Symposium: George Boole the Educator
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
Boole 1 Lecture Theatre, UCC
from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Chair: Professor Kathy Hall, School of Education UCC
George Boole the teacher of Science and Mathematics
Dr Declan Kennedy
This talk will bring us on a tour of Lincoln in which we will
follow the footsteps of George Boole as he grew up and will
visit the schools in which he taught and discuss his approach
to teaching science and mathematics.
George Boole (1815-1864): Thoughts on Education
Dr Vanessa Rutherford
This talk will explore personal correspondence and
unpublished writings of George Boole to reveal his thoughts
on education, and discuss the application of his ideas to the
Break for tea / coffee.
George Boole the UCC Professor
Dr Seán Petit
This talk will cover the years that George Boole spent in UCC
and will discuss his contribution to Education in UCC and at
All those interested in Education are invited to this symposium,
e.g. teachers, parents, lecturers, researchers, students and
members of the public.