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    Experts involved in ECML activities

Ireland: experts involved in ECML activities

 

Coordinators and team members of ECML projects

2016-2019

  • Catherine Jeanneau, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, University of Limerick.
    ECML project: team member of the project "Digital literacy for the teaching and learning of languages" (2016-2019)
    - "Digital literacy for the teaching and learning of languages"; expert meeting (4-5 February 2016)

  • Déirdre Kirwan, Former Principal Teacher in a multicultural primary school, Scoil Bhríde (Cailíní).
    ECML project: "Teacher education in early language learning"; expert meeting (22-23 May 2017)

  • Lorraine Leeson, Centre for Deaf Studies, School of Linguistics, Speech and Communication Sciences, Trinity College Dublin.
    ECML project: team member of the project "Promoting excellence in sign language instruction" (2016-2019)
    “Promoting excellence in sign language instruction” (PRO-Sign); expert meeting (27-28 February 2017)
    - “Promoting excellence in sign language instruction” (PRO-Sign2); workshop (1-2 March 2017)

2012-2015

  • Kristin Brogan, Lecturer in German, Intercultural Communication and EU projects, School of Social Sciences, Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus, Tralee.
    ECML projects:
    - team member of the project "Plurilingual whole school curricula" (PlurCur) (2012-2015); network meeting (9-10 October 2012); workshop (7-8 May 2015)
    - team member of the project "Mobility programmes for sustainable plurilingual and intercultural learning" (PluriMobil) (2012-2014); network meeting (13-14 September 2012)
      
  • Lorraine Leeson, Director, Centre for Deaf Studies, School of Linguistics, Speech and Communication Sciences, Trinity College Dublin.
    ECML project: coordinator of the project "Signed languages for professional purposes" (PRO-Sign) (2012-2015); workshop (15-17 April 2013); network meeting (12-13 March 2015)

2008-2011

  • Áine Furlong, Waterford Institute of Technology.
    ECML project: team member of the project "Content-based teaching + plurilingual/cultural awareness" (ConBaT+) (2008-2011)
     
  • Barbara Lazenby Simpson, Trinity College Dublin.
    ECML project: team member of the project "Enhancing Romani language education in schools in Europe" (QualiRom) (2010-2011)
     
  • David G. Little, University of Dublin, Centre for Language and Communication Studies, School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences.
    ECML project: coordinator of the project "The European Language Portfolio in whole-school use" (ELP-WSU) (2008-2011) 

ECML conference, workshop and network meeting participants

2016-2019

2012-2015

  • Marion Brennan, Early Childhood Ireland, Dublin.
    ECML project: “European portfolio for student teachers of pre-primary education” (Préélémentaire) workshop (12-13 December 2013)

  • Kristin Brogan, Lecturer in German, Intercultural Communication & EU Projects, School of Social Sciences, Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus. 
    ECML projects:
    - "Mobility programmes for sustainable plurilingual and intercultural learning" (PluriMobil); Workshop (5-7 February 2014)
    "ECML publications for plurilingual and intercultural education in use" (PIU); workshop (26-28 March 2014)
     
  • Rhoda Brookes, Language Teacher (English and French), Coláste Bhríde Carnew, Carnew.
    ECML project: "Mobility programmes for sustainable plurilingual and intercultural learning" (PluriMobil); workshop (5-7 February 2014)

  • Elisabeth Butler, Dunshaughlin Community College.
    ECML project: “Literacies through Content and Language Integrated Learning: effective learning across subjects and languages” (CLIL and literacy); workshop (2-3 June 2015); participant's report

  • Lorraine Downey, CDETB Curriculum Development Unit, Dublin. 
    ECML project: "Diversity in majority language learning- Supporting teacher education" (MALEDIVE); network meeting (30-31 January 2014)

  • Carmel Grehan
    ECML project: “Signed languages for professional purposes” (PRO-Sign); network meeting (12-13 March 2015)
  • Carmel Healy, principal, St Maries of the Isle Primary School, Cork.
    ECML project: “Collaborative Community Approach to Migrant Education” (Community); workshop (25-27 June 2014)

  • Mary Kenny, Dublin and Dún Laoghaire ETB.
    ECML project: “Developing migrants' language competences at the workplace” (Language for Work);  workshop (24-25 June 2015)

  • Déirdre Kirwan, Principal Teacher in a multicultural primary school Scoil Bhríde (Cailíní).
    ECML projects:
    - "Involving parents in plurilingual and intercultural education" (CARAP for parents); Workshop (28-30 April 2014)  
    "Plurilingual whole school curricula" (PlurCur); workshop (7-8 May 2015); participant's report
     
  • Maria Lorigan, Post-primary Senior Inspector, Department of Education and Skills, Dublin.
    ECML project: "ECML publications for plurilingual and intercultural education in use" (PIU); workshop (26-28 March 2014)

  • Claire Matthews, Professional Development Service for Teachers.
    ECML project: “Literacies through Content and Language Integrated Learning: effective learning across subjects and languages” (CLIL and literacy); workshop (2-3 June 2015); participant's report

  • Carmel Nic Eoin, Second Level Support Service for Gaeilge/ An tSeirbhís Tacaíochta Dara Leibhéal don Ghaelige.
    ECML project: “Literacies through Content and Language Integrated Learning: effective learning across subjects and languages” (CLIL and literacy); workshop (2-3 June 2015)
     
  • Sarah O’Beirne, Sligo institute of Technology, Sligo.
    ECML project: “Languages in corporate quality” (LINCQ); workshop (21-22 November 2013)

  • Kenia Puig i Planella, Language Advisor, Post-Primary Languages Initiative, Marino Institute of Education, Dublin.
    ECML project: "Empowering language networks" (LACS); workshop (22-23 May 2014)

2008-2011

  • Kristin Brogan, Institute of Technology Tralee, School of Business and Social Studies, North Campus, Tralee.
    ECML project: "Exploring cutting edge applications of networked technologies in Vocationally Oriented Language Learning" (E-VOLLution) (2008-2009); workshop (26-28 February 2009); participant’s workshop report
    ECML Conference 2011: participant's report

  • Margaret Condon, Bray Civic Centre, Department of Education and Science, County Wicklow Bray.
    ECML project: "Content and Language Integrated Learning through languages other than English - getting started" (CLIL-LOTE-START) (2008-2011); workshop (9-11 June 2010); participant's workshop report 
     
  • Doris Devilly, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures National University of Ireland, Galway.
    ECML project: ECML Conference 2011: participant's report

  • Ann Devitt, School of Education, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin.
    ECML project: "Content-based modern language teaching for young learners" (EPLC) (2008-2011); workshop (5-7 November 2009); participant's workshop report

  • Lisa Fox, Project Officer for Comenius Projects; Léargas Education Service; National Agency for Lifelong Learning Programme 2007-2013, Dublin.
    ECML project: "Language associations and collaborative support" (LACS) (2008-2011); workshop (10-11 December 2009); participant’s workshop report (pending)
     
  • Zachary Lyons, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin.
    ECML project: "Curriculum development for Content and Language Integrated Learning" (CLIL-CD) (2008-2010); workshop (22-23 October 2009); participant's workshop report

  • Kevin Mc Dermott, Dublin.
    ECML project: "Language associations and collaborative support" (LACS) (2008-2011); workshop (10-11 December 2009); participant’s workshop report (pending)
     
  • Carmel Nic Eoin, Second Level Support Service for Gaeilge/ An tSeirbhís Tacaíochta Dara Leibhéal don Ghaelige, Athlone Education Centre, Westmeath.
    ECML project: "Classroom assessment related to the Common European Framework of Reference" (ClassRelEx) (2010-2011); workshop (24-26 November 2010)

  • Taghg Joseph Ó Ceallaigh, Primary Professional Development Service for Teachers (PPDS), Dungarvan.
    ECML project: "Minority languages, collateral languages and bi-/plurilingual education" (EBP-ICI) (2008-2011); workshop (16-18 February 2011); participant’s workshop report (pending)
     
  • Karen Ruddock, National Coordinator, Post-Primary Languages Initiative, Marino Institute of Education, Dublin.
    ECML project: "Developing online teaching skills" (DOTS) (2008-2011); workshop (10-11 March 2011); participant's workshop report

  • Mary Ryan, Language Centre, Castleknock Community College, Dublin.
    ECML project: "Majority language instruction as a basis for plurilingual education" (MARILLE) (2009-2011); workshop (15-16 December 2009); participant’s workshop report (pending)
     
  • Christiane Schönefeld, Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of German Studies, University of Limerick.
    ECML project: "Guidelines for university language testing" (GULT) (2008-2011); workshop (26-28 May 2010); participant's workshop report (pending)
     
  • Sheila Smyth, Examinations and Assessment Manager, The State Examinations Commission, Galway.
    ECML project: "Training in relating language examinations to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages" (RelEx) (2009); workshop (13-15 May 2009); participant’s workshop report

  • Nellie Woods, Dublin.
    ECML project: "Majority language instruction as a basis for plurilingual education" (MARILLE) (2009-2011); workshop (15-16 December 2009); participant’s workshop report