ADAPT Linguistic Problem Solving Workshops 2022/2023

If you / your students would like to attend a workshop, please register for AILO 2022/3 HERE. You will receive the times via email and request places if you want to attend another school.

Sept 2022 – Jan 2023 Workshops

Thanks to funding from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media over the Summer, we developed materials for workshops around the island from September 2022- January 2023.  We will post the puzzles and solutions here once the workshops are near completion in schools.

Upcoming:

Antrim

NICILT, Queen’s University Belfast, Wednesday 11th January 2023, 1:30-3:15pmsign up for the Belfast workshop here. New date!

Cork

Christ King, Cork City (date tbc)

Donegal

Loreto Letterkenny (early January 2023)

Dublin

St. Finian’s Community College, Swords (Wednesday 11th January 2023 – register for AILO to receive times and request spaces via email)

Holy Family Community School, Rathcoole (Tuesday 10th January 2023 – register for AILO to receive times and request spaces via email)

St, Mark’s Community School, Tallaght (Wednesday 14th December 2023 register for AILO to receive times and request spaces via email)

Kildare

Patrician Secondary School, Newbridge (Thursday 12th January 2023 – register for AILO to receive times and request spaces via email)

Meath

Loreto Navan (Wednesday 14th December 2022 – register for AILO to receive times and request spaces via email)

Monaghan

Ballybay Community College, Monaghan (Monday 19th December 2022–  register for AILO to receive times and request spaces via email)

Sligo

Mercy College, Sligo (Tuesday 10th January 2023 –  register for AILO to receive times and request spaces via email)

Solution Discussion via Zoom (Not the workshop, different puzzles etc.)

Student Zoom Solution Discussion session on Monday 16th January 2023 at 6pm (not the workshop, different puzzles will be sent out in advance – sign up here)

Completed:

Old Bawn Community School, Tallaght Dublin – Wednesday 28th September 2022

CBS Ennistymon, Clare – Monday 21st November 2022

St. Laurence College, Glenageary – Friday 2nd December 2022

Ramsgrange CS, Wexford, Thursday 1st December 2022

Nov 2021 – Jan 2022 Workshops

We are holding workshops around the island, and online, from November – January 2021. We can’t hold as many as we would like due to covid so we are running some online sessions too. The next one will be on Monday 17th January from 6-7pm. Students can sign up at the link if they have not had a workshop via school.

Please try the puzzles in advance if you are having a zoom session with a tutor (or attending the Solution DIscussion on Monday 17th January 6-7pm), Do not try the puzzles in advance if a tutor is visiting your school:

  1. Slovenian Question and Slovenian Solution
  2. Warlpiri Question and Warlpiri Solution
  3. Phoenician Question and Phoenician Solution (extra)

New training materials and the brochure have been produced thanks to funding from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media. You can try last year’s workshop with video solutions below.

Nov 2020 – Jan 2021 Workshop Materials

Please watch the AILO workshop introduction video here on Youtube and try the three puzzles below.

We held two Zoom Discussion sessions for any students / teachers  who didn’t have an AILO tutor Zoom visit in their school last year. 

Puzzle 1 – Norwegian

Puzzle 2 – Phoenician

Puzzle 3 – Swahili

SOLUTIONS

Please only look at the solutions below after your zoom tutor session or once you have tried the puzzles yourself. There is an introduction to the solutions on YouTube and this links to the videos below:

Norwegian Solution PDF and Solution Video on YouTube

Phoenician Solution PDF and Solution Video on YouTube

Swahili Solution PDF and Solution Video on YouTube