Past Events List

August 2016

6 August
This event is being run by an external organisation. Bookings have been made in advance and it is not available for booking on this website
15 August
Blackrock Education Centre
Mindfulness is increasingly recognized as an essential educational tool. This course recognises the role of teachers as a powerful resource of mindful presence in the classroom and gives them simple and transformative tools to benefit the children in their care. • Teachers will be invited to cultivate their own mindful presence, so that you can teach from your own experience. • The content will support the aims of SPHE Curriculum, in an a mindful approach, that begins by promoting the personal development of the child, fostering in themselves a sense of care and respect for themselves and then extending this to the care and appreciation of each human being. • We will look at practical ways to nurture a foundation of mindfulness and heartfulness in children through ideas, exercises, a
15 August
Blackrock Education Centre
In this revised course for 2016 emphasis will be placed on participants creating their own teaching and learning resources before exploring useful online resources for literacy, including IWB specific resources and tools. Each module includes opportunity for discussion centered on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of ICT for literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom based examples of differentiation so as to cater for our pupils’ varying learning abilities and SEN needs across the curriculum. Finally, the development of safer internet practices and whole school planning for e-learning will be also be prioritised throughout the course.
15 August
Blackrock Education Centre
This summer course for 2016 will introduce teachers to the skills involved in the process of film-making and how it can support and develop literacy skills. Each module is structured to encourage a hands-on approach to learning. Each module will begin with an exemplar before participants work on a range of directed tasks and activities through the use a variety of film-making technologies (hand-held camera devices, software,) as tools to develop pupils’ literacy skills. All modules finish with a group discussion on classroom implementation as well as the sharing of ideas, strategies and good practice. Over the duration of the course, participants will explore how the process of film-making can be used to develop relevant resources to enhance teaching and learning in literacy across
16 August
Blackrock Education Centre
This summer course for 2016 will introduce teachers to the skills involved in the process of film-making and how it can support and develop literacy skills. Each module is structured to encourage a hands-on approach to learning. Each module will begin with an exemplar before participants work on a range of directed tasks and activities through the use a variety of film-making technologies (hand-held camera devices, software,) as tools to develop pupils’ literacy skills. All modules finish with a group discussion on classroom implementation as well as the sharing of ideas, strategies and good practice. Over the duration of the course, participants will explore how the process of film-making can be used to develop relevant resources to enhance teaching and learning in literacy across
16 August
Blackrock Education Centre
Mindfulness is increasingly recognized as an essential educational tool. This course recognises the role of teachers as a powerful resource of mindful presence in the classroom and gives them simple and transformative tools to benefit the children in their care. • Teachers will be invited to cultivate their own mindful presence, so that you can teach from your own experience. • The content will support the aims of SPHE Curriculum, in an a mindful approach, that begins by promoting the personal development of the child, fostering in themselves a sense of care and respect for themselves and then extending this to the care and appreciation of each human being. • We will look at practical ways to nurture a foundation of mindfulness and heartfulness in children through ideas, exercises, a
16 August
Blackrock Education Centre
In this revised course for 2016 emphasis will be placed on participants creating their own teaching and learning resources before exploring useful online resources for literacy, including IWB specific resources and tools. Each module includes opportunity for discussion centered on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of ICT for literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom based examples of differentiation so as to cater for our pupils’ varying learning abilities and SEN needs across the curriculum. Finally, the development of safer internet practices and whole school planning for e-learning will be also be prioritised throughout the course.
17 August
Blackrock Education Centre
This summer course for 2016 will introduce teachers to the skills involved in the process of film-making and how it can support and develop literacy skills. Each module is structured to encourage a hands-on approach to learning. Each module will begin with an exemplar before participants work on a range of directed tasks and activities through the use a variety of film-making technologies (hand-held camera devices, software,) as tools to develop pupils’ literacy skills. All modules finish with a group discussion on classroom implementation as well as the sharing of ideas, strategies and good practice. Over the duration of the course, participants will explore how the process of film-making can be used to develop relevant resources to enhance teaching and learning in literacy across
17 August
Blackrock Education Centre
In this revised course for 2016 emphasis will be placed on participants creating their own teaching and learning resources before exploring useful online resources for literacy, including IWB specific resources and tools. Each module includes opportunity for discussion centered on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of ICT for literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom based examples of differentiation so as to cater for our pupils’ varying learning abilities and SEN needs across the curriculum. Finally, the development of safer internet practices and whole school planning for e-learning will be also be prioritised throughout the course.
17 August
Blackrock Education Centre
Mindfulness is increasingly recognized as an essential educational tool. This course recognises the role of teachers as a powerful resource of mindful presence in the classroom and gives them simple and transformative tools to benefit the children in their care. • Teachers will be invited to cultivate their own mindful presence, so that you can teach from your own experience. • The content will support the aims of SPHE Curriculum, in an a mindful approach, that begins by promoting the personal development of the child, fostering in themselves a sense of care and respect for themselves and then extending this to the care and appreciation of each human being. • We will look at practical ways to nurture a foundation of mindfulness and heartfulness in children through ideas, exercises, a
18 August
Blackrock Education Centre
In this revised course for 2016 emphasis will be placed on participants creating their own teaching and learning resources before exploring useful online resources for literacy, including IWB specific resources and tools. Each module includes opportunity for discussion centered on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of ICT for literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom based examples of differentiation so as to cater for our pupils’ varying learning abilities and SEN needs across the curriculum. Finally, the development of safer internet practices and whole school planning for e-learning will be also be prioritised throughout the course.
18 August
Blackrock Education Centre
Mindfulness is increasingly recognized as an essential educational tool. This course recognises the role of teachers as a powerful resource of mindful presence in the classroom and gives them simple and transformative tools to benefit the children in their care. • Teachers will be invited to cultivate their own mindful presence, so that you can teach from your own experience. • The content will support the aims of SPHE Curriculum, in an a mindful approach, that begins by promoting the personal development of the child, fostering in themselves a sense of care and respect for themselves and then extending this to the care and appreciation of each human being. • We will look at practical ways to nurture a foundation of mindfulness and heartfulness in children through ideas, exercises, a
18 August
Blackrock Education Centre
This summer course for 2016 will introduce teachers to the skills involved in the process of film-making and how it can support and develop literacy skills. Each module is structured to encourage a hands-on approach to learning. Each module will begin with an exemplar before participants work on a range of directed tasks and activities through the use a variety of film-making technologies (hand-held camera devices, software,) as tools to develop pupils’ literacy skills. All modules finish with a group discussion on classroom implementation as well as the sharing of ideas, strategies and good practice. Over the duration of the course, participants will explore how the process of film-making can be used to develop relevant resources to enhance teaching and learning in literacy across
19 August
Blackrock Education Centre
In this revised course for 2016 emphasis will be placed on participants creating their own teaching and learning resources before exploring useful online resources for literacy, including IWB specific resources and tools. Each module includes opportunity for discussion centered on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of ICT for literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom based examples of differentiation so as to cater for our pupils’ varying learning abilities and SEN needs across the curriculum. Finally, the development of safer internet practices and whole school planning for e-learning will be also be prioritised throughout the course.
19 August
Blackrock Education Centre
Mindfulness is increasingly recognized as an essential educational tool. This course recognises the role of teachers as a powerful resource of mindful presence in the classroom and gives them simple and transformative tools to benefit the children in their care. • Teachers will be invited to cultivate their own mindful presence, so that you can teach from your own experience. • The content will support the aims of SPHE Curriculum, in an a mindful approach, that begins by promoting the personal development of the child, fostering in themselves a sense of care and respect for themselves and then extending this to the care and appreciation of each human being. • We will look at practical ways to nurture a foundation of mindfulness and heartfulness in children through ideas, exercises, a
19 August
Blackrock Education Centre
This summer course for 2016 will introduce teachers to the skills involved in the process of film-making and how it can support and develop literacy skills. Each module is structured to encourage a hands-on approach to learning. Each module will begin with an exemplar before participants work on a range of directed tasks and activities through the use a variety of film-making technologies (hand-held camera devices, software,) as tools to develop pupils’ literacy skills. All modules finish with a group discussion on classroom implementation as well as the sharing of ideas, strategies and good practice. Over the duration of the course, participants will explore how the process of film-making can be used to develop relevant resources to enhance teaching and learning in literacy across
22 August
Blackrock Education Centre
A revamped and revised summer course for 2016 from PDST TiE centered on the purposeful use of tablet technologies, namely the iPad, and how it can be used to support teaching and learning in the Irish primary classroom. Firstly, teachers will examine the key educational and whole-school considerations in the deployment of tablet technologies through a range of participant oriented tasks and activities. Participants will explore areas such as developing literacy and numeracy lessons with tablet devices, investigating accessibility and SEN practices in Irish classrooms before planning for the possible integration of tablet devices across the wider curriculum. The course will also explore how tablet devices can be used to develop whole school assessment practices by developing a portf
22 August
NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 2
Participants on this summer course will explore the principles of digital photography and digital manipulation. Over the course of the week participants will be exposed to and develop skills in digital media and learn how to use a variety of software packages that could be used in a school setting. Digital photography and digital photo manipulation skills will be developed. Teachers on the course will use basic animation skills to produce GIF files. Participants will use storyboarding and digital photography to create stop-motion animations and learn how to edit, publish and share stop motion videos online.
22 August
NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 2
Participants will develop their knowledge of how to enhance Literacy and Numeracy skills through the medium of drawing, ceramics and fabric & fibre.
23 August
Blackrock Education Centre
A revamped and revised summer course for 2016 from PDST TiE centered on the purposeful use of tablet technologies, namely the iPad, and how it can be used to support teaching and learning in the Irish primary classroom. Firstly, teachers will examine the key educational and whole-school considerations in the deployment of tablet technologies through a range of participant oriented tasks and activities. Participants will explore areas such as developing literacy and numeracy lessons with tablet devices, investigating accessibility and SEN practices in Irish classrooms before planning for the possible integration of tablet devices across the wider curriculum. The course will also explore how tablet devices can be used to develop whole school assessment practices by developing a portf
23 August
NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 2
Participants will develop their knowledge of how to enhance Literacy and Numeracy skills through the medium of drawing, ceramics and fabric & fibre.
23 August
NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 2
Participants on this summer course will explore the principles of digital photography and digital manipulation. Over the course of the week participants will be exposed to and develop skills in digital media and learn how to use a variety of software packages that could be used in a school setting. Digital photography and digital photo manipulation skills will be developed. Teachers on the course will use basic animation skills to produce GIF files. Participants will use storyboarding and digital photography to create stop-motion animations and learn how to edit, publish and share stop motion videos online.
24 August
Blackrock Education Centre
A revamped and revised summer course for 2016 from PDST TiE centered on the purposeful use of tablet technologies, namely the iPad, and how it can be used to support teaching and learning in the Irish primary classroom. Firstly, teachers will examine the key educational and whole-school considerations in the deployment of tablet technologies through a range of participant oriented tasks and activities. Participants will explore areas such as developing literacy and numeracy lessons with tablet devices, investigating accessibility and SEN practices in Irish classrooms before planning for the possible integration of tablet devices across the wider curriculum. The course will also explore how tablet devices can be used to develop whole school assessment practices by developing a portf
24 August
NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 2
Participants on this summer course will explore the principles of digital photography and digital manipulation. Over the course of the week participants will be exposed to and develop skills in digital media and learn how to use a variety of software packages that could be used in a school setting. Digital photography and digital photo manipulation skills will be developed. Teachers on the course will use basic animation skills to produce GIF files. Participants will use storyboarding and digital photography to create stop-motion animations and learn how to edit, publish and share stop motion videos online.
24 August
NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 2
Participants will develop their knowledge of how to enhance Literacy and Numeracy skills through the medium of drawing, ceramics and fabric & fibre.
25 August
NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 2
Participants on this summer course will explore the principles of digital photography and digital manipulation. Over the course of the week participants will be exposed to and develop skills in digital media and learn how to use a variety of software packages that could be used in a school setting. Digital photography and digital photo manipulation skills will be developed. Teachers on the course will use basic animation skills to produce GIF files. Participants will use storyboarding and digital photography to create stop-motion animations and learn how to edit, publish and share stop motion videos online.
25 August
Blackrock Education Centre
A revamped and revised summer course for 2016 from PDST TiE centered on the purposeful use of tablet technologies, namely the iPad, and how it can be used to support teaching and learning in the Irish primary classroom. Firstly, teachers will examine the key educational and whole-school considerations in the deployment of tablet technologies through a range of participant oriented tasks and activities. Participants will explore areas such as developing literacy and numeracy lessons with tablet devices, investigating accessibility and SEN practices in Irish classrooms before planning for the possible integration of tablet devices across the wider curriculum. The course will also explore how tablet devices can be used to develop whole school assessment practices by developing a portf
25 August
NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 2
Participants will develop their knowledge of how to enhance Literacy and Numeracy skills through the medium of drawing, ceramics and fabric & fibre.
26 August
NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 2
Participants will develop their knowledge of how to enhance Literacy and Numeracy skills through the medium of drawing, ceramics and fabric & fibre.
26 August
NCAD 100 Thomas Street Dublin 2
Participants on this summer course will explore the principles of digital photography and digital manipulation. Over the course of the week participants will be exposed to and develop skills in digital media and learn how to use a variety of software packages that could be used in a school setting. Digital photography and digital photo manipulation skills will be developed. Teachers on the course will use basic animation skills to produce GIF files. Participants will use storyboarding and digital photography to create stop-motion animations and learn how to edit, publish and share stop motion videos online.
26 August
Blackrock Education Centre
A revamped and revised summer course for 2016 from PDST TiE centered on the purposeful use of tablet technologies, namely the iPad, and how it can be used to support teaching and learning in the Irish primary classroom. Firstly, teachers will examine the key educational and whole-school considerations in the deployment of tablet technologies through a range of participant oriented tasks and activities. Participants will explore areas such as developing literacy and numeracy lessons with tablet devices, investigating accessibility and SEN practices in Irish classrooms before planning for the possible integration of tablet devices across the wider curriculum. The course will also explore how tablet devices can be used to develop whole school assessment practices by developing a portf
27 August
This event is being run by an external organisation. Bookings have been made in advance and it is not available for booking on this website