Past Events List

January 2017

7 January
Blackrock Education Centre
10 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST during the school year 2016-2017. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closure has been sanctioned. The purpose of this full day professional development will be to explore the structure and content of the Primary Language Curriculum with a particular emphasis on the Oral Language/Teanga Ó Bhéal strands, begin to explore a suggested planning process for the Primary Language Curriculum and consider ways to begin the implementation of the oral language/teanga ó bhéal strand of the Primary Language Curriculum
10 January
Blackrock Education Centre
• familiarise the participants with the revised Stay Safe programme; the rationale, key messages, content, resources and methodologies , with a view to enabling participants to support the whole school implementation of the revised programme • raise awareness of the revised Walk Tall programme and other DES approved SPHE resources
10 January
B.E.C.
Stretching all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop emphasises the need to cater for the variety of learners within the classroom and provides subject specific samples and ideas for resources to ensure that all learners are stretched in their learning within the classroom. NQTs are afforded an opportunity to discuss a variety of scenarios that arise in the classroom and are encouraged to reflect on and discuss effective strategies. Challenging learners across the full spectrum, e.g. providing extension activities are included. References to key websites for resources are important elements of this workshop.
10 January
B.E.C.
Differentiation: Responding to the Needs of all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to consider and discuss how to respond to the diverse needs of all learners in the classroom. Key elements of the workshop include a discussion on the concept of differentiation, the role of the teacher and the practical implementation of a number of differentiation strategies. Scenario-based discussion and teacher reflection are an integral part of this workshop.
10 January
Blackrock Education Centre
You may have heard of the Reading Ulysses course that we have successfully run in Blackrock Education Centre before. You may have even attended the course already but you know of someone who might enjoy enrolling in it. Well, we are delighted to announce that Dr Seamus Cannon has offered to guide us in the long-life adventure that is to discover what has been described by many critics as ‘one of the greatest novels ever written’ (if not the greatest!!!) The course will consist of six sessions and can be booked by contacting Adela Fernandez via the contact information supplied. Introduction is 0€ | Course is 60€
11 January
Blackrock Education Centre
• familiarise the participants with the revised Stay Safe programme; the rationale, key messages, content, resources and methodologies , with a view to enabling participants to support the whole school implementation of the revised programme • raise awareness of the revised Walk Tall programme and other DES approved SPHE resources
11 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST during the school year 2016-2017. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closure has been sanctioned. The purpose of this full day professional development will be to explore the structure and content of the Primary Language Curriculum with a particular emphasis on the Oral Language/Teanga Ó Bhéal strands, begin to explore a suggested planning process for the Primary Language Curriculum and consider ways to begin the implementation of the oral language/teanga ó bhéal strand of the Primary Language Curriculum
11 January
B.E.C.
Stretching all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop emphasises the need to cater for the variety of learners within the classroom and provides subject specific samples and ideas for resources to ensure that all learners are stretched in their learning within the classroom. NQTs are afforded an opportunity to discuss a variety of scenarios that arise in the classroom and are encouraged to reflect on and discuss effective strategies. Challenging learners across the full spectrum, e.g. providing extension activities are included. References to key websites for resources are important elements of this workshop.
11 January
B.E.C.
Differentiation: Responding to the Needs of all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to consider and discuss how to respond to the diverse needs of all learners in the classroom. Key elements of the workshop include a discussion on the concept of differentiation, the role of the teacher and the practical implementation of a number of differentiation strategies. Scenario-based discussion and teacher reflection are an integral part of this workshop.
12 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST during the school year 2016-2017. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closure has been sanctioned. The purpose of this full day professional development will be to explore the structure and content of the Primary Language Curriculum with a particular emphasis on the Oral Language/Teanga Ó Bhéal strands, begin to explore a suggested planning process for the Primary Language Curriculum and consider ways to begin the implementation of the oral language/teanga ó bhéal strand of the Primary Language Curriculum
12 January
Blackrock Education Centre
• familiarise the participants with the revised Stay Safe programme; the rationale, key messages, content, resources and methodologies , with a view to enabling participants to support the whole school implementation of the revised programme • raise awareness of the revised Walk Tall programme and other DES approved SPHE resources
12 January
St Andrews NS Newcourt Road Bray
Differentiation: Responding to the Needs of all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to consider and discuss how to respond to the diverse needs of all learners in the classroom. Key elements of the workshop include a discussion on the concept of differentiation, the role of the teacher and the practical implementation of a number of differentiation strategies. Scenario-based discussion and teacher reflection are an integral part of this workshop.
12 January
St Andrews NS Newcourt Road Bray
Stretching all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop emphasises the need to cater for the variety of learners within the classroom and provides subject specific samples and ideas for resources to ensure that all learners are stretched in their learning within the classroom. NQTs are afforded an opportunity to discuss a variety of scenarios that arise in the classroom and are encouraged to reflect on and discuss effective strategies. Challenging learners across the full spectrum, e.g. providing extension activities are included. References to key websites for resources are important elements of this workshop.
14 January
Blackrock Education Centre
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
14 January
Blackrock Education Centre
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
16 January
Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel
• familiarise the participants with the revised Stay Safe programme; the rationale, key messages, content, resources and methodologies , with a view to enabling participants to support the whole school implementation of the revised programme • raise awareness of the revised Walk Tall programme and other DES approved SPHE resources
16 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST during the school year 2016-2017. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closure has been sanctioned. The purpose of this full day professional development will be to explore the structure and content of the Primary Language Curriculum with a particular emphasis on the Oral Language/Teanga Ó Bhéal strands, begin to explore a suggested planning process for the Primary Language Curriculum and consider ways to begin the implementation of the oral language/teanga ó bhéal strand of the Primary Language Curriculum
16 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST during the school year 2016-2017. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closure has been sanctioned. The purpose of this full day professional development will be to explore the structure and content of the Primary Language Curriculum with a particular emphasis on the Oral Language/Teanga Ó Bhéal strands, begin to explore a suggested planning process for the Primary Language Curriculum and consider ways to begin the implementation of the oral language/teanga ó bhéal strand of the Primary Language Curriculum
16 January
Blackrock Education Centre
17 January
Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel
• familiarise the participants with the revised Stay Safe programme; the rationale, key messages, content, resources and methodologies , with a view to enabling participants to support the whole school implementation of the revised programme • raise awareness of the revised Walk Tall programme and other DES approved SPHE resources
17 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST during the school year 2016-2017. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closure has been sanctioned. The purpose of this full day professional development will be to explore the structure and content of the Primary Language Curriculum with a particular emphasis on the Oral Language/Teanga Ó Bhéal strands, begin to explore a suggested planning process for the Primary Language Curriculum and consider ways to begin the implementation of the oral language/teanga ó bhéal strand of the Primary Language Curriculum
17 January
Blackrock Education Centre
South Dublin/Wicklow Branch Meeting of IGC
17 January
B.E.C.
Differentiation: Responding to the Needs of all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to consider and discuss how to respond to the diverse needs of all learners in the classroom. Key elements of the workshop include a discussion on the concept of differentiation, the role of the teacher and the practical implementation of a number of differentiation strategies. Scenario-based discussion and teacher reflection are an integral part of this workshop.
17 January
B.E.C.
Stretching all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop emphasises the need to cater for the variety of learners within the classroom and provides subject specific samples and ideas for resources to ensure that all learners are stretched in their learning within the classroom. NQTs are afforded an opportunity to discuss a variety of scenarios that arise in the classroom and are encouraged to reflect on and discuss effective strategies. Challenging learners across the full spectrum, e.g. providing extension activities are included. References to key websites for resources are important elements of this workshop.
18 January
B.E.C.
Differentiation: Responding to the Needs of all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to consider and discuss how to respond to the diverse needs of all learners in the classroom. Key elements of the workshop include a discussion on the concept of differentiation, the role of the teacher and the practical implementation of a number of differentiation strategies. Scenario-based discussion and teacher reflection are an integral part of this workshop.
18 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST during the school year 2016-2017. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closure has been sanctioned. The purpose of this full day professional development will be to explore the structure and content of the Primary Language Curriculum with a particular emphasis on the Oral Language/Teanga Ó Bhéal strands, begin to explore a suggested planning process for the Primary Language Curriculum and consider ways to begin the implementation of the oral language/teanga ó bhéal strand of the Primary Language Curriculum
18 January
Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel
• familiarise the participants with the revised Stay Safe programme; the rationale, key messages, content, resources and methodologies , with a view to enabling participants to support the whole school implementation of the revised programme • raise awareness of the revised Walk Tall programme and other DES approved SPHE resources
18 January
B.E.C.
Stretching all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop emphasises the need to cater for the variety of learners within the classroom and provides subject specific samples and ideas for resources to ensure that all learners are stretched in their learning within the classroom. NQTs are afforded an opportunity to discuss a variety of scenarios that arise in the classroom and are encouraged to reflect on and discuss effective strategies. Challenging learners across the full spectrum, e.g. providing extension activities are included. References to key websites for resources are important elements of this workshop.
19 January
Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel
• familiarise the participants with the revised Stay Safe programme; the rationale, key messages, content, resources and methodologies , with a view to enabling participants to support the whole school implementation of the revised programme • raise awareness of the revised Walk Tall programme and other DES approved SPHE resources
19 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST during the school year 2016-2017. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closure has been sanctioned. The purpose of this full day professional development will be to explore the structure and content of the Primary Language Curriculum with a particular emphasis on the Oral Language/Teanga Ó Bhéal strands, begin to explore a suggested planning process for the Primary Language Curriculum and consider ways to begin the implementation of the oral language/teanga ó bhéal strand of the Primary Language Curriculum
19 January
B.E.C.
Differentiation: Responding to the Needs of all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop provides NQTs with an opportunity to consider and discuss how to respond to the diverse needs of all learners in the classroom. Key elements of the workshop include a discussion on the concept of differentiation, the role of the teacher and the practical implementation of a number of differentiation strategies. Scenario-based discussion and teacher reflection are an integral part of this workshop.
19 January
B.E.C.
Stretching all Learners NIPTWS07 This workshop emphasises the need to cater for the variety of learners within the classroom and provides subject specific samples and ideas for resources to ensure that all learners are stretched in their learning within the classroom. NQTs are afforded an opportunity to discuss a variety of scenarios that arise in the classroom and are encouraged to reflect on and discuss effective strategies. Challenging learners across the full spectrum, e.g. providing extension activities are included. References to key websites for resources are important elements of this workshop.
19 January
Blackrock Education Centre
The topics will include the importance of statistical literacy and descriptive and inferential statistics with examples from industry and health. As those who have heard Ailish speak before will know, this will be very helpful to teachers in addressing Strand 1 of the syllabuses.
20 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST during the school year 2016-2017. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closure has been sanctioned. The purpose of this full day professional development will be to explore the structure and content of the Primary Language Curriculum with a particular emphasis on the Oral Language/Teanga Ó Bhéal strands, begin to explore a suggested planning process for the Primary Language Curriculum and consider ways to begin the implementation of the oral language/teanga ó bhéal strand of the Primary Language Curriculum
21 January
B.E.C.
Inclusion (Cross Sectoral) NIPTWS13 This interactive workshop will focus on the classroom environment and classroom planning to support inclusion. NQTs will be given an opportunity to reflect on their own individual values, behaviours and attitudes which will determine inclusive practice in their classrooms. Emphasis will be placed on how to develop strategies to ensure that pupils/students with special educational needs are included.
21 January
B.E.C.
Child Protection and Safety (Cross Sectoral) NIPTWS10 This workshop is informed by Circular 0065/11 (DES), Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools (DES: 2011) and the guidelines on Well-Being in Post-Primary Schools (2013). Key responsibilities for teachers with regard to child protection and safety are outlined, including dealing with disclosures, route of referral, and procedures for reporting and recording
21 January
B.E.C.
Inclusion (Cross Sectoral) NIPTWS13 This interactive workshop will focus on the classroom environment and classroom planning to support inclusion. NQTs will be given an opportunity to reflect on their own individual values, behaviours and attitudes which will determine inclusive practice in their classrooms. Emphasis will be placed on how to develop strategies to ensure that pupils/students with special educational needs are included.
21 January
B.E.C.
Child Protection and Safety (Cross Sectoral) NIPTWS10 This workshop is informed by Circular 0065/11 (DES), Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools (DES: 2011) and the guidelines on Well-Being in Post-Primary Schools (2013). Key responsibilities for teachers with regard to child protection and safety are outlined, including dealing with disclosures, route of referral, and procedures for reporting and recording
23 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST during the school year 2016-2017. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closure has been sanctioned. The purpose of this full day professional development will be to explore the structure and content of the Primary Language Curriculum with a particular emphasis on the Oral Language/Teanga Ó Bhéal strands, begin to explore a suggested planning process for the Primary Language Curriculum and consider ways to begin the implementation of the oral language/teanga ó bhéal strand of the Primary Language Curriculum
24 January
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
24 January
Blackrock Education Centre
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25 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST during the school year 2016-2017. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closure has been sanctioned. The purpose of this full day professional development will be to explore the structure and content of the Primary Language Curriculum with a particular emphasis on the Oral Language/Teanga Ó Bhéal strands, begin to explore a suggested planning process for the Primary Language Curriculum and consider ways to begin the implementation of the oral language/teanga ó bhéal strand of the Primary Language Curriculum
26 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST during the school year 2016-2017. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closure has been sanctioned. The purpose of this full day professional development will be to explore the structure and content of the Primary Language Curriculum with a particular emphasis on the Oral Language/Teanga Ó Bhéal strands, begin to explore a suggested planning process for the Primary Language Curriculum and consider ways to begin the implementation of the oral language/teanga ó bhéal strand of the Primary Language Curriculum
27 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST during the school year 2016-2017. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closure has been sanctioned. The purpose of this full day professional development will be to explore the structure and content of the Primary Language Curriculum with a particular emphasis on the Oral Language/Teanga Ó Bhéal strands, begin to explore a suggested planning process for the Primary Language Curriculum and consider ways to begin the implementation of the oral language/teanga ó bhéal strand of the Primary Language Curriculum
30 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST during the school year 2016-2017. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closure has been sanctioned. The purpose of this full day professional development will be to explore the structure and content of the Primary Language Curriculum with a particular emphasis on the Oral Language/Teanga Ó Bhéal strands, begin to explore a suggested planning process for the Primary Language Curriculum and consider ways to begin the implementation of the oral language/teanga ó bhéal strand of the Primary Language Curriculum
31 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Participants will become familiar with the SPHE course content, methodologies and resources. The focus is on experiential learning and personal development.
31 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST during the school year 2016-2017. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closure has been sanctioned. The purpose of this full day professional development will be to explore the structure and content of the Primary Language Curriculum with a particular emphasis on the Oral Language/Teanga Ó Bhéal strands, begin to explore a suggested planning process for the Primary Language Curriculum and consider ways to begin the implementation of the oral language/teanga ó bhéal strand of the Primary Language Curriculum
31 January
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
31 January
Blackrock Education Centre
31 January
Blackrock Education Centre
Concern Worldwide invites teachers participating in the Concern Primary Debates Programme to an interactive training session. Teachers will receive practical advice and tips on how to successfully integrate the Debates programme within their classroom. Teachers will receive: • Lesson plans on how to incorporate Debating into the classroom. • Debating methodologies. • Tips on how to approach motions with a class group. • Advice on tackling development issues. • New handbook with rules and regulations for the programme
31 January
B.E.C.
Content Based Literacy NIPTWS08 In this workshop the focus for NQTs will be on the skills and strategies that can be used in different classrooms. Using the format of Before, During and After Learning, the NQTs will examine different activities to support literacy development in all subjects. The key reference for this workshop will be LITERACY AND NUMERACY FOR LEARNING AND LIFE: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011- 2020 (DES: 2011). Materials from PDST, SESS and NBSS are all referenced in the workshop.
31 January
B.E.C.
The reference for this workshop will be LITERACY AND NUMERACY FOR LEARNING AND LIFE: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011-2020 (DES: 2011). The workshop will focus on the planning, organisation and teaching of a reading lesson, using a wide range of texts. A key component of the workshop will be exploring the use of a variety of reading procedures, skills and comprehension strategies.
31 January
B.E.C.
Driochead Cluster Meeting open NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school. From September 2016, NQTs who are engaging in the Droichead process must attend one cluster meeting per term (2 hour duration), while undertaking the process. A minimum of 3 cluster meetings will be available each year. All NQTs engaging in the Droichead process must attend Cluster Meeting 1 before attending Cluster 2 and 3. As per the workshop programme, NQTs must register with the Education Centre to attend a cluster meeting. The National Cluster Meeting Schedule will be sent to all NQTs who submit a DR1 Form to www.lec.ie when applying to undertake the Droichead process. In addition to this, NQTs who are engaging in the Droichead process should also engage in one other professional learning activity.