Educational Disadvantage Centre

Poverty and Social Inclusion in Education - 4th year BEd course

Poverty and Social Inclusion in Education - 4th year BEd course

Dr Paul Downes, Director Educational Disadvantage Centre teaches a course to 4th year BEd students entitled Poverty and Social Inclusion. In semester 1, there were a range of guest speakers, listed below:  

 

 Fiona Collins

Fiona Collins, Principal St Francis CBS

 ‘Teaching with empathy is a breath of fresh air’ 

Fiona Kearney 

Fiona Kearney, Familibase (formerly Familiscope), Ballyfermot

‘Multidisciplinary teams in and around schools’ 

 Dawn Russell

Dawn Russell, Head of Services, Ana Liffey Drug Project; Tony Duffin, CEO, Ana Liffey Drug Project

Ana Liffey Drug Project – A National Addiction Service' 

 Dr Sylwia Kazmierczak-Murray

Dr Sylwia Kazmierczak-Murray, Programme Coordinator Cabra School Completion Programme

‘Prevention and Intervention in Cabra School Completion Programme’ 

 Marian Brattman

Marian Brattman, Research and Development Manager, Educational Welfare Services of the Child and Family Agency Tusla; Maria Tobin, National Home School Community Liaison Scheme Programme

‘Supporting the engagement of children in formal education’