Conference 2018

Resources from BSTAI National Conference 2018:
Promoting Innovative Practice in Business Teaching

The speakers below have kindly agreed to share their presentations.

Opening plenary

Classroom Based Assessment 2 and the Assessment Task in Junior Cycle Business Studies
Gary McConville, Team Leader, Business Studies Team, Junior Cycle for Teachers


Using local contexts in planning for teaching, learning and assessment in Junior Cycle Business Studies
JCT Business Studies Team


Using digital technologies to promote innovative practice and improve the learner experience for students
Siobhan O’Sullivan, Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST)

Results of Mentimeter Poll

Collaborative Padlet Wall

Made with Padlet


Leaving Certificate Accounting: Practical strategies to facilitate students taking responsibility for their own learning in Leaving Certificate Accounting
Michael Galligan’s resources can be downloaded at this link.
Jane Kelly’s slides

Click here to download the worksheets used during the workshop.

Maria Lyle’s slides

Click here to download the spreadsheets used during the workshop.


Leaving Certificate Business: Units 1, 2 & 3 for Leaving Certificate 2019 Applied Business Question
Padraig Doherty


Using the Flipped Classroom method to support student learning in the Business classroom 
Niall O’Connor & Keith Connolly


Gnó as Gaeilge: Ag tacú le múinteoirí gnó i scoileanna lán Gaeilge (link pending)
Róisín NicLeoid & COGG

Closing Plenary

How inspectors work with teachers and schools and key points to support quality teaching, learning and assessment practices
Orlaith O’Connor, Julie Lynch Mullins and Will Donnelly, Inspectorate, Department of Education and Skills