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Course date 19-09-2018 5:00 pm
Course End Date 19-09-2018 7:00 pm
Cut off date 19-09-2018 12:00 am
Registered 8
Available place 17
Individual Price Free
Location: Education Centre Tralee

Cluster 1 will take place in The Education Centre Tralee on Monday 17th September at 5.00. NQTs are required to attend one cluster meeting per term in sequential order for the duration of their Droichead Process.

Course date 17-09-2018 5:00 pm
Course End Date 17-09-2018 7:00 pm
Cut off date 17-09-2018 12:00 am
Registered 3
Available place 22
Individual Price Free
Speaker Marie Vaughan
Number Hours 2
Location: Education Centre Tralee
Course date 05-09-2018 5:00 pm
Course End Date 22-05-2019 7:00 pm
Cut off date 22-05-2019 12:00 am
Registered 8
Available place 17
Individual Price Free
Number Hours 2
Location: Gleneagle Hotel
Course date 05-09-2018 5:00 pm
Course End Date 23-05-2019 7:00 pm
Cut off date 23-05-2019 12:00 am
Registered 14
Available place 11
Individual Price Free
Number Hours 2
Location: Gleneagle Hotel

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Course date 04-09-2018 5:00 pm
Course End Date 22-05-2019 7:00 pm
Cut off date 22-05-2019 12:00 am
Registered 12
Available place 13
Individual Price Free
Number Hours 2
Location: Education Centre Tralee
Course date 04-09-2018 5:00 pm
Course End Date 22-05-2019 7:00 pm
Cut off date 22-05-2019 12:00 am
Registered 18
Available place 7
Individual Price Free
Location: Education Centre Tralee

Primary Language Curriculum Drop In Clinic

Individual Teachers or gruops of teachers from particular class groupings are invited to meet with a PLC advisor to discuss the needs of their school with regards to implementing the PLC.

Course date 29-08-2018 10:00 am
Course End Date 29-08-2018 3:00 am
Cut off date 28-08-2018 12:00 am
Registered 3
Available place 22
Individual Price Free
Speaker Elizabeth Breen
Location: Education Centre Tralee

A Primary Language Curriculum seminar will be made available for teachers who were unable to attend training during the school year 2017/2018.

It will take place on Monday the 27th of August from 9:15am to 3:15pm in Tralee Education Centre.

This seminar will explore the Reading and Writing strands in depth, with a particular focus on the learning outcomes and the progression continua in the Primary Language Curriculum.

Please note, this seminar is not suitable for teachers who have already attended the Reading & Writing PLC Seminar this year.

If you are interested in attending please log onto our website www.edcentretralee.ie to book your place

Course date 27-08-2018 9:00 am
Course End Date 27-08-2018 3:30 pm
Cut off date 27-08-2018 12:00 am
Registered 5
Available place 20
Individual Price Free
Speaker Elizabeth Breen
Location: Education Centre Tralee

21st Century Problem Solving

(Computational Thinking and Coding in the Primary Classroom)

This innovative course for 2018 by PDST TiE introduces teachers to the concepts of 21st century problem solving in a practical manner, using a range of structured activities that can be easily transferred to the classroom. Participants will explore a combination of “offline” and “online” tasks that will focus on the development of students’ problem solving abilities. Teachers will also explore how the methodologies of computational thinking outlined in this course are fundamental in developing the problem solving skills of reasoning, integrating and connecting and communicating and expressing, the improvement of which positively impacts pupils’ learning right across the curriculum.

Throughout the week, teachers will use and develop a variety of offline lessons that can be used without any need for computers. The course will also introduce teachers to the use of STEM-focused manipulatives such as Lego WeDo, Bee-Bots and Spheros that can be incorporated into teaching and learning from the infant classroom up to sixth class. While primarily focusing on problem solving skills and coding for Mathematics, this course will also look at ways that 21st century problem solving methodologies can be used in a variety of other curricular areas.

Key areas of course content to be discussed and explored during the week also includes digital citizenship and internet safety, finding and selecting good quality digital content online and exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date 20-08-2018 9:30 am
Course End Date 24-08-2018 2:00 pm
Cut off date 20-08-2018 1:00 pm
Registered 12
Available place 8
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Brenda Walsh
Number Hours 20
Location: Education Centre Tralee

The course is a practical hands - on week of learning in the beautiful setting of Gortbrack Organic Farm, Ballyseedy, Tralee.

Elements covered include planning and designing the Living Classroom, basic gardening skills, outdoor classroom management and linking the formal and informal Curriculum within the Living Classroom.

Promoting Well-being through the Living Classroom is a central feature of this Course. The objective is to introduce teachers to the concept of using the school grounds as an educational resource or ‘Living Classroom’ where practical activities can be undertaken to support and implement the Curriculum formally and informally. The development of Literacy and Numeracy skills and the promotion of life skills leading to positive well-being and health are predominant themes throughout the Course. The Course which will also enable participants to work with their pupils to assess their particular school grounds and plan long term improvements.

Course date 20-08-2018 9:30 am
Course End Date 24-08-2018 2:00 pm
Cut off date 27-07-2018 12:00 am
Registered 15
Available place 0
Individual Price €50.00
Speaker Ian McGrigor/Niamh Ni Dhuill
Number Hours 20
Location: Gortbrack Organic Farm Gortbrack

This course provides the participants with tools to support their own mental health and wellbeing and that of their students through the medium of art and meditative practices.   In a relaxed and supportive environment it explores how art and meditation can be used to manage stress, increase ability to cope in challenging situations and build mental and emotional resilience.                              

Course date 20-08-2018 9:30 am
Course End Date 24-08-2018 2:00 pm
Cut off date 13-08-2018 12:00 am
Registered 27
Available place 0
Individual Price €50.00
Speaker Nikki Roberts
Number Hours 20
Location: Education Centre Tralee

This course provides the participants with tools to support their own mental health and wellbeing and that of their students through the medium of art and meditative practices.    In a relaxed and supportive environment it explores how art and meditation can be used to manage stress, increase ability to cope in challenging situations and build mental and emotional resilience

Course date 09-07-2018 9:30 am
Course End Date 13-07-2018 2:00 pm
Cut off date 09-07-2018 12:00 am
Registered 15
Available place 10
Individual Price €50.00
Speaker Nikki Roberts
Number Hours 20
Location: Tech Amergin Education

This hands-on practical course for 2018 from PDST TiE aims to equip teachers from all class levels with effective digital tools that will allow them to easily integrate digital technologies into their daily teaching. This course will investigate a wide range of curriculum related websites and resources which can enhance teaching; promote active learning and facilitate assessment right cross the curriculum, paying particular focus to literacy and numeracy.

Throughout this course, teachers are not only led in creating a wide range of digital teaching, learning and assessment resources that can be used in their classrooms; they can also engage in a range of curricular-directed digital activities that can be applied in their own settings to great effect.

Other important key areas of course content include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; developing whole school assessment practices through the use of digital technologies; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework; and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date 02-07-2018 9:30 am
Course End Date 06-07-2018 2:00 pm
Cut off date 04-07-2018 1:00 pm
Registered 21
Available place 4
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Paddy Keane & Tom Roche
Number Hours 20
Location: St Brigids NS, Duagh

21st Century Problem Solving

(Computational Thinking and Coding in the Primary Classroom)

This innovative course for 2018 by PDST TiE introduces teachers to the concepts of 21st century problem solving in a practical manner, using a range of structured activities that can be easily transferred to the classroom. Participants will explore a combination of “offline” and “online” tasks that will focus on the development of students’ problem solving abilities. Teachers will also explore how the methodologies of computational thinking outlined in this course are fundamental in developing the problem solving skills of reasoning, integrating and connecting and communicating and expressing, the improvement of which positively impacts pupils’ learning right across the curriculum.

Throughout the week, teachers will use and develop a variety of offline lessons that can be used without any need for computers. The course will also introduce teachers to the use of STEM-focused manipulatives such as Lego WeDo, Bee-Bots and Spheros that can be incorporated into teaching and learning from the infant classroom up to sixth class. While primarily focusing on problem solving skills and coding for Mathematics, this course will also look at ways that 21st century problem solving methodologies can be used in a variety of other curricular areas.

Key areas of course content to be discussed and explored during the week also includes digital citizenship and internet safety, finding and selecting good quality digital content online and exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date 02-07-2018 9:30 am
Course End Date 06-07-2018 2:00 pm
Cut off date 29-06-2018 1:00 pm
Registered 21
Available place -1
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Gráinne Keane & Huw Roberts
Number Hours 20
Location: St Brigids NS, Duagh

This innovative PDST TiE summer course for 2018 focuses on the effective use of tablet technologies, namely the iPad, in enhancing teaching, learning and assessment in the Irish classroom.

This course offers teachers a range of practical approaches to employ when utilising tablet technology to best effect in their classrooms. Key content in this course will address how the effective use of tablets can enhance pupil engagement when undertaking literacy and numeracy lessons, as well as in a cross-curricular fashion. Importantly, this course also aims to provide teachers with insights relating to key educational and whole-school considerations in the deployment of tablet technologies through a range of participant-oriented tasks and activities.

Other key areas of course content include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; developing whole school assessment practices through the use of ePortfolios and other methods; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date 02-07-2018 9:30 am
Course End Date 06-07-2018 2:00 pm
Cut off date 29-06-2018 1:00 pm
Registered 0
Available place 20
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Tom Roche
Number Hours 20
Location: St Brigids NS, Duagh

Embedding Digital Technologies in the Primary School Classroom

This hands-on practical course for 2018 from PDST TiE aims to equip teachers from all class levels with effective digital tools that will allow them to easily integrate digital technologies into their daily teaching. This course will investigate a wide range of curriculum related websites and resources which can enhance teaching; promote active learning and facilitate assessment right cross the curriculum, paying particular focus to literacy and numeracy.

Throughout this course, teachers are not only led in creating a wide range of digital teaching, learning and assessment resources that can be used in their classrooms; they can also engage in a range of curricular-directed digital activities that can be applied in their own settings to great effect.

Other important key areas of course content include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; developing whole school assessment practices through the use of digital technologies; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework; and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date 02-07-2018 9:30 am
Course End Date 06-07-2018 2:00 pm
Cut off date 29-06-2018 1:00 pm
Registered 24
Available place 1
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Nora Falvey & Olivia Buckley
Number Hours 20
Location: Holy Family NS, Rathmore

21st Century Problem Solving

(Computational Thinking and Coding in the Primary Classroom)

This innovative course for 2018 by PDST TiE introduces teachers to the concepts of 21st century problem solving in a practical manner, using a range of structured activities that can be easily transferred to the classroom. Participants will explore a combination of “offline” and “online” tasks that will focus on the development of students’ problem solving abilities. Teachers will also explore how the methodologies of computational thinking outlined in this course are fundamental in developing the problem solving skills of reasoning, integrating and connecting and communicating and expressing, the improvement of which positively impacts pupils’ learning right across the curriculum.

Throughout the week, teachers will use and develop a variety of offline lessons that can be used without any need for computers. The course will also introduce teachers to the use of STEM-focused manipulatives such as Lego WeDo, Bee-Bots and Spheros that can be incorporated into teaching and learning from the infant classroom up to sixth class. While primarily focusing on problem solving skills and coding for Mathematics, this course will also look at ways that 21st century problem solving methodologies can be used in a variety of other curricular areas.

Key areas of course content to be discussed and explored during the week also includes digital citizenship and internet safety, finding and selecting good quality digital content online and exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date 02-07-2018 9:30 am
Course End Date 06-07-2018 2:00 pm
Cut off date 29-06-2018 1:00 pm
Registered 22
Available place -2
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Barry O'Leary & Tim Long
Number Hours 20
Location: Scoil Mhuire, Killorglin

Tablets to Support Teaching, Learning and Assessment

This innovative PDST TiE summer course for 2018 focuses on the effective use of tablet technologies, namely the iPad, in enhancing teaching, learning and assessment in the Irish classroom.

This course offers teachers a range of practical approaches to employ when utilising tablet technology to best effect in their classrooms. Key content in this course will address how the effective use of tablets can enhance pupil engagement when undertaking literacy and numeracy lessons, as well as in a cross-curricular fashion. Importantly, this course also aims to provide teachers with insights relating to key educational and whole-school considerations in the deployment of tablet technologies through a range of participant-oriented tasks and activities.

Other key areas of course content include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; developing whole school assessment practices through the use of ePortfolios and other methods; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date 02-07-2018 9:30 am
Course End Date 06-07-2018 2:00 pm
Cut off date 29-06-2018 1:00 pm
Registered 25
Available place 0
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Caitriona Behan & Eileen Murphy
Number Hours 20
Location: Holy Cross Mercy Primary School, Killarney

Tablets to Support Teaching, Learning and Assessment

This innovative PDST TiE summer course for 2018 focuses on the effective use of tablet technologies, namely the iPad, in enhancing teaching, learning and assessment in the Irish classroom.

This course offers teachers a range of practical approaches to employ when utilising tablet technology to best effect in their classrooms. Key content in this course will address how the effective use of tablets can enhance pupil engagement when undertaking literacy and numeracy lessons, as well as in a cross-curricular fashion. Importantly, this course also aims to provide teachers with insights relating to key educational and whole-school considerations in the deployment of tablet technologies through a range of participant-oriented tasks and activities.

Other key areas of course content include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; developing whole school assessment practices through the use of ePortfolios and other methods; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date 02-07-2018 9:30 am
Course End Date 06-07-2018 2:00 pm
Cut off date 02-07-2018 6:00 pm
Registered 14
Available place 6
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Róisín Johnson
Number Hours 20
Location: Scoil Mhuire, Killorglin

Creating and Using Digital Resources across the Primary Curriculum

In this popular PDST TiE course for 2018, the emphasis will be placed on guiding participants to create their own digital teaching, learning and assessment resources, whilst also exploring useful online tools to support and enhance pupils’ cross-curricular work.  

Each module includes ample opportunity for discussion centred on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of digital technologies in creating meaningful learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom-based examples of differentiation across the curriculum so as to provide for all pupils levels of ability and the variety of needs that exist within every class.

Other important related areas of course content to be explored during the week include digital citizenship and internet safety; finding and selecting good quality digital content online; exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school can create their digital learning plan.

Course date 02-07-2018 9:30 am
Course End Date 06-07-2018 2:00 pm
Cut off date 29-06-2018 1:00 pm
Registered 11
Available place 9
Individual Price EUR20.00
Speaker Denis Moynihan
Number Hours 20
Location: St John's NS, Kenmare

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The Education Centre, Tralee

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Tralee,

County Kerry,

V92 HK52

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