Author Archives: laurencegilsonoldcastle

Gilson for the 21st Century: Learning from our Heritage

The Gilson School was once a learning hub for students from the hinterland of Oldcastle. They came from Cavan, Westmeath and all over North Meath to study at the Gilson Endowed School – a school created to provide access to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

1. Marie Finn, Philomena Donnelly & Joan Keating speakers on ‘Thinking Time’. Also thanks to Margaret Sorohan who chaired the session. 2. Pupils from St Ciaran’s Community School, Kells & Ballinamore Community School, Leitrim talking about ‘Class Swap’. This session … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Learning from the world around us!

Below is the presentation given by Aidan Walsh at this year’s Summer School in the session ‘Everything’s an Educator’. There are some brilliant sources/resources here for anyone who is interested in archaeology and what we can learn from it about … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Gilson Summer School Programme 2014

Image | Posted on | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Declan Coyle, ‘The Green Platform’ Keynote Speaker, 2014

  We are delighted to announce that Declan Coyle will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Gilson Summer School. He is one of Ireland’s most internationally experienced leadership training and development consultants. He is also much sought after as … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment