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#edchatie 262

A weekly discussion by Irish educators. This week the topic was "GDPR, garda vetting, teaching council registration, 2 yr PME, *seismic* curricular changes, increase in inspections - is teaching fast becoming an impossible job?” The online discussion took place took place Mon 17th September, 2018.
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fboss @fboss

In 1 hour on tonight’s #edchatie we’ll be discussing “GDPR, garda vetting, teaching council registration, 2 yr PME, *seismic* curricular changes, increase in inspections - is teaching fast becoming an impossible job?” See you online from 8:30-9:30pm

18/09/2018 01:30:01 WIB
Irish Education News @IrishEducation

Don't forget #edchatie happens every Monday 20:30-21:30. Join in the discussion with Irish Educators.

18/09/2018 01:30:28 WIB
fboss @fboss

Flex your typing fingers, grab a cuppa and get comfortable for the #edchatie hour-long discussion coming up in 5 minutes time looking at "is teaching fast becoming an impossible job? See you online soon

18/09/2018 02:25:00 WIB
fboss @fboss

Welcome to tonight's #edchatie discussion. As usual, before we begin, please introduce yourself and remember to include the #edchatie hashtag in all your tweets for the next hour so they can be compiled in the transcript at the end.

18/09/2018 02:30:00 WIB
J. Sweeney @mssweeneyhomeec

@fboss julie home ec teacher ...looking forward to tonight's discussion #edchatie

18/09/2018 02:33:15 WIB
Eistear de Búrca @GermanTeachIRL

Good to see investment in MFL, but the only longterm way to improve shortage is to make teaching attractive again. Better pay, respect for teachers' opinions in reform & a competitive campaign to draw talent into teaching would help #edchatie #mflire irishtimes.com/news/education…

18/09/2018 02:33:43 WIB
Trí @TrionaIrl

@fboss Tríona, primary school teacher with a son in 2nd year post primary. Very worried about the new JC #edchatie

18/09/2018 02:34:59 WIB
John Heffernan @johnmayo

#edchatie John in Carnew ... rocking to @NRateliff while taking part tonight...this might be appropriate for tonight's talk youtube.com/watch?v=ZJoWiO… :-P

18/09/2018 02:35:17 WIB
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Damien Lonergan @languagesdude

Damien, MFL Teacher from Waterford . Developing a bad case of man flu so will be dipping in and out of tonight’s discussion #edchatie

18/09/2018 02:35:29 WIB
fboss @fboss

Tonight on #edchatie we'll be discussing all things “GDPR, garda vetting, teaching council registration, 2 yr PME, *seismic* curricular changes, increase in inspections - is teaching fast becoming an impossible job?” So, let's begin . . .

18/09/2018 02:37:38 WIB
Amy O'Brien @MsAOBrien

Amy, Limerick based Irish teacher. Interested to read everyone's thoughts on the challenges and changes we're facing #edchatie

18/09/2018 02:37:53 WIB
John Heffernan @johnmayo

#edchatie What is happening is just not solely an Irish problem. Trust me it is far worse in the States.

18/09/2018 02:38:48 WIB
fboss @fboss

For the next hour on #edchatie we're discussing the question “Is teaching fast becoming an impossible job?” Join in live and bring along a colleague

18/09/2018 02:40:27 WIB
John Heffernan @johnmayo

#edchatie GDPR is the right thing to do.... I think.

18/09/2018 02:40:40 WIB
Trí @TrionaIrl

Does anyone know what the constant need to reform and change is driven by? We are constantly being told to do the same things in a different way but no one quite knows what different way they mean yet #edchatie

18/09/2018 02:41:38 WIB
fboss @fboss

@johnmayo What exactly do you mean by "the right thing to do", John? #edchatie

18/09/2018 02:41:51 WIB
Rí O'Mhaire @riomhaireschool

@johnmayo #edchatie Primary SET, Mayo. Why is it happening there? And why here? What is different in the background from times past? It would seem the UK is also a very difficult place to teach. Re: GDPR - I think it has been over hyped. Take care of the info you have & respect privacy

18/09/2018 02:43:58 WIB
John Heffernan @johnmayo

#edchatie Student data is treated very lax by a lot of teachers. Passwords passed around like flagons under a bridge in some cases.... :-)

18/09/2018 02:44:16 WIB
Áine McMahon @AineMcMahon

Also looking to speak to students in ETB schools who want to opt-out of religious instruction for an article #edchatie twitter.com/AineMcMahon/st…

18/09/2018 02:45:39 WIB
John Heffernan @johnmayo

@riomhaireschool #edchatie Times have changed and education needs to change with them. We demand accountability and professionalism of other services. We can't say that Education should be exempt.

18/09/2018 02:46:05 WIB
Liam Guilfoyle @LiamDGuilfoyle

@fboss #Edchatie: Liam here, little late, post-primary science background, working in education research in UK but still trying to keep up to speed with the Irish scene - curious to hear peoples' thoughts.

18/09/2018 02:46:05 WIB
Claire Scanlon @cscanlonsci

Claire secondary school teacher Dublin #edchatie the Maths teacher and optimist in me definitely thinks it isn't becoming impossible. It's getting more challenging in terms of paperwork, legislation etc..but I think that we are all moving towards more litigious society in general

18/09/2018 02:46:22 WIB
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