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Teacher Education

The conference held for the third-year BEd students took place on 7th November 2008 in the College. The theme of the conference was "Human Rights Education " and had representation from four organisations. After registration, the conference began with a keynote address by Eithne McNulty from Trócaire and Brónagh Crummey-Bryan for The Cultural Exchange. Eithne's talk was titled "Teaching the UNCRC in the Classroom " and Brónagh's talk was titled "Developing Positive Relations at School Through Human Rights Education."

There were 5 workshops held with the students and the facilitators were from:

  • Trócaire;
  • NICCY;
  • The Cultural Exchange.

The workshops were a mixture of presentations and group activities, where the facilitators informed the students about resources, methods and examples of how to bring the issue of human rights into the classroom.


Eithne McNulty - Trócaire

Brónagh Crummey-Bryan - The Cultural Exchange


Stella Murray - UNICEF

Niall Moore - NICCY


Jennifer O'Doherty - Trócaire

BEd 3 students participating in workshop


Monica Mallon - NICCY

BEd 3 students listening at a workshop


Brónagh Crummey-Bryan - The Cultural Exchange & BEd 3 students in a workshop