Summer School 2022 Programme
Day 1 - Tuesday 31st May 2022
Where: Online via MS Teams (a link will be sent to participants in advance)
Welcome and Introductions Watch now
|10:00-10:45||Researching and ‘measuring’ sustainability through the perspective of local lives Watch now|
Dr Mark Garavan, Atlantic Technological University
Researching sexual wellbeing together with young co-researchers – insights from the study ‘Say it out loud – sexual wellbeing matters’ Watch now
Dr Lucia Rost, Head of Research at PLAN International
|11:30-12:15||Nutrition and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Watch now|
Dr Stephanie Wrottesley, ENN
|12:15-13:00||Graduating from Poverty in Malawi Watch now|
Thokozani Kalanje, CONCERN Worldwide
|14:00-15:30||Breakout Sessions - Participants will choose one of the following topics:|
|Gender Panel Watch now|
This panel will address key issues regarding the gendered dimensions of development focussing on Pakistan and Ghana and Research in a Conflict Situation
|The Hardware of the SDGs Watch now|
This panel will look at Health in Nepal, Water and Renewable Energy in other African countries.
Migrants Rights and Refugee Rights in Ireland Watch now
Moderator: Dr Carole Wrenn, TUS
|16:15-16:30||Wrap Up - Catherine Corcoran, TUS|
Day 2 - Wednesday 1st June
Where:This second day of the Programme will take place ‘live and in-person’ in Thurles.
When: Participants should arrive at 9.30 for a 10 am start.
Registration and Coffee
Welcome and Introductions
Mr Seamus Hoyne, Dean, Flexible and Work Based Learning, TUS
|10:00-10:30||The transition to the 2015 agreement of the UN SDGs and the framework of the "Wedding Cake Model"|
Clifford Guest, Lecturer Sustainable Development, TUS
Participants will break into four groups and each will explore the core problem of incorporating the SDGs into their own work. This will happen with the assistance of an experienced facilitator who will be available throughout the day to guide the process. Each group will be encouraged to move out of their normal, sectoral silos and will be challenged to incorporate new and unexplored SDGs into their own research.
Participants may interested in the publication Groupwork in Higher Education: A Practitioner's Guide as a particular methodology that is used throughout TUS.
|14:00-15:00||Continuation of Breakout Sessions|
Each workshop will present their findings to the group
Capstone Speaker and Closing Remarks
Prof. Tom Collins, Educational Policy Analyst
Dr Maura Clancy, TUS
Mr Ciaran Lynch, Community Engagement Partners Limited
Dr Catherine Corcoran, TUS and Dr Nisha Mishra, Chairperson DSAI