Upcoming Primary Ethical Education Conference

Learn Together to Live Together on this planet!

‘Learn Together to Live Together’ is not just a motto, it’s a key feature of Educate Together teachers’ approach to continued professional development. Join us on Saturday 24th February in Dublin 7 Educate Together National School (D07 DP6D) to ‘Learn Together’ at an Ethical Education Conference for primary teachers. Hear from other Educate Together teachers on how they have implemented Education for Sustainable Development into their classroom practice and get some new ideas for your school from a range of workshops.

The programme begins with a Teach Meet at 10am. If you would like to participate in the Teach Meet, email Vera before the 5th February 2024.

Conference programme:

9:30 – 10: Registration

10 – 10:05 : Address from CEO Emer Nowlan

10:10 – 11: Teach Meet

11:15 – 12: Panel Discussion on teachers’ experiences of integrating ESD into classroom practice and the practicalities, challenges, pitfalls and opportunities this presents.

12 – 1:30: Workshops focusing on addressing environmental ethical dilemmas, supporting staff to embrace change, and linking ESD to the Learn Together curriculum.

1:30 – 2: Lunch (available to take away if you can’t stay!)

Details of workshops:

Workshop 1: Bringing staff with you: you want to introduce an initiative, how do we get others to buy in?
(Facilitated by Dr. Mary Moore and Patrick Kirwan, ISSN)

Workshop 2: Addressing Environmental Ethical Dilemmas. A framework for promoting critical thinking about and through environmental issues.
(Facilitated by Róisín Merz)

Workshop 3: Student activism: how to empower students to take action through the Learn Together curriculum.
(Facilitated by Fionnuala Ward) 

Registration is now open, and spaces are limited so grab yours now! Click here to register. Please note that there is no parking available onsite. There is paid parking available nearby, and the school is a four-minute walk from Grangegorman Luas stop (Green line).