11:15-11:45

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

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11:45–13:00

Austin 1

P/PP

Christine O’Sullivan & Joanne Frehill

(NEPS)

Wellbeing is Everybody's Business: Whole School Approach to Wellbeing Promotion

Chair: Noel Fox

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11:45–13:00

Austin 2

P

Dr Margaret Egan

Language and Literacy for Pupils with Additional Needs: Teacher Assessment for Intervention

Chair: Theresa Woods

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11:45–13:00

Riley 1

PP

Maria Lorigan

(DES Inspectorate)

 

Evaluation of Provision for Students with Additional and Special Education Needs in Post Primary Schools - Preliminary Findings

Chair: Joe Flynn

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11:45–13:00

Siddeley 1

PP

Breda Coady & Angela Martin

 

Sharing Innovative Ideas: Resources and Strategies for Post-Primary Level

Chair: Breda Coady & Angela Martin

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11:45–13:00

Siddeley 2

P

Barbara Nugent & Geraldine O’Loughlin

(NCSE)

 

The Deployment and the Use of the SET Allocation Resources at Primary Level

Chair: Laoise Ni Chuinn

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13:00–14:15

LUNCH

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14:15–15:30

Austin 1

PP

Colm Manley 

(NCSE)

 

Team Teaching at Post-Primary Level

Chair: Angela Martin

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14:15–15:30

Austin 2

P

Dr Trevor O’Brien

Listening to Children with Dyslexia to Improve Outcomes

Chair: Noel Fox

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14:15–15:30

Riley 1

P/PP

Dr Pauline Cogan

 

Training in the Administration of the WIAT-III-T Assessment

(Please bring your copy of test)

(Repeated Saturday)

Chair: Jackie Whelan

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14:15–15:30

Siddeley 1

P

Dr Claire Griffin

 

"Give them Wings to Fly": Considering Pupil Independence in the Context of the SNA Scheme

Chair: Breda Coady

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14:15–15:30

Siddeley 2

P

Margaret Murphy

 

A Toolkit for Teaching in Multi-Cultural Settings

Chair: Michele Dunleavy

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16:15–16:45

Wellbeing & Meditation Session

with Jackie Whelan

ILSA Annual Conference

Mapping the Inclusive Landscape

DAY 2

Saturday 28th September 

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09:00–09:45

Riley 1

Irish Learning Support Association A.G.M

All ILSA Members Welcome

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10:00–11:15

Austin 1

P

Louise Barr

 

Enhancing Reading Fluency Outcomes for Pupils with Reading Difficulties in an Inclusive Classroom Setting

Chair: Noel Fox

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10:00–11:15

Austin 2

P

Fiona Corr

Supporting Oral Language and Literacy through a Pedagogy of Play and Playful Learning (Aistear) in the Mainstream Classroom

Chair: Bernie Kemple

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10:00–11:15

Riley 1

P/PP

Dr. Pauline Cogan

Training in the Administration of the WIAT-III-T Assessment

(Please bring your copy of test)

(Repeat of Friday)

Chair: Jackie Whelan

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10:00–11:15

Siddeley 1

P

Dr Fiodhna Gardiner-Hyland

Listening to Teacher Voices: Issues with Catering for EAL Learners in Irish Primary

Chair: Angela Martin

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10:00–11:15

Siddeley 2

P/PP

Mary Keane, Brian Fitzgerald, Róisín Cunningham

(NCSE)

School Inclusion Model (SIM) - An Induction

Chair: Michele Dunleavy

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11:15-11:45

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

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11:45–13:00

Austin 1

P/PP

Stephen Howell

Helping Students with Dyslexia Thrive with Technology

Chair: Pauline Cogan

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11:45–13:00

Austin 2

P

Dr Aran Tomac

Understanding and Meeting (Emotional) Development Needs of Children in Primary School Setting - Prevention of Serious Mental Health Difficulties in Later Life

Chair: Laoise Ní Chuinn

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11:45–13:00

Riley 1

PP

Dr Tish Balfe

 

Inclusion of Students on the Autism Spectrum: What does this mean for Post Primary Schools?

Chair: Jackie Whelan

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11:45–13:00

Siddeley 1

P

Bernie Kemple & Theresa Woods

 

Sharing Innovative Ideas: Resources and Strategies for Primary Level

Chair: Bernie Kemple & Theresa Woods

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11:45–13:00

Siddeley 2

P/PP

PECHA KUCHA

 

A number of Speakers on various subjects presenting using 20 slides for 20 seconds

Chair: Michele Dunleavy & Breda Coady

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