Current Courses List

August 2018

13 August
This creative and innovative summer course for 2018 by PDST TiE will introduce teachers to the skills involved in the filmmaking process as they work towards creating their very own short film. Each module in this course is designed to encompass a hands-on approach to learning and mirrors the process, step by step, that participants can use when undertaking filmmaking in their own classrooms. Each module focuses upon a specific step in the filmmaking process and how this may be applied to a classroom setting to support and enhance pupils’ literacy development across the curriculum. Discussion regarding each aspect is followed by directed tasks and activities to develop participants’ understanding. Throughout the week participants will gain insight into the range of skills associated with
13 August
In this popular course for 2018 by PDST TiE, emphasis will be placed on guiding participants to create their own digital teaching, learning and assessment resources, while also exploring useful online tools to support and enhance pupils’ cross-curricular work. Each module includes ample opportunity for discussion centred on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of digital technologies in creating meaningful learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom-based examples of differentiation across the curriculum so as to cater for all pupils levels of ability and the variety of needs that exist within every class. Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety will also be explored during the week.
14 August
This creative and innovative summer course for 2018 by PDST TiE will introduce teachers to the skills involved in the filmmaking process as they work towards creating their very own short film. Each module in this course is designed to encompass a hands-on approach to learning and mirrors the process, step by step, that participants can use when undertaking filmmaking in their own classrooms. Each module focuses upon a specific step in the filmmaking process and how this may be applied to a classroom setting to support and enhance pupils’ literacy development across the curriculum. Discussion regarding each aspect is followed by directed tasks and activities to develop participants’ understanding. Throughout the week participants will gain insight into the range of skills associated with
14 August
In this popular course for 2018 by PDST TiE, emphasis will be placed on guiding participants to create their own digital teaching, learning and assessment resources, while also exploring useful online tools to support and enhance pupils’ cross-curricular work. Each module includes ample opportunity for discussion centred on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of digital technologies in creating meaningful learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom-based examples of differentiation across the curriculum so as to cater for all pupils levels of ability and the variety of needs that exist within every class. Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety will also be explored during the week.
15 August
This creative and innovative summer course for 2018 by PDST TiE will introduce teachers to the skills involved in the filmmaking process as they work towards creating their very own short film. Each module in this course is designed to encompass a hands-on approach to learning and mirrors the process, step by step, that participants can use when undertaking filmmaking in their own classrooms. Each module focuses upon a specific step in the filmmaking process and how this may be applied to a classroom setting to support and enhance pupils’ literacy development across the curriculum. Discussion regarding each aspect is followed by directed tasks and activities to develop participants’ understanding. Throughout the week participants will gain insight into the range of skills associated with
15 August
In this popular course for 2018 by PDST TiE, emphasis will be placed on guiding participants to create their own digital teaching, learning and assessment resources, while also exploring useful online tools to support and enhance pupils’ cross-curricular work. Each module includes ample opportunity for discussion centred on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of digital technologies in creating meaningful learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom-based examples of differentiation across the curriculum so as to cater for all pupils levels of ability and the variety of needs that exist within every class. Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety will also be explored during the week.
16 August
This creative and innovative summer course for 2018 by PDST TiE will introduce teachers to the skills involved in the filmmaking process as they work towards creating their very own short film. Each module in this course is designed to encompass a hands-on approach to learning and mirrors the process, step by step, that participants can use when undertaking filmmaking in their own classrooms. Each module focuses upon a specific step in the filmmaking process and how this may be applied to a classroom setting to support and enhance pupils’ literacy development across the curriculum. Discussion regarding each aspect is followed by directed tasks and activities to develop participants’ understanding. Throughout the week participants will gain insight into the range of skills associated with
16 August
In this popular course for 2018 by PDST TiE, emphasis will be placed on guiding participants to create their own digital teaching, learning and assessment resources, while also exploring useful online tools to support and enhance pupils’ cross-curricular work. Each module includes ample opportunity for discussion centred on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of digital technologies in creating meaningful learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom-based examples of differentiation across the curriculum so as to cater for all pupils levels of ability and the variety of needs that exist within every class. Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety will also be explored during the week.
17 August
This creative and innovative summer course for 2018 by PDST TiE will introduce teachers to the skills involved in the filmmaking process as they work towards creating their very own short film. Each module in this course is designed to encompass a hands-on approach to learning and mirrors the process, step by step, that participants can use when undertaking filmmaking in their own classrooms. Each module focuses upon a specific step in the filmmaking process and how this may be applied to a classroom setting to support and enhance pupils’ literacy development across the curriculum. Discussion regarding each aspect is followed by directed tasks and activities to develop participants’ understanding. Throughout the week participants will gain insight into the range of skills associated with
17 August
In this popular course for 2018 by PDST TiE, emphasis will be placed on guiding participants to create their own digital teaching, learning and assessment resources, while also exploring useful online tools to support and enhance pupils’ cross-curricular work. Each module includes ample opportunity for discussion centred on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of digital technologies in creating meaningful learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom-based examples of differentiation across the curriculum so as to cater for all pupils levels of ability and the variety of needs that exist within every class. Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety will also be explored during the week.
20 August
This course will introduce you to a new method of teaching music in the classroom, specifically designed for Irish Primary Schools. The system has been designed to make music more accessible, fun and creative for teachers and their students while comprehensively covering all areas of the Primary Music Curriculum No musical experience is required and all participation will be in context of group performance using simple classroom instruments. The course will cover all areas of the music curriculum, across all classes,using the free online resources at DabbledooMusic.com. Shane Mc Kenna, music teacher, musician and founder of DabbledooMusic, will host this workshop, sharing his experience and knowledge of how to make music work for you in your classroom. Join us for a week of listenin
20 August
This course focuses on using trails and the outdoors as an integrated and enjoyable part of the curriculum. Each day starts off in Blackrock Education Centre followed by driving (car pooling is encouraged) to a different outdoor space (beach, woodland, town, park etc), inspiring a range of cross-curricular activities including Maths, English, SPHE, SESE, PE and Art. Elements of mindfulness and yoga are integrated throughout this course. Most of the day will be spent outside, regardless of the weather.
20 August
Looking for new ideas for teaching literacy and maths in a playful way? Or perhaps, thinking about introducing child-led play in your classroom? If so, then register for this action-packed Summer Course which has been designed by the Association of Teacher/Education Centres in Ireland (ATECI) in collaboration with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA). The course links with the new Primary Language Curriculum for junior infants to second class, which emphasises the importance of playful learning experiences for all children. It provides ideas for developing young children’s oral language, emergent writing and mathematical learning in a playful way. This course draws on the key ideas in Aistear.
20 August
The content of this summer course has been developed in collaboration with a group of Primary teachers. Literacy and Numeracy will be explored through the following Visual Art Strands: Fabric and Fibre (2 days), Clay (2 days) and Drawing (1 Day). Participants will explore various methods of puppetry techniques suitable to different age groups. Participants will explore illustrative techniques in a variety of media and create their own illustrated book. Participants will create clay tiles based on a literary genre of their choice and will explore numeracy themes in the creation of three dimensional clay pieces using a variety of ceramic techniques e.g. pinching, coiling and slabbing.
20 August
This course is suitable for those working with children who have social, emotional and/or behavioural difficulties, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, difficulties with self-regulation and self-expression. The course will cover: • The practicalities of setting up and running a Nurture Group – early years, primary and secondary • Attachment theory and neuroscience • Child development and learning • Developing an in-depth understanding of the Boxall Profile assessment tool • Developing the curriculum • Developing a whole-school nurturing approach • Monitoring and evaluation through a structured, evidence-based, planned approach This course will cost €200, including €150 for course materials and handbooks and €50 Summer Course fee. (It may be possible to have this fee paid by yo
20 August
In this popular course for 2018 by PDST TiE, emphasis will be placed on guiding participants to create their own digital teaching, learning and assessment resources, while also exploring useful online tools to support and enhance pupils’ cross-curricular work. Each module includes ample opportunity for discussion centred on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of digital technologies in creating meaningful learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom-based examples of differentiation across the curriculum so as to cater for all pupils levels of ability and the variety of needs that exist within every class. Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety will also be explored during the week.
20 August
This course will help participants to have a better understanding of what is meant by wellbeing. It will look at different strategies for supporting wellbeing and provide opportunities for participants to reflect on how to implement these more fully in their own lives. The course approaches wellbeing from a body, mind and spirit perspective. The course is interactive and participative and incorporates a mindfulness component.
21 August
This course will help participants to have a better understanding of what is meant by wellbeing. It will look at different strategies for supporting wellbeing and provide opportunities for participants to reflect on how to implement these more fully in their own lives. The course approaches wellbeing from a body, mind and spirit perspective. The course is interactive and participative and incorporates a mindfulness component.
21 August
This course is suitable for those working with children who have social, emotional and/or behavioural difficulties, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, difficulties with self-regulation and self-expression. The course will cover: • The practicalities of setting up and running a Nurture Group – early years, primary and secondary • Attachment theory and neuroscience • Child development and learning • Developing an in-depth understanding of the Boxall Profile assessment tool • Developing the curriculum • Developing a whole-school nurturing approach • Monitoring and evaluation through a structured, evidence-based, planned approach This course will cost €200, including €150 for course materials and handbooks and €50 Summer Course fee. (It may be possible to have this fee paid by yo
21 August
Looking for new ideas for teaching literacy and maths in a playful way? Or perhaps, thinking about introducing child-led play in your classroom? If so, then register for this action-packed Summer Course which has been designed by the Association of Teacher/Education Centres in Ireland (ATECI) in collaboration with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA). The course links with the new Primary Language Curriculum for junior infants to second class, which emphasises the importance of playful learning experiences for all children. It provides ideas for developing young children’s oral language, emergent writing and mathematical learning in a playful way. This course draws on the key ideas in Aistear.
21 August
The content of this summer course has been developed in collaboration with a group of Primary teachers. Literacy and Numeracy will be explored through the following Visual Art Strands: Fabric and Fibre (2 days), Clay (2 days) and Drawing (1 Day). Participants will explore various methods of puppetry techniques suitable to different age groups. Participants will explore illustrative techniques in a variety of media and create their own illustrated book. Participants will create clay tiles based on a literary genre of their choice and will explore numeracy themes in the creation of three dimensional clay pieces using a variety of ceramic techniques e.g. pinching, coiling and slabbing.
21 August
This course will introduce you to a new method of teaching music in the classroom, specifically designed for Irish Primary Schools. The system has been designed to make music more accessible, fun and creative for teachers and their students while comprehensively covering all areas of the Primary Music Curriculum No musical experience is required and all participation will be in context of group performance using simple classroom instruments. The course will cover all areas of the music curriculum, across all classes,using the free online resources at DabbledooMusic.com. Shane Mc Kenna, music teacher, musician and founder of DabbledooMusic, will host this workshop, sharing his experience and knowledge of how to make music work for you in your classroom. Join us for a week of listenin
21 August
This course focuses on using trails and the outdoors as an integrated and enjoyable part of the curriculum. Each day starts off in Blackrock Education Centre followed by driving (car pooling is encouraged) to a different outdoor space (beach, woodland, town, park etc), inspiring a range of cross-curricular activities including Maths, English, SPHE, SESE, PE and Art. Elements of mindfulness and yoga are integrated throughout this course. Most of the day will be spent outside, regardless of the weather.
21 August
In this popular course for 2018 by PDST TiE, emphasis will be placed on guiding participants to create their own digital teaching, learning and assessment resources, while also exploring useful online tools to support and enhance pupils’ cross-curricular work. Each module includes ample opportunity for discussion centred on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of digital technologies in creating meaningful learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom-based examples of differentiation across the curriculum so as to cater for all pupils levels of ability and the variety of needs that exist within every class. Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety will also be explored during the week.
22 August
Looking for new ideas for teaching literacy and maths in a playful way? Or perhaps, thinking about introducing child-led play in your classroom? If so, then register for this action-packed Summer Course which has been designed by the Association of Teacher/Education Centres in Ireland (ATECI) in collaboration with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA). The course links with the new Primary Language Curriculum for junior infants to second class, which emphasises the importance of playful learning experiences for all children. It provides ideas for developing young children’s oral language, emergent writing and mathematical learning in a playful way. This course draws on the key ideas in Aistear.
22 August
This course will introduce you to a new method of teaching music in the classroom, specifically designed for Irish Primary Schools. The system has been designed to make music more accessible, fun and creative for teachers and their students while comprehensively covering all areas of the Primary Music Curriculum No musical experience is required and all participation will be in context of group performance using simple classroom instruments. The course will cover all areas of the music curriculum, across all classes,using the free online resources at DabbledooMusic.com. Shane Mc Kenna, music teacher, musician and founder of DabbledooMusic, will host this workshop, sharing his experience and knowledge of how to make music work for you in your classroom. Join us for a week of listenin
22 August
The content of this summer course has been developed in collaboration with a group of Primary teachers. Literacy and Numeracy will be explored through the following Visual Art Strands: Fabric and Fibre (2 days), Clay (2 days) and Drawing (1 Day). Participants will explore various methods of puppetry techniques suitable to different age groups. Participants will explore illustrative techniques in a variety of media and create their own illustrated book. Participants will create clay tiles based on a literary genre of their choice and will explore numeracy themes in the creation of three dimensional clay pieces using a variety of ceramic techniques e.g. pinching, coiling and slabbing.
22 August
In this popular course for 2018 by PDST TiE, emphasis will be placed on guiding participants to create their own digital teaching, learning and assessment resources, while also exploring useful online tools to support and enhance pupils’ cross-curricular work. Each module includes ample opportunity for discussion centred on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of digital technologies in creating meaningful learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom-based examples of differentiation across the curriculum so as to cater for all pupils levels of ability and the variety of needs that exist within every class. Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety will also be explored during the week.
22 August
This course is suitable for those working with children who have social, emotional and/or behavioural difficulties, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, difficulties with self-regulation and self-expression. The course will cover: • The practicalities of setting up and running a Nurture Group – early years, primary and secondary • Attachment theory and neuroscience • Child development and learning • Developing an in-depth understanding of the Boxall Profile assessment tool • Developing the curriculum • Developing a whole-school nurturing approach • Monitoring and evaluation through a structured, evidence-based, planned approach This course will cost €200, including €150 for course materials and handbooks and €50 Summer Course fee. (It may be possible to have this fee paid by yo
22 August
This course will help participants to have a better understanding of what is meant by wellbeing. It will look at different strategies for supporting wellbeing and provide opportunities for participants to reflect on how to implement these more fully in their own lives. The course approaches wellbeing from a body, mind and spirit perspective. The course is interactive and participative and incorporates a mindfulness component.
22 August
This course focuses on using trails and the outdoors as an integrated and enjoyable part of the curriculum. Each day starts off in Blackrock Education Centre followed by driving (car pooling is encouraged) to a different outdoor space (beach, woodland, town, park etc), inspiring a range of cross-curricular activities including Maths, English, SPHE, SESE, PE and Art. Elements of mindfulness and yoga are integrated throughout this course. Most of the day will be spent outside, regardless of the weather.
23 August
In this popular course for 2018 by PDST TiE, emphasis will be placed on guiding participants to create their own digital teaching, learning and assessment resources, while also exploring useful online tools to support and enhance pupils’ cross-curricular work. Each module includes ample opportunity for discussion centred on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of digital technologies in creating meaningful learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom-based examples of differentiation across the curriculum so as to cater for all pupils levels of ability and the variety of needs that exist within every class. Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety will also be explored during the week.
23 August
This course will help participants to have a better understanding of what is meant by wellbeing. It will look at different strategies for supporting wellbeing and provide opportunities for participants to reflect on how to implement these more fully in their own lives. The course approaches wellbeing from a body, mind and spirit perspective. The course is interactive and participative and incorporates a mindfulness component.
23 August
This course will introduce you to a new method of teaching music in the classroom, specifically designed for Irish Primary Schools. The system has been designed to make music more accessible, fun and creative for teachers and their students while comprehensively covering all areas of the Primary Music Curriculum No musical experience is required and all participation will be in context of group performance using simple classroom instruments. The course will cover all areas of the music curriculum, across all classes,using the free online resources at DabbledooMusic.com. Shane Mc Kenna, music teacher, musician and founder of DabbledooMusic, will host this workshop, sharing his experience and knowledge of how to make music work for you in your classroom. Join us for a week of listenin
23 August
This course focuses on using trails and the outdoors as an integrated and enjoyable part of the curriculum. Each day starts off in Blackrock Education Centre followed by driving (car pooling is encouraged) to a different outdoor space (beach, woodland, town, park etc), inspiring a range of cross-curricular activities including Maths, English, SPHE, SESE, PE and Art. Elements of mindfulness and yoga are integrated throughout this course. Most of the day will be spent outside, regardless of the weather.
23 August
Looking for new ideas for teaching literacy and maths in a playful way? Or perhaps, thinking about introducing child-led play in your classroom? If so, then register for this action-packed Summer Course which has been designed by the Association of Teacher/Education Centres in Ireland (ATECI) in collaboration with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA). The course links with the new Primary Language Curriculum for junior infants to second class, which emphasises the importance of playful learning experiences for all children. It provides ideas for developing young children’s oral language, emergent writing and mathematical learning in a playful way. This course draws on the key ideas in Aistear.
23 August
The content of this summer course has been developed in collaboration with a group of Primary teachers. Literacy and Numeracy will be explored through the following Visual Art Strands: Fabric and Fibre (2 days), Clay (2 days) and Drawing (1 Day). Participants will explore various methods of puppetry techniques suitable to different age groups. Participants will explore illustrative techniques in a variety of media and create their own illustrated book. Participants will create clay tiles based on a literary genre of their choice and will explore numeracy themes in the creation of three dimensional clay pieces using a variety of ceramic techniques e.g. pinching, coiling and slabbing.
23 August
This course is suitable for those working with children who have social, emotional and/or behavioural difficulties, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, difficulties with self-regulation and self-expression. The course will cover: • The practicalities of setting up and running a Nurture Group – early years, primary and secondary • Attachment theory and neuroscience • Child development and learning • Developing an in-depth understanding of the Boxall Profile assessment tool • Developing the curriculum • Developing a whole-school nurturing approach • Monitoring and evaluation through a structured, evidence-based, planned approach This course will cost €200, including €150 for course materials and handbooks and €50 Summer Course fee. (It may be possible to have this fee paid by yo
24 August
The content of this summer course has been developed in collaboration with a group of Primary teachers. Literacy and Numeracy will be explored through the following Visual Art Strands: Fabric and Fibre (2 days), Clay (2 days) and Drawing (1 Day). Participants will explore various methods of puppetry techniques suitable to different age groups. Participants will explore illustrative techniques in a variety of media and create their own illustrated book. Participants will create clay tiles based on a literary genre of their choice and will explore numeracy themes in the creation of three dimensional clay pieces using a variety of ceramic techniques e.g. pinching, coiling and slabbing.
24 August
This course is suitable for those working with children who have social, emotional and/or behavioural difficulties, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, difficulties with self-regulation and self-expression. The course will cover: • The practicalities of setting up and running a Nurture Group – early years, primary and secondary • Attachment theory and neuroscience • Child development and learning • Developing an in-depth understanding of the Boxall Profile assessment tool • Developing the curriculum • Developing a whole-school nurturing approach • Monitoring and evaluation through a structured, evidence-based, planned approach This course will cost €200, including €150 for course materials and handbooks and €50 Summer Course fee. (It may be possible to have this fee paid by yo
24 August
This course focuses on using trails and the outdoors as an integrated and enjoyable part of the curriculum. Each day starts off in Blackrock Education Centre followed by driving (car pooling is encouraged) to a different outdoor space (beach, woodland, town, park etc), inspiring a range of cross-curricular activities including Maths, English, SPHE, SESE, PE and Art. Elements of mindfulness and yoga are integrated throughout this course. Most of the day will be spent outside, regardless of the weather.
24 August
Looking for new ideas for teaching literacy and maths in a playful way? Or perhaps, thinking about introducing child-led play in your classroom? If so, then register for this action-packed Summer Course which has been designed by the Association of Teacher/Education Centres in Ireland (ATECI) in collaboration with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA). The course links with the new Primary Language Curriculum for junior infants to second class, which emphasises the importance of playful learning experiences for all children. It provides ideas for developing young children’s oral language, emergent writing and mathematical learning in a playful way. This course draws on the key ideas in Aistear.
24 August
This course will introduce you to a new method of teaching music in the classroom, specifically designed for Irish Primary Schools. The system has been designed to make music more accessible, fun and creative for teachers and their students while comprehensively covering all areas of the Primary Music Curriculum No musical experience is required and all participation will be in context of group performance using simple classroom instruments. The course will cover all areas of the music curriculum, across all classes,using the free online resources at DabbledooMusic.com. Shane Mc Kenna, music teacher, musician and founder of DabbledooMusic, will host this workshop, sharing his experience and knowledge of how to make music work for you in your classroom. Join us for a week of listenin
24 August
This course will help participants to have a better understanding of what is meant by wellbeing. It will look at different strategies for supporting wellbeing and provide opportunities for participants to reflect on how to implement these more fully in their own lives. The course approaches wellbeing from a body, mind and spirit perspective. The course is interactive and participative and incorporates a mindfulness component.
24 August
In this popular course for 2018 by PDST TiE, emphasis will be placed on guiding participants to create their own digital teaching, learning and assessment resources, while also exploring useful online tools to support and enhance pupils’ cross-curricular work. Each module includes ample opportunity for discussion centred on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of digital technologies in creating meaningful learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom-based examples of differentiation across the curriculum so as to cater for all pupils levels of ability and the variety of needs that exist within every class. Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety will also be explored during the week.
30 August
Creating an online portfolio of work allows students to be creative, even those who feel they lack the more obvious artistic skill. By using ePortolio suddenly all students are on an even level to create more interesting work and to include aspects of their own unique style and personality, like never before. ePortfolio makes use the free Google Apps for Education such as Google Docs, Slides, Drive and Google Classroom to ensure students are developing the needed Digital Literacy and Skills need for further Education and the workforce. Utilising a Google Site, ePortfolio, is user friendly and allows students own personal digital interest to be incorporated into a school setting

September 2018

10 September
This course would benefit participants in the following areas: Leadership People Management Skills Career Progression Navigating difficult conversations • This course will be accredited through the Association of Coaching (the AC) • On completion, all participants will be eligible for affiliate membership of the AC and those with sufficient Coaching experience will be able to apply for full coaching accreditation. Dates: The course will run for 7 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Starting 11th April until 23rd May: The cost for this course is €600.00. Once you have a booked a place a member of the team of Kaizen Performance will contact you in regards to payment and potential discount.
11 September
This course would benefit participants in the following areas: Leadership People Management Skills Career Progression Navigating difficult conversations • This course will be accredited through the Association of Coaching (the AC) • On completion, all participants will be eligible for affiliate membership of the AC and those with sufficient Coaching experience will be able to apply for full coaching accreditation. Dates: The course will run for 7 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Starting 11th April until 23rd May: The cost for this course is €600.00. Once you have a booked a place a member of the team of Kaizen Performance will contact you in regards to payment and potential discount.
17 September
This course would benefit participants in the following areas: Leadership People Management Skills Career Progression Navigating difficult conversations • This course will be accredited through the Association of Coaching (the AC) • On completion, all participants will be eligible for affiliate membership of the AC and those with sufficient Coaching experience will be able to apply for full coaching accreditation. Dates: The course will run for 7 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Starting 11th April until 23rd May: The cost for this course is €600.00. Once you have a booked a place a member of the team of Kaizen Performance will contact you in regards to payment and potential discount.
18 September
This course would benefit participants in the following areas: Leadership People Management Skills Career Progression Navigating difficult conversations • This course will be accredited through the Association of Coaching (the AC) • On completion, all participants will be eligible for affiliate membership of the AC and those with sufficient Coaching experience will be able to apply for full coaching accreditation. Dates: The course will run for 7 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Starting 11th April until 23rd May: The cost for this course is €600.00. Once you have a booked a place a member of the team of Kaizen Performance will contact you in regards to payment and potential discount.
20 September
Aims of the workshop: • To consider what constitutes a critical incident in various school settings. • To outline four steps in developing a critical incident response plan • To consider appropriate responses in sample cases which have occurred in Irish schools and to share learnings and good practice from experiences of previous incidents. Participants will have the opportunity to: • To identify protective structures and practices in schools • To share ideas on the promotion of a caring ethos of physical and psychological safety in a school which can lessen the impact of a critical incident, should it arise • Review a NEPS template to generate a critical incident management policy appropriate to the needs of a post-primary school community. • Review new 2016/17 NEPS guidelines a
24 September
This course would benefit participants in the following areas: Leadership People Management Skills Career Progression Navigating difficult conversations • This course will be accredited through the Association of Coaching (the AC) • On completion, all participants will be eligible for affiliate membership of the AC and those with sufficient Coaching experience will be able to apply for full coaching accreditation. Dates: The course will run for 7 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Starting 11th April until 23rd May: The cost for this course is €600.00. Once you have a booked a place a member of the team of Kaizen Performance will contact you in regards to payment and potential discount.
25 September
This course would benefit participants in the following areas: Leadership People Management Skills Career Progression Navigating difficult conversations • This course will be accredited through the Association of Coaching (the AC) • On completion, all participants will be eligible for affiliate membership of the AC and those with sufficient Coaching experience will be able to apply for full coaching accreditation. Dates: The course will run for 7 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Starting 11th April until 23rd May: The cost for this course is €600.00. Once you have a booked a place a member of the team of Kaizen Performance will contact you in regards to payment and potential discount.

October 2018

1 October
This course would benefit participants in the following areas: Leadership People Management Skills Career Progression Navigating difficult conversations • This course will be accredited through the Association of Coaching (the AC) • On completion, all participants will be eligible for affiliate membership of the AC and those with sufficient Coaching experience will be able to apply for full coaching accreditation. Dates: The course will run for 7 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Starting 11th April until 23rd May: The cost for this course is €600.00. Once you have a booked a place a member of the team of Kaizen Performance will contact you in regards to payment and potential discount.
2 October
This course would benefit participants in the following areas: Leadership People Management Skills Career Progression Navigating difficult conversations • This course will be accredited through the Association of Coaching (the AC) • On completion, all participants will be eligible for affiliate membership of the AC and those with sufficient Coaching experience will be able to apply for full coaching accreditation. Dates: The course will run for 7 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Starting 11th April until 23rd May: The cost for this course is €600.00. Once you have a booked a place a member of the team of Kaizen Performance will contact you in regards to payment and potential discount.
2 October
Aims of the workshop: • To consider what constitutes a critical incident in various school settings. • To outline four steps in developing a critical incident response plan • To consider appropriate responses in sample cases which have occurred in Irish schools and to share learnings and good practice from experiences of previous incidents. Participants will have the opportunity to: • To identify protective structures and practices in schools • To share ideas on the promotion of a caring ethos of physical and psychological safety in a school which can lessen the impact of a critical incident, should it arise • Review a NEPS template to generate a critical incident management policy appropriate to the needs of a post-primary school community. • Review new 2016/17 NEPS guidelines a
8 October
Session 1: • The basics of chess: how to move the pieces, check and checkmate. • How to teach the basics to young children. Mini-games, based on chess, that can be used easily in the classroom to enhance numeracy. • How to set up your chess club and run competitions in various formats. Sourcing of equipment, Session 2: • More advanced rules of the game: castling, stalemate, other drawn games, pawn promotion, en passant captures. • Simple chess tactics and strategies for children. How to help children develop beyond moving the pieces randomly! • The most common checkmating patterns. Session 3: • Further chess tactics and strategies. • How to integrate chess into the primary curriculum. • Once the chess programme is established in your school, how to bring it further by taki
8 October
This course would benefit participants in the following areas: Leadership People Management Skills Career Progression Navigating difficult conversations • This course will be accredited through the Association of Coaching (the AC) • On completion, all participants will be eligible for affiliate membership of the AC and those with sufficient Coaching experience will be able to apply for full coaching accreditation. Dates: The course will run for 7 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Starting 11th April until 23rd May: The cost for this course is €600.00. Once you have a booked a place a member of the team of Kaizen Performance will contact you in regards to payment and potential discount.
9 October
This course would benefit participants in the following areas: Leadership People Management Skills Career Progression Navigating difficult conversations • This course will be accredited through the Association of Coaching (the AC) • On completion, all participants will be eligible for affiliate membership of the AC and those with sufficient Coaching experience will be able to apply for full coaching accreditation. Dates: The course will run for 7 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Starting 11th April until 23rd May: The cost for this course is €600.00. Once you have a booked a place a member of the team of Kaizen Performance will contact you in regards to payment and potential discount.
9 October
The aim of this short course is to highlight the importance of teacher wellbeing, identify sources of teacher stress and provide participants with some tools to effectively tackle this challenge. Emphasis will also be placed on the importance of a whole school culture, as well as strategies to help teachers create a more positive learning environment within their own setting. This is a repeat of the Workshops in May 2018
15 October
Session 1: • The basics of chess: how to move the pieces, check and checkmate. • How to teach the basics to young children. Mini-games, based on chess, that can be used easily in the classroom to enhance numeracy. • How to set up your chess club and run competitions in various formats. Sourcing of equipment, Session 2: • More advanced rules of the game: castling, stalemate, other drawn games, pawn promotion, en passant captures. • Simple chess tactics and strategies for children. How to help children develop beyond moving the pieces randomly! • The most common checkmating patterns. Session 3: • Further chess tactics and strategies. • How to integrate chess into the primary curriculum. • Once the chess programme is established in your school, how to bring it further by taki
15 October
This course would benefit participants in the following areas: Leadership People Management Skills Career Progression Navigating difficult conversations • This course will be accredited through the Association of Coaching (the AC) • On completion, all participants will be eligible for affiliate membership of the AC and those with sufficient Coaching experience will be able to apply for full coaching accreditation. Dates: The course will run for 7 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Starting 11th April until 23rd May: The cost for this course is €600.00. Once you have a booked a place a member of the team of Kaizen Performance will contact you in regards to payment and potential discount.
16 October
This course would benefit participants in the following areas: Leadership People Management Skills Career Progression Navigating difficult conversations • This course will be accredited through the Association of Coaching (the AC) • On completion, all participants will be eligible for affiliate membership of the AC and those with sufficient Coaching experience will be able to apply for full coaching accreditation. Dates: The course will run for 7 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Starting 11th April until 23rd May: The cost for this course is €600.00. Once you have a booked a place a member of the team of Kaizen Performance will contact you in regards to payment and potential discount.
16 October
The aim of this short course is to highlight the importance of teacher wellbeing, identify sources of teacher stress and provide participants with some tools to effectively tackle this challenge. Emphasis will also be placed on the importance of a whole school culture, as well as strategies to help teachers create a more positive learning environment within their own setting. This is a repeat of the Workshops in May 2018
22 October
Session 1: • The basics of chess: how to move the pieces, check and checkmate. • How to teach the basics to young children. Mini-games, based on chess, that can be used easily in the classroom to enhance numeracy. • How to set up your chess club and run competitions in various formats. Sourcing of equipment, Session 2: • More advanced rules of the game: castling, stalemate, other drawn games, pawn promotion, en passant captures. • Simple chess tactics and strategies for children. How to help children develop beyond moving the pieces randomly! • The most common checkmating patterns. Session 3: • Further chess tactics and strategies. • How to integrate chess into the primary curriculum. • Once the chess programme is established in your school, how to bring it further by taki
22 October
This course would benefit participants in the following areas: Leadership People Management Skills Career Progression Navigating difficult conversations • This course will be accredited through the Association of Coaching (the AC) • On completion, all participants will be eligible for affiliate membership of the AC and those with sufficient Coaching experience will be able to apply for full coaching accreditation. Dates: The course will run for 7 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Starting 11th April until 23rd May: The cost for this course is €600.00. Once you have a booked a place a member of the team of Kaizen Performance will contact you in regards to payment and potential discount.
23 October
This course would benefit participants in the following areas: Leadership People Management Skills Career Progression Navigating difficult conversations • This course will be accredited through the Association of Coaching (the AC) • On completion, all participants will be eligible for affiliate membership of the AC and those with sufficient Coaching experience will be able to apply for full coaching accreditation. Dates: The course will run for 7 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Starting 11th April until 23rd May: The cost for this course is €600.00. Once you have a booked a place a member of the team of Kaizen Performance will contact you in regards to payment and potential discount.

November 2018

12 November
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.