Past Events List

July 2013

1 July
Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin 2
Based in Temple Bar Gallery and Studios this course provides an introduction to a variety of contemporary art practices while enabling teachers to plan practical classroom activities. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with all aspects of current art practice and the course will include gallery visits, studio workshops and artists' talks.
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Skills for living and learning: Supporting students to develop effective behaviours: Promoting positive behaviours. Goal setting for children. Rewards and recognition in the school. Self management skills. Self monitoring of behaviours and pupil accountability for own behaviour. Attitudes - persistence, practice and optimism. Focus on specific behaviours/emotional/pastoral needs Observing pupil behaviour
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Restorative Practice is a whole school approach that helps to develop, maintain and repair relationships in the school commmunity. It has very clear links to oral literacy through its focus on restorative language, is integral to SPHE through its promotion of emotional health and well being and supports the promotion of positive behaviour.
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will focus on early intervention for literacy with particular emphasis on assessment for learning and classroom-based literacy assessment practices. Teachers will develop skills for practical administration of specific early literacy assessments includiing TEST2R
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whit
1 July
Carysfort National School
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whit
1 July
Our Lady's School Ballinteer
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whit
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course uses the visual programming language Scratch to support the mathematics curriculum strands. Participants will create a project to support the development and assessment of pupils’ mathematical skills. The course includes links to short videos demonstrating ICT integration in the primary school classroom and in particular the use of Scratch for numeracy in the primary classroom. Scratch programming helps develop mathematical concepts and skills, while also providing an innovative t
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
The aim of this course is to equip teachers with the skills and knowledge to effectively use the latest ICT to support literacy and numeracy development in the Junior classes. Participants explore the use of digital cameras, visualisers, online resources and software applications which can be used to support teaching and learning in the Junior classes. The use of social media, such as Twitter, is included. NB: All of the technologies covered in this course are suitable for use with the interact
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whiteb
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Developing Thinking Skills in Literacy and Numeracy. Guiding Comprehension - Teaching for Meaning. Exploring Number and Measures in Early Maths.
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Calling all infant teachers to this exciting, innovative, practical course, which emphasises how to enhance literacy and numeracy in the infant classroom.
1 July
NCAD, Thomas Street, Dublin 8
Participants will devleop their knowledge of how to enhance Literacy and Numeracy skills through the medium of drawing,ceramics and fabric & fibre
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Calling all infant teachers to this exciting, innovative, practical course, which emphasises how to enhance literacy and numeracy in the classroom
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This hands-on course will involve the participants playing for at least an hour a day. A very basic standard of ability is required. The course will offer an exposure to the whole genre of traditional Irish Music through multi media and performance. The course participants will receive the Comhaltas "Trad is Fab" multi media pack which incorporates lesson plans, posters and a dvd . The course will offer a series of templates for self assessment to assist teachers in monitoring progress.
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will focus on using creative writing as a way to develop literacy skills, with a focus on primary students with special needs, particularly those with dyslexia, autism, the gifted and talented as well as EAL children
2 July
Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin 2
Based in Temple Bar Gallery and Studios this course provides an introduction to a variety of contemporary art practices while enabling teachers to plan practical classroom activities. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with all aspects of current art practice and the course will include gallery visits, studio workshops and artists' talks.
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Skills for living and learning: Supporting students to develop effective behaviours: Promoting positive behaviours. Goal setting for children. Rewards and recognition in the school. Self management skills. Self monitoring of behaviours and pupil accountability for own behaviour. Attitudes - persistence, practice and optimism. Focus on specific behaviours/emotional/pastoral needs Observing pupil behaviour
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will focus on using creative writing as a way to develop literacy skills, with a focus on primary students with special needs, particularly those with dyslexia, autism, the gifted and talented as well as EAL children
2 July
Our Lady's School Ballinteer
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whit
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will focus on early intervention for literacy with particular emphasis on assessment for learning and classroom-based literacy assessment practices. Teachers will develop skills for practical administration of specific early literacy assessments includiing TEST2R
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Calling all infant teachers to this exciting, innovative, practical course, which emphasises how to enhance literacy and numeracy in the classroom
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Developing Thinking Skills in Literacy and Numeracy. Guiding Comprehension - Teaching for Meaning. Exploring Number and Measures in Early Maths.
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course uses the visual programming language Scratch to support the mathematics curriculum strands. Participants will create a project to support the development and assessment of pupils’ mathematical skills. The course includes links to short videos demonstrating ICT integration in the primary school classroom and in particular the use of Scratch for numeracy in the primary classroom. Scratch programming helps develop mathematical concepts and skills, while also providing an innovative t
2 July
NCAD, Thomas Street, Dublin 8
Participants will devleop their knowledge of how to enhance Literacy and Numeracy skills through the medium of drawing,ceramics and fabric & fibre
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whit
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This hands-on course will involve the participants playing for at least an hour a day. A very basic standard of ability is required. The course will offer an exposure to the whole genre of traditional Irish Music through multi media and performance. The course participants will receive the Comhaltas "Trad is Fab" multi media pack which incorporates lesson plans, posters and a dvd . The course will offer a series of templates for self assessment to assist teachers in monitoring progress.
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Calling all infant teachers to this exciting, innovative, practical course, which emphasises how to enhance literacy and numeracy in the infant classroom.
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whiteb
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
The aim of this course is to equip teachers with the skills and knowledge to effectively use the latest ICT to support literacy and numeracy development in the Junior classes. Participants explore the use of digital cameras, visualisers, online resources and software applications which can be used to support teaching and learning in the Junior classes. The use of social media, such as Twitter, is included. NB: All of the technologies covered in this course are suitable for use with the interact
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Restorative Practice is a whole school approach that helps to develop, maintain and repair relationships in the school commmunity. It has very clear links to oral literacy through its focus on restorative language, is integral to SPHE through its promotion of emotional health and well being and supports the promotion of positive behaviour.
2 July
Carysfort National School
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whit
3 July
Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin 2
Based in Temple Bar Gallery and Studios this course provides an introduction to a variety of contemporary art practices while enabling teachers to plan practical classroom activities. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with all aspects of current art practice and the course will include gallery visits, studio workshops and artists' talks.
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will focus on early intervention for literacy with particular emphasis on assessment for learning and classroom-based literacy assessment practices. Teachers will develop skills for practical administration of specific early literacy assessments includiing TEST2R
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Calling all infant teachers to this exciting, innovative, practical course, which emphasises how to enhance literacy and numeracy in the infant classroom.
3 July
Carysfort National School
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whit
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Calling all infant teachers to this exciting, innovative, practical course, which emphasises how to enhance literacy and numeracy in the classroom
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course uses the visual programming language Scratch to support the mathematics curriculum strands. Participants will create a project to support the development and assessment of pupils’ mathematical skills. The course includes links to short videos demonstrating ICT integration in the primary school classroom and in particular the use of Scratch for numeracy in the primary classroom. Scratch programming helps develop mathematical concepts and skills, while also providing an innovative t
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Skills for living and learning: Supporting students to develop effective behaviours: Promoting positive behaviours. Goal setting for children. Rewards and recognition in the school. Self management skills. Self monitoring of behaviours and pupil accountability for own behaviour. Attitudes - persistence, practice and optimism. Focus on specific behaviours/emotional/pastoral needs Observing pupil behaviour
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This hands-on course will involve the participants playing for at least an hour a day. A very basic standard of ability is required. The course will offer an exposure to the whole genre of traditional Irish Music through multi media and performance. The course participants will receive the Comhaltas "Trad is Fab" multi media pack which incorporates lesson plans, posters and a dvd . The course will offer a series of templates for self assessment to assist teachers in monitoring progress.
3 July
NCAD, Thomas Street, Dublin 8
Participants will devleop their knowledge of how to enhance Literacy and Numeracy skills through the medium of drawing,ceramics and fabric & fibre
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whiteb
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
The aim of this course is to equip teachers with the skills and knowledge to effectively use the latest ICT to support literacy and numeracy development in the Junior classes. Participants explore the use of digital cameras, visualisers, online resources and software applications which can be used to support teaching and learning in the Junior classes. The use of social media, such as Twitter, is included. NB: All of the technologies covered in this course are suitable for use with the interact
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will focus on using creative writing as a way to develop literacy skills, with a focus on primary students with special needs, particularly those with dyslexia, autism, the gifted and talented as well as EAL children
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whit
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Developing Thinking Skills in Literacy and Numeracy. Guiding Comprehension - Teaching for Meaning. Exploring Number and Measures in Early Maths.
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Restorative Practice is a whole school approach that helps to develop, maintain and repair relationships in the school commmunity. It has very clear links to oral literacy through its focus on restorative language, is integral to SPHE through its promotion of emotional health and well being and supports the promotion of positive behaviour.
4 July
Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin 2
Based in Temple Bar Gallery and Studios this course provides an introduction to a variety of contemporary art practices while enabling teachers to plan practical classroom activities. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with all aspects of current art practice and the course will include gallery visits, studio workshops and artists' talks.
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Calling all infant teachers to this exciting, innovative, practical course, which emphasises how to enhance literacy and numeracy in the classroom
4 July
Carysfort National School
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whit
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
The aim of this course is to equip teachers with the skills and knowledge to effectively use the latest ICT to support literacy and numeracy development in the Junior classes. Participants explore the use of digital cameras, visualisers, online resources and software applications which can be used to support teaching and learning in the Junior classes. The use of social media, such as Twitter, is included. NB: All of the technologies covered in this course are suitable for use with the interact
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whit
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course uses the visual programming language Scratch to support the mathematics curriculum strands. Participants will create a project to support the development and assessment of pupils’ mathematical skills. The course includes links to short videos demonstrating ICT integration in the primary school classroom and in particular the use of Scratch for numeracy in the primary classroom. Scratch programming helps develop mathematical concepts and skills, while also providing an innovative t
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Skills for living and learning: Supporting students to develop effective behaviours: Promoting positive behaviours. Goal setting for children. Rewards and recognition in the school. Self management skills. Self monitoring of behaviours and pupil accountability for own behaviour. Attitudes - persistence, practice and optimism. Focus on specific behaviours/emotional/pastoral needs Observing pupil behaviour
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Restorative Practice is a whole school approach that helps to develop, maintain and repair relationships in the school commmunity. It has very clear links to oral literacy through its focus on restorative language, is integral to SPHE through its promotion of emotional health and well being and supports the promotion of positive behaviour.
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This hands-on course will involve the participants playing for at least an hour a day. A very basic standard of ability is required. The course will offer an exposure to the whole genre of traditional Irish Music through multi media and performance. The course participants will receive the Comhaltas "Trad is Fab" multi media pack which incorporates lesson plans, posters and a dvd . The course will offer a series of templates for self assessment to assist teachers in monitoring progress.
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will focus on using creative writing as a way to develop literacy skills, with a focus on primary students with special needs, particularly those with dyslexia, autism, the gifted and talented as well as EAL children
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whiteb
4 July
NCAD, Thomas Street, Dublin 8
Participants will devleop their knowledge of how to enhance Literacy and Numeracy skills through the medium of drawing,ceramics and fabric & fibre
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Calling all infant teachers to this exciting, innovative, practical course, which emphasises how to enhance literacy and numeracy in the infant classroom.
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will focus on early intervention for literacy with particular emphasis on assessment for learning and classroom-based literacy assessment practices. Teachers will develop skills for practical administration of specific early literacy assessments includiing TEST2R
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Developing Thinking Skills in Literacy and Numeracy. Guiding Comprehension - Teaching for Meaning. Exploring Number and Measures in Early Maths.
5 July
Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin 2
Based in Temple Bar Gallery and Studios this course provides an introduction to a variety of contemporary art practices while enabling teachers to plan practical classroom activities. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with all aspects of current art practice and the course will include gallery visits, studio workshops and artists' talks.
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
The aim of this course is to equip teachers with the skills and knowledge to effectively use the latest ICT to support literacy and numeracy development in the Junior classes. Participants explore the use of digital cameras, visualisers, online resources and software applications which can be used to support teaching and learning in the Junior classes. The use of social media, such as Twitter, is included. NB: All of the technologies covered in this course are suitable for use with the interact
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course uses the visual programming language Scratch to support the mathematics curriculum strands. Participants will create a project to support the development and assessment of pupils’ mathematical skills. The course includes links to short videos demonstrating ICT integration in the primary school classroom and in particular the use of Scratch for numeracy in the primary classroom. Scratch programming helps develop mathematical concepts and skills, while also providing an innovative t
5 July
NCAD, Thomas Street, Dublin 8
Participants will devleop their knowledge of how to enhance Literacy and Numeracy skills through the medium of drawing,ceramics and fabric & fibre
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will focus on early intervention for literacy with particular emphasis on assessment for learning and classroom-based literacy assessment practices. Teachers will develop skills for practical administration of specific early literacy assessments includiing TEST2R
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will focus on using creative writing as a way to develop literacy skills, with a focus on primary students with special needs, particularly those with dyslexia, autism, the gifted and talented as well as EAL children
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Skills for living and learning: Supporting students to develop effective behaviours: Promoting positive behaviours. Goal setting for children. Rewards and recognition in the school. Self management skills. Self monitoring of behaviours and pupil accountability for own behaviour. Attitudes - persistence, practice and optimism. Focus on specific behaviours/emotional/pastoral needs Observing pupil behaviour
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Restorative Practice is a whole school approach that helps to develop, maintain and repair relationships in the school commmunity. It has very clear links to oral literacy through its focus on restorative language, is integral to SPHE through its promotion of emotional health and well being and supports the promotion of positive behaviour.
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This hands-on course will involve the participants playing for at least an hour a day. A very basic standard of ability is required. The course will offer an exposure to the whole genre of traditional Irish Music through multi media and performance. The course participants will receive the Comhaltas "Trad is Fab" multi media pack which incorporates lesson plans, posters and a dvd . The course will offer a series of templates for self assessment to assist teachers in monitoring progress.
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Developing Thinking Skills in Literacy and Numeracy. Guiding Comprehension - Teaching for Meaning. Exploring Number and Measures in Early Maths.
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Calling all infant teachers to this exciting, innovative, practical course, which emphasises how to enhance literacy and numeracy in the infant classroom.
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Calling all infant teachers to this exciting, innovative, practical course, which emphasises how to enhance literacy and numeracy in the classroom
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whit
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whiteb
5 July
Carysfort National School
This 20 hour course aims to develop the basic ICT skills many teachers already have and enable them to apply these skills to creating ICT resources for teaching and learning. Useful internet sites for teaching and learning, digital cameras and creating digital stories using images and sound are among the key topics covered. The course focuses on: •Literacy •Numeracy •Special Educational Needs. NB: All of the technologies covered in the course are suitable for use with the interactive whit