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IATSE National Conference (14&15 June 2019)

With the theme Looking Back Moving Forward: Celebrating inclusive Education for All IATSE (Irish Association of Teachers in Special Education) celebrates its 50 years of existence in Maynooth University, on Friday 14th and Saturday 19th June 2019.

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National Gallery of Ireland - Teachers and Schools Update

The National Gallery of Ireland offers to teachers tours, workshops, resources and an exciting competition! Going into the summer, they have many CPD opportunities, including the launch of the Gallery's new Teacher Network, which will help to shape national programmes and resources for teachers and schools.  For further details please click here.

Child Protection and Safeguarding Inspections Seminars for School Principals Primary and Post-Primary - May 2019

The Inspectorate introduced a new model of inspection called Child Protection and Safeguarding and Inspection in January 2019. This inspection focuses on a school’s compliance with key aspects of the Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools 2017.

To familiarise principals with the Child Protection and Safeguarding Inspection model, the Inspectorate is facilitating four further seminars with a maximum of 300 places on each.

The seminars will provide an overview of key aspects of Child Protection and Safeguarding Inspection including its aims and its features, the checks conducted during the inspection and Child Protection and Safeguarding Inspection reports. Participants at the seminar will have an opportunity to discuss and ask questions about the Child Protection and Safeguarding Inspection model.

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Zurich Young Portrait Prize

ZurichPortraitThe National Gallery of Ireland is delighted to announce that the first Zurich Young Portrait Prize is now open for entries!

This exciting new competition is open to children and young people of all abilities across the island of Ireland. Entrants aged 0-18 years may submit their artwork by midnight on 21 June 2019.

For further details please click here.

Post Primary SPHE Seminars 2019

PDST Health & Wellbeing Team are delighted to offer a range of seminars to support the provision of SPHE in Post-Primary school. These seminars would be of interest to those teaching SPHE, SPHE Coordinators, DLP’s/DDLP’s and those with responsibility for behaviour management. All seminars come with full substitution. Booking via sphe.ie only.

Read more: Post Primary SPHE Seminars 2019

An inquiry based learning approach to Shape and Space (Primary)

shapespaceThis seminar exemplifies the natural and obvious connections between Shape and Space and STEM. Teacher participants will enhance their own visualisation and spatial reasoning skills through collaborative concrete learning experiences. These Inquiry Based Learning approaches lend themselves to innovative approaches to planning and assessment. Two teachers per school can apply to attend and substitute cover is available.

Read more: An inquiry based learning approach to Shape and Space (Primary)

Professional Diploma in School Leadership

The Professional Diploma in School Leadership is a part‐time, 18 months postgraduate course. The programme will consist of six taught modules and two leadership visits, over three semesters.
Click here to see more details.

New BEC publication!

Harbour book 157 smallBlackrock Education Centre has published a new book, written by Dr Séamus Cannon with Gráinne O'Malley and Colin Scudds.
You'd be Filled with Wonder tells the story of the 200 year old Dun Laoghaire Harbour.  This is a story of shipwrecks, forgotten heroes, prison ships & tordepoes! Above all it is a human story of poverty, hardship and true determination. 
Sure to appeal to people of all ages.
The cost is €9 and can be purchased in local shops or through our publishing website, www.becpublishing.com

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