Minutes 28.01.13

Meeting Minutes 28.01.13 Present: Richard Ryan, Thomas Stewart, Gareth Stack, Kenneth Regan, Kavanista, Andrew Edgar Updates – Lots of new workshops committed – full list of stuff – in the Google Docs in ‘members’ section of ‘Schedule, Resource List, Member List’ doc – list of 100% confirmed on the wordpress (please feel free to update) … Continue reading


Free Learning Festival in February

Open Learning Ireland are proud to announce our first week long first Learn Something; Share Something; Do Something event this February. This is a new event in association with AONTAS and their Adult Learning Festival, and Seaomra Spraoi, featuring free workshops and classes, open to all. We’ll have a whole host of fun learning activities for … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes 21.01.13

Meeting Minutes 21.01.13 Present: Gareth Stack, Richard Ryan, Sebastian Dooris, Thomas Stewart * Security – need to advise folks that there’s no alarm on building or security for stuff left over night. * Meeting with volunteer Ireland – Friday at 3.30PM * Richie – 5 days of holidays – can be around for a large … Continue reading

Open Learning Ireland Meeting Minutes 14.01.13

Open Learning Ireland Meeting Minutes 14.01.13 Need to decide on venue ASAP – very kind people at Dubzland have offered us a place – potential problems => cleaning the place, no internet, heating => need to raise money – run a gig to finance There’s also the possibility of the cultivate centre – should know … Continue reading

Meeting Minutes 17.12.12

Meeting Minutes 17.12.12 Present: Patrick King, Naomi Elster, Seb Dooris,  Gareth Stack 1) Gareth talked through existing contacts with property owners – Right now we have many possibilities but still nothing secured for February – We need more folks to take on contacting property owners / organisations 2) Patrick King – Cloudthink – schools outreach, … Continue reading

Minutes Open Learning Ireland Meeting – 03.12.02

Minutes Open Learning Ireland Meeting – 03.12.02 Present: Gareth Stack, Tom Stewart, Naomi Elster, Sebastian Dooris, Shane Conneely, Franck Omer 1) Appointed Tom Stewart as Chair 2) Appointed Naomi Elster as Secretary 3) Filled in signatory aspect of bank account application form AIB 4a) Report Tom – Rachel O’Dywer interested in giving talk on white … Continue reading

Minutes Open Learning Ireland Meeting – 26.11.12

Minutes Open Learning Ireland Meeting – 26.11.12   Attending – Gareth Stack, Naomi Elster, Sebastian Dooris Agenda We now have insurance from JLT – all details in Google Docs We have logos – in Google Docs We have rough landlord brochure – in Google Docs Meetings from now on  – Monday at 7PM Possible Backup … Continue reading

Minutes, Open Learning Ireland Meeting 14.11.12

Present – Sebastian Dooris, Gareth Stack, Thomas Stewart, Richard Ryan Updates on the project 1) Tom’s Essex Gate OLI sub project has won an award as part of the Dublin Design Charette. He will blog about this soon 2) Camara are on board – Seb will get back to them with hard / soft needs => … Continue reading

Awesome development meetings – Round 2!

TFE Research Group (NCAD) Meeting Present: Gareth Stack, Thomas Stewart, Sebastian Dooris, Emma Creighton, Caoimhe Mac Mahon 02/11/12 TFE Research Group – http://www.tferesearch.com/ – task furniture in education Research on ‘design thinking’ approaches – formal and informal learning Run design day workshops Develop physical tools, furniture, technologies Including ‘learning furniture’ and ‘physical tools to make … Continue reading

Some Thoughts about the Future

What would our dream permanent space look like? – bathrooms * 2 – software lab / games room – lecture rooms * 2 (with AV setup) – workshop * 1 – storage * 2 – meeting room – office – quiet study space / library – social space – reception What about a movable feast? … Continue reading