School of Education, NUI Galway invited to present at Inaugural ISDDE UK Meeting, University of Cambridge

Dr Tony Hall, Dr Cornelia Connolly
Apr 01 2019 Posted: 16:01 IST

Drs Cornelia Connolly & Tony Hall were invited to present at the inaugural International Society for Design and Development in Education (ISDDE) UK 2019 meeting at the University of Cambridge.   Hosted by Cambridge Mathematics, the event included discussions and presentations from key educational partners in curriculum design and development, mathematics education, and educational publishing and technology.

Prof. Geoff Wake, University of Nottingham, provided the keynote address on key contemporary issues in educational design research.  Cornelia and Tony presented the design of NUI Galway's new undergraduate teacher education programme for computer science and maths teachers: the BA Education (Computer Science and Mathematical Studies).  They also met with colleagues of the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, and visited local primary and post-primary schools.  Tony and Cornelia jointly chaired the 14th Annual ISDDE Conference, which was held May 28th-31st in NUI Galway, for the first time in Ireland; the next international conference will be held at the University of Pittsburgh in September 2019.

Jim Lenaghan

School of Education

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