Past Events List

July 2014

1 July
Faculty of Education NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 8
This summer course has been specifically designed for Art teachers. Over the five days of the summer course Art teachers will explore numeracy and literacy through the medium of clay. Participants will create ceramic artefacts using Pinch, Coil and Slab Building techniques. They will experiment and engage in various Slab Decoration techniques e.g. Under glaze, Stencil, Sgraffito and Layering. Participants will learn how to pack a ceramic kiln; apply Bat Wash to kiln shelves; explore firing cycle
1 July
Faculty of Education NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 8
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.
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This Programme of professional development was designed specifically for you as deputy principal and it will enable you to develop the knowledge, skills and disposition needed to effectively carry out your role as a school leader and to support the principal in leading and managing the school. Opportunities to engage with colleagues and to share practice are provided so that you can clarify your role, build your confidence and affirm your practice.
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
DUE TO PERSONNEL PROBLEM WE ARE OBLIGED TO CANCEL THIS COURSE. WE APOLOGISE FOR INCONVENIENCE.
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Emotional Intelligence: Practical skills to help you and your children stay well and happy and open to learning.
1 July
Bray area
This course will encourage teachers to develop the following skills with their pupils: working scientifically and mathematically on the seashore; designing and making – ships and submarines; creative works – posters and keys.
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
The theme of this course is ‘Promoting Positive Behaviours for Learning and for Life’. The content will include an overview of classroom practices to promote good behavior, a set of tools to monitor and evaluate behavior for ‘target children’ in the classroom, and a repertoire of responses to reduce and eliminate unwanted behaviours
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course is aimed at schools and teachers interested in developing the skills required to create and use ICT resources supporting the development of literacy and numeracy for junior classes. It includes the creation of multimedia resources and use of curriculum relevant online resources as well as digital cameras. The technologies covered can be used with interactive whiteboards.
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course focuses on the active learning methodologies of the primary school curriculum and explores how ICT can be used to extend teaching and learning. Participants will be introduced to a wide range of classroom focused online, interactive technologies which can be integrated across literacy, numeracy and the wider curriculum so to actively engage learners
1 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will focus on the four strand areas of the English curriculum providing participants with ideas for integrating literacy across the curriculum and will also provide classroom management strategies such as Team Teaching. Please note this course is not designed for Special Schools.
1 July
Glenmalure Lodge, Glencree Recreation Centre & Laragh Centre
In this course we will visit Historic sites in the Wicklow Mountains. Teachers will be empowered to use the natural environment as a pleasant purposeful activity. Teachers will develop a range of skills, strategies and resources to enhance literacy and numeracy among pupils in novel ways A good level of fitness is required
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
Blackrock Education Centre
Participants are offered an opportunity to participate in the delivery of an innovative early screening and diagnostic literacy tool which involves assessment, identification and support for early literacy difficulties. The course covers test theory, administration, interpretation and intervention.
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 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 whiteboards
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This Programme of professional development was designed specifically for you as deputy principal and it will enable you to develop the knowledge, skills and disposition needed to effectively carry out your role as a school leader and to support the principal in leading and managing the school. Opportunities to engage with colleagues and to share practice are provided so that you can clarify your role, build your confidence and affirm your practice.
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Emotional Intelligence: Practical skills to help you and your children stay well and happy and open to learning.
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
DUE TO PERSONNEL PROBLEM WE ARE OBLIGED TO CANCEL THIS COURSE. WE APOLOGISE FOR INCONVENIENCE.
2 July
Bray area
This course will encourage teachers to develop the following skills with their pupils: working scientifically and mathematically on the seashore; designing and making – ships and submarines; creative works – posters and keys.
2 July
Faculty of Education NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 8
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.
2 July
Faculty of Education NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 8
This summer course has been specifically designed for Art teachers. Over the five days of the summer course Art teachers will explore numeracy and literacy through the medium of clay. Participants will create ceramic artefacts using Pinch, Coil and Slab Building techniques. They will experiment and engage in various Slab Decoration techniques e.g. Under glaze, Stencil, Sgraffito and Layering. Participants will learn how to pack a ceramic kiln; apply Bat Wash to kiln shelves; explore firing cycle
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
The theme of this course is ‘Promoting Positive Behaviours for Learning and for Life’. The content will include an overview of classroom practices to promote good behavior, a set of tools to monitor and evaluate behavior for ‘target children’ in the classroom, and a repertoire of responses to reduce and eliminate unwanted behaviours
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
This course focuses on the active learning methodologies of the primary school curriculum and explores how ICT can be used to extend teaching and learning. Participants will be introduced to a wide range of classroom focused online, interactive technologies which can be integrated across literacy, numeracy and the wider curriculum so to actively engage learners
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will focus on the four strand areas of the English curriculum providing participants with ideas for integrating literacy across the curriculum and will also provide classroom management strategies such as Team Teaching. Please note this course is not designed for Special Schools.
2 July
Kilmacanogue 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 whiteboards
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
Participants are offered an opportunity to participate in the delivery of an innovative early screening and diagnostic literacy tool which involves assessment, identification and support for early literacy difficulties. The course covers test theory, administration, interpretation and intervention.
2 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course is aimed at schools and teachers interested in developing the skills required to create and use ICT resources supporting the development of literacy and numeracy for junior classes. It includes the creation of multimedia resources and use of curriculum relevant online resources as well as digital cameras. The technologies covered can be used with interactive whiteboards.
2 July
Glenmalure Lodge, Glencree Recreation Centre & Laragh Centre
In this course we will visit Historic sites in the Wicklow Mountains. Teachers will be empowered to use the natural environment as a pleasant purposeful activity. Teachers will develop a range of skills, strategies and resources to enhance literacy and numeracy among pupils in novel ways A good level of fitness is required
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 whiteboards
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
DUE TO PERSONNEL PROBLEM WE ARE OBLIGED TO CANCEL THIS COURSE. WE APOLOGISE FOR INCONVENIENCE.
3 July
Bray area
This course will encourage teachers to develop the following skills with their pupils: working scientifically and mathematically on the seashore; designing and making – ships and submarines; creative works – posters and keys.
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This Programme of professional development was designed specifically for you as deputy principal and it will enable you to develop the knowledge, skills and disposition needed to effectively carry out your role as a school leader and to support the principal in leading and managing the school. Opportunities to engage with colleagues and to share practice are provided so that you can clarify your role, build your confidence and affirm your practice.
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
The theme of this course is ‘Promoting Positive Behaviours for Learning and for Life’. The content will include an overview of classroom practices to promote good behavior, a set of tools to monitor and evaluate behavior for ‘target children’ in the classroom, and a repertoire of responses to reduce and eliminate unwanted behaviours
3 July
Faculty of Education NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 8
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.
3 July
Faculty of Education NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 8
This summer course has been specifically designed for Art teachers. Over the five days of the summer course Art teachers will explore numeracy and literacy through the medium of clay. Participants will create ceramic artefacts using Pinch, Coil and Slab Building techniques. They will experiment and engage in various Slab Decoration techniques e.g. Under glaze, Stencil, Sgraffito and Layering. Participants will learn how to pack a ceramic kiln; apply Bat Wash to kiln shelves; explore firing cycle
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Emotional Intelligence: Practical skills to help you and your children stay well and happy and open to learning.
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course focuses on the active learning methodologies of the primary school curriculum and explores how ICT can be used to extend teaching and learning. Participants will be introduced to a wide range of classroom focused online, interactive technologies which can be integrated across literacy, numeracy and the wider curriculum so to actively engage learners
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Participants are offered an opportunity to participate in the delivery of an innovative early screening and diagnostic literacy tool which involves assessment, identification and support for early literacy difficulties. The course covers test theory, administration, interpretation and intervention.
3 July
Glenmalure Lodge, Glencree Recreation Centre & Laragh Centre
In this course we will visit Historic sites in the Wicklow Mountains. Teachers will be empowered to use the natural environment as a pleasant purposeful activity. Teachers will develop a range of skills, strategies and resources to enhance literacy and numeracy among pupils in novel ways A good level of fitness is required
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 whiteboards
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will focus on the four strand areas of the English curriculum providing participants with ideas for integrating literacy across the curriculum and will also provide classroom management strategies such as Team Teaching. Please note this course is not designed for Special Schools.
3 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course is aimed at schools and teachers interested in developing the skills required to create and use ICT resources supporting the development of literacy and numeracy for junior classes. It includes the creation of multimedia resources and use of curriculum relevant online resources as well as digital cameras. The technologies covered can be used with interactive whiteboards.
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
Calling all infant teachers to this exciting, innovative, practical course, which emphasises how to enhance literacy and numeracy in the infant classroom.
3 July
Kilmacanogue 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 whiteboards
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
The theme of this course is ‘Promoting Positive Behaviours for Learning and for Life’. The content will include an overview of classroom practices to promote good behavior, a set of tools to monitor and evaluate behavior for ‘target children’ in the classroom, and a repertoire of responses to reduce and eliminate unwanted behaviours
4 July
Faculty of Education NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 8
This summer course has been specifically designed for Art teachers. Over the five days of the summer course Art teachers will explore numeracy and literacy through the medium of clay. Participants will create ceramic artefacts using Pinch, Coil and Slab Building techniques. They will experiment and engage in various Slab Decoration techniques e.g. Under glaze, Stencil, Sgraffito and Layering. Participants will learn how to pack a ceramic kiln; apply Bat Wash to kiln shelves; explore firing cycle
4 July
Faculty of Education NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 8
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
DUE TO PERSONNEL PROBLEM WE ARE OBLIGED TO CANCEL THIS COURSE. WE APOLOGISE FOR INCONVENIENCE.
4 July
Bray area
This course will encourage teachers to develop the following skills with their pupils: working scientifically and mathematically on the seashore; designing and making – ships and submarines; creative works – posters and keys.
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This Programme of professional development was designed specifically for you as deputy principal and it will enable you to develop the knowledge, skills and disposition needed to effectively carry out your role as a school leader and to support the principal in leading and managing the school. Opportunities to engage with colleagues and to share practice are provided so that you can clarify your role, build your confidence and affirm your practice.
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Emotional Intelligence: Practical skills to help you and your children stay well and happy and open to learning.
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.
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Participants are offered an opportunity to participate in the delivery of an innovative early screening and diagnostic literacy tool which involves assessment, identification and support for early literacy difficulties. The course covers test theory, administration, interpretation and intervention.
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course focuses on the active learning methodologies of the primary school curriculum and explores how ICT can be used to extend teaching and learning. Participants will be introduced to a wide range of classroom focused online, interactive technologies which can be integrated across literacy, numeracy and the wider curriculum so to actively engage learners
4 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will focus on the four strand areas of the English curriculum providing participants with ideas for integrating literacy across the curriculum and will also provide classroom management strategies such as Team Teaching. Please note this course is not designed for Special Schools.
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
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 is aimed at schools and teachers interested in developing the skills required to create and use ICT resources supporting the development of literacy and numeracy for junior classes. It includes the creation of multimedia resources and use of curriculum relevant online resources as well as digital cameras. The technologies covered can be used with interactive whiteboards.
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 whiteboards
4 July
Kilmacanogue 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 whiteboards
4 July
Glenmalure Lodge, Glencree Recreation Centre & Laragh Centre
In this course we will visit Historic sites in the Wicklow Mountains. Teachers will be empowered to use the natural environment as a pleasant purposeful activity. Teachers will develop a range of skills, strategies and resources to enhance literacy and numeracy among pupils in novel ways A good level of fitness is required
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
Emotional Intelligence: Practical skills to help you and your children stay well and happy and open to learning.
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
DUE TO PERSONNEL PROBLEM WE ARE OBLIGED TO CANCEL THIS COURSE. WE APOLOGISE FOR INCONVENIENCE.
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This Programme of professional development was designed specifically for you as deputy principal and it will enable you to develop the knowledge, skills and disposition needed to effectively carry out your role as a school leader and to support the principal in leading and managing the school. Opportunities to engage with colleagues and to share practice are provided so that you can clarify your role, build your confidence and affirm your practice.
5 July
Faculty of Education NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 8
This summer course has been specifically designed for Art teachers. Over the five days of the summer course Art teachers will explore numeracy and literacy through the medium of clay. Participants will create ceramic artefacts using Pinch, Coil and Slab Building techniques. They will experiment and engage in various Slab Decoration techniques e.g. Under glaze, Stencil, Sgraffito and Layering. Participants will learn how to pack a ceramic kiln; apply Bat Wash to kiln shelves; explore firing cycle
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
The theme of this course is ‘Promoting Positive Behaviours for Learning and for Life’. The content will include an overview of classroom practices to promote good behavior, a set of tools to monitor and evaluate behavior for ‘target children’ in the classroom, and a repertoire of responses to reduce and eliminate unwanted behaviours
5 July
Bray area
This course will encourage teachers to develop the following skills with their pupils: working scientifically and mathematically on the seashore; designing and making – ships and submarines; creative works – posters and keys.
5 July
Faculty of Education NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 8
5 July
Kilmacanogue 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 whiteboards
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
This course focuses on the active learning methodologies of the primary school curriculum and explores how ICT can be used to extend teaching and learning. Participants will be introduced to a wide range of classroom focused online, interactive technologies which can be integrated across literacy, numeracy and the wider curriculum so to actively engage learners
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will focus on the four strand areas of the English curriculum providing participants with ideas for integrating literacy across the curriculum and will also provide classroom management strategies such as Team Teaching. Please note this course is not designed for Special Schools.
5 July
Blackrock Education Centre
This course is aimed at schools and teachers interested in developing the skills required to create and use ICT resources supporting the development of literacy and numeracy for junior classes. It includes the creation of multimedia resources and use of curriculum relevant online resources as well as digital cameras. The technologies covered can be used with interactive whiteboards.
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
Participants are offered an opportunity to participate in the delivery of an innovative early screening and diagnostic literacy tool which involves assessment, identification and support for early literacy difficulties. The course covers test theory, administration, interpretation and intervention.
5 July
Glenmalure Lodge, Glencree Recreation Centre & Laragh Centre
In this course we will visit Historic sites in the Wicklow Mountains. Teachers will be empowered to use the natural environment as a pleasant purposeful activity. Teachers will develop a range of skills, strategies and resources to enhance literacy and numeracy among pupils in novel ways A good level of fitness is required
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 whiteboards
7 July
Airfield
This course is aimed at the garden beginner or as a refresher course. Airfield aims to reconnect people with their food and the land that it comes from, and our team of highly trained, enthusiastic staff are on hand throughout the week to assist you on this journey. Our commercial and ornamental gardeners will begin with the basics of building and establishing a production or sensory garden for your school. Our nature experts will show you how to encourage a wide spectrum of nature into the gard
8 July
Airfield
This course is aimed at the garden beginner or as a refresher course. Airfield aims to reconnect people with their food and the land that it comes from, and our team of highly trained, enthusiastic staff are on hand throughout the week to assist you on this journey. Our commercial and ornamental gardeners will begin with the basics of building and establishing a production or sensory garden for your school. Our nature experts will show you how to encourage a wide spectrum of nature into the gard
9 July
Airfield
This course is aimed at the garden beginner or as a refresher course. Airfield aims to reconnect people with their food and the land that it comes from, and our team of highly trained, enthusiastic staff are on hand throughout the week to assist you on this journey. Our commercial and ornamental gardeners will begin with the basics of building and establishing a production or sensory garden for your school. Our nature experts will show you how to encourage a wide spectrum of nature into the gard
10 July
Airfield
This course is aimed at the garden beginner or as a refresher course. Airfield aims to reconnect people with their food and the land that it comes from, and our team of highly trained, enthusiastic staff are on hand throughout the week to assist you on this journey. Our commercial and ornamental gardeners will begin with the basics of building and establishing a production or sensory garden for your school. Our nature experts will show you how to encourage a wide spectrum of nature into the gard
11 July
Airfield
This course is aimed at the garden beginner or as a refresher course. Airfield aims to reconnect people with their food and the land that it comes from, and our team of highly trained, enthusiastic staff are on hand throughout the week to assist you on this journey. Our commercial and ornamental gardeners will begin with the basics of building and establishing a production or sensory garden for your school. Our nature experts will show you how to encourage a wide spectrum of nature into the gard