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Blackrock Education Centre are delighted to announce the continuation of the Association for Coaching accredited coaching courses in October.

  • These courses have been specifically designed for principals, teachers, middle managers, APs, DPs and any professional who is already in, or who aspires to be in, a leadership role
  • The course is accredited through the Association for Coaching (AC) and may be used to progress towards accreditation as AC coach, an internationally recognized award. The course incorporates guidance towards becoming a fully accredited coach
  • Participants experience the practical use of coaching skills to enhance their personal and professional skill set in areas such as:
    • Leadership
    • People management skills
    • Career progression
    • Navigating difficult conversations

For further information and booking please go to the courses/events section. For any other queries please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Do you wish to introduce team teaching to your school in the context of inclusive practice? This workshop will assist teachers to gain a deeper understanding of the SET allocation model, Continuum of Support, Diagnostic testing, early Intervention and Prevention and evidence informed targets to ensure effective team teaching interventions in classrooms.

PDST is offering this workshop in Blackrock Education Centre on Wednesday 26th September, from 4 to 6.  Bookings through PDST website only - see link here.
Thinking of writing that short story or novel?  Then don't miss our new Creating Writing Course starting next month!

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 six workshop sessions focusing on the genre of short story. 

Open to teachers and SNAs, primary and post-primary.  Further details and bookings hereimage provider
The Induction Workshop Programme is a flexible learning programme, funded by the Department of Education and Skills, and designed to meet the particular professional learning needs of newly qualified teachers (NQTs). The programme, coordinated by the National Induction Programme for Teachers, builds on the learning that took place during initial teacher education. It can be tailored by an NQT to his or her particular circumstances. Subject to an overall minimum of 20 hours of professional learning, NQTs may combine school-based professional learning activities with off-site workshops. Engagement in the Induction Workshop Programme is a requirement for all NQTs not engaging in the Droichead process, who wish to be fully registered with the Teaching Council.

It is essential that every NQT gives Blackrock Education Centre this NQT Induction Workshop Programme Registration Form (2018-2019) before attending his/her first workshop, regardless if you are attending one or 10 workshops.  A welcome pack with all the information you require will be sent to the e-mail address you fill in on this form.

Please check our course section HERE

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