Up-coming events in Marino Institute of Education, Griffith Avenue.
Marino Institute of Education is holding its annual Autumn Lecture Series on alternate Tuesday evenings from September to October. These lectures will provide a forum for different voices to facilitate our individual and collective discernment towards a better understanding of our humanity, the search for God and good practice in education. The talks are open to all, particularly teachers, principals and anyone involved in education or catechesis.
The lectures will take place on consecutive Tuesday evenings from 7pm—9pm
If you are interested please Contact Sr. Anna Ryan or Dr. Denis Robinson Phone: 01-8057783 or alternatively please feel free to turn up on the night!
2014 AUTUMN LECTURE SERIES SPEAKERS
Leadership in Challenging Times: Dr. Bobby Moore. September 16th
Dr. Moore is a member of the Northern Ireland Institute for Human Relations and a psychotherapist. He has led many workshops for leaders on how to manage the intense anxiety evoked by difficult and demanding situations. He will explore why people find themselves in conflict and how to understand the anxiety that underpins such conflict and use this energy to effect transformation, a transformation in oneself that enhances the ability to become a better leader.
The Francis Effect: Fr. Brendan Comerford, SJ. September 23rd
Fr. Comerford is currently a member of the Manresa team at the Jesuit Spirituality Centre in Dollymount, Dublin. He is a lecturer in spirituality and a retreat master. He has given many talks on the life and thinking of Pope Francis. He will talk about the life and times of Pope Francis, as an inspiration and a challenge for contemporary Catholic thought and the implications this has for those involved in Catholic education.
Resilience: Dr. Fergus Heffernan. September 30th
Dr. Heffernan is the director of services for RD Consult. He is a well known pychologist and psychoterapist and a leading educator in the area of stress management, how it relates to mental health, and its impact on the working environment. He will speak about resilience as a coping mechanism which provides a necessary and sensible approach to minding our own mental health and promoting our own psychological well-being.
The Good Teacher: Dr. Tony Hanna. October 7th
Dr. Hanna is currently co-ordinator of Pastoral Planning in the Diocese of Armagh. He is a popular speaker and has worked as an educational consultant, written extensively on different aspects of faith, adult faith development and parish renewal. He will speak about what it means to be a good teacher, the attitudes, values and orientation needed to be an educator who inspires and touches the hearts of students.
Cost: €10 per lecture / €35 for the series.
Tea/Coffee at 7 pm followed by presentation and discussion 7:30 – 9pm