Feb 06 2018

‘The School of the Future’ Education Conference, 3rd March

Bandon Grammar celebrates 375 years this year. To mark the occasion ‘The School of the Future’ educational conference will be held in the school on Saturday, 3rd March from 9:30AM to 1:30PM.

Aim of the conference:

To bring ideas and challenges from four educators involved in different dimensions of the design and provision of education for rigorous examination by parents, teachers, school managers and senior students. Reflecting on the educational journey we desire for our children we aim to send a message to policy makers and bring back inspiration to our schools.

Who is this for?

Parents, teachers and principals, members of boards of management, students.
9am – 9.30am
Arrival at the Deane Building, Coffee and Registration
Opening Address by Principal Ian Coombes
Session 1
Dr Fiona Chambers UCC ʻEducation of Young People to be Human in a Digital Ageʼ.

Mr. Clive Byrne ʻAdapting the Irish Education System to provide the School Leaver Ireland Needsʼ. Breakout Discussion Sessions /Coffee

Session 2
Dr Michael Redmond ʻLeading teaching and learning in a time of changeʼ.

Ms Moira Leydon ʻTeacher Professionalism: tensions and opportunities.ʼ Breakout Session and Plenary

Minister Jim Daly TD Summation
Lunch in the Dining Hall
Participants are welcome to tour school facilities after lunch


For more details contact the school office on 02388 41713 or download the conference programme here.