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FULFILLING OUR OBLIGATIONS IN SCHOOLS IN RELATION TO STUDENT VOICE AND PARTICIPATION IN DECISION-MAKING Date: Wednesday 30th November 2023 | Time: 7 - 8 pm | Online via Zoom | Description: This will be a 1-hour webinar for those who would like to learn how student voice and student participation in decision-making is being interpreted at different levels in Irish schools. The objectives of the session are to: • provide a summary of the legal underpinnings provided by the UNCRC • explain the Lundy Model of Student Participation as created by Professor Laura Lundy, Queens University Belfast • share very manageable ideas from schools across Ireland who are enabling their students to exercise their voices and share in decision-making • provide guidance on where to locate resources to support practitioners working in this area Facilitator: DENISE KELLY Denise Kelly retired from her position as Director of Schools in an ETB in February 2019. She is a qualified Executive Coach, and member of the Association for Coaching, Ireland who works with principals and leadership teams through the CSL programme. She also works privately with clients who are preparing for competency interviews. She works with schools and Third Level institutions on a diverse range of projects and for NCCA, facilitating consultation on curriculum and assessment development. Denise has been a principal and deputy principal in Spain and in Ireland. She has worked in the Community and Comprehensive Schools, Private Schools and ETB sectors as a teacher, DP and principal. She worked for the NCCA for five years and in the early days of her career was the National Coordinator for Transition Year. Denise is a graduate of the University of Ulster and has an advanced Diploma in Education Law from the Law Society of Ireland You can find her professional details on LinkedIn and on her website,

Course Details

Course Date 30-11-2023 7:00 pm
Course End Date 30-11-2023 8:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free
Speaker Denise Kelly
Number Hours 1
Location Online

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