Past Events List

September 2016

3 September
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
5 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
6 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
6 September
B.E.C.
Teacher Professionalism and Well-Being (Cross-Sectoral) NIPTWS01 This workshop is designed to provide NQTs with an opportunity to explore and reflect on some of the professional issues that may arise for NQTs as they begin their teaching career. Key aspects include the Teaching Council Code of Professional Conduct for Teachers, working with other adults in a professional setting, caring for the voice, an outline of probationary requirements (Primary), getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
7 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
7 September
B.E.C.
Teacher Professionalism and Well-Being (Cross-Sectoral) NIPTWS01 This workshop is designed to provide NQTs with an opportunity to explore and reflect on some of the professional issues that may arise for NQTs as they begin their teaching career. Key aspects include the Teaching Council Code of Professional Conduct for Teachers, working with other adults in a professional setting, caring for the voice, an outline of probationary requirements (Primary), getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
8 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
8 September
St Andrews NS Newcourt Road Bray
Teacher Professionalism and Well-Being (Cross-Sectoral) NIPTWS01 This workshop is designed to provide NQTs with an opportunity to explore and reflect on some of the professional issues that may arise for NQTs as they begin their teaching career. Key aspects include the Teaching Council Code of Professional Conduct for Teachers, working with other adults in a professional setting, caring for the voice, an outline of probationary requirements (Primary), getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
9 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
12 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
13 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
13 September
Blackrock Education Centre
South Dublin/Wicklow Branch Meeting of IGC
13 September
Blackrock Education Centre
PDST presents a series of two 2-hour workshops on developing mental maths strategies in your classroom. Through these approaches you will see how your teacher questioning can elicit a variety of strategies from the children in your class whilst also creating a classroom climate whereby children share their mental maths strategies openly. Please book online at www.pdst.ie
13 September
B.E.C.
Teacher Professionalism and Well-Being (Cross-Sectoral) NIPTWS01 This workshop is designed to provide NQTs with an opportunity to explore and reflect on some of the professional issues that may arise for NQTs as they begin their teaching career. Key aspects include the Teaching Council Code of Professional Conduct for Teachers, working with other adults in a professional setting, caring for the voice, an outline of probationary requirements (Primary), getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
13 September
Blackrock Education Centre
Free Trial Grind in Leaving Certificate Irish and Maths from A1 Education Services. Limited places. Please book online at http://www.a1educationservices.ie/
14 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
14 September
B.E.C.
Teacher Professionalism and Well-Being (Cross-Sectoral) NIPTWS01 This workshop is designed to provide NQTs with an opportunity to explore and reflect on some of the professional issues that may arise for NQTs as they begin their teaching career. Key aspects include the Teaching Council Code of Professional Conduct for Teachers, working with other adults in a professional setting, caring for the voice, an outline of probationary requirements (Primary), getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
15 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
15 September
B.E.C.
Teacher Professionalism and Well-Being (Cross-Sectoral) NIPTWS01 This workshop is designed to provide NQTs with an opportunity to explore and reflect on some of the professional issues that may arise for NQTs as they begin their teaching career. Key aspects include the Teaching Council Code of Professional Conduct for Teachers, working with other adults in a professional setting, caring for the voice, an outline of probationary requirements (Primary), getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
16 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
17 September
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
17 September
Airfield House
Using your school garden can be a challenge as well as keeping it productive and aesthetically pleasing. This course meets over 4 Saturdays throughout the year to help you make the most of your garden through the different seasons. Meet and work alongside our Airfield experts that will help you to explore the possibilities in your school garden and nurture the nature within it. Meet and learn from like-minded teachers and grow yourself and your gardening skills! Further dates are October 8th 2016, 11th March & 29th April 2017.
19 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
20 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
20 September
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
20 September
Blackrock Education Centre
What is the Primary Planning Tool (PPT)? Our new Primary Planning Tool has been developed in response to one area where we have observed (and endured!) much frustration in schools – that of curriculum planning. Our Primary Planning Tool addresses this problem. It makes planning easier and more intuitive for teachers and provides seamless linkage from whole-school plan, to long-term plan, to short-term plan, to cuntas míosúil.
20 September
Blackrock Education Centre
PDST presents a series of two 2-hour workshops on developing mental maths strategies in your classroom. Through these approaches you will see how your teacher questioning can elicit a variety of strategies from the children in your class whilst also creating a classroom climate whereby children share their mental maths strategies openly. Please book online at www.pdst.ie
20 September
B.E.C.
Planning and Preparation: What is required? NIPTWS02 This workshop is designed to support NQTs to plan in a focused, effective and efficient manner. Requirements regarding planning, preparation and recording of progress are discussed and clarified. This workshop uses the guidelines for long term planning and short-term planning and provides examples of planning templates which can be used to support NQTs’ work over the year. Opportunities to discuss strategies and share ideas will be a central element of this workshop.
20 September
B.E.C.
School Self-Evaluation and Planning NIPTWS02 This workshop is designed to assist NQTs to plan in a focused, effective and efficient manner. School Self-Evaluation is discussed and the implications for the planning process are explored. Requirements regarding planning, preparation and recording of progress are presented. This workshop provides examples of planning templates that can be used to support NQTs’ work over the year. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop
21 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
21 September
B.E.C.
School Self-Evaluation and Planning NIPTWS02 This workshop is designed to assist NQTs to plan in a focused, effective and efficient manner. School Self-Evaluation is discussed and the implications for the planning process are explored. Requirements regarding planning, preparation and recording of progress are presented. This workshop provides examples of planning templates that can be used to support NQTs’ work over the year. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop
21 September
B.E.C.
Planning and Preparation: What is required? NIPTWS02 This workshop is designed to support NQTs to plan in a focused, effective and efficient manner. Requirements regarding planning, preparation and recording of progress are discussed and clarified. This workshop uses the guidelines for long term planning and short-term planning and provides examples of planning templates which can be used to support NQTs’ work over the year. Opportunities to discuss strategies and share ideas will be a central element of this workshop.
22 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
22 September
Blackrock Education Centre
Space Week takes place from 3rd to 8th October. Do you want to take part in Space Week 2016? Discover Primary Science & Maths and ESERO Ireland have partnered with Blackrock Castle Observatory to develop some space related resources for you to use in your classroom during Space Week which can be found here on the Space Week website. To support you to use these resources in your classroom a 2 hour workshop will be run on “Mars” Resource in Blackrock Education Centre on Thursday 22nd September. This course is suitable for all primary teachers wishing to use this resource during Space Week. Please Note: Using these resources in your classroom can be used as evidence towards the Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science & Maths Awards 2017.
22 September
St Andrews NS Newcourt Road Bray
School Self-Evaluation and Planning NIPTWS02 This workshop is designed to assist NQTs to plan in a focused, effective and efficient manner. School Self-Evaluation is discussed and the implications for the planning process are explored. Requirements regarding planning, preparation and recording of progress are presented. This workshop provides examples of planning templates that can be used to support NQTs’ work over the year. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop.
22 September
St Andrews NS Newcourt Road Bray
Planning and Preparation: What is required? NIPTWS02 This workshop is designed to support NQTs to plan in a focused, effective and efficient manner. Requirements regarding planning, preparation and recording of progress are discussed and clarified. This workshop uses the guidelines for long term planning and short-term planning and provides examples of planning templates which can be used to support NQTs’ work over the year. Opportunities to discuss strategies and share ideas will be a central element of this workshop.
23 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
24 September
Blackrock Education Centre
An opportunity to carry out practical fieldwork and access new biology resources. Workshop to include quantitative and qualitative survey of grassland or woodland ecosystem: Plant and Animal identification Organism distribution Frequency and Percentage Cover Abiotic factors (Outdoor clothing advised) Please book online at www.pdst.ie
26 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
26 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This course will take place over 2 afternoons; it isnecessary for the same teacher to attend both. The focus of the course will be primarily on teaching the sex education elements of RSE from Senior Infants to 6th class in the context of Social, Personal and Health Education. The course will be experiential and practical in its approach. Please book online at www.pdst.ie
26 September
Blackrock Education Centre
Looking for new ideas for teaching literacy and maths in a playful way? Or perhaps, thinking about introducing child-led play in your classroom? This course explores key ideas in Aistear: the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework ( 2009) and provides lots of practical ideas for using these in your infant classroom. Take a look at other teachers’ resources for play and find out how they plan for, resource, support and assess learning through child-led play. The course links with the new Primary Language Curriculum for junior infants to second class.
27 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
27 September
Blackrock Education Centre
27 September
Blackrock Education Centre
Looking for new ideas for teaching literacy and maths in a playful way? Or perhaps, thinking about introducing child-led play in your classroom? This course explores key ideas in Aistear: the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework ( 2009) and provides lots of practical ideas for using these in your infant classroom. Take a look at other teachers’ resources for play and find out how they plan for, resource, support and assess learning through child-led play. The course links with the new Primary Language Curriculum for junior infants to second class.
27 September
B.E.C.
School Self-Evaluation and Planning NIPTWS02 This workshop is designed to assist NQTs to plan in a focused, effective and efficient manner. School Self-Evaluation is discussed and the implications for the planning process are explored. Requirements regarding planning, preparation and recording of progress are presented. This workshop provides examples of planning templates that can be used to support NQTs’ work over the year. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop.
28 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
28 September
B.E.C.
School Self-Evaluation and Planning NIPTWS02 This workshop is designed to assist NQTs to plan in a focused, effective and efficient manner. School Self-Evaluation is discussed and the implications for the planning process are explored. Requirements regarding planning, preparation and recording of progress are presented. This workshop provides examples of planning templates that can be used to support NQTs’ work over the year. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop.
28 September
B.E.C.
Planning and Preparation: What is required? NIPTWS02 This workshop is designed to support NQTs to plan in a focused, effective and efficient manner. Requirements regarding planning, preparation and recording of progress are discussed and clarified. This workshop uses the guidelines for long term planning and short-term planning and provides examples of planning templates which can be used to support NQTs’ work over the year. Opportunities to discuss strategies and share ideas will be a central element of this workshop.
28 September
Blackrock Education Centre
The focus of the meeting will be on melody writing. After the melody writing presentation, there will be time to share resources. Please bring something to include in this segment. It could be anything from a useful web address, a worksheet, a new idea for teaching a topic or anything at all. The final segment will be a very short survey on topics members would like for future branch meetings.
29 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.
29 September
B.E.C.
Planning and Preparation: What is required? NIPTWS02 This workshop is designed to support NQTs to plan in a focused, effective and efficient manner. Requirements regarding planning, preparation and recording of progress are discussed and clarified. This workshop uses the guidelines for long term planning and short-term planning and provides examples of planning templates which can be used to support NQTs’ work over the year. Opportunities to discuss strategies and share ideas will be a central element of this workshop.
29 September
B.E.C.
School Self-Evaluation and Planning NIPTWS02 This workshop is designed to assist NQTs to plan in a focused, effective and efficient manner. School Self-Evaluation is discussed and the implications for the planning process are explored. Requirements regarding planning, preparation and recording of progress are presented. This workshop provides examples of planning templates that can be used to support NQTs’ work over the year. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop.
30 September
Blackrock Education Centre
This event is being run by Sureskills. It is not available for booking on this website. ______________________________________________________________________________ PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management.