Past Events List

September 2017

5 September
BEC
Planning and Preparation:What isrequired? 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 shortterm 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.
5 September
BEC
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, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
6 September
Blackrock Education Centre
The seminar, aimed at principals who would like to offer the Droichead process, will provide information on: • The Droichead Process • Choosing a Professional Support Team • Professional Support Team Training • Getting started... Tea, coffee and sandwiches will be provided before the seminar from 12.30 pm – 1pm. As this is a short seminar, sub-cover will not be provided
6 September
BEC
Planning and Preparation:What isrequired? 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 shortterm 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.
6 September
BEC
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, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
7 September
BEC
The seminar is aimed at principals who would like to offer the Droichead process and will provide information on · NIPT/ Induction · The Droichead Policy & Process · Support/Training · Getting Started
7 September
St Andrews National School 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, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
7 September
St Andrews National School Bray
Planning and Preparation:What isrequired? 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 shortterm 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.
11 September
Blackrock Education Centre
12 September
BEC
Planning and Preparation:What isrequired? 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 shortterm 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.
12 September
BEC
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, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
12 September
Blackrock Education Centre
Book online at www.pdst.ie
13 September
Blackrock Education Centre
Training Minding Youth Mental Health run by Jigsaw and HSE Health Promotion and Improvement
13 September
Blackrock Education Centre
Given the complexity of leading a post-primary school, it is critically important that the leadership team works cohesively and competently. The day to day realities of working effectively as a Principal with one, two or three Deputy Principals are explored in an experiential and pragmatic way. In order to support an effective leadership team, a number of key areas will be addressed. These include: - An overview of the role of the Deputy - Understanding Context: The importance of the Establishment Phase - Responding to need and expectation - Identifying interests, capacities and challenges - Identifying, describing and agreeing the roles and responsibilities of each member of the team - Agreeing A way of working together (Professional arrangements-the bedrock, Centrality of Co
13 September
BEC
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, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
13 September
bec
Planning and Preparation:What isrequired? 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 shortterm 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.
13 September
Blackrock Education Centre
Mr John Murphy, an experienced marker of Leaving Certificate Physics papers will give a personal insight into the marking schemes for this year’s papers. Common student mistakes and misconceptions will be made evident. Teachers are advised to bring along their own papers and marking schemes which can be downloaded from www.examinations.ie NO BOOKING REQUIRED
14 September
Blackrock Education Centre
14 September
BEC
Planning and Preparation:What isrequired? 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 shortterm 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.
14 September
BEC
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, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
15 September
Blackrock Education Centre
16 September
Dublin
TEST 2r is a comprehensive assessment tool used to screen and pin-point the emergent literacy skills a 5 - 6 yr old child should have acquired. This Presentation will cover the following: Background to Test2r - Theoretical Bases & Development of Test2r - Test2r structure - 7 factors - Building blocks of literacy - Elements of Test2r - Learn how to administer Test2r Registration and use of Test2r website for scoring and reporting of test. NOTE: In order to obtain maximum benefit from this workshop teachers are required to bring their testing kit from school on the day. If a school does not have a kit they will need to purchase one prior to attending costing €200 at test2r@blackrockec.ie, 012365013 or online at becpublishing.com
18 September
Blackrock Education Centre
19 September
Blackrock Education Centre
Junior Cycle for Teachers Workshop for Principals and SEN Co-ordinators
19 September
Blackrock Education Centre
19 September
Blackrock Education Centre
Guidance Counsellors Branch Meeting
19 September
Blackrock Education Centre
In this hands on session you will design, build & program a robot with the Hummingbird Robotics Kit. Receive creative ideas and resources for use across your curriculum--whatever your setting. Discover how you can easily integrate robotics into any learning environment for ages 10 to 110. No experience necessary! Please bring a laptop with this programme installed http://hummingbirdkit.com/learning/installing-scratch (Note: even if you already use Scratch, you will need to follow these directions to ensure Scratch connects to the Hummingbird.)
19 September
BEC
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, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
20 September
Blackrock Education Centre
20 September
Blackrock Education Centre
Given the complexity of leading a post-primary school, it is critically important that the leadership team works cohesively and competently. The day to day realities of working effectively as a Principal with one, two or three Deputy Principals are explored in an experiential and pragmatic way. In order to support an effective leadership team, a number of key areas will be addressed. These include: - An overview of the role of the Deputy - Understanding Context: The importance of the Establishment Phase - Responding to need and expectation - Identifying interests, capacities and challenges - Identifying, describing and agreeing the roles and responsibilities of each member of the team - Agreeing A way of working together (Professional arrangements-the bedrock, Centrality of Co
20 September
BEC
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
20 September
BEC
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, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
20 September
Blackrock Education Centre
21 September
St Andrews National School 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, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
21 September
St Andrews National School 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
23 September
25 September
Blackrock Education Centre
26 September
Blackrock Education Centre
26 September
Queen of Angels P.S. Wedgewood, Dublin 16
Fundamental Movement Skills are the basic building blocks of movement and are an essential part of everyday life and recreational activity. It is only when these skills are mastered that a child can go on to develop specialised movement skills, which will allow them to reach their potential in sports-specific endeavours.
26 September
BEC
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
26 September
BEC
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, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
26 September
Blackrock Education Centre
Sports Forum Meeting
27 September
BEC
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, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
27 September
BEC
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.
27 September
Blackrock Education Centre
28 September
BEC
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, getting started with planning and maintaining a work/life balance.
28 September
BEC
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
Cork
TEST 2r is a comprehensive assessment tool used to screen and pin-point the emergent literacy skills a 5 - 6 yr old child should have acquired. This Presentation will cover the following: Background to Test2r - Theoretical Bases & Development of Test2r - Test2r structure - 7 factors - Building blocks of literacy - Elements of Test2r - Learn how to administer Test2r Registration and use of Test2r website for scoring and reporting of test. NOTE: In order to obtain maximum benefit from this workshop teachers are required to bring their testing kit from school on the day. If a school does not have a kit they will need to purchase one prior to attending costing €200 at test2r@blackrockec.ie, 012365013 or online at becpublishing.com