We are still unable to finalise dates for the start of this year's competition. Any school wishing to register interest should contact the director (pat "at" blackrockec.ie). As soon as we have more details we will let you know.
In the meantime you can be practising using the resources at http://www.primarydebatingireland.com/
It is a Teaching Council registration requirement for all NQTs who have completed their initial teacher education since July 2012 to participate in the NIPT Workshop Programme. NQTs have three years from their initial date of registration with the Teaching Council to complete the workshop programme.
Blackrock Education Centre’s workshop series commence September 2nd. Further information here
Camara is an organisation dedicated to using technology to improve education and livelihood skills, especially in disadvantaged communities throughout the world.
They are offering a free Tablets for Education workshop for teachers. It takes place from 10am-1pm on Wednesday 20th August. More details here.