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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

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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

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Gilson Summer School Programme 2014

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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

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Summer School Dates Announced

The 2014 Gilson Summer School will take place over the weekend of 9th and 10th May. Among the events already planned is a Symposium on the teaching of philosophy in Irish Primary Schools. Education of recent years has placed great emphasis … Continue reading

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Highlights of Gilson Summer School 2013

We will shortly be announcing the dates, themes and speakers for the 2014 Summer School, but in the meantime, here are some of the highlights of the 2013 Gilson Summer School: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgE2vhOjltA&feature=youtu.be If you’d like to read our Report, you … Continue reading

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The Singing Voice

As if there wasn’t enough going on in Oldcastle for the Gilson Summer School, we’ve added a new Talk & Workshop with Mallika McCarthy! ‘The Singing Voice: A Human Birthright’ 2.30pm, Saturday 11 May, @ Gilson Summer School, Oldcastle A … Continue reading

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