Training Day - Hunt Museum - Limerick _ May 13th 2017


Our first Irish training day for The Enquiring Classroom project will take place on Saturday May 13th at 10AM. Please see below the days agenda and some of the key learnings. This training day will be delivered by Prof. Aislinn O'Donnell and Dr. Patricia Kieran. 


Key Learnings

  • Observe and imaginatively respond to objects in the Hunt collection
  • Appreciate the complex relational nature of ancient Egyptian traditions surrounding death and the afterlife
  • Discuss links between ancient and modern rituals and beliefs and values
  • Playfully explore the role of ritual in everyday life
  • Reflect on stimuli from the Hunt collection and generate philosophical questions for discussion
  • Distinguish and articulate beliefs and values that are of importance to participants
  • Note challenging moments and compile a little book of Stuckness and Perplexity 


Training Day Agenda
TimeActivityVenue
10:00 - 10:30Coffee/tea and introductions
Captain’s Room
10:30 - 12:00

Division of participants into two groups:

Group 1:
10:30 - 11-15Encountering the object: a guided tour
11.15 - 12:00Imagining the object: self directed exploration
Group 2: 
10:30 - 11-15
Imagining the object: self directed exploration
11:15 - 12:00Encountering the object: a guided tour


Hunt Museum Collection
12:00 - 12:45Rituals: Ordinary and Extraordinary
Captain’s Room
12:45 - 14:00LunchHunt Cafe
14:00 - 15:00Philosophical EnquiryCaptain’s Room
15:00 - 15:45Belief Circles
Captain’s Room
15:45 - 16:20The Little Book of Stuckness and Perplexity
Captain’s Room
16:20 - 16:30Conclusion and Reflection
Captain’s Room





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