Past Events List

October 2013

1 October
Blackrock Education Centre
1 October
Blackrock Education Centre
1 October
Blackrock Education Centre
1 October
Blackrock Education Centre
1st and 15th Oct 2 rooms only for the 12th Nov 19th and 26th Nov
1 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Branch Meetings Sept 17 Oct 8th & 22 Dec 3rd
1 October
Blackrock Education Centre
This is for all the participants who attended this summer course. 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 techn
1 October
1 October
1 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Evening course in European Art History for CSPE teachers
1 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Positive Psychology is a scientific study of optimal human functioning. It offers over 100 evidence-based practical activities you can use in your classroom to improve your students performance and well-being. This short session introducing you to 3 evidence based activities that will instantly transform your students’ results and enhance their well-being.
1 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Can you imagine a life without colour.We see colour,we think about it,we wear it, We even eat it!!! Yet how much is it taken for granted? Like milk is it assumed colour paint comes from a bottle! To understand colour we need firstly to understand light This short course aims to provide three strands: 1) An overview of colour and the story of pigments. 2) Since no study of colour can be complete without the study of optics, an Art/science link with investigation into light and optics: 3)
2 October
Blackrock Education Centre
2 October
Blackrock Education Centre
2 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Not on the week of 28th Oct. Midterm
2 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Guided Reading course for Primary Teachers
2 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Evening course for Post Primary teachers of Latin
2 October
2 October
Blackrock Education Centre
2 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Evening course for teachers of Junior Science
3 October
Blackrock Education Centre
3 October
Blackrock Education Centre
3 October
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 October
BLACKROCK EDUCATION CENTRE
PRIMARY PROBLEM SOLVING COURSE ON 3 CONSECUTIVE THURSDAYS 03+10+17 OCT. SAME TEACHER ATTENDS ON ALL 3 DATES.
3 October
Blackrock Education Centre
This award recognises schools and teachers that use innovative and creative approaches to teaching and learning. This information evening explains the process of this evidence-based award, that promotes process rather than product and looks to foster and reward creativity, the imagination and the arts.
3 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Evening course for CSPE teachers
3 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Mary Kent is expert in the theoretical aspects of bullying.She also has practical experience in responding to bullying by establishing an effective whole-school approach to promoting respect. This presentation will describe the philosophy behind,and her school's journey in, delivering a Bullying Prevention Programme in a Post-primary school for boys The main focus of the school's effort is on examining and working to change the attitudes and values that drive bulllying behaviour.
4 October
Blackrock Education Centre
4 October
Blackrock Education Centre
On Sept.20th and 27th. Oct 4th, 11th 18th Nov 1st, 15th and 22nd
4 October
BLACKROCK EDUCATION CENTRE
PRIMARY PROBLEM SOLVING COURSE ON 3 CONSECUTIVE THURSDAYS 03+10+17 OCT. SAME TEACHER ATTENDS ON ALL 3 DATES.
4 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Evening course for CSPE teachers
5 October
Blackrock Education Centre
5 October
Blackrock Education Centre
7 October
Blackrock Education Centre
THIS IS A REPEAT OF THE AISTEAR COURSE HELD IN MAY OF THIS YEAR The Framework helps children grow and develop as confident and competent learners through fun, interesting and challenging experiences. A series of eight workshops will be offered. Introduction. Planning & Organising for Play, Language & Literacy, Maths, Role of Teacher, Thinking & Talking about Picture Books. Date after Bank Holiday 4th, November. A series of 6 workshops
7 October
Blackrock Education Centre
7 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Primary & Post Primary Teachers with little or no experience working with computers. Exploring the internet to find and share resources, creating literacy and numeracy worksheets, Ideas for using your camera effectively in the classroom, Editing photos using Picasa and creating a slide show with Photostory
7 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Emotional Intelligence and Group Dynamics deepen your understanding of self and others through the personality patterns of the Enneagram. Develop self management and social skills using sole techniques from positive psychology. Explore classroom dynamics using a Team Emotional Intelligence Survey
7 October
Blackrock Education Centre
This course is by invitation only. Schools wishing to participate should contact the Centre. Dates 7th, 21st Oct.; 4th, 18th Nov. and 2nd Dec.
7 October
Blackrock Education Centre
This workshop will introduce you to the Write a book Project and how you can approach it with your class. It will include handy tips on how to structure the WAB process with your class, some helpful themes and ideas and a short session on binding, covering and making the books that your pupils will create.
7 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Evening course for CSPE teachers
7 October
Blackrock Education Centre
6 week course examining causes, types and systemic difficulties encountered by learners with dyslexia. The second part will be hands-on workshops enabling teachers to develop and use evidence-based successful interventions. This is a 5 week course - Mondays 7.30 - 9.30pm
8 October
Blackrock Education Centre
8 October
Blackrock Education Centre
8 October
Blackrock Education Centre
8 October
Blackrock Education Centre
1st and 15th Oct 2 rooms only for the 12th Nov 19th and 26th Nov
8 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Branch Meetings Sept 17 Oct 8th & 22 Dec 3rd
8 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Eanna Ni Lamhna is renowned for her expertise in the area of environmental studies. In this information evening she demonstrates some of her favourite resources for use in the classroom additional resources will be distributed to participants..
8 October
Blackrock Education Centre
8 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Gaeilge Literacy Link workshop
8 October
Blackrock Education Centre
This 3 week course will explore some of the free on-line tools available for creating resources, quizzes and lessons for your class. Also suitable for those using Ipads/Tablets in school.
8 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Can you imagine a life without colour.We see colour,we think about it,we wear it, We even eat it!!! Yet how much is it taken for granted? Like milk is it assumed colour paint comes from a bottle! To understand colour we need firstly to understand light This short course aims to provide three strands: 1) An overview of colour and the story of pigments. 2) Since no study of colour can be complete without the study of optics, an Art/science link with investigation into light and optics: 3)
9 October
Blackrock Education Centre
9 October
Blackrock Education Centre
9 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Not on the week of 28th Oct. Midterm
9 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Gaeilge Literacy Link workshop
9 October
Blackrock Education Centre
10 October
Blackrock Education Centre
10 October
Blackrock Education Centre
10 October
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
11 October
Blackrock Education Centre
On Sept.20th and 27th. Oct 4th, 11th 18th Nov 1st, 15th and 22nd
11 October
Blackrock Education Centre
12 October
Blackrock Education Centre
12 October
Blackrock Education Centre
12 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Course Objectives Participants will be enabled to •Develop basic skills in the Scratch programming language •Develop an interactive game using Scratch •Explore the use of Scratch to support teaching and learning •Describe how Scratch can be used to support the curriculum objectives of their own class level/subject area Course Content The course is split into two days Day 1: Introduction to the basic skills and concepts of Scratch The first day will focus on introdu
12 October
Blackrock Education Centre
You have it in your diary! October 12th 12.00 noon until 3.00 we'll work in the wood, tidying up and planting. Bring some bulbs - snowdrop, bluebell, wood anemone, daffodil. Looking forward to a good turnout and an enjoyable few hours together.
14 October
Blackrock Education Centre
THIS IS A REPEAT OF THE AISTEAR COURSE HELD IN MAY OF THIS YEAR The Framework helps children grow and develop as confident and competent learners through fun, interesting and challenging experiences. A series of eight workshops will be offered. Introduction. Planning & Organising for Play, Language & Literacy, Maths, Role of Teacher, Thinking & Talking about Picture Books. Date after Bank Holiday 4th, November. A series of 6 workshops
14 October
Blackrock Education Centre
14 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Emotional Intelligence and Group Dynamics deepen your understanding of self and others through the personality patterns of the Enneagram. Develop self management and social skills using sole techniques from positive psychology. Explore classroom dynamics using a Team Emotional Intelligence Survey
14 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Primary & Post Primary Teachers with little or no experience working with computers. Exploring the internet to find and share resources, creating literacy and numeracy worksheets, Ideas for using your camera effectively in the classroom, Editing photos using Picasa and creating a slide show with Photostory
14 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Evening course for TY History teachers
14 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Physics workshop
14 October
Blackrock Education Centre
6 week course examining causes, types and systemic difficulties encountered by learners with dyslexia. The second part will be hands-on workshops enabling teachers to develop and use evidence-based successful interventions. This is a 5 week course - Mondays 7.30 - 9.30pm
15 October
Blackrock Education Centre
15 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Branch Meetings Sept 17 Oct 8th & 22 Dec 3rd
15 October
Blackrock Education Centre
1st and 15th Oct 2 rooms only for the 12th Nov 19th and 26th Nov
15 October
15 October
Blackrock Education Centre
This seminar is targeted at parents of primary pupils and is aimed at giving them strategies to encourage their children to have confidence in, engage with and enjoy Mathematics. The speaker, Charlie Guilderdalr, has been working the last 18 years at the University of Cambridge, initially training new mathematics teachers and more recently as a member of the Millennium Mathematics Project, working in schools with students and teachers. His recent work has focussed on problem solving and on crea
15 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Positive Psychology is a scientific study of optimal human functioning. This is a very practical course that will introduce you to over 20 evidence-based classroom activities you can use with your students to improve their performance and enhance their well-being. It is a highly engaging course that will leave you energised and inspired.
16 October
Blackrock Education Centre
16 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Not on the week of 28th Oct. Midterm
16 October
Blackrock Education Centre
16 October
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will discuss the various Special Educational Needs and the challenges they bring to teachers and SNA’s in Primary & Post Primary Schools. Practical strategies and techniques will be explored with the aim of prompting positive behaviour by enhancing and encouraging collaboration between teachers and SNA’s.
16 October
16 October
Blackrock Education Centre
16 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Biology workshop
16 October
Blackrock Education Centre
MODERN LANGUAGES BRIDGING THE GAP WORKSHOP
17 October
Blackrock Education Centre
17 October
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
17 October
17 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Schools wishing to apply for the ASF are strongly recommended to attend. The ASF presentation will: - Advise schools about the ASF application process. - Guide schools through the ASF application form. - Give schools ideas about ways that they can promote physical activity throughout the day - Direct schools to the many supports and resources which are available to them.
18 October
Blackrock Education Centre
18 October
Blackrock Education Centre
18 October
Blackrock Education Centre
On Sept.20th and 27th. Oct 4th, 11th 18th Nov 1st, 15th and 22nd
19 October
Blackrock Education Centre
19 October
Blackrock Education Centre
19 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Course Objectives Participants will be enabled to •Develop basic skills in the Scratch programming language •Develop an interactive game using Scratch •Explore the use of Scratch to support teaching and learning •Describe how Scratch can be used to support the curriculum objectives of their own class level/subject area Course Content The course is split into two days Day 1: Introduction to the basic skills and concepts of Scratch The first day will focus on introdu
20 October
Blackrock Education Centre
21 October
Blackrock Education Centre
THIS IS A REPEAT OF THE AISTEAR COURSE HELD IN MAY OF THIS YEAR The Framework helps children grow and develop as confident and competent learners through fun, interesting and challenging experiences. A series of eight workshops will be offered. Introduction. Planning & Organising for Play, Language & Literacy, Maths, Role of Teacher, Thinking & Talking about Picture Books. Date after Bank Holiday 4th, November. A series of 6 workshops
21 October
Blackrock Education Centre
21 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Primary & Post Primary Teachers with little or no experience working with computers. Exploring the internet to find and share resources, creating literacy and numeracy worksheets, Ideas for using your camera effectively in the classroom, Editing photos using Picasa and creating a slide show with Photostory
21 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Emotional Intelligence and Group Dynamics deepen your understanding of self and others through the personality patterns of the Enneagram. Develop self management and social skills using sole techniques from positive psychology. Explore classroom dynamics using a Team Emotional Intelligence Survey
21 October
Blackrock Education Centre
6 week course examining causes, types and systemic difficulties encountered by learners with dyslexia. The second part will be hands-on workshops enabling teachers to develop and use evidence-based successful interventions. This is a 5 week course - Mondays 7.30 - 9.30pm
22 October
Blackrock Education Centre
22 October
Blackrock Education Centre
1st and 15th Oct 2 rooms only for the 12th Nov 19th and 26th Nov
22 October
Blackrock Education Centre
22 October
22 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Positive Psychology is a scientific study of optimal human functioning. This is a very practical course that will introduce you to over 20 evidence-based classroom activities you can use with your students to improve their performance and enhance their well-being. It is a highly engaging course that will leave you energised and inspired.
23 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Not on the week of 28th Oct. Midterm
23 October
Blackrock Education Centre
BY APPLICATION ONLY Developing a shared understanding of whole-school mental health Becoming familiar with an hour long presentation, ‘Student Mental Health: Whose Business Is It Anyway’ Becoming clear on the role and boundaries of a MHP
23 October
23 October
Blackrock Education Centre
A good portfolio is an important factor in your students’ successful entry into third-level arts courses. This two hour information session will address the questions: • What is in a good portfolio? • How is a successful portfolio developed? • What factors affect getting into Art School? The presentation will include a demonstration of a portfolio assessment, with examples, criteria and scoring methods. A brief tour of Visual Art facilities on the IADT campus will also be given.
24 October
Blackrock Education Centre
24 October
BLACKROCK EDUCATION CENTRE
Objectives: Illustrate components of reading process to participants, promote Running Record awareness & provide opportunities to administer, discuss & reflect.
24 October
24 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Using computers in Religion Education. Course for Post Primary teachers.
24 October
Blackrock Education Centre
25 October
Blackrock Education Centre
On Sept.20th and 27th. Oct 4th, 11th 18th Nov 1st, 15th and 22nd
28 October
Blackrock Education Centre
THIS IS A REPEAT OF THE AISTEAR COURSE HELD IN MAY OF THIS YEAR The Framework helps children grow and develop as confident and competent learners through fun, interesting and challenging experiences. A series of eight workshops will be offered. Introduction. Planning & Organising for Play, Language & Literacy, Maths, Role of Teacher, Thinking & Talking about Picture Books. Date after Bank Holiday 4th, November. A series of 6 workshops
28 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Emotional Intelligence and Group Dynamics deepen your understanding of self and others through the personality patterns of the Enneagram. Develop self management and social skills using sole techniques from positive psychology. Explore classroom dynamics using a Team Emotional Intelligence Survey
28 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Primary & Post Primary Teachers with little or no experience working with computers. Exploring the internet to find and share resources, creating literacy and numeracy worksheets, Ideas for using your camera effectively in the classroom, Editing photos using Picasa and creating a slide show with Photostory
29 October
Blackrock Education Centre
1st and 15th Oct 2 rooms only for the 12th Nov 19th and 26th Nov
30 October
Blackrock Education Centre
Not on the week of 28th Oct. Midterm