BSTAI Conference 2017 Schedule

Conference Schedule

We look forward to meeting registered conference delegates on Saturday in Lyrath Convention Centre.

08.30 – 09.00: Registration

08.30 – 09.15: Tea/coffee, networking and opportunity to view sponsors’ stands

09.15 – 10.30: Welcome and opening remarks from BSTAI Honorary National President, Ultan Henry and plenary session by Sinead Tuohy, Junior Cycle for Teachers “Junior Cycle Business Studies – New Approaches to Assessment”

10.30 – 11.00: Tea/coffee, networking and viewing sponsors’ stands

11.00 -12.00: Workshops, Session 1

  • Making Learning Relevant in the Junior Cycle Business Studies Classroom – Junior Cycle for Teachers
  • Leaving Certificate Business: Units 5, 6 & 7 for Leaving Certificate 2018 Applied Business Question – Padraig Doherty
  • Leaving Certificate Economics: Past and Present – Pat Younger

 

12.00 – 13.00: Workshops, Session 2

  • Making Learning Relevant in the Junior Cycle Business Studies Classroom – Junior Cycle for Teachers
  • Supporting Active Learning using Digital Technologies in the Business Classroom – Siobhan O’Sullivan, PDST
  • Leaving Certificate Economics: Passion or Pantomime?  Methodologies for Leaving Certificate Economics Teachers – Mairead O’Sullivan

 

13.00 – 14.00: Lunch and viewing sponsors’ stands

13.45 – 14.00: Opportunities for members who wish to join an existing branch or form a new branch of the BSTAI

14.00 – 15.00: Worshops, Session 3

  • Making Learning Relevant in the Junior Cycle Business Studies Classroom – Junior Cycle for Teachers
  • Supporting SEN Students in the Business Classroom – Paula Joyce
  • Leaving Certificate Accounting: Similarities in methodologies in teaching Club Accounts, Service Firm Accounts and Farm Accounts

 

15.00 – 15.45: Plenary – “Implementing Curriculum Change through Teacher Collaboration in the iGeneration” – Rachel Farrell, UCD, Siobhan O’Sullivan & Cian Sweeney, PDST

15.45 – 16.00: Conference evaluation, raffle and closing remarks, Ultan Henry, BSTAI Honorary National President