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Programme

BETTER OPTIONS 2021

Free 1 day online event for students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties exploring post-secondary school options in education.

Full Programme

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Welcome & Talk 1 'Options & Routes to Courses': 10:30 - 11.40

Welcome & Talk 1 'Options & Routes to Courses': 10:30 - 11.40

CEO Welcome

  1. Dara Ryder, CEO, AHEAD

Options and Routes to Courses

  1. Mary Stokes, NCGE Siobhan Magner, National Programme Manager for the Sales Apprenticeship, Mayo Sligo Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB)

Talk 2 'Getting the Most from College Life' : 11:50 - 12:30

Talk 2 'Getting the Most from College Life' : 11:50 - 12:30

From AHEAD and the Union of Students Ireland

  1. Hannah Kelly, GetAHEAD Coordinator, AHEAD Bukky Adebowale, Union of Students Ireland

Talk 4 'How the DARE Scheme Works': 14:10 - 15.05

Talk 4 'How the DARE Scheme Works': 14:10 - 15.05

DARE to Succeed

  1. Anne O'Connor, DCU

Talk 5 'Suss the System - Disability Services & What to Expect': 15:15 - 16:00

Talk 5 'Suss the System - Disability Services & What to Expect': 15:15 - 16:00

Disability Services

  1. Declan Treanor, Director Disability Service, Trinity College Dublin; Chair of DAWN Courtney McGrath, Trinity College Dublin

AHEAD - Funded by the HEA

The core funding received by AHEAD for its higher education activities is provided by the Higher Education Authority.

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