Classroom of the Future Podcast


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Interview with Ciaran McCormack, of Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design & Technology (IADT)

In our latest podcast Michael Hallissy is joined by Ciaran McCormack of IADT to talk about the numerous educational technology projects he champions,TME and the classroom of the future.

Ciaran has been to the fore in ICT integration in Irish Education for many years, and he has written and lectured widely both and home and abroad on the subject. Among the innovative projects he discusses here are Film in Schools (, FIS Bookclub ( www.FÍ ), Eurocreator, ( ) and School in a Box ( In addition he shares his thoughts on what our technology-fuelled classrooms of future will be like and he details his latest project ‘Technology Made Easy’, an innovative review website focusing on mobile learning technologies and educational apps.

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One Comment

  • Suzanne Kelly

    August 18, 2016, 4:52 pm

    Thanks for a very interesting podcast Ciaran. You’ve created some excellent resources and I think both the bookclub and the film festival websites will provide an excellent opportunity to enhance learning in an exciting way for children.

    I also agree with you about training for teachers. I like the idea of using more technology in my classroom but not owning an ipad puts me on the back foot. I need time to look at and try out apps but this is not always possible during teaching time / time spent in school before and after school. I would be able to do this in the evening when my children are in bed if I had access to the technology.

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