LAI Webinar Series 2020:
Supporting Literacy in the Online Environment
Passwords for LAI Webinars are available in the members only section
Webinar 1: Creating Rich Literacy Experiences Online
Tuesday, 19th May at 2pm
Regina Dunne is an executive committee member of the Literacy Association of Ireland. She is a primary school teacher and Coordinator for Literacy in St Catherine’s National School, Rush, Co Dublin. From 2015-19 she was seconded to PDST where she was Team Leader for Primary Literacy. Regina was the Academic Coordinator for English Language Teaching and Learning at the Applied Language Centre, UCD from 1996-2006. She holds a Higher Diploma in TESOL (UCD) and an and MPhil in Applied Linguistics (TCD).
Webinar 2: Creating Rich Literacy Experiences Online
Wednesday, 20th May at 2pm
Niamh Watkins is the President of the Literacy Association of Ireland. She is an assistant professor in Literacy in the Institute of Education in Dublin City University. Niamh has more than ten years’ experience teaching at primary school level.
Her interests include literacy in the context of educational disadvantage, dialogic approaches to oral language, best practices in writing instruction and critical literacy pedagogy.
Niamh is currently completing doctoral studies in the University of Sheffield.