Past Events List

April 2018

3 April
Blackrock Education Centre
A collaborative event between Blackrock Education Centre and Sustainable Energy Ireland, typical annual savings of participant schools have been in the order of 10% - 20%. Aimed towards principals or other members of management, involves two half-day workshops where schools are given access to a range of resources and expert advice. Places are extremely limited, participants must commit to attendance at both workshops and must submit utility bills to the facilitator in advance. There is no need to book Workshop 2 as you will be automatically registered for this event on 17th April
3 April
Blackrock Education Centre
This popular course will run for seven session: 28th November 2017, 9th January 2018, 6th February, 13th March, 10th April, 15th May and12th June 2018, plus some walks to be agreed at a later stage. Please contact Adela for bookings and further information.
9 April
Blackrock Education Centre
During these four workshops we will build on our existing skills and expand our capacity to facilitate restorative practices with groups. We will develop our own facilitation skills when using restorative meetings, circles and fishbowls. This course costs €160. Please send payment to Sandra Kinsella in Blackrock Education Centre.
10 April
BEC
Numeracy for All NIPTWS11 For Post-Primary NQTs the workshop will focus on how to connect and develop t h e numeracy dimension across the curriculum and to support school-wide numeracy development. Looking at how teachers can support students in the development of the essential life skill and also to support their own subject. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop with a view to exploring the numeracy dimension of different subjects.
10 April
Blackrock Education Centre
A collaborative event between Blackrock Education Centre and Sustainable Energy Ireland, typical annual savings of participant schools have been in the order of 10% - 20%. Aimed towards principals or other members of management, involves two half-day workshops where schools are given access to a range of resources and expert advice. Places are extremely limited, participants must commit to attendance at both workshops and must submit utility bills to the facilitator in advance. There is no need to book Workshop 2 as you will be automatically registered for this event on 17th April
10 April
BEC
Numeracy: Developing good practice in mathematicsteaching ? How? NIPTWS11 The focus of this workshop is the practical implementation of the principles of good mathematics teaching in everyday classroom practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of number sense, mathematical language, problem-solving skills, and mental and oral maths activities in the classroom. ** LITERACY AND NUMERACY FOR LEARNING AND LIFE: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011?2020 (DES: 2011) is a key reference document for this workshop
10 April
Blackrock Education Centre
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school. PLEASE NOTE Attendance at this cluster meeting will not be accredited if you have not registered on the teaching Council Website DR1 form and completed a form D. You may not attend if your school has not completed the Droichead PST training.
10 April
Blackrock Education Centre
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school. PLEASE NOTE Attendance at this cluster meeting will not be accredited if you have not registered on the teaching Council Website DR1 form and completed a form D. You may not attend if your school has not completed the Droichead PST training.
10 April
Blackrock Education Centre
This popular course will run for seven session: 28th November 2017, 9th January 2018, 6th February, 13th March, 10th April, 15th May and12th June 2018, plus some walks to be agreed at a later stage. Please contact Adela for bookings and further information.
11 April
Blackrock Education Centre
Three creative writing workshops for school teachers and SNAs. Flex your creative writing muscle and hone your skills by attending a series of workshops before entering the Blackrock Education Short Story Competition in Autumn 2018. Kathryn Crowley, author and teacher, now working with Emu Ink Schools' Publishing, will facilitate three workshop sessions focusing on the genre of short story.
11 April
BEC
Numeracy: Developing good practice in mathematicsteaching ? How? NIPTWS11 The focus of this workshop is the practical implementation of the principles of good mathematics teaching in everyday classroom practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of number sense, mathematical language, problem-solving skills, and mental and oral maths activities in the classroom. ** LITERACY AND NUMERACY FOR LEARNING AND LIFE: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011?2020 (DES: 2011) is a key reference document for this workshop
11 April
BEC
Numeracy for All NIPTWS11 For Post-Primary NQTs the workshop will focus on how to connect and develop t h e numeracy dimension across the curriculum and to support school-wide numeracy development. Looking at how teachers can support students in the development of the essential life skill and also to support their own subject. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop with a view to exploring the numeracy dimension of different subjects.
12 April
Sunbeam House Vevay Road Bray Co Wicklow
Numeracy: Developing good practice in mathematicsteaching ? How? NIPTWS11 The focus of this workshop is the practical implementation of the principles of good mathematics teaching in everyday classroom practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of number sense, mathematical language, problem-solving skills, and mental and oral maths activities in the classroom. ** LITERACY AND NUMERACY FOR LEARNING AND LIFE: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011?2020 (DES: 2011) is a key reference document for this workshop
12 April
Sunbeam House Vevay Road Bray Co Wicklow
Numeracy for All NIPTWS11 For Post-Primary NQTs the workshop will focus on how to connect and develop t h e numeracy dimension across the curriculum and to support school-wide numeracy development. Looking at how teachers can support students in the development of the essential life skill and also to support their own subject. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop with a view to exploring the numeracy dimension of different subjects.
14 April
Blackrock Education Centre
Target Group: Teachers who currently hold or aspire to positions of leadership in post primary schools The course which will be run over one day will address the following themes: • Defining Middle Leadership • Models of Leadership and their application • Leading change • Establishing and creating a vision for the role of middle leader • Leading teams • Planning • Motivating • Managing meetings • Managing Workload • Managing conflict • Preparing for Interviews The course will have a practical focus and will provide opportunities for participants to engage in discussion and share good practice.
16 April
Blackrock Education Centre
During these four workshops we will build on our existing skills and expand our capacity to facilitate restorative practices with groups. We will develop our own facilitation skills when using restorative meetings, circles and fishbowls. This course costs €160. Please send payment to Sandra Kinsella in Blackrock Education Centre.
17 April
Blackrock Education Centre
A collaborative event between Blackrock Education Centre and Sustainable Energy Ireland, typical annual savings of participant schools have been in the order of 10% - 20%. Aimed towards principals or other members of management, involves two half-day workshops where schools are given access to a range of resources and expert advice. Places are extremely limited, participants must commit to attendance at both workshops and must submit utility bills to the facilitator in advance. There is no need to book Workshop 2 as you will be automatically registered for this event on 17th April
17 April
BEC
Numeracy: Developing good practice in mathematicsteaching ? How? NIPTWS11 The focus of this workshop is the practical implementation of the principles of good mathematics teaching in everyday classroom practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of number sense, mathematical language, problem-solving skills, and mental and oral maths activities in the classroom. ** LITERACY AND NUMERACY FOR LEARNING AND LIFE: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011?2020 (DES: 2011) is a key reference document for this workshop
17 April
BEC
Numeracy for All NIPTWS11 For Post-Primary NQTs the workshop will focus on how to connect and develop t h e numeracy dimension across the curriculum and to support school-wide numeracy development. Looking at how teachers can support students in the development of the essential life skill and also to support their own subject. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop with a view to exploring the numeracy dimension of different subjects.
17 April
bec
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school. PLEASE NOTE Attendance at this cluster meeting will not be accredited if you have not registered on the teaching Council Website DR1 form and completed a form D. You may not attend if your school has not completed the Droichead PST training.
17 April
Blackrock Education Centre
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school. PLEASE NOTE Attendance at this cluster meeting will not be accredited if you have not registered on the teaching Council Website DR1 form and completed a form D. You may not attend if your school has not completed the Droichead PST training.
17 April
Blackrock Education Centre
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school. PLEASE NOTE Attendance at this cluster meeting will not be accredited if you have not registered on the Teaching Council Website DR1 form and completed a form D. You may not attend if you have not attended Cluster 1 or if your school has not completed the Droichead PST training.
17 April
Blackrock Education Centre
This popular course will run for seven session: 28th November 2017, 9th January 2018, 6th February, 13th March, 10th April, 15th May and12th June 2018, plus some walks to be agreed at a later stage. Please contact Adela for bookings and further information.
18 April
Blackrock Education Centre
Schools Excellence Fund - Creative Clusters Creative Clusters is a pilot initiative of the Department of Education and Skills, led by and in partnership with the 21 full-time Teacher Education Centres. A Creative Cluster will typically consist of between three and five schools collaborating on the design, implementation, evaluation and dissemination of an innovative arts and creative learning project which supports them to address a common issue or challenge. Please note that applications have to be submitted to the local full-time Teacher Education Centre by the deadline of 11 May 2018. Detailed information on Creative Clusters and how to apply can be found at: https://www.education.ie/en/Schools-Colleges/Information/Curriculum-and-Syllabus/creative-clusters.html
18 April
Blackrock Education Centre
Stay cool in school Participants will learn how to recognise the signs of amygdalar hijack and how to avoid such an episode. They will learn how to teach students the skill they need to avoid this 'fight or flight' response and will also learn how to stay in control themselves using these skills. “Every teacher should learn these four skills… and then teach them to their students
18 April
Blackrock Education Centre
Three creative writing workshops for school teachers and SNAs. Flex your creative writing muscle and hone your skills by attending a series of workshops before entering the Blackrock Education Short Story Competition in Autumn 2018. Kathryn Crowley, author and teacher, now working with Emu Ink Schools' Publishing, will facilitate three workshop sessions focusing on the genre of short story.
18 April
Blackrock Education Centre
• This course would benefit participants in the following areas: Leadership People Management Skills Career Progression Navigating difficult conversations • This course will be accredited through the Association of Coaching (the AC) • On completion, all participants will be eligible for affiliate membership of the AC and those with sufficient Coaching experience will be able to apply for full coaching accreditation. Dates: The course will run for 7 weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Starting 11th April until 23rd May: The cost for this course is €600.00. Once you have a booked a place a member of the team of Kaizen Performance will contact you in regards to payment and potential discount.
18 April
BEC
Numeracy: Developing good practice in mathematicsteaching ? How? NIPTWS11 The focus of this workshop is the practical implementation of the principles of good mathematics teaching in everyday classroom practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of number sense, mathematical language, problem-solving skills, and mental and oral maths activities in the classroom. ** LITERACY AND NUMERACY FOR LEARNING AND LIFE: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011?2020 (DES: 2011) is a key reference document for this workshop
18 April
BEC
Numeracy for All NIPTWS11 For Post-Primary NQTs the workshop will focus on how to connect and develop t h e numeracy dimension across the curriculum and to support school-wide numeracy development. Looking at how teachers can support students in the development of the essential life skill and also to support their own subject. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop with a view to exploring the numeracy dimension of different subjects.
19 April
BEC
Numeracy: Developing good practice in mathematicsteaching ? How? NIPTWS11 The focus of this workshop is the practical implementation of the principles of good mathematics teaching in everyday classroom practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of number sense, mathematical language, problem-solving skills, and mental and oral maths activities in the classroom. ** LITERACY AND NUMERACY FOR LEARNING AND LIFE: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011?2020 (DES: 2011) is a key reference document for this workshop
19 April
BEC
CANCELLED - Numeracy for All NIPTWS11 For Post-Primary NQTs the workshop will focus on how to connect and develop t h e numeracy dimension across the curriculum and to support school-wide numeracy development. Looking at how teachers can support students in the development of the essential life skill and also to support their own subject. Opportunities to discuss and share strategies and ideas will be a central element of this workshop with a view to exploring the numeracy dimension of different subjects.
19 April
Blackrock Education Centre
Driochead Cluster Meeting open to NQT'S currently teaching in a Droichead school. PLEASE NOTE Attendance at this cluster meeting will not be accredited if you have not registered on the Teaching Council Website DR1 form and completed a form D. You may not attend if you have not attended Cluster 1 or if your school has not completed the Droichead PST training.
21 April
Blackrock Education Centre
This one day workshop is for you if you are interested in developing personally and professionally. It is ideal for teachers interested in improving relationships, building community, and communicating in a positive way that promotes synergy, well-being and solutions. Level One: CONNECT In During this one day workshop we will explore how to develop our own restorative skills and cultivate a restorative mindset using restorative values, intentions and language.
23 April
Blackrock Education Centre
• Preparing for the LCA Inspection • Duties and the role of the LCA Coordinator • Promoting LCA in your School and Centre FOR BOOKINGS GO TO WWW.LCA-ASSOCIATION.COM
23 April
Blackrock Education Centre
During these four workshops we will build on our existing skills and expand our capacity to facilitate restorative practices with groups. We will develop our own facilitation skills when using restorative meetings, circles and fishbowls. This course costs €160. Please send payment to Sandra Kinsella in Blackrock Education Centre.