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  • Title: IAI Home Page
    Descriptive info: .. News.. Events.. About Us.. Publications.. Public Statements.. Membership.. CPD Programme.. Employment.. Links.. Announcements.. Contact Us:.. Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland.. 63 Merrion Square,.. Dublin 2.. Ph: 01-6629517.. info@iai.. ie.. Office Hours:.. Office currently closed.. Please email your query and a board member will respond directly.. The Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland.. Founded in 2001, the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland (IAI) is the professional organisation representing archaeologists working throughout Ireland.. Our membership includes all sectors of the profession in both jurisdications.. All members of IAI are expected to conduct themselves in accordance with the.. Codes of Professional Conduct.. which the institute has implemented.. The Institute is currently running the second phase of a pilot scheme of.. Continuous Professional Development.. courses.. Courses are open to both members and non-members, however members of IAI can avail of a reduced  ...   (corporate members only).. basic listing in Register of Members.. optional listing in Directory.. Important Announcements.. The IAI is changing its primary email address.. From September 2010 onwards we will be phasing out the use of our old eircom.. net address.. All outgoing correspondence will issue from our new primary email address.. ; all email correspondence to the Institute or its board should be sent to this address also.. We would advise all members to update and change their address books and contact lists.. June 2011.. CPD Calendar 2011.. The IAI CPD Calendar for 2011 has now been finalised and can be downloaded.. here.. The Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland Limited is registered as a private company in Ireland Company Registration No: 346469 Registered Office: 63 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.. Site Layout: T.. Bolger/IAI 2006-10.. Site Content: IAI/Named Contributors 2006-10..

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  • Title: IAI News
    Descriptive info: Archive 2009.. Archive 2008.. Archive 2007.. Archive 2006.. Older News.. October 2011.. Launch of Journal of Irish Archaeology Vol XIX.. A wine reception to launch the latest issue of the Journal of Irish Archaeology (Volume XIX) will take place as part of the IAI Autumn Conference, on Friday 4 November at 7.. 30pm in the Gresham-Metropole Hotel, Cork.. It will be followed at 8.. 30pm by the Table Quiz.. For more information on the conference, please download the full programme and presentation abstracts from the.. conference information page.. September 2011.. Treatment of post-AD 1700 monument in the RMP.. It is proposed by the Department of Arts, Heritage the Gaeltacht that monuments dating to the period post- AD1700 will be delisted from the Record of Monuments Places (RMP), thus removing their statutory protection, and their conditioning within the planning system These monuments have been highlighted in green on the Department s website.. The Archaeological Survey of Ireland (ASI) has been locating, recording and describing the archaeological monuments of this country for several decades.. The criteria for selection, of monuments to be recorded in each county have, however, been variable.. Significant numbers of post-AD 1700 monuments have been included in the RMPs for Cork, Galway and Dublin, but not in a consistent manner.. In 1982, guidelines were provided the Cork Archaeological Survey advising them to survey everything up to 1700 and selectively afterwards.. A detailed and systematic survey was undertaken by the Cork Archaeological Survey in order to make an informed selection of post-AD 1700 monuments.. The ASI is currently preparing a revision of the RMP.. The ASI is obliged under government policy (2005 White Paper, Regulating Better ) to ensure that there is consistency across the recorded monument listings for each county.. Primarily due to limited resources, as well as a back-log in processing the previously collected datasets, the ASI is proposing that any post-AD 1700 monuments previously recorded on the RMP should be de-listed.. IAI has been in contact with both the Archaeological Survey and the National Monuments Service in relation to this issue and intend to continue this dialogue, at all levels, in order to ensure that the concerns of the Institute and its members in relation to this proposal are fully expressed and that possible solutions are explored.. We are confident that a suitable resolution can be achieved.. Autumn Conference 2011.. The Autumn Conference will take place on 4-5 November at the Gresham Metropole Hotel Cork.. The theme of the conference will be Heritage tourism and community initiatives:The value of communicating archaeology.. Papers are invited relevant to this theme; there will also be a session dedicated to short papers on current post-graduate research.. For more information see.. Changes to the IAI Website.. The IAI website will be rebuilt and restructured over the autumn, we hope to have a fully revamped website ready by early November.. However, as a result of these changes, there may be periods when the website is temporarily off-line, or where sections of the website are unavailable during the transition.. We apologise for any inconvenience as a result of this, but hope the new and improved website will compensate.. August 2011.. Changes to the Register of Members.. We are changing the.. Register of Members.. and will now have two published membership lists.. The Register of Members from now on will list the full names of all current members of the Institute along with their membership grade - no other information will be included in this listing.. It will allow the membership status of our members to be easily confirmed.. We now in the process of developing a Directory of Members, this will be an optional listing open to all current members in good standing.. In addition to including contact information, members will also be able to list interests and specialisms as well as current or recent publications.. To be included in the Directory, members must complete and return the Directory Form, these have already been circulated by email, but can also be downloaded.. In the interim, while the new Directory is compiled, the old Member's Register is still available (though we recognise that some of the contact information listed is out of date - this will be addressed in the new Directory).. CPD Course Calendar 2011.. The CPD course calendar for 2011 has been finalised and can be downloaded here.. Upcoming courses include:.. Communicating Archaeology I and II.. Transferable Skills.. Deposition and Archiving.. An Introduction to Conservation Plans.. With the exception of Communicating Archaeology I (which is a free course) all course will cost 30 for members, 15 for students/unwaged members and 45 for non-members.. March 2011.. CPD Co-ordinator and Administrator.. IAI is pleased to announce the appointment of our new CPD Co-ordinator and Administrator, Ms Christine Baker.. Christine has already hard at work and can be contacted via the main IAI email address, info@iai.. Annual Subscriptions and Membership Profile.. Members are reminded that subscriptions for the year 2011-2012 are due since 1 March.. Members can download the 2011-2012 remittance notice.. , though hard copies will be posted to all members also.. IAI will accept direct electronic payments using online banking as well as standing order; a standing order form can be downloaded here.. Members are reminded that if paying by standing order or electronic transfer to ensure that the transaction information includes their name for ease of tracking and confirming payments.. IAI is also undertaking a profile of its current membership, survey forms are being circulated by post, but can also be downloaded.. All members are asked to participate in the survey.. February 2011.. The Archaeological Profession in Ireland:.. A one-day workshop hosted by the Heritage Council to identify future possibilities.. The Heritage Council invites members of the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland (IAI) and other interested archaeologists to develop a process attempting to initiate the revival of the archaeological profession.. This process will commence with a meeting at the offices of the Heritage Council, Áras na hOidhreachta, Church  ...   professional audience.. Members with interesting images or pictures which could feature on the front cover should also contact the editor.. IAI Autumn Conference 2010.. The IAI Autumn Conference 2010 will take place on 5-6 November at the Days Hotel, Belfast.. The theme of the conference will be '.. A season of excavations: before, during and after.. '.. This conference will focus on current research that is primarily based on archaeological excavation and fieldwork.. Papers can draw on both new and old excavations, with comparisons and contrasts of various techniques welcomed, particularly the ways in which modern technology have altered the archaeological experience.. From the three stages of preparation to on-site work to reporting/publication what is required to ensure a successful season of excavation or fieldwork? How do we deal with unexpected results on site and what thought should we give to formation processes and environmental influences? Finally, what are we ultimately aiming to achieve once the record is back in the office and the off-site work progresses?.. Post-graduate Research.. Following on from the success at the 2010 Spring Conference submissions are also open for 10 minute presentations on current and recently submitted post-graduate research, with all topics welcome.. Proposals for papers (abstracts max.. 300 words) should be submitted to the conference organiser.. by 4 October.. Workshop on Fixed Price Contracts.. A workshop on Fixed Price Contracts will take place on 24 September at the Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise; admission is 10 for members and 20 for non-members.. 9.. 30-11.. 30 Session One: First Principles of FPCs.. 12.. 00-2.. 00 Session Two: FPC's in Practice.. 2.. 45-5.. 00 Session Three: Open Forum and Focused Discussion.. A more detailed programme will be circulated shortly.. CPD Course on Pottery Identification.. A CPD course '.. An introductory workshop on the identification and analysis of early medieval,.. medieval and post medieval ceramics.. ' will take place on Friday 17 September 2010, in the Dept.. of Archaeology, UCC.. The course will be lead by Ian Doyle, Clare McCutcheon, Rosanne Meenan and Joanna Wren.. Participation is limited to a maximum of 15 places, please contact.. Clare McCutcheon.. to reserve a place.. August 2010.. In Memoriam: Professor Barry Raftery.. It is with great sadness that IAI notes the death of Professor Barry Raftery of UCD.. He will be sorely missed both as a colleague and as a mentor.. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.. Relocation of National Monuments Service.. The National Monuments Service have relocated from their previous offices at Dun Sceine and are now based in the Custom House, Dublin 1.. A notice with revised contact information for them can be downloaded.. Introduction to Landscape Character Assessment (LCA).. This award-winning, two day multi-disciplinary CPD training module is an initiative of the Heritage Council of Ireland, developed in partnership with Clare County Council, Engineers Ireland (EI), Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland (IAI), Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (IEEM), Irish Landscape Institute (ILI), Irish Planning Institute (IPI), the Landscape Observatory of Catalonia, the Royal Society of Ulster Architects (RSUA), the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) and the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).. The next course will take place on 22-23 September at Spanish Point and Tulla County Clare.. Immediate booking is advised - the booking form can be downloaded.. June 2010.. The Spring issue of IAI News can now be downloaded.. Low resolution copies will be circulated to all members by email shortly.. May 2010.. The National Museum of Ireland gave a detailed presentation to the recent IAI Spring Conference on the Collections Resource Centre, which is under development at Swords to house the artefacts and ecofacts from archaeological excavations as well as the Museums other collections.. A section of the facility will be provided to the National Monuments Service to house both their archives and also the archives from archaeological excavations.. This presentation can be downloaded.. The National Museum of Ireland has also issued a revised set of Advice Notes for Excavators, which can be downloaded.. The National Museum would welcome any submissions or comments on the new set of Advice Notes on or by 16 June 2010.. Please forward comments to the.. duty officer.. March 2010.. Landscape Character Assessment - Inter Institutional CPD Course.. Please see here for details.. Booking form available for download here.. IAI CPD Course:.. Archaeobotanical samples - how, where, what and when to sample on a range of archaeological sites.. Workshop participants were (L to R) Shane Delaney, Vera Rahilly, Judith Carroll, Cóilin O'Drisceoil and Dr Scott Timpany (Trainer).. The CPD workshop entitled 'Archaeobotanical samples - how, where, what and when to sample on a range of archaeological sites' took place in Luce Hall, Botany Department, Trinity College Dublin on Friday 5th March 2010.. The partners in the collaborative event were IAI, Irish Wood Anatomists Association (IWAA) and Irish Archaeobotany Discussion Group (IADG).. The awareness raising workshop was well attended and the trainers included Susan Lyons, Dr Meriel McClatchie, Mick Monk, Ellen O'Carroll, Lorna O'Donnell, Dr Ingelise Stuijts and Dr Scott Timpany.. Workshop participants were (L to R) Dr Meriel McClatchie (Trainer), James Hession and Mick Monk (Trainer).. Workshop participants were (L to R) Lorna O'Donnell (Trainer), Fintan Walsh, Shane Delaney and Dr Ingelise Stujts (Trainer).. Archaeology and the Planning Process at the Local Authority Level -.. IAI CPD Course January 2010.. The CPD seminar entitled 'Archaeology and the Planning Process at the Local Authority Level' took place in City Hall, Cork on Friday 29th January 2010.. The seminar was well attended and the trainers included Ciara Brett (Cork City Council), Pat Holland (South Tipperary County Council), Sarah McCutcheon (Limerick County Council) and Mary Sleeman (Cork County Council).. The venue was kindly sponsored by Cork City Council.. Some of the seminar participants were (L to R) Emmet Byrnes, Heidi Jacobsen, Ciara Brett (Trainer), Avril Hayes, Fran Wilkinson, Mairead McLaughlin, Michael Holland, Margaret McNamara, Jacinta Kiely, Sarah McCutcheon (Trainer), Mary Sleeman (Trainer), Ross MacLeod, Eamon Cotter, Pat Holland (Trainer) and Jerry O'Sullivan.. 2 September 2009..

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  • Title: IAI Events and Conferences
    Descriptive info: Other Events.. CPD Course Calendar.. Events Conferences.. IAI Conferences Meetings.. Description.. Date.. Location.. CPD Points.. IAI Spring Conference 2012.. 20-21 April 2012.. Galway.. 5 pts.. IAI Autumn Conference 2011.. 4-5 November 2011.. Cork.. IAI Spring Conference 2011.. 1-2 April 2011.. Dublin.. First Aid for Finds.. (Workshop).. 10 March 2011.. National Museum of Ireland - Collins Barracks.. 10 pts.. The Archaeological Profession in Ireland.. 8 March 2011.. Heritage Council Offices, Kilkenny.. 5-6 November 2010.. Belfast.. Workshop of Fixed Price Contracts (FPCs).. 24 September 2010.. Maldron Hotel Portlaoise.. IAI Spring Conference 2010.. 16/17 April..  ...   - 19 October 2008.. Sligo.. IAI Spring Conference and AGM.. 18- 20 April 2008.. Institute of Archaeologists: Autumn Conference.. 20-21 October 2007.. Institute of Archaeologists: Spring Conference.. 9-11March 2007.. 21-22 October 2006.. Medieval Buttevant: medieval urbanism in Ireland.. 4-6 March 2011.. Springfort Hall Hotel, Mallow, Co.. If you would like to have a conference, seminar, lecture or other event of interest to our members listed, please email us a brief description, noting date and location with a url or email address from which more detailed information can be obtained.. back to top..

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  • Title: IAI About Us
    Descriptive info: Statutes.. Board of Directors.. Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe.. The Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland was established in 2001.. The mission of IAI, through the representation of our members, is to advance the profession of archaeology by seeking to promote development, education, contact, regulation, high standards and public dissemination of its work.. Five Year Plan: 2003-2008.. In 2001 IAI, in conjunction with the Heritage Council commissioned CHL Consulting to conduct a study of the profile of the archeology profession and education resources on the island of Ireland; this study was subsequently expanded to include an analysis of the future demand for archaeologists.. CHL Report on the Profile of the Profession.. CHL Report on the Future demand for Archaeologists.. Over the last 12 months IAI has produced a series of Codes of Conduct relating to  ...   will be reviewed every two years.. Codes of Conduct.. Statutes of IAI.. Memorandum and Articles of Association of IAI Ltd.. Standing Orders for General and Ordinary meetings of IAI.. Rules and Guidelines for the establishment of regional branches of IAI.. Rules regarding sanctions (other than expulsion) which may be imposed on members of IAI.. Rules regarding the conduct of postal votes on proposed expulsion of a member of IAI.. The following are the members of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland Ltd.. , for 2010 - 2011:.. Chairperson.. Finola O' Carroll.. Vice-Chairperson.. James Eogan.. Honorary Secretary.. Martin Reid.. Treasurer.. Martin Jones.. Conference Organiser.. Membership Secretary.. Ken Wiggins.. PRO.. Kim Rice.. Editor (IAI News).. Teresa Bolger.. Editor (JIA).. James Mallory.. RIA Representative.. Tracy Collins.. Ordinary Member.. Meriel McClatchie.. Paul Gosling..

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  • Title: IAI Publications
    Descriptive info: Reports.. Guidelines.. Other Documents.. The Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland produces a newletter -.. IAI News.. - on an bi-annual basis.. This is circulated to members as an e-document and can also be downloaded from the website.. Back issues of IAI News and its predecessor IAPA News will shortly be made available for download also.. In November 2002 the Journal of Archaeology was adopted by the then newly formed Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland.. All members receive a copy of each issue of the journal on publication.. Non-members can order the journal directly from the publishers Wordwell Ltd.. Order JIA.. Further information on back issues of JIA can be obtained from the journal's website.. JIA Website.. Conference Presentations.. Where Now For Irish Archaeology? - Policy, Practice and Prospects.. Presentation Extracts.. Presentation by Cóilín O Drisceoil (Kilkenny Archaeology).. Presentation by Dr.. Eoin Sullivan (Development Officer, IAI).. Presentation by Rónán Swan (NRA).. Presentation by Professor Gabriel Cooney (UCD).. Presentation by Sarah McCutcheon (Limerick Co.. Co).. Presentation by  ...   the Profile of the Profession.. CHL-Report on the Future demand for Archaeologists.. CPD Framework Report.. Training Needs in Irish Archaeology.. IAI Code of Professional Conduct.. IAI Code for Archaeological Assessment.. IAI Code for Archaeological Excavation.. IAI Code for Archaeological Monitoring.. IAI Code for Treatment of Archaeological Objects.. IAI Code for Treatment of Human Remains.. Guidelines and Technical Papers.. Guidelines for Archaeologists.. The Treatment of Human Remains: Technical Paper for Archaeologists.. Appendix 2 - Recording Sheets.. Skeleton - Adult.. Skeleton - Adolescent.. Skeleton - Infant.. Environmental Sampling: Guidlines for Archaeologists.. National Museum of Ireland: Presentation to IAI on Collections Resource Centre, Swords (April 2010).. National Museum of Ireland: Advice Notes for Excavators (April 2010).. Department of the Environment, Heritage Local Government.. Summary of proposals to consolidate, revise and extend the National Monuments Acts, 1930 to 2004 and related enactments.. Archaeology 2020: Repositioning Irish archaeology in the Knowledge Society.. EAA: Draft European standard for archaeological excavation.. IFA Draft Document: Archaeological Archives - creation, preparation, transfer and curation..

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  • Title: IAI Public Statements
    Descriptive info: Other publications and correspondence.. Archived Public Statements.. Press Statements.. 2011.. Date: 2 July 2011.. Representatives of IAI meet with Minister Deenihan.. Date: 18 February 2011.. 2010.. Date: 21 December 2010.. 2009.. Date: 2 July 2009.. IAI Survey of the Profession.. A survey of the employment levels in Irish Archaeology.. Published 30 June 2009.. 2008.. Date: 30 June 2008.. Ethics and Standards in Irish Archaeology.. Date: 27 June 2008.. On the Archaeological Profession in 2008.. March 2008.. Date: 31 March 2008.. Proposed port at Bremore, County Dublin.. Date: 19 March 2008.. Special Report on the National Museum of Ireland compiled by Comptroller and Auditor  ...   21 March 2008.. Letter to Irish Times.. Re: Problems of museum storage flagged in 2006.. Published 25 March 2008.. Date: 29 October 2007.. IAI Discussion Document.. RIA Forum - Archaeology in Ireland: a vision for the future.. A discussion of the recommendations and their implications for the profession.. Date: 27 September 2007.. Submission to Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government.. Skellig Michael World Heritage Site - Draft Management Plan.. Date: 15 June 2007.. Re: Professional Standards in Irish Archaeology.. Not Published.. Date: 07 June 2007.. Letter to Sunday Tribune.. Re: Coverage of conservation programme at Skellig Micheal.. published 10 June 2007..

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  • Title: IAI Membership
    Descriptive info: How to Join.. Corporate Members.. Subscriptions.. IAI Forum.. How to Join IAI.. Membership of IAI is open to professional archaeologists working in either jurisdiction within Ireland.. Applicants should send a completed application form and a copy of an up-to-date curriculum vitae to our office.. Membership Criteria.. Download Application Form.. Register and Directory of Members.. The Register.. All current members of the Institute are listed in the Register of Members, which lists their full name and membership grade.. The Directory.. The directory is an option service offered to all members.. All members in good standing are entitled to a listing in the directory, which currently includes contact information.. We are in the process of redeveloping the Directory to allow for more extensive entries, including members interests and recent publications.. The new (and improved) directory should be available in Autumn 2011.. To be included in the Directory you must complete the Members Directory Form and return it to the IAI office by post or email.. Members Directory Form.. Subscriptions are due on the 1 March each year.. Grade.. Euro.. Sterling.. Full Member.. 100.. 85.. Associate Member.. 40.. 25.. Graduate Member.. Student Member.. 20.. 15.. Corporate Member.. 500.. 400.. Standing Order Payments by Instalment.. In order to help members spread expenses through the year, we have implemented a new scheme for payment of subscriptions by instalment - including arrears of up to two years.. We offer members the chance to pay their subscriptions by quarterly or monthly standing order, with a schedule of payments to suit, based on the subscription year which runs from March to end February.. Standing Order Forms.. Download standing order instruction form.. ; complete the form and return it to your bank branch.. You must also  ...   to confirm the payment.. Back to Top.. At the IAI meeting held in University College Dublin on 26th June 2004, the IAI Board was tasked with establishing a means of improving communication and the dissemination of information and ideas between the members.. As a direct result of the discussions held at that meeting, the IAI Forum was established.. This is an internet-based forum or discussion group open to all current members of IAI.. There is no charge for subscribing.. Messages posted to the IAI Forum should relate to Irish archaeology, general archaeological theory and practice or topics and issues concerning IAI.. This is a fully moderated discussion list.. As Irish archaeologists (and those working in related fields) await to see how the recent changes in legislation will impact on the profession, and a number of sensitive cases regarding the impact of development on well-known archaeological sites and landscapes are currently ongoing, it is even more imperative that IAI members engage with one another.. The IAI membership asked for this facility.. However, in order for the IAI Forum to be of significant benefit to either the IAI or its membership, we need as many people as possible to sign up and get actively engaged in discussion on the crucial issues affecting Irish archaeology.. If you are a member of the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland in good standing (that is, fully paid up) and would like to join the IAI Forum, please contact Teresa Bolger at ephemerae[AT]warpmail[DOT]net for more details.. Members who are registered with Yahoo groups can directly request a subscription from.. http://groups.. yahoo.. com/group/IAI_Forum.. Please note that membership status will be confirmed with Institute records when a request for subscription to the IAI Forum is received..

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  • Title: IAI CPD
    Descriptive info: CPD Framework.. Credit System.. Credit Record Sheet.. Course Calendar.. Opportunities for Course Providers.. Overview.. The Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland (IAI) recognises and encourages the need for all members of the archaeological profession, throughout their career, to expand their knowledge base and familiarise themselves with relevant technological innovations and their application to the study and practice of Irish archaeology.. The importance of accredited continuous professional development (CPD) is acknowledged by the IAI in both its Memorandum Articles of Association (Articles 104 105) and the Five-year programme (2003-2008) in which the Institute shall seek the involvement of all stakeholders in the creation of a programme of CPD development in Irish archaeology (Objective 3.. 4).. What is Continuous Professional Development?.. Professions have taken different approaches to continuous education and training in order to tailor their CPD programme of training to their individual profession and the quality management of professional practice.. There are four main ways of achieving learning in a CPD framework.. These are:.. Structured activities.. Skills training.. Key (accreditable) competencies.. Observable learning outcomes.. Each of these components were kept firmly at the foundations of the IAI CPD Framework.. The IAI approach to CPD.. The Institute s approach to CPD is open, inclusive, flexible and accessible.. The Institute is developing a strategic approach to CPD that will ensure high and sustainable competence standards for the archaeological profession.. CPD is the responsibility of the individual archaeologist.. The Institute encourages all its members to participate in their individual CPD and record their involvement.. At present each member s participation in CPD is voluntary, however participation in CPD will become mandatory by 2012.. Each member s participation in their CPD entitles them to receive credit for their learning.. The IAI accredits all recognised CPD activites as outlined in Table 1.. The IAI promotes the widespread and effective practice of CPD within the archaeological profession, by working in partnership with employers, academic institutions, Government agencies and other relevant bodies.. The IAI CPD Framework supporting lifelong learning.. The IAI CPD framework consists of three pillars, namely.. Thematic modules/ seminars and workshops.. Professional activities (Table 1).. Accreditation and assessment.. 1 Thematic modules/seminars and workshops.. The thematic modules consist of a variety of courses designed to increase the required skills that the archaeologist needs to carry out specific pieces of work or research to a required professional standard (competency) and to add to the existing skills base that the archaeologist possesses prior to attending the course.. The thematic courses are an integral part of a personal continuous development/ educational process that recognises the principles of lifelong learning.. The thematic modules will include collaborative CPD events with other professional institutes/ organisations.. The duration of the courses will vary between half day and full day events to weekend courses.. 2 Professional activities.. Lifelong learning does not only take place within the confines of the lecture theatre or seminar room.. There are other professional development and learning activities that form an important part of any CPD framework.. The main activities include:.. Archaeological research.. Publication (at a recognised level).. Involvement with professional institutes (i.. e.. committee work).. Direct involvement with the IAI CPD framework (i.. acting as a course trainer or assessor).. Structured reading and learning activities.. Participation in IAI organised field trips.. Attendance and direct involvement in recognised national and international conferences that deal with archaeological issues or issues relevant to archaeological concerns.. 3 Accreditation and Assessment.. Accreditation under the IAI framework consists of.. Internal IAI accreditation.. External accreditation.. The internal IAI accreditation is under the direct control and governance of the IAI membership through the activities of the Board.. The IAI credit system mimics  ...   I need ?.. Each member is required to accumulate a minimum of fifty credits over a two year period, or an average of twenty five credits per year.. The two year averaging period allows that any shortfall can be compensated for in the succeeding year.. Approved CPD activities and their related credit values.. This list of approved CPD activities and related credit values may be expanded from time to time at the discretion of the Board.. The Board shall assign credit values for specific CPD activities as such activities are brought to the attention of the Board.. There are courses available concerning both the technical archaeological skills and generic professional skills which form part of an archaeologists continuing professional development.. The Board can only assign a credit value based upon an assessment of the syllabus and course provision.. Maintaining records.. It is the responsibility of the individual IAI member to maintain a verifiable record of CPD activities.. Members will be responsible for making a return to the IAI office of the events they have attended during the two year period, so that they can be duly credited.. Attendance lists will be circulated at all appropriate accredited events organised by the IAI.. The attendance list should be signed by attendees.. These lists will be forwarded to the IAI office for processing and your credits shall be entered onto a central database.. The attendee s signature on the attendance list ensures their attendance is recorded.. Upon completion of the CPD courses, each participant will receive a certificate verifying their attendance, duration of the course, location of the course and credits associated with the course.. Each certificate bears an individual identifier code which can be forwarded to the Institute and recorded on a central database.. In the case of events that are external to the IAI CPD programme, such as events that individual archaeologists attend of their own interest, a copy of the syllabus outlining the objective and learning outcomes of the course should be forwarded to the IAI office with evidence of attendance (e.. g.. receipt, or IAI downloaded form for completion by coarse organiser with his/her relevant contact details).. In such cases the IAI can assess the course and assign an appropriate credit points rating, if appropriate.. Members are encouraged to track their CPD credits personally and can download a blank credit record sheet.. IAI members have the right to access their personal CPD credit records at the IAI office, prior to arranging an appointment with the administrative staff.. In the future it is intended that the website shall be used to facilitate the members in recording and accessing their personal credit records.. The Institute seeks comments and suggestions from members on the CPD programme as these are deemed instrumental regarding the constant improvement of CPD in Irish archaeology.. An updated list of approved CPD activities and their related credit values will be maintained on the Institutes website for the benefit of the members.. Course Calendars.. Download the course calendar for the current year:.. The course calendar for 2011 has now been finalised and can be downloaded.. Course calendars from previous years:.. CPD Course Calendar 2010.. CPD Course Calendar 2009.. CPD Course Calendar 2006.. Opportunities for course providers.. As part of the CPD programme the IAI shall seek to identify suitable course trainers.. Course trainers shall include members and corporate members of the IAI, recognised higher education institutes, specialist industry/ business training bodies, other professional bodies and relevant state agencies, public authorities and non-governmental organisations.. The IAI is committed to the constant expansion of its links with potential course trainers from across the archaeological profession..

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  • Title: IAI Employment
    Descriptive info: Working in Archaeology.. Current Vacancies.. There are no current vacancies..

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  • Title: IAI Links
    Descriptive info: Ireland.. Institutes Organisations.. Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland.. Industrial Heritage Association of Ireland.. Inland Waterways Association of Ireland.. Institute of Engineers of Ireland.. Irish Peatland Conservation Council.. Irish Institute of Surveyors.. Maritime Institute of Ireland.. Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland.. Statutory Publicly Funded Bodies.. National Monuments Service.. Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government.. Environment Heritage Service (Northern Ireland).. Geological Survey of Ireland.. Geological Survey of Northern Ireland.. The Heritage Council.. The Hunt Museum.. Irish Architectural Archive.. The National Archives of Ireland.. The National Library of Ireland.. The National Museum of Ireland.. The National Roads Authority (Archaeology).. National Transport Museum of Ireland.. The National Trust (Britain).. The Ordnance Survey (Ireland).. The Ordnance Survey (Northern Ireland).. Public Record Office (Northern Ireland).. Registry of Deeds.. An Taisce.. Valuation Office (Ireland).. Research.. 14 Chrono Centre, QUB.. Centre for Archaeological Fieldwork, QUB.. Centre for Maritime Archaeology, University of Ulster, Coleraine.. Centre for the study of rural Ireland.. The Discovery Programme.. Group for the Study of Irish historic settlement.. Irish Radiocarbon Date Database.. Micheál Ó Clérigh Institute.. Royal Irish Academy.. Education.. The Achill Archaeological Field School..  ...   University of Ulster.. Societies, Journals Publications.. Archaeology Ireland.. Excavations Bulletin.. Federation for Ulster Local Studies.. Federation for Local History Studies.. Friends of Medieval Dublin.. Industrial Heritage Association of Ireland/The Steam Museum.. Irish Georgian Society.. Irish Post-medieval Archaeology Group.. Irish Quaternary Association.. Irish Railway Record Society.. Network for Underwater Archaeology.. Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland.. Ulster Architectural Historical Society.. Ulster Historical Foundation.. Ulster-American Folk Park.. Wordwell Books, Ltd.. General.. Corpus of Electronic Texts (CELT).. Doras.. Dublin Civic Trust.. Dublinia Museum.. Irish Archaeology on the Internet.. Irish Architecture Online.. Irish Landmark Trust.. Linen Hall Library, Belfast.. Marsh's Library.. Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland.. Railway Preservation Society of Ireland.. Stones of Ireland.. Stokestown Park House the Irish Famine Museum.. International.. World Archaeological Congress.. The Association of Archaeological Illustrators and Surveyors.. European Association of Archaeologists.. ICOMOS.. Institute of Field Archaeologists (IFA).. Cadw.. Council of Europe.. English Heritage.. National Trust (Britain).. Royal Commission on Ancient and Historic Monument of Scotland.. Centre for Manx Studies.. University of London.. British Archaeological Reports.. Current Archaeology.. Society for Historical Archaeology (USA).. Society for Medieval Archaeology (Britain).. Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology (Britain).. Archnet..

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  • Title: IAI Newsletter
    Descriptive info: Current Issue.. IAI News Series 2.. IAI News Series 1.. IAPA News.. IAI News is the newsletter of the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland and will be published bi-annually as an e-document, downloadable from this website and circulated by email to all IAI members.. The precursor to IAI, the Irish Association of Professional Archaeologists (IAPA) published a bi-annual newsletter, IAPA News, from 1985-2001.. This newsletter, retitled IAI News became the newsletter of the institute at its foundation in 2001.. This first series of IAI News was short-lived as , in 2003, the decision was made to publish IAI News as an appendix to our journal, JIA.. Having reviewed this arrangement the Board has decided that from 2009 onwards IAI News should be revived as an independent newsletter and e-publication.. IAI News Series 2, Volume 6: Winter 2011-2012.. (High Res).. IAI News Series 2, Volume 5: Winter 2011-2012.. (Low Res).. Contributions for the next issue.. Contributions are invited  ...   suitable digital format - MS Word compatible for text, JPEG, PNG or TIF for graphics.. Please contact the editor in advance (newsletter @iai.. ie) prior to any formal submission.. The IAI reserve the right not to publish any particular item submitted.. Back Issues.. IAI News Series 2, Volume 6: Winter 2011-2012.. Low Res (1.. 7MB).. High Res (10MB).. IAI News Series 2, Volume 5: Summer 2011.. 5MB).. High Res (9MB).. IAI News Series 2, Volume 4: Autumn 2010.. High Res (7MB).. IAI News Series 2, Volume 3: Spring 2010.. Low Res (1MB).. High Res (3MB).. IAI News Series 2, Volume 2: Autumn 2009.. Low Res (2MB).. IAI News Series 2, Volume 1: Spring 2009.. Low Res (0.. High Res (2MB).. IAI News Series 1, Volume 1.. IAPA News Vol.. 34.. 33.. 32.. 31.. 30.. 29.. 28.. 27.. 26.. 24.. 23.. 22, Spring 1996.. 21.. 19.. 18.. 17.. 16.. 14.. 13.. 11.. 8.. 7.. 6.. 4.. 3.. 1..

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