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QDS & GMIT partner for Interchanges Conference

QDS & GMIT partner for Interchanges Conference

Tuesday 5 July 2016

The Interchanges Conference was held in Renvyle House Hotel in Connemara recently.

The Interchanges Conference is a transatlantic conference on education, research and community engagement.

Transatlantic means it involved countries on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean in North America and Europe.

Michael Cummins who is supported in Cope Foundation QDS presented at the conference.

Michael presented with GMIT student Ciaran Tierney on their experiences of the partnership between QDS’s Woodwork Department and GMIT Letterfrack.

GMIT Letterfrack is designated the National Centre of Excellence in furniture design and technology.

QDS and GMIT have worked together since 2013.

The partnership between QDS and GMIT has had many positive learning outcomes for the people involved.

Thank you to photographer Aoife Herriot for the wonderful photos.