DigiLearn with Microsoft kicks off today!
Our second DigiLearn event with Microsoft on
31st March, Microsoft HQ is now booked out but you can join us online and check out some of our on-demand content below.
Couldn't attend DigiLearn? Check out our online content below or click to register for the link to join the event online!
Check out our full agenda below
Thursday 31st March
Coffee Break: 11.30am
Secondary School Workshop
1:1 School Workshop
Primary School Workshop
Lunch & Close: 1.45pm
Meet Our Speakers
Paul Crone is the Director of NAPD and previously Director of Schools for the City of Dublin Education and Training Board. For 11 before that he was Principal in Old Bawn Community School where he led the commencement of the school's digital journey. Paul led the engagement in remote learning during the pandemic lockdowns in the City of Dublin Education and Training Board. He has a passion for innovation in schools and delivering to meet the needs of the students, a vision for innovative and creative schools and the drive to support school leaders to implement best practice in their schools. He has experience supporting and representing school leaders through his work on the executive committee of the ACCS and through his work with the PDST and the Centre for School Leadership.
Paul O Neill
Karen Burke is the Customer Service Manager in Microsoft Education Ireland in that role she supports the development and training to allow for the development of successful digital strategies in educational institutions.
She is a MIE Master Trainer and specialises in the use the use of Office 365 as a platform for Teaching & Learning with a particular focus on Microsoft Teams & OneNote. Karen is an educator with more than 10 years’ experience in UK and Ireland and has previously worked in one of Microsoft Showcase Schools.
Kate Murray is principal in St. Augustine’s National School, Clontuskert. She is a MIEExpert Fellow and Clontuskert is a Microsoft Showcase School. Led by Kate, the school has won many awards including this year becoming the first Irish Climate Action Project School of Excellence. Kate is a former Galway Science Person of the Year and her strong interest in robotics and coding led her to mentor both FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO League Junior teams while making Clontuskert a Pioneer School for FLL Junior in Ireland.
Kate is a Director of Camden Education Trust and is on the Committee of Galway Education Support Centre. She is also Global Learning Ambassador for projects such as Climate Action, Human Differences and the Innovation Project.
Sarah is a Business and Economics teacher and is currently one of the Deputy Principals in Old Bawn Community School in Tallaght, a Microsoft Showcase School. Sarah is an MIE Expert Trainer and a Microsoft Certified Educator. Sarah firmly believes that education can be, and is, enhanced through digital technologies when all stakeholders are given the opportunity to learn and explore in order to gain confidence. Sarah is very passionate about teacher education and enjoys working with teachers trying to find innovative ways to incorporate technology into their classroom in a meaningful way.
Terence O Brien
Terence O’ Brien is a Digital Learning Leader at Banagher College, in Co. Offaly. As part of his role, he has created a bespoke Digital Technology curriculum for Transition Year students, as well as leading the development of a S.T.E.A.M. room as a centre of digital creativity and innovation in the school. He is also the coordinator of a Schools Excellence Fund – Digital cluster project, across four midland secondary schools, involving mojo/digital content creation.