The Spring NEARIMeet took place on April 2nd, 2022. It was a thrilling event that explored a plethora of ideas around enhancing practice; critical reflection and interrogating what we mean by the term ‘educational’. The guest speaker was Prof. Jack Whitehead (the originator of Living Educational Theory research) with presenters Toirdealbhach Ó Lionáird and Tara Webster-Deakin.
The event opened with the reading of the NEARI ethical statement by Bernie Sullivan.
Then Prof. Jack Whitehead gave his thought-provoking and inspirational presentation to the meeting.
When attendees had time to discuss the questions that arose from Jack’s presentation, the following conversation arose:
After the coffee break, Toidealbhach Ó Lionáird and Tara Webster-Deakin sparked some fascinating conversations with their stimulating presentations:
Tara’s slides can be viewed here.
The Spring NEARIMeet concluded with updates from Jane O’Toole on the Collaborative Action Research Network (CARN) and Marie Huxtable from the Educational Journal of Living Theories (EJOLTs):