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Léargas is holding an eTwinning Professional Development Workshop in Dublin for post- primary teachers from November 29th to December 1st.

A special information evening for parents as part of Maths Week Ireland, called Encouraging Your Child to have Confidence in Maths, will take place in the Centre on Tuesday, October 15th at 7:30 p.m.   Places are limited and booking is essential.

 

 

Éanna Ní Lamhna is renowned for her expertise in the area of environmental studies.  In this information evening she demonstrates some of her favourite digital resources for use in the classroom.  Additional resources will be distributed to participants.  

More and more schools are considering use of apps as a method of school communication.  This information session will highlight possibilities and explore the possibility that your school might participate in a pilot School’s APP Deployment.   

To book your place simply login and click here

PRESSED is an exhibition of contemporary print curated by Graphic Studio Dublin at the invitation of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office. The exhibition provides a unique opportunity to engage with a wide range of rich and evocative fine art works created by print practitoners living in, working in or originally from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. It also presents the chance to gain an insight into the world of fine art print and the techniques and processes used.  Guided tours for classes can be provided. 

Positive Psychology is a scientific study of optimal human functioning, offering over 100 evidence-based activities you can use in your classroom to improve your students' performance and well-being. Check the Course Booking section for up-to-date details.
 

A new 5 week course will be offered this term entitled Dyslexia: Origins and Interventions.  It will examine causes, types and systemic difficulties encountered by learners with dyslexia. The second part will be hands-on workshops enabling teachers to develop and use evidence-based successful interventions in their classrooms. This is a 5 week course - Mondays 7.30 - 9.30pm.  To book a place in this course click here.  

NQT

NQT courses are now available for booking.   

It is essential that you read instructions before booking. Click here for details.

 

Full calendar is available here to download

Examining how physical literacy might be improved through physical education, extra-curricular sport and physical activities in schools; this exciting new initiative is trialling with a small number of local schools in the academic year 2013/2014.
 
More details to follow.

The seminar will outline some of the requirements needed to make the most of the broadband to be provided, outline the Microsoft Office 365 offering for education, and demonstrate examples of how a range of free Microsoft tools and CPD can be used to enhance teaching and learning in your school through the Partners in Learning Network. H2 Learning will also demonstrate some of the Windows 8 tablet devices now available. 
 

13/06/2013 
Start Time:
10:00