Past Events List

December 2015

1 December
1 December
Blackrock Education Centre
1 December
Blackrock Education Centre
1 December
B.E.C.
Transition From Primary to Post-Primary School NIPTWS12 I This workshop will focus on the practical skills and strategies that can be of support to students as they move from a primary classroom to a post-primary classroom. A primary and post-primary facilitator will be present and will give valuable insights into the many transitions that occur in the context of supporting and making the best connections with curricula, teaching learning and social and emotional needs.
1 December
B.E.C.
Multi-Grade Teaching in the Primary School NIPTWS14 This interactive workshop focuses on four main areas from a multi-grade perspective: differentiation, teaching methodologies, classroom management and planning. Opportunities are afforded to NQTs to engage with a variety of methodologies throughout the workshop. Useful strategies and resources for NQTs subbing in a multi-grade setting are also explored
1 December
Blackrock Education Centre
Want to sing? Come and join us on Tuesday evenings at 5.30pm. Experience the pleasure of singing together in a relaxed and encouraging atmosphere, with an emphasis on FUN No auditions, No prior choir singing experience necessary, just a willingness to sing. EVERYONE WELCOME!!
1 December
Blackrock Education Centre
Professional Credit Award (Leading Learning) The Professional Credit Award (Leading Learning) at NUI Galway is designed to accredit learning across a range of teacher Continuing Professional Development (CPD) modules. These modules (10ECTS/credits) may be school-based CPD, short courses in Education Centres linked to classroom practice, or equivalent, across the curriculum. The Project Maths Development Team’s initiative on Reflections on Practice can count as one of these modules. Dates of workshops 1st & 8th December, 19th January, 1st & 8th March 2016
1 December
Blackrock Education Centre
This course provides an introduction to LearnStorm Ireland (formerly known as MATHletes), a free All-Ireland maths challenge designed to build confidence and competence. Last year, 13,000 primary and secondary students took part in the challenge and spent over 3 million minutes learning maths on Khan Academy. From 29 January to 1 April 2016, students from 4th class to 5th year can master maths skills to earn rewards and recognition for themselves and their school. LearnStorm is easy for schools and teachers to deploy and gives every student a way to succeed, no matter their level.
1 December
Blackrock Education Centre
See attached documents
2 December
Blackrock Education Centre
2 December
Blackrock Education Centre
NO CLASS ON 28th OCT
2 December
Blackrock Education Centre
Blackrock Education Centre is happy to partner with Discover Primary Science and Maths and European Space Education Resource Office Ireland to offer three x 2 hour workshops. Using hands-on activities, they will demonstrate how a framework of inquiry based science teaching and learning might be used to teach a scientific activity (i.e. one lesson) and a scientific theme or topic (i.e. over many lessons). Teachers will also be introduced to the many science teaching resources. Session 1: Wednesday 7th Oct Session 2: Wednesday 4th Nov Session 3: Wednesday 2nd Dec
2 December
B.E.C.
Multi-Grade Teaching in the Primary School NIPTWS14 This interactive workshop focuses on four main areas from a multi-grade perspective: differentiation, teaching methodologies, classroom management and planning. Opportunities are afforded to NQTs to engage with a variety of methodologies throughout the workshop. Useful strategies and resources for NQTs subbing in a multi-grade setting are also explored
2 December
B.E.C.
Transition From Primary to Post-Primary School NIPTWS12 I This workshop will focus on the practical skills and strategies that can be of support to students as they move from a primary classroom to a post-primary classroom. A primary and post-primary facilitator will be present and will give valuable insights into the many transitions that occur in the context of supporting and making the best connections with curricula, teaching learning and social and emotional needs.
3 December
3 December
Blackrock Education Centre
No HISTORY Class on OCT 29th
3 December
B.E.C.
Multi-Grade Teaching in the Primary School NIPTWS14 This interactive workshop focuses on four main areas from a multi-grade perspective: differentiation, teaching methodologies, classroom management and planning. Opportunities are afforded to NQTs to engage with a variety of methodologies throughout the workshop. Useful strategies and resources for NQTs subbing in a multi-grade setting are also explored
3 December
B.E.C.
Transition From Primary to Post-Primary School NIPTWS12 I This workshop will focus on the practical skills and strategies that can be of support to students as they move from a primary classroom to a post-primary classroom. A primary and post-primary facilitator will be present and will give valuable insights into the many transitions that occur in the context of supporting and making the best connections with curricula, teaching learning and social and emotional needs.
4 December
4 December
Blackrock Education Centre
4 December
7 December
B.E.C
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to PST Members and NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school
7 December
B.E.C
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to PST Members and NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school
8 December
B.E.C.
Transition From Primary to Post-Primary School NIPTWS12 I This workshop will focus on the practical skills and strategies that can be of support to students as they move from a primary classroom to a post-primary classroom. A primary and post-primary facilitator will be present and will give valuable insights into the many transitions that occur in the context of supporting and making the best connections with curricula, teaching learning and social and emotional needs.
8 December
B.E.C.
Multi-Grade Teaching in the Primary School NIPTWS14 This interactive workshop focuses on four main areas from a multi-grade perspective: differentiation, teaching methodologies, classroom management and planning. Opportunities are afforded to NQTs to engage with a variety of methodologies throughout the workshop. Useful strategies and resources for NQTs subbing in a multi-grade setting are also explored
8 December
Blackrock Education Centre
The spotlight will be on 1916 this coming school year. Explore the theme of the Rising and the preceding years using primary sources. From events and personalities, to songs and everyday life, this course offers a variety of practical ideas, activities and materials for the busy teacher.
8 December
Blackrock Education Centre
Want to sing? Come and join us on Tuesday evenings at 5.30pm. Experience the pleasure of singing together in a relaxed and encouraging atmosphere, with an emphasis on FUN No auditions, No prior choir singing experience necessary, just a willingness to sing. EVERYONE WELCOME!!
8 December
Blackrock Education Centre
Professional Credit Award (Leading Learning) The Professional Credit Award (Leading Learning) at NUI Galway is designed to accredit learning across a range of teacher Continuing Professional Development (CPD) modules. These modules (10ECTS/credits) may be school-based CPD, short courses in Education Centres linked to classroom practice, or equivalent, across the curriculum. The Project Maths Development Team’s initiative on Reflections on Practice can count as one of these modules. Dates of workshops 1st & 8th December, 19th January, 1st & 8th March 2016
8 December
B.E.C
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to PST Members and NIPT NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school
9 December
9 December
Blackrock Education Centre
NO CLASS ON 28th OCT
9 December
B.E.C.
Multi-Grade Teaching in the Primary School NIPTWS14 This interactive workshop focuses on four main areas from a multi-grade perspective: differentiation, teaching methodologies, classroom management and planning. Opportunities are afforded to NQTs to engage with a variety of methodologies throughout the workshop. Useful strategies and resources for NQTs subbing in a multi-grade setting are also explored
9 December
B.E.C.
Transition From Primary to Post-Primary School NIPTWS12 I This workshop will focus on the practical skills and strategies that can be of support to students as they move from a primary classroom to a post-primary classroom. A primary and post-primary facilitator will be present and will give valuable insights into the many transitions that occur in the context of supporting and making the best connections with curricula, teaching learning and social and emotional needs.
10 December
Blackrock Education Centre
Healthy Eating for school children; Physical activity in the classroom. See attached document. Substitution cover available for this course.
10 December
10 December
St Andrews National School Bray
Transition From Primary to Post-Primary School NIPTWS12 I This workshop will focus on the practical skills and strategies that can be of support to students as they move from a primary classroom to a post-primary classroom. A primary and post-primary facilitator will be present and will give valuable insights into the many transitions that occur in the context of supporting and making the best connections with curricula, teaching learning and social and emotional needs
10 December
St Andrews National School Bray
Multi-Grade Teaching in the Primary School NIPTWS14 This interactive workshop focuses on four main areas from a multi-grade perspective: differentiation, teaching methodologies, classroom management and planning. Opportunities are afforded to NQTs to engage with a variety of methodologies throughout the workshop. Useful strategies and resources for NQTs subbing in a multi-grade setting are also explored
10 December
B.E.C.
Multi-Grade Teaching in the Primary School NIPTWS14 This interactive workshop focuses on four main areas from a multi-grade perspective: differentiation, teaching methodologies, classroom management and planning. Opportunities are afforded to NQTs to engage with a variety of methodologies throughout the workshop. Useful strategies and resources for NQTs subbing in a multi-grade setting are also explored
12 December
12 December
15 December
Blackrock Education Centre
16 December
Blackrock Education Centre
19 December