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Would you like to enhance your practice and make a difference?

If so, then read on.

We are inviting you to our next meeting of the Network for Educational Action Research in Ireland (NEARI) which takes place in UCD on September 16th from 10.15 to 14.30. You can see some of our ideas at

We are an independent, non-profit organisation and our members are a cross sectoral group of teachers and educators.

Our theme for this meeting is: ‘Validity in Action Research’.

All are welcome to this opportunity to meet up and network with other action researchers.

Following the success of our ‘Round Robin’ presentations at previous NEARI-meets, we invite anyone who wishes to do so, to give a short talk or presentation (maximum 10 mins). This could be about the theme of the day, or on your action research, or you may wish to share a reading from the literature that inspired you. Please let Cornelia Connolly know (, so we can tweak our schedule accordingly.

Please email Cornelia Connolly know ( by 5pm on 9th September to reserve a seat for the event. We will then send you details of the location of the venue and a map.

Draft Plan for day

What you may expect to do on the day
10.15 Meet and greet with tea/coffee
10.30 Group introduction
10.45 Validity in Action Research: A discussion led by Dr.Caitriona McDonagh.
11.45 Round Robin: Sharing our Research Stories. Short presentations followed by open discussion
12.45 Tea / coffee and scones
13.15 Continuation of presentations and sharing expertise. Upcoming events
14.05 Planning next meeting.
14.25 Conclusion and thanks

Feel free to share this invitation with anyone you know who may be interested in any aspect of action research, reflective practice, critical reflection and/or improving practice and understanding.

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