21 Year Conference in Galway – a huge success!

The conference and party held to mark the HAI’s 21st in Galway on October 11th and 12th was a huge success!

For some great photos check out the HAI Facebook pageIvana Bacik at 21st Galway

The theme Appraising our Primary Education – is it fit for the 21st Century was covered by several speakers including

Senator Ivana Bacik – click here for Ivana’s presentation

Professor David McConnell, Honorary President HAI – click here for David’s presentation

Paul Rowe, CEO Educate Together

Dick Spicer, founding member HAI – click here for Dick’s talk

Inger Joanna Slatte, Humanist Association of Norway

Grace Robinson, Thinking Space (Philosophy for Kids)

Sinéad Kennedy, NUI Maynooth

Seán McMahon, Irish National Teachers Organisation

Gerry O’Connor, CSSR, Redemptorist Community

Deirdre Kenny, One in Four

Following the talks delegates and speakers participated in lively Q&A sessions and group discussions on the theme of education. Over the coming weeks a paper outlining those discussions and where we go from here will be drafted.

Hope you’re liking the new look and logo!

Photos of 21st courtesy of Munster Images.