Current Courses List

September 2017

26 September
Fundamental Movement Skills are the basic building blocks of movement and are an essential part of everyday life and recreational activity. It is only when these skills are mastered that a child can go on to develop specialised movement skills, which will allow them to reach their potential in sports-specific endeavours.
26 September
School Self-Evaluation and Planning NIPTWS02 This workshop is designed to assist NQTs to plan in a focused, effective and efficient manner. School Self-Evaluation is discussed and the implications for the planning process are explored. Requirements regarding planning, preparation and recording of progress are presented. This workshop provides examples of planning templates that can be used to support NQTs’ work over the year. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop
26 September
Teacher Professionalism and Well-Being (Cross-Sectoral) NIPTWS01. This workshop is designed to provide NQTs with an opportunity to explore and reflect on some of the professional issues that may arise for NQTs as they begin their teaching career. Key aspects include the Teaching Council Code of Professional Conduct for Teachers, working with other adults in a professional setting, caring for the voice, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
26 September
Sports Forum Meeting
27 September
School Self-Evaluation and Planning NIPTWS02 This workshop is designed to assist NQTs to plan in a focused, effective and efficient manner. School Self-Evaluation is discussed and the implications for the planning process are explored. Requirements regarding planning, preparation and recording of progress are presented. This workshop provides examples of planning templates that can be used to support NQTs’ work over the year. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop.
27 September
Teacher Professionalism and Well-Being (Cross-Sectoral) NIPTWS01. This workshop is designed to provide NQTs with an opportunity to explore and reflect on some of the professional issues that may arise for NQTs as they begin their teaching career. Key aspects include the Teaching Council Code of Professional Conduct for Teachers, working with other adults in a professional setting, caring for the voice, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
28 September
Teacher Professionalism and Well-Being (Cross-Sectoral) NIPTWS01. This workshop is designed to provide NQTs with an opportunity to explore and reflect on some of the professional issues that may arise for NQTs as they begin their teaching career. Key aspects include the Teaching Council Code of Professional Conduct for Teachers, working with other adults in a professional setting, caring for the voice, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
28 September
School Self-Evaluation and Planning NIPTWS02 This workshop is designed to assist NQTs to plan in a focused, effective and efficient manner. School Self-Evaluation is discussed and the implications for the planning process are explored. Requirements regarding planning, preparation and recording of progress are presented. This workshop provides examples of planning templates that can be used to support NQTs’ work over the year. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop.
30 September
TEST 2r is a comprehensive assessment tool used to screen and pin-point the emergent literacy skills a 5 - 6 yr old child should have acquired. This Presentation will cover the following: Background to Test2r - Theoretical Bases & Development of Test2r - Test2r structure - 7 factors - Building blocks of literacy - Elements of Test2r - Learn how to administer Test2r Registration and use of Test2r website for scoring and reporting of test. NOTE: In order to obtain maximum benefit from this workshop teachers are required to bring their testing kit from school on the day. If a school does not have a kit they will need to purchase one prior to attending costing €200 at test2r@blackrockec.ie, 012365013 or online at becpublishing.com

October 2017

3 October
Based on the principles of a Nurture Group, (an intervention for the social, emotional and mental wellbeing of children within U.K. primary schools) this course will provide teachers with the information, case studies, skills and strategies needed to create nurture among the busy school community. Teachers will be trained in using Boxall Profile Assessments, talked through a typical day in a Nurture Group, given strategies of how to spot a child in need of nurture and create strategies to implement positive change in their school communities. "If children cannot learn the way we teach, we need to teach them the way they learn"
3 October
Classroom Management & Organisation: What do I need to focus on? NIPTWS03 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to reflect on the concept of an effective teaching and learning environment. The following topics are explored in this context: positive relationships, the social and learning environment, effective classroom organisation, a systematic approach to responding to behaviour, and teacher attitudes and behaviours. Opportunities to discuss strategies and share ideas will be a central element of this workshop
3 October
Evidence Based Behavioural Support NIPTWS09 This workshop builds on the learning at ITE in exploring the additional needs that can be experienced by some students in the area of behaviour management. It will aim to give NQTs an understanding o f a range of behaviour management strategies suitable for managing individual and group behaviour. Support materials and resources from DES support services are explored, such as NBSS. There are additional online extension materials if the NQT would like to investigate elements of classroom management
4 October
Training Minding Youth Mental Health run by Jigsaw and HSE Health Promotion and Improvement
4 October
Classroom Management & Organisation: What do I need to focus on? NIPTWS03 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to reflect on the concept of an effective teaching and learning environment. The following topics are explored in this context: positive relationships, the social and learning environment, effective classroom organisation, a systematic approach to responding to behaviour, and teacher attitudes and behaviours. Opportunities to discuss strategies and share ideas will be a central element of this workshop
4 October
The focus of this 4-week programme is to promote a positive, healthy relationship with self and between all stakeholder groups. It highlights the benefit of healthy relationships and the impact of establishing good quality relationships to enhance productivity and reduce workplace stress. It will draw from positive psychology and other evidence based approaches to offer a number of tools and methods to manage emotions, communicate needs and reduce stress. This programme is very practical and focuses on the application of skills and methods to foster; self-care, collaboration and the promotion of positive mental health and wellbeing - in the workplace and beyond.
4 October
Evidence Based Behavioural Support NIPTWS09 This workshop builds on the learning at ITE in exploring the additional needs that can be experienced by some students in the area of behaviour management. It will aim to give NQTs an understanding o f a range of behaviour management strategies suitable for managing individual and group behaviour. Support materials and resources from DES support services are explored, such as NBSS. There are additional online extension materials if the NQT would like to investigate elements of classroom management
4 October
The purpose of the presentation is to: ? Advise schools about the ASF application process. ? Guide schools through the online application form and the ASF success criteria ? Give schools a range of practical ideas about ways that they can strengthen their PE programme and energise the school day ? Direct schools to the many supports and resources which are available to them, locally and nationally
5 October
Evidence Based Behavioural Support NIPTWS09 This workshop builds on the learning at ITE in exploring the additional needs that can be experienced by some students in the area of behaviour management. It will aim to give NQTs an understanding o f a range of behaviour management strategies suitable for managing individual and group behaviour. Support materials and resources from DES support services are explored, such as NBSS. There are additional online extension materials if the NQT would like to investigate elements of classroom management
5 October
Classroom Management & Organisation: What do I need to focus on? NIPTWS03 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to reflect on the concept of an effective teaching and learning environment. The following topics are explored in this context: positive relationships, the social and learning environment, effective classroom organisation, a systematic approach to responding to behaviour, and teacher attitudes and behaviours. Opportunities to discuss strategies and share ideas will be a central element of this workshop
7 October
TEST 2r is a comprehensive assessment tool used to screen and pin-point the emergent literacy skills a 5 - 6 yr old child should have acquired. This Presentation will cover the following: Background to Test2r - Theoretical Bases & Development of Test2r - Test2r structure - 7 factors - Building blocks of literacy - Elements of Test2r - Learn how to administer Test2r Registration and use of Test2r website for scoring and reporting of test. NOTE: In order to obtain maximum benefit from this workshop teachers are required to bring their testing kit from school on the day. If a school does not have a kit they will need to purchase one prior to attending costing €200 at test2r@blackrockec.ie, 012365013 or online at becpublishing.com
9 October
The seminar will explore how team teaching can be situated within the new model of SEN provision (DES, 0013/2017) and will contextualise additional support for pupils through team teaching where appropriate. A variety of team teaching models will also be discussed, through the lens of mathematics. There will be an opportunity to consider how to plan for team teaching in mathematics and the necessity to consider a range of data for effective planning.
9 October
This course will introduce teachers to a new online resource for specially designed for primary music education. Using a range of free interactive online resources we will look at all areas of the primary school curriculum. Participants will become familiar with the dabbledoomusic.com website and it's technical setup in the classroom, gain experience with a range of simple classroom instruments and learn how to organise group performance and composition in the classroom. This course is designed to be accessible and engaging for all primary school teachers regardless of prior musical experience.
10 October
The seminar will explore how team teaching can be situated within the new model of SEN provision (DES, 0013/2017) and will contextualise additional support for pupils through team teaching where appropriate. A variety of team teaching models will also be discussed, through the lens of mathematics. There will be an opportunity to consider how to plan for team teaching in mathematics and the necessity to consider a range of data for effective planning.
10 October
Based on the principles of a Nurture Group, (an intervention for the social, emotional and mental wellbeing of children within U.K. primary schools) this course will provide teachers with the information, case studies, skills and strategies needed to create nurture among the busy school community. Teachers will be trained in using Boxall Profile Assessments, talked through a typical day in a Nurture Group, given strategies of how to spot a child in need of nurture and create strategies to implement positive change in their school communities. "If children cannot learn the way we teach, we need to teach them the way they learn"
10 October
Classroom Management & Organisation: What do I need to focus on? NIPTWS03 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to reflect on the concept of an effective teaching and learning environment. The following topics are explored in this context: positive relationships, the social and learning environment, effective classroom organisation, a systematic approach to responding to behaviour, and teacher attitudes and behaviours. Opportunities to discuss strategies and share ideas will be a central element of this workshop
10 October
Evidence Based Behavioural Support NIPTWS09 This workshop builds on the learning at ITE in exploring the additional needs that can be experienced by some students in the area of behaviour management. It will aim to give NQTs an understanding o f a range of behaviour management strategies suitable for managing individual and group behaviour. Support materials and resources from DES support services are explored, such as NBSS. There are additional online extension materials if the NQT would like to investigate elements of classroom management
11 October
The seminar will explore how team teaching can be situated within the new model of SEN provision (DES, 0013/2017) and will contextualise additional support for pupils through team teaching where appropriate. A variety of team teaching models will also be discussed, through the lens of mathematics. There will be an opportunity to consider how to plan for team teaching in mathematics and the necessity to consider a range of data for effective planning.
11 October
• To investigate a range of content free and content generating apps and websites for teaching and learning in numeracy with a particular focus on the problem solving process. • To demonstrate how tablet devices can promote active learning methodologies through the lens of numeracy. Please bring your own Device with the necessary apps downloaded on it. See below in attachments
11 October
The focus of this 4-week programme is to promote a positive, healthy relationship with self and between all stakeholder groups. It highlights the benefit of healthy relationships and the impact of establishing good quality relationships to enhance productivity and reduce workplace stress. It will draw from positive psychology and other evidence based approaches to offer a number of tools and methods to manage emotions, communicate needs and reduce stress. This programme is very practical and focuses on the application of skills and methods to foster; self-care, collaboration and the promotion of positive mental health and wellbeing - in the workplace and beyond.
11 October
Evidence Based Behavioural Support NIPTWS09 This workshop builds on the learning at ITE in exploring the additional needs that can be experienced by some students in the area of behaviour management. It will aim to give NQTs an understanding o f a range of behaviour management strategies suitable for managing individual and group behaviour. Support materials and resources from DES support services are explored, such as NBSS. There are additional online extension materials if the NQT would like to investigate elements of classroom management
11 October
Classroom Management & Organisation: What do I need to focus on? NIPTWS03 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to reflect on the concept of an effective teaching and learning environment. The following topics are explored in this context: positive relationships, the social and learning environment, effective classroom organisation, a systematic approach to responding to behaviour, and teacher attitudes and behaviours. Opportunities to discuss strategies and share ideas will be a central element of this workshop
12 October
Classroom Management & Organisation: What do I need to focus on? NIPTWS03 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to reflect on the concept of an effective teaching and learning environment. The following topics are explored in this context: positive relationships, the social and learning environment, effective classroom organisation, a systematic approach to responding to behaviour, and teacher attitudes and behaviours. Opportunities to discuss strategies and share ideas will be a central element of this workshop
12 October
Evidence Based Behavioural Support NIPTWS09 This workshop builds on the learning at ITE in exploring the additional needs that can be experienced by some students in the area of behaviour management. It will aim to give NQTs an understanding o f a range of behaviour management strategies suitable for managing individual and group behaviour. Support materials and resources from DES support services are explored, such as NBSS. There are additional online extension materials if the NQT would like to investigate elements of classroom management
14 October
Inclusion (Cross Sectoral) NIPTWS13 This interactive workshop will focus on the classroom environment and classroom planning to support inclusion. NQTs will be given an opportunity to reflect on their own individual values, behaviours and attitudes which will determine inclusive practice in their classrooms. Emphasis will be placed on how to develop strategies to ensure that pupils/students with special educational needs are included
14 October
Child Protection and Safety (Cross?Sectoral) NIPTWS10 This workshop is informed by Circular 0065/11 (DES), Child Protection Procedures for Primary and PostPrimary Schools (DES: 2011) and the guidelines on WellBeing in Post-Primary Schools (2013). Key responsibilities for teachers with regard to child protection and safety are outlined, including dealing with disclosures, route of referral, and procedures for reporting and recording
14 October
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
14 October
TEST 2r is a comprehensive assessment tool used to screen and pin-point the emergent literacy skills a 5 - 6 yr old child should have acquired. This Presentation will cover the following: Background to Test2r - Theoretical Bases & Development of Test2r - Test2r structure - 7 factors - Building blocks of literacy - Elements of Test2r - Learn how to administer Test2r Registration and use of Test2r website for scoring and reporting of test. NOTE: In order to obtain maximum benefit from this workshop teachers are required to bring their testing kit from school on the day. If a school does not have a kit they will need to purchase one prior to attending costing €200 at test2r@blackrockec.ie, 012365013 or online at becpublishing.com
14 October
Child Protection and Safety (Cross?Sectoral) NIPTWS10 This workshop is informed by Circular 0065/11 (DES), Child Protection Procedures for Primary and PostPrimary Schools (DES: 2011) and the guidelines on WellBeing in Post-Primary Schools (2013). Key responsibilities for teachers with regard to child protection and safety are outlined, including dealing with disclosures, route of referral, and procedures for reporting and recording
14 October
Inclusion (Cross Sectoral) NIPTWS13 This interactive workshop will focus on the classroom environment and classroom planning to support inclusion. NQTs will be given an opportunity to reflect on their own individual values, behaviours and attitudes which will determine inclusive practice in their classrooms. Emphasis will be placed on how to develop strategies to ensure that pupils/students with special educational needs are included
17 October
Based on the principles of a Nurture Group, (an intervention for the social, emotional and mental wellbeing of children within U.K. primary schools) this course will provide teachers with the information, case studies, skills and strategies needed to create nurture among the busy school community. Teachers will be trained in using Boxall Profile Assessments, talked through a typical day in a Nurture Group, given strategies of how to spot a child in need of nurture and create strategies to implement positive change in their school communities. "If children cannot learn the way we teach, we need to teach them the way they learn"
17 October
Supporting Parentsin Education NIPTWS04 This workshop focuses on the importance of developing positive working relationships with parents. NQTs are encouraged to work closely with parents to achieve optimum learning outcomes for their pupils/students. Effective communication skills and strategies for building positive relationships are explored through discussion and role?play. Parent-teacher meetings, both formal and informal, are a key focus of this workshop
17 October
Supporting Parentsin Education NIPTWS04 This workshop focuses on the importance of developing positive working relationships with parents. NQTs are encouraged to work closely with parents to achieve optimum learning outcomes for their pupils/students. Effective communication skills and strategies for building positive relationships are explored through discussion and role?play. Parent-teacher meetings, both formal and informal, are a key focus of this workshop.
18 October
• To investigate a range of content free and content generating apps and websites for teaching and learning in numeracy with a particular focus on the problem solving process. • To demonstrate how tablet devices can promote active learning methodologies through the lens of numeracy. Please bring your own Device with the necessary apps downloaded on it. See below in attachments
18 October
The focus of this 4-week programme is to promote a positive, healthy relationship with self and between all stakeholder groups. It highlights the benefit of healthy relationships and the impact of establishing good quality relationships to enhance productivity and reduce workplace stress. It will draw from positive psychology and other evidence based approaches to offer a number of tools and methods to manage emotions, communicate needs and reduce stress. This programme is very practical and focuses on the application of skills and methods to foster; self-care, collaboration and the promotion of positive mental health and wellbeing - in the workplace and beyond.
18 October
Supporting Parentsin Education NIPTWS04 This workshop focuses on the importance of developing positive working relationships with parents. NQTs are encouraged to work closely with parents to achieve optimum learning outcomes for their pupils/students. Effective communication skills and strategies for building positive relationships are explored through discussion and role?play. Parent-teacher meetings, both formal and informal, are a key focus of this workshop
18 October
Supporting Parentsin Education NIPTWS04 This workshop focuses on the importance of developing positive working relationships with parents. NQTs are encouraged to work closely with parents to achieve optimum learning outcomes for their pupils/students. Effective communication skills and strategies for building positive relationships are explored through discussion and role?play. Parent-teacher meetings, both formal and informal, are a key focus of this workshop.
19 October
Supporting Parentsin Education NIPTWS04 This workshop focuses on the importance of developing positive working relationships with parents. NQTs are encouraged to work closely with parents to achieve optimum learning outcomes for their pupils/students. Effective communication skills and strategies for building positive relationships are explored through discussion and role?play. Parent-teacher meetings, both formal and informal, are a key focus of this workshop
19 October
Supporting Parentsin Education NIPTWS04 This workshop focuses on the importance of developing positive working relationships with parents. NQTs are encouraged to work closely with parents to achieve optimum learning outcomes for their pupils/students. Effective communication skills and strategies for building positive relationships are explored through discussion and role?play. Parent-teacher meetings, both formal and informal, are a key focus of this workshop.
21 October
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
21 October
TEST 2r is a comprehensive assessment tool used to screen and pin-point the emergent literacy skills a 5 - 6 yr old child should have acquired. This Presentation will cover the following: Background to Test2r - Theoretical Bases & Development of Test2r - Test2r structure - 7 factors - Building blocks of literacy - Elements of Test2r - Learn how to administer Test2r Registration and use of Test2r website for scoring and reporting of test. NOTE: In order to obtain maximum benefit from this workshop teachers are required to bring their testing kit from school on the day. If a school does not have a kit they will need to purchase one prior to attending costing €200 at test2r@blackrockec.ie, 012365013 or online at becpublishing.com
24 October
This evidence-based anxiety prevention and resiliency building programme is designed for use in schools. The programme also seek to develop self-esteem and teach coping skills in a simple and structured way.
24 October
Based on the principles of a Nurture Group, (an intervention for the social, emotional and mental wellbeing of children within U.K. primary schools) this course will provide teachers with the information, case studies, skills and strategies needed to create nurture among the busy school community. Teachers will be trained in using Boxall Profile Assessments, talked through a typical day in a Nurture Group, given strategies of how to spot a child in need of nurture and create strategies to implement positive change in their school communities. "If children cannot learn the way we teach, we need to teach them the way they learn"
24 October
Supporting Parentsin Education NIPTWS04 This workshop focuses on the importance of developing positive working relationships with parents. NQTs are encouraged to work closely with parents to achieve optimum learning outcomes for their pupils/students. Effective communication skills and strategies for building positive relationships are explored through discussion and role?play. Parent-teacher meetings, both formal and informal, are a key focus of this workshop
24 October
Supporting Parentsin Education NIPTWS04 This workshop focuses on the importance of developing positive working relationships with parents. NQTs are encouraged to work closely with parents to achieve optimum learning outcomes for their pupils/students. Effective communication skills and strategies for building positive relationships are explored through discussion and role?play. Parent-teacher meetings, both formal and informal, are a key focus of this workshop.
25 October
This evidence-based anxiety prevention and resiliency building programme is designed for use in schools. The programme also seek to develop self-esteem and teach coping skills in a simple and structured way.
25 October
The focus of this 4-week programme is to promote a positive, healthy relationship with self and between all stakeholder groups. It highlights the benefit of healthy relationships and the impact of establishing good quality relationships to enhance productivity and reduce workplace stress. It will draw from positive psychology and other evidence based approaches to offer a number of tools and methods to manage emotions, communicate needs and reduce stress. This programme is very practical and focuses on the application of skills and methods to foster; self-care, collaboration and the promotion of positive mental health and wellbeing - in the workplace and beyond.
25 October
Supporting Parentsin Education NIPTWS04 This workshop focuses on the importance of developing positive working relationships with parents. NQTs are encouraged to work closely with parents to achieve optimum learning outcomes for their pupils/students. Effective communication skills and strategies for building positive relationships are explored through discussion and role?play. Parent-teacher meetings, both formal and informal, are a key focus of this workshop.
25 October
Supporting Parentsin Education NIPTWS04 This workshop focuses on the importance of developing positive working relationships with parents. NQTs are encouraged to work closely with parents to achieve optimum learning outcomes for their pupils/students. Effective communication skills and strategies for building positive relationships are explored through discussion and role?play. Parent-teacher meetings, both formal and informal, are a key focus of this workshop
26 October
Supporting Parentsin Education NIPTWS04 This workshop focuses on the importance of developing positive working relationships with parents. NQTs are encouraged to work closely with parents to achieve optimum learning outcomes for their pupils/students. Effective communication skills and strategies for building positive relationships are explored through discussion and role?play. Parent-teacher meetings, both formal and informal, are a key focus of this workshop
26 October
Supporting Parentsin Education NIPTWS04 This workshop focuses on the importance of developing positive working relationships with parents. NQTs are encouraged to work closely with parents to achieve optimum learning outcomes for their pupils/students. Effective communication skills and strategies for building positive relationships are explored through discussion and role?play. Parent-teacher meetings, both formal and informal, are a key focus of this workshop.
28 October
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.

November 2017

4 November
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
8 November
• To discuss how tablet devices and applications can be used effectively in the classroom. • To investigate a range of content free and content generating apps for teaching and learning. • To demonstrate how tablet devices can promote active learning methodologies through the lens of literacy. Please bring your own Device with the necessary apps downloaded on it. See below in attachments
11 November
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
14 November
Assessment: Analysing Classroom Evidence NIPTWS06 The aim of this workshop is to build on prior knowledge in relation to assessment methodologies. Resources from www.ncca.ie including Assessment in the Primary School Curriculum: Guidelines for Schools, The Aistear Toolkit and ACTION website are key references for the workshop.
14 November
Assessment and Feedback to all Learners NIPTWS06 The workshop aims to equip NQTs with a range of assessment methodologies which can be effectively applied across the curriculum. NCCA materials are central to the workshop and an NIPT A-Z of Assessment across different subjects will be explored in order to look at how different assessment methodologies apply across different subjects. Participants share examples of work to date and examine ways of building and developing assessment to assist with effective planning, teaching and learning in the classroom.
15 November
• To discuss how tablet devices and applications can be used effectively in the classroom. • To investigate a range of content free and content generating apps for teaching and learning. • To demonstrate how tablet devices can promote active learning methodologies through the lens of literacy. Please bring your own Device with the necessary apps downloaded on it. See below in attachments
15 November
Assessment: Analysing Classroom Evidence NIPTWS06 The aim of this workshop is to build on prior knowledge in relation to assessment methodologies. Resources from www.ncca.ie including Assessment in the Primary School Curriculum: Guidelines for Schools, The Aistear Toolkit and ACTION website are key references for the workshop.
15 November
Assessment and Feedback to all Learners NIPTWS06 The workshop aims to equip NQTs with a range of assessment methodologies which can be effectively applied across the curriculum. NCCA materials are central to the workshop and an NIPT A-Z of Assessment across different subjects will be explored in order to look at how different assessment methodologies apply across different subjects. Participants share examples of work to date and examine ways of building and developing assessment to assist with effective planning, teaching and learning in the classroom.
16 November
Assessment and Feedback to all Learners NIPTWS06 The workshop aims to equip NQTs with a range of assessment methodologies which can be effectively applied across the curriculum. NCCA materials are central to the workshop and an NIPT A-Z of Assessment across different subjects will be explored in order to look at how different assessment methodologies apply across different subjects. Participants share examples of work to date and examine ways of building and developing assessment to assist with effective planning, teaching and learning in the classroom.
16 November
Assessment: Analysing Classroom Evidence NIPTWS06 The aim of this workshop is to build on prior knowledge in relation to assessment methodologies. Resources from www.ncca.ie including Assessment in the Primary School Curriculum: Guidelines for Schools, The Aistear Toolkit and ACTION website are key references for the workshop.
18 November
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
21 November
Assessment: Analysing Classroom Evidence NIPTWS06 The aim of this workshop is to build on prior knowledge in relation to assessment methodologies. Resources from www.ncca.ie including Assessment in the Primary School Curriculum: Guidelines for Schools, The Aistear Toolkit and ACTION website are key references for the workshop.
21 November
This course of workshops is for you if you are interested in developing personally and professionally. It is ideal for teachers interested in improving relationships, building community, and communicating in a positive way that promotes synergy, well-being and solutions. Level One: CONNECT In During these two workshops (5.00-7.0 pm in BEC) we will explore how to develop our own restorative skills and cultivate a restorative mindset using restorative values, intentions and language. November 21st & 28th
21 November
Assessment and Feedback to all Learners NIPTWS06 The workshop aims to equip NQTs with a range of assessment methodologies which can be effectively applied across the curriculum. NCCA materials are central to the workshop and an NIPT A-Z of Assessment across different subjects will be explored in order to look at how different assessment methodologies apply across different subjects. Participants share examples of work to date and examine ways of building and developing assessment to assist with effective planning, teaching and learning in the classroom.
21 November
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to PST Members and NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school
22 November
A huge amount of schools are buying tablets/iPads with the new IT grant that has been allocated . This course will demonstrate the benefits of using such technologies to make learning more accessible to ch• This course will investigate • The role of ICT in differentiation • To explore the accessibility features of the tablet • The ways in which the tablet can be used in teaching and learning practices to cater for pupils individual learning needs. • A range of tablet related resources and applications for SEN children who may have an SEN> Please bring your own Device with the necessary apps downloaded on it. See below in attachments
22 November
Assessment: Analysing Classroom Evidence NIPTWS06 The aim of this workshop is to build on prior knowledge in relation to assessment methodologies. Resources from www.ncca.ie including Assessment in the Primary School Curriculum: Guidelines for Schools, The Aistear Toolkit and ACTION website are key references for the workshop.
22 November
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to PST Members and NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school
22 November
Assessment and Feedback to all Learners NIPTWS06 The workshop aims to equip NQTs with a range of assessment methodologies which can be effectively applied across the curriculum. NCCA materials are central to the workshop and an NIPT A-Z of Assessment across different subjects will be explored in order to look at how different assessment methodologies apply across different subjects. Participants share examples of work to date and examine ways of building and developing assessment to assist with effective planning, teaching and learning in the classroom.
23 November
A hands-on workshop in using Powerpoint for developing original CSPE resources. Includes guidance on embedding images, audio and video in your presentations. We'll also look at how Powerpoints can be used even when the machine you're presenting on doesn't have Powerpoint installed. The workshop will take place in the centre's IT room. Teachers are encouraged to bring their own devices. Managing Action Projects: This workshop will outline ideas and method for managing the CSPE Action Projects with your class. For bookings copy and paste this link or download attachement https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/cspe-workshop-powerpoints-in-cspe-teaching-managing-action-projects-tickets-38043917381
23 November
Assessment: Analysing Classroom Evidence NIPTWS06 The aim of this workshop is to build on prior knowledge in relation to assessment methodologies. Resources from www.ncca.ie including Assessment in the Primary School Curriculum: Guidelines for Schools, The Aistear Toolkit and ACTION website are key references for the workshop.
23 November
Assessment and Feedback to all Learners NIPTWS06 The workshop aims to equip NQTs with a range of assessment methodologies which can be effectively applied across the curriculum. NCCA materials are central to the workshop and an NIPT A-Z of Assessment across different subjects will be explored in order to look at how different assessment methodologies apply across different subjects. Participants share examples of work to date and examine ways of building and developing assessment to assist with effective planning, teaching and learning in the classroom.
25 November
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
28 November
Multi-Grade Teaching in the Primary School NIPTWS14 This interactive workshop focuses on four main areas from a multi-grade perspective: differentiation, teaching methodologies, classroom management and planning. Opportunities are afforded NQTs to engage with a variety of methodologies throughout the workshop. Strategies and resources for NQTs subbing in multi-grade settings are explored.
28 November
This course of workshops is for you if you are interested in developing personally and professionally. It is ideal for teachers interested in improving relationships, building community, and communicating in a positive way that promotes synergy, well-being and solutions. Level One: CONNECT In During these two workshops (5.00-7.0 pm in BEC) we will explore how to develop our own restorative skills and cultivate a restorative mindset using restorative values, intentions and language. November 21st & 28th
28 November
Transition From Primary to Post-Primary School NIPTWS12 This workshop will focus on the practical skills and strategies that can be of support to students as they move from a primary classroom to a post-primary classroom. A primary and post-primary facilitator will be present and will give valuable insights into the many transitions that occur in the context of supporting and making the best connections with curricula, teaching learning and social and emotional needs.
29 November
Multi-Grade Teaching in the Primary School NIPTWS14 This interactive workshop focuses on four main areas from a multi-grade perspective: differentiation, teaching methodologies, classroom management and planning. Opportunities are afforded NQTs to engage with a variety of methodologies throughout the workshop. Strategies and resources for NQTs subbing in multi-grade settings are explored.
30 November
Transition From Primary to Post-Primary School NIPTWS12 This workshop will focus on the practical skills and strategies that can be of support to students as they move from a primary classroom to a post-primary classroom. A primary and post-primary facilitator will be present and will give valuable insights into the many transitions that occur in the context of supporting and making the best connections with curricula, teaching learning and social and emotional needs.
30 November
Multi-Grade Teaching in the Primary School NIPTWS14 This interactive workshop focuses on four main areas from a multi-grade perspective: differentiation, teaching methodologies, classroom management and planning. Opportunities are afforded NQTs to engage with a variety of methodologies throughout the workshop. Strategies and resources for NQTs subbing in multi-grade settings are explored.

December 2017

2 December
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
5 December
Multi-Grade Teaching in the Primary School NIPTWS14 This interactive workshop focuses on four main areas from a multi-grade perspective: differentiation, teaching methodologies, classroom management and planning. Opportunities are afforded NQTs to engage with a variety of methodologies throughout the workshop. Strategies and resources for NQTs subbing in multi-grade settings are explored.
6 December
Transition From Primary to Post-Primary School NIPTWS12 This workshop will focus on the practical skills and strategies that can be of support to students as they move from a primary classroom to a post-primary classroom. A primary and post-primary facilitator will be present and will give valuable insights into the many transitions that occur in the context of supporting and making the best connections with curricula, teaching learning and social and emotional needs.
6 December
Multi-Grade Teaching in the Primary School NIPTWS14 This interactive workshop focuses on four main areas from a multi-grade perspective: differentiation, teaching methodologies, classroom management and planning. Opportunities are afforded NQTs to engage with a variety of methodologies throughout the workshop. Strategies and resources for NQTs subbing in multi-grade settings are explored.
7 December
Multi-Grade Teaching in the Primary School NIPTWS14 This interactive workshop focuses on four main areas from a multi-grade perspective: differentiation, teaching methodologies, classroom management and planning. Opportunities are afforded NQTs to engage with a variety of methodologies throughout the workshop. Strategies and resources for NQTs subbing in multi-grade settings are explored.
9 December
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
16 December
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
23 December
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
30 December
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.

January 2018

6 January
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
9 January
Differentiation: Responding to the Needs of all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to consider and discuss how to respond to the diverse needs of all learners in the classroom. Key elements of the workshop include a discussion on the concept of differentiation, the role of the teacher and the practical implementation of a number of differentiation strategies. Scenariobased discussion and teacher reflection are an integral part of this workshop
9 January
Stretching all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop emphasises the need to cater for the variety of Learners within the classroom and provides subject specific samples and ideas for resources to ensure that all learners are stretched in their learning within the classroom. NQTs are afforded an opportunity to discuss a variety of scenarios that arise in the classroom and are encouraged to reflect on and discuss effective strategies. Challenging learners across the full spectrum, e.g. providing extension activities are included
10 January
Differentiation: Responding to the Needs of all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to consider and discuss how to respond to the diverse needs of all learners in the classroom. Key elements of the workshop include a discussion on the concept of differentiation, the role of the teacher and the practical implementation of a number of differentiation strategies. Scenariobased discussion and teacher reflection are an integral part of this workshop
10 January
Stretching all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop emphasises the need to cater for the variety of Learners within the classroom and provides subject specific samples and ideas for resources to ensure that all learners are stretched in their learning within the classroom. NQTs are afforded an opportunity to discuss a variety of scenarios that arise in the classroom and are encouraged to reflect on and discuss effective strategies. Challenging learners across the full spectrum, e.g. providing extension activities are included
11 January
Stretching all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop emphasises the need to cater for the variety of Learners within the classroom and provides subject specific samples and ideas for resources to ensure that all learners are stretched in their learning within the classroom. NQTs are afforded an opportunity to discuss a variety of scenarios that arise in the classroom and are encouraged to reflect on and discuss effective strategies. Challenging learners across the full spectrum, e.g. providing extension activities are included
11 January
Differentiation: Responding to the Needs of all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to consider and discuss how to respond to the diverse needs of all learners in the classroom. Key elements of the workshop include a discussion on the concept of differentiation, the role of the teacher and the practical implementation of a number of differentiation strategies. Scenariobased discussion and teacher reflection are an integral part of this workshop
13 January
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
16 January
Differentiation: Responding to the Needs of all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to consider and discuss how to respond to the diverse needs of all learners in the classroom. Key elements of the workshop include a discussion on the concept of differentiation, the role of the teacher and the practical implementation of a number of differentiation strategies. Scenario based discussion and teacher reflection are an integral part of this workshop
16 January
Stretching all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop emphasises the need to cater for the variety of Learners within the classroom and provides subject specific samples and ideas for resources to ensure that all learners are stretched in their learning within the classroom. NQTs are afforded an opportunity to discuss a variety of scenarios that arise in the classroom and are encouraged to reflect on and discuss effective strategies. Challenging learners across the full spectrum, e.g. providing extension activities are included
17 January
Stretching all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop emphasises the need to cater for the variety of Learners within the classroom and provides subject specific samples and ideas for resources to ensure that all learners are stretched in their learning within the classroom. NQTs are afforded an opportunity to discuss a variety of scenarios that arise in the classroom and are encouraged to reflect on and discuss effective strategies. Challenging learners across the full spectrum, e.g. providing extension activities are included
17 January
Differentiation: Responding to the Needs of all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to consider and discuss how to respond to the diverse needs of all learners in the classroom. Key elements of the workshop include a discussion on the concept of differentiation, the role of the teacher and the practical implementation of a number of differentiation strategies. Scenariobased discussion and teacher reflection are an integral part of this workshop
18 January
Differentiation: Responding to the Needs of all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to consider and discuss how to respond to the diverse needs of all learners in the classroom. Key elements of the workshop include a discussion on the concept of differentiation, the role of the teacher and the practical implementation of a number of differentiation strategies. Scenario based discussion and teacher reflection are an integral part of this workshop
18 January
Stretching all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop emphasises the need to cater for the variety of Learners within the classroom and provides subject specific samples and ideas for resources to ensure that all learners are stretched in their learning within the classroom. NQTs are afforded an opportunity to discuss a variety of scenarios that arise in the classroom and are encouraged to reflect on and discuss effective strategies. Challenging learners across the full spectrum, e.g. providing extension activities are included
20 January
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
20 January
Child Protection and Safety (Cross Sectoral) NIPTWS10 This workshop is informed by Circular 0065/11 (DES), Child Protection Procedures for Primary and PostPrimary Schools (DES: 2011) and the guidelines on WellBeing in Post-Primary Schools (2013). Key responsibilities for teachers with regard to child protection and safety are outlined, including dealing with disclosures, route of referral, and procedures for reporting and recording
20 January
Teacher Professionalism and Well-Being (CrossSectoral) NIPTWS01 This workshop is designed to provide NQTs with an opportunity to explore and reflect on some of the professional issues that may arise for NQTs as they begin their teaching career. Key aspects include the Teaching Council Code of Professional Conduct for Teachers, working with other adults in a professional setting, caring for the voice, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
27 January
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
30 January
Literacy: Teaching and Managing a Reading Lesson NIPTWS08 The workshop will focus on the planning, organisation and teaching of a reading lesson, using a wide range of texts. A key component of the workshop will be exploring the use of a variety of reading procedures, skills and comprehension strategies.
30 January
Content Based Literacy NIPTWS08 In this workshop the focus for NQTs will be on the skills and strategies that can be used in different classrooms. Using the format of Before, During and After Learning, the NQTs will examine different activities to support literacy development in all subjects. Materials from PDST, SESS and NBSS are all referenced in the workshop.
30 January
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to PST Members and NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school
31 January
Literacy: Teaching and Managing a Reading Lesson NIPTWS08 The workshop will focus on the planning, organisation and teaching of a reading lesson, using a wide range of texts. A key component of the workshop will be exploring the use of a variety of reading procedures, skills and comprehension strategies.
31 January
Content Based Literacy NIPTWS08 In this workshop the focus for NQTs will be on the skills and strategies that can be used in different classrooms. Using the format of Before, During and After Learning, the NQTs will examine different activities to support literacy development in all subjects. Materials from PDST, SESS and NBSS are all referenced in the workshop.

February 2018

1 February
Literacy: Teaching and Managing a Reading Lesson NIPTWS08 The workshop will focus on the planning, organisation and teaching of a reading lesson, using a wide range of texts. A key component of the workshop will be exploring the use of a variety of reading procedures, skills and comprehension strategies.
1 February
Content Based Literacy NIPTWS08 In this workshop the focus for NQTs will be on the skills and strategies that can be used in different classrooms. Using the format of Before, During and After Learning, the NQTs will examine different activities to support literacy development in all subjects. Materials from PDST, SESS and NBSS are all referenced in the workshop.
3 February
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
6 February
Literacy: Teaching and Managing a Reading Lesson NIPTWS08 The workshop will focus on the planning, organisation and teaching of a reading lesson, using a wide range of texts. A key component of the workshop will be exploring the use of a variety of reading procedures, skills and comprehension strategies.
6 February
Content Based Literacy NIPTWS08 In this workshop the focus for NQTs will be on the skills and strategies that can be used in different classrooms. Using the format of Before, During and After Learning, the NQTs will examine different activities to support literacy development in all subjects. Materials from PDST, SESS and NBSS are all referenced in the workshop.
6 February
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to PST Members and NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school
7 February
Literacy: Teaching and Managing a Reading Lesson NIPTWS08 The workshop will focus on the planning, organisation and teaching of a reading lesson, using a wide range of texts. A key component of the workshop will be exploring the use of a variety of reading procedures, skills and comprehension strategies.
7 February
Content Based Literacy NIPTWS08 In this workshop the focus for NQTs will be on the skills and strategies that can be used in different classrooms. Using the format of Before, During and After Learning, the NQTs will examine different activities to support literacy development in all subjects. Materials from PDST, SESS and NBSS are all referenced in the workshop.
8 February
Literacy: Teaching and Managing a Reading Lesson NIPTWS08 The workshop will focus on the planning, organisation and teaching of a reading lesson, using a wide range of texts. A key component of the workshop will be exploring the use of a variety of reading procedures, skills and comprehension strategies.
8 February
Content Based Literacy NIPTWS08 In this workshop the focus for NQTs will be on the skills and strategies that can be used in different classrooms. Using the format of Before, During and After Learning, the NQTs will examine different activities to support literacy development in all subjects. Materials from PDST, SESS and NBSS are all referenced in the workshop.
10 February
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
17 February
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
24 February
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
27 February
Behaviourfor LearningNIPTWS09 This workshop builds on the Classroom Management workshop by focusing on teaching behaviour(s) essential for learning. The Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties: A Continuum of Support -Guidelines for Teachers (NEPS: 2010) is a key reference for this workshop which aims to give NQTs an understanding of the Classroom Support Process and the development and use of Individual Behaviour Support Plans. Relevant case studies and resources will be examined and participants’ own concerns will also be explored.
27 February
Exploring Learning NIPTWS05 This workshop at its essence will explore what it is to be a learner. It will reconnect with the NQTs understanding of themselves as a learner as developed at ITE and emphasise t h e impact that the teacher has on students learning. A virtual class will be used by NQTs to help them to investigate the different learning styles students have and adapt their methodologies to meet these needs. Particular emphasis will be placed on the learning profile of students with SEN.
28 February
Behaviourfor LearningNIPTWS09 This workshop builds on the Classroom Management workshop by focusing on teaching behaviour(s) essential for learning. The Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties: A Continuum of Support -Guidelines for Teachers (NEPS: 2010) is a key reference for this workshop which aims to give NQTs an understanding of the Classroom Support Process and the development and use of Individual Behaviour Support Plans. Relevant case studies and resources will be examined and participants’ own concerns will also be explored.
28 February
Exploring Learning NIPTWS05 This workshop at its essence will explore what it is to be a learner. It will reconnect with the NQTs understanding of themselves as a learner as developed at ITE and emphasise t h e impact that the teacher has on students learning. A virtual class will be used by NQTs to help them to investigate the different learning styles students have and adapt their methodologies to meet these needs. Particular emphasis will be placed on the learning profile of students with SEN.

March 2018

1 March
Behaviour for Learning NIPTWS09 This workshop builds on the Classroom Management workshop by focusing on teaching behaviour(s) essential for learning. The Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties: A Continuum of Support -Guidelines for Teachers (NEPS: 2010) is a key reference for this workshop which aims to give NQTs an understanding of the Classroom Support Process and the development and use of Individual Behaviour Support Plans. Relevant case studies and resources will be examined and participants’ own concerns will also be explored.
1 March
Exploring Learning NIPTWS05 This workshop at its essence will explore what it is to be a learner. It will reconnect with the NQTs understanding of themselves as a learner as developed at ITE and emphasise t h e impact that the teacher has on students learning. A virtual class will be used by NQTs to help them to investigate the different learning styles students have and adapt their methodologies to meet these needs. Particular emphasis will be placed on the learning profile of students with SEN.
3 March
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
6 March
Behaviourfor LearningNIPTWS09 This workshop builds on the Classroom Management workshop by focusing on teaching behaviour(s) essential for learning. The Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties: A Continuum of Support -Guidelines for Teachers (NEPS: 2010) is a key reference for this workshop which aims to give NQTs an understanding of the Classroom Support Process and the development and use of Individual Behaviour Support Plans. Relevant case studies and resources will be examined and participants’ own concerns will also be explored.
6 March
Exploring Learning NIPTWS05 This workshop at its essence will explore what it is to be a learner. It will reconnect with the NQTs understanding of themselves as a learner as developed at ITE and emphasise t h e impact that the teacher has on students learning. A virtual class will be used by NQTs to help them to investigate the different learning styles students have and adapt their methodologies to meet these needs. Particular emphasis will be placed on the learning profile of students with SEN.
7 March
Behaviourfor LearningNIPTWS09 This workshop builds on the Classroom Management workshop by focusing on teaching behaviour(s) essential for learning. The Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties: A Continuum of Support -Guidelines for Teachers (NEPS: 2010) is a key reference for this workshop which aims to give NQTs an understanding of the Classroom Support Process and the development and use of Individual Behaviour Support Plans. Relevant case studies and resources will be examined and participants’ own concerns will also be explored.
7 March
Exploring Learning NIPTWS05 This workshop at its essence will explore what it is to be a learner. It will reconnect with the NQTs understanding of themselves as a learner as developed at ITE and emphasise t h e impact that the teacher has on students learning. A virtual class will be used by NQTs to help them to investigate the different learning styles students have and adapt their methodologies to meet these needs. Particular emphasis will be placed on the learning profile of students with SEN.
8 March
Behaviour for Learning NIPTWS09 This workshop builds on the Classroom Management workshop by focusing on teaching behaviour(s) essential for learning. The Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties: A Continuum of Support -Guidelines for Teachers (NEPS: 2010) is a key reference for this workshop which aims to give NQTs an understanding of the Classroom Support Process and the development and use of Individual Behaviour Support Plans. Relevant case studies and resources will be examined and participants’ own concerns will also be explored.
8 March
Exploring Learning NIPTWS05 This workshop at its essence will explore what it is to be a learner. It will reconnect with the NQTs understanding of themselves as a learner as developed at ITE and emphasise t h e impact that the teacher has on students learning. A virtual class will be used by NQTs to help them to investigate the different learning styles students have and adapt their methodologies to meet these needs. Particular emphasis will be placed on the learning profile of students with SEN.
10 March
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
13 March
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to PST Members and NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school
13 March
Driochead Cluster Meeting NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school
17 March
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
24 March
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
31 March
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.

April 2018

7 April
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
10 April
Numeracy: Developing good practice in mathematicsteaching ? How? NIPTWS11 The focus of this workshop is the practical implementation of the principles of good mathematics teaching in everyday classroom practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of number sense, mathematical language, problem-solving skills, and mental and oral maths activities in the classroom. ** LITERACY AND NUMERACY FOR LEARNING AND LIFE: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011?2020 (DES: 2011) is a key reference document for this workshop
10 April
Numeracy for All NIPTWS11 For Post-Primary NQTs the workshop will focus on how to connect and develop t h e numeracy dimension across the curriculum and to support school-wide numeracy development. Looking at how teachers can support students in the development of the essential life skill and also to support their own subject. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop with a view to exploring the numeracy dimension of different subjects.
10 April
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to PST Members and NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school
10 April
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to PST Members and NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school
11 April
Numeracy: Developing good practice in mathematicsteaching ? How? NIPTWS11 The focus of this workshop is the practical implementation of the principles of good mathematics teaching in everyday classroom practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of number sense, mathematical language, problem-solving skills, and mental and oral maths activities in the classroom. ** LITERACY AND NUMERACY FOR LEARNING AND LIFE: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011?2020 (DES: 2011) is a key reference document for this workshop
11 April
Numeracy for All NIPTWS11 For Post-Primary NQTs the workshop will focus on how to connect and develop t h e numeracy dimension across the curriculum and to support school-wide numeracy development. Looking at how teachers can support students in the development of the essential life skill and also to support their own subject. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop with a view to exploring the numeracy dimension of different subjects.
12 April
Numeracy: Developing good practice in mathematicsteaching ? How? NIPTWS11 The focus of this workshop is the practical implementation of the principles of good mathematics teaching in everyday classroom practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of number sense, mathematical language, problem-solving skills, and mental and oral maths activities in the classroom. ** LITERACY AND NUMERACY FOR LEARNING AND LIFE: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011?2020 (DES: 2011) is a key reference document for this workshop
12 April
Numeracy for All NIPTWS11 For Post-Primary NQTs the workshop will focus on how to connect and develop t h e numeracy dimension across the curriculum and to support school-wide numeracy development. Looking at how teachers can support students in the development of the essential life skill and also to support their own subject. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop with a view to exploring the numeracy dimension of different subjects.
14 April
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Dates are October 14th 2017,18th November 2017, 10th March 2018 & 14th April 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm in Airfield Estate.
17 April
Numeracy: Developing good practice in mathematicsteaching ? How? NIPTWS11 The focus of this workshop is the practical implementation of the principles of good mathematics teaching in everyday classroom practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of number sense, mathematical language, problem-solving skills, and mental and oral maths activities in the classroom. ** LITERACY AND NUMERACY FOR LEARNING AND LIFE: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011?2020 (DES: 2011) is a key reference document for this workshop
17 April
Numeracy for All NIPTWS11 For Post-Primary NQTs the workshop will focus on how to connect and develop t h e numeracy dimension across the curriculum and to support school-wide numeracy development. Looking at how teachers can support students in the development of the essential life skill and also to support their own subject. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop with a view to exploring the numeracy dimension of different subjects.
17 April
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to PST Members and NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school
17 April
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to PST Members and NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school
17 April
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to PST Members and NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school
18 April
Numeracy: Developing good practice in mathematicsteaching ? How? NIPTWS11 The focus of this workshop is the practical implementation of the principles of good mathematics teaching in everyday classroom practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of number sense, mathematical language, problem-solving skills, and mental and oral maths activities in the classroom. ** LITERACY AND NUMERACY FOR LEARNING AND LIFE: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011?2020 (DES: 2011) is a key reference document for this workshop
18 April
Numeracy for All NIPTWS11 For Post-Primary NQTs the workshop will focus on how to connect and develop t h e numeracy dimension across the curriculum and to support school-wide numeracy development. Looking at how teachers can support students in the development of the essential life skill and also to support their own subject. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop with a view to exploring the numeracy dimension of different subjects.
19 April
Numeracy: Developing good practice in mathematicsteaching ? How? NIPTWS11 The focus of this workshop is the practical implementation of the principles of good mathematics teaching in everyday classroom practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of number sense, mathematical language, problem-solving skills, and mental and oral maths activities in the classroom. ** LITERACY AND NUMERACY FOR LEARNING AND LIFE: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011?2020 (DES: 2011) is a key reference document for this workshop
19 April
Numeracy for All NIPTWS11 For Post-Primary NQTs the workshop will focus on how to connect and develop t h e numeracy dimension across the curriculum and to support school-wide numeracy development. Looking at how teachers can support students in the development of the essential life skill and also to support their own subject. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop with a view to exploring the numeracy dimension of different subjects.

May 2018

8 May
Múineadh na Gaeilge NIPTWS12 Is é príomhchuspóir na ceardlainne seo ná deiseanna a thabhairt do na rannpháirtithe a bheith ag obair i ngrúpaí. Cuirfear béim ar úsáid na teanga agus ar struchtúr an cheachta Ghaeilge, an cur chuige cumarsáide, acmhainní, measúnú agus araile. Beidh deis ag na rannpháirtithe freisin plé le cásanna difriúla ó thaobh mhúineadh na Gaeilge.
8 May
Inclusion (Cross Sectoral) NIPTWS13 This interactive workshop will focus on the classroom environment and classroom planning to support inclusion. NQTs will be given an opportunity to reflect on their own individual values, behaviours and attitudes which will determine inclusive practice in their classrooms. Emphasis will be placed on how to develop strategies to ensure that pupils/students with special educational needs are included
9 May
Múineadh na Gaeilge NIPTWS12 Is é príomhchuspóir na ceardlainne seo ná deiseanna a thabhairt do na rannpháirtithe a bheith ag obair i ngrúpaí. Cuirfear béim ar úsáid na teanga agus ar struchtúr an cheachta Ghaeilge, an cur chuige cumarsáide, acmhainní, measúnú agus araile. Beidh deis ag na rannpháirtithe freisin plé le cásanna difriúla ó thaobh mhúineadh na Gaeilge.
9 May
Inclusion (Cross Sectoral) NIPTWS13 This interactive workshop will focus on the classroom environment and classroom planning to support inclusion. NQTs will be given an opportunity to reflect on their own individual values, behaviours and attitudes which will determine inclusive practice in their classrooms. Emphasis will be placed on how to develop strategies to ensure that pupils/students with special educational needs are included
10 May
Inclusion (Cross Sectoral) NIPTWS13 This interactive workshop will focus on the classroom environment and classroom planning to support inclusion. NQTs will be given an opportunity to reflect on their own individual values, behaviours and attitudes which will determine inclusive practice in their classrooms. Emphasis will be placed on how to develop strategies to ensure that pupils/students with special educational needs are included
10 May
Múineadh na Gaeilge NIPTWS12 Is é príomhchuspóir na ceardlainne seo ná deiseanna a thabhairt do na rannpháirtithe a bheith ag obair i ngrúpaí. Cuirfear béim ar úsáid na teanga agus ar struchtúr an cheachta Ghaeilge, an cur chuige cumarsáide, acmhainní, measúnú agus araile. Beidh deis ag na rannpháirtithe freisin plé le cásanna difriúla ó thaobh mhúineadh na Gaeilge.
15 May
Múineadh na Gaeilge NIPTWS12 Is é príomhchuspóir na ceardlainne seo ná deiseanna a thabhairt do na rannpháirtithe a bheith ag obair i ngrúpaí. Cuirfear béim ar úsáid na teanga agus ar struchtúr an cheachta Ghaeilge, an cur chuige cumarsáide, acmhainní, measúnú agus araile. Beidh deis ag na rannpháirtithe freisin plé le cásanna difriúla ó thaobh mhúineadh na Gaeilge.
15 May
Child Protection and Safety (Cross?Sectoral) NIPTWS10 This workshop is informed by Circular 0065/11 (DES), Child Protection Procedures for Primary and PostPrimary Schools (DES: 2011) and the guidelines on WellBeing in Post-Primary Schools (2013). Key responsibilities for teachers with regard to child protection and safety are outlined, including dealing with disclosures, route of referral, and procedures for reporting and recording
16 May
Múineadh na Gaeilge NIPTWS12 Is é príomhchuspóir na ceardlainne seo ná deiseanna a thabhairt do na rannpháirtithe a bheith ag obair i ngrúpaí. Cuirfear béim ar úsáid na teanga agus ar struchtúr an cheachta Ghaeilge, an cur chuige cumarsáide, acmhainní, measúnú agus araile. Beidh deis ag na rannpháirtithe freisin plé le cásanna difriúla ó thaobh mhúineadh na Gaeilge.
17 May
Child Protection and Safety (Cross Sectoral) NIPTWS10 This workshop is informed by Circular 0065/11 (DES), Child Protection Procedures for Primary and PostPrimary Schools (DES: 2011) and the guidelines on WellBeing in Post-Primary Schools (2013). Key responsibilities for teachers with regard to child protection and safety are outlined, including dealing with disclosures, route of referral, and procedures for reporting and recording
29 May
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to PST Members and NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school
29 May
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to PST Members and NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school