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This course is designed to support SNAs in their knowledge of how creative activities such as art can support a child with special educational needs.(SEN).

The first part of the workshop will help SNAs to appreciate how children with SEN may come to terms with their challenges. For example, children on the autistic spectrum will benefit from being in contact with certain art materials, which may increase tolerance for unpleasant stimuli, whilst channelling challenging behaviours, sensory fixations etc into creative activity.

The second part of the workshop is designed to enhance the SNAs understanding and empathy for the children in their care.

Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:

All our courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees.

In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full.

Course date 12-09-2019 5:00 pm
Course End Date 12-09-2019 7:00 pm
Cut off date 10-09-2019 10:00 am
Registered 15
Available place 0
Individual Price €10.00
Speaker Helena Gleeson
Number Hours 2
Location: Education Centre Tralee

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Course date 11-09-2019 5:00 pm
Course End Date 11-09-2019 7:30 pm
Cut off date 11-09-2019 12:00 am
Registered 16
Available place 0
Individual Price €25.00
Speaker Michael O’ Leary
Number Hours 2.5
Location: Education Centre Tralee

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Places are limited to two SET/SNA's per school.

Course date 11-09-2019 2:00 pm
Course End Date 18-09-2019 4:00 pm
Cut off date 11-09-2019 12:00 am
Registered 39
Available place 11
Individual Price Free
Speaker Occupational Therapist
Number Hours 4
Location: Education Centre Tralee

 

 

 

Booking page for the 10am - 11:30am course. Taking place over 4 consecutive weeks here in the Education Centre. Suitable for both Primary and Post Primary school parents. 

 

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Course date 11-09-2019 10:00 am
Course End Date 02-10-2019 11:30 am
Cut off date 10-09-2019 12:00 am
Registered 8
Available place 22
Individual Price €40.00
Speaker Nikki Roberts
Number Hours 4 one and a half hour sessions over 4 weeks.
Location: Education Centre Tralee
Course date 09-09-2019 5:00 pm
Course End Date 09-09-2019 7:00 pm
Cut off date 09-09-2019 12:00 am
Registered 15
Available place 5
Individual Price Free
Speaker Linda Dennehy & Donal Cremin
Number Hours 2
Location: Education Centre Tralee

 

 

 

 

Please click on The Living Classroom - Learning through Gardening for further information on this summer course

 

Important:

Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:

All our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher or course. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees.

In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full.

 

 

 

 

Course date 19-08-2019 9:30 am
Course End Date 23-08-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 16-08-2019 5:00 pm
Registered 20
Available place 0
Individual Price €50.00
Speaker Ian McGrigor & Niamh Ní Dhúill
Number Hours 4.5
Location: Gortbrack Organic Farm Gortbrack

 

 

 

Please use the link for further information on this course: Computational Thinking & Coding in the Primary Classroom

Important:

Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:

All our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher or course. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees.

In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full.

Course date 19-08-2019 9:30 am
Course End Date 23-08-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 16-08-2019 1:00 pm
Registered 13
Available place 7
Individual Price €20.00
Speaker Brenda Walsh
Number Hours 4.5
Location: Education Centre Tralee

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Day 1 - 01. Website frontpage Introduction from kerrynikki on Vimeo.

My name is Nikki Roberts. I hail from Greystones in Co. Wicklow and now live in Killorglin, Co. Kerry. I have a medical background having worked within mental health in both public & private sectors for the last 3 decades. I hold MA (Hons) Art Psychotherapy BA (Hons) degrees and have a private practice as well as holding clinics at various educational, healthcare and industry -based locations. I am qualified as a Hypnotherapist, Psychotherapist and also as a Master Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) Practitioner. I studied at the Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design, Dublin and Crawford College of Art & Design, Cork. I work as an Art Psychotherapist for the South West Counselling Centre, South Kerry Development Partnership (SKDP) and am Resident Psychotherapist at the ISK Intermediate School, Killorglin. I hold voluntary monthly clinics at Recovery Haven Kerry Cancer Support. I am a Reiki Master, Intuitive and Pranic Energy Healing Practitioner. I facilitate face to face CPD courses and Croke Park Hours for schools nationwide and am the Creative Designer for “Difference Days” – (an organisation that runs corporate socially responsible projects - featuring on TV3 & RTE)

“I AM” – Integrating Art & Mindfulness - is a new user friendly online course. Participants can explore the importance of leading a holistic lifestyle and how to integrate it simply into their daily routine. This course provides participants with tools to support their own positive mental health and wellbeing and that of their students through the medium of art and meditative practices.

The “I AM” course is a gentle and thought provoking course that offers the participant calm, relaxing and peaceful meditations through the use of self-soothing techniques and exercises to allow introspective and contemplative reflection.

“I AM” seamlessly integrates with both the Visual Arts and SPHE curriculum. The course considers how art, meditation and mindfulness can be used to manage stress, increase one’s ability to cope in challenging situations and build mental and emotional resilience.

The “I AM” course provides a yearly scheme that demonstrates how mindfulness and the Visual Arts are integrated. Individual lesson plans expand on the yearly plan. There is no need to possess any perceived artistic abilities. This is a course that offers a platform to use the medium of art as a self-soothing tool. There is no right or wrong way of creating an image and there will be no critiquing of your artwork. The images are simply for you to consider and review.

PARTICIPANTS WHO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE 20 HOUR “I AM” ONLINE COURSE QUALIFY FOR EPV DAYS

Important:

Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:

All our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher or course. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees.

In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full. 

 

 

 

Course date 05-08-2019 9:00 am
Course End Date 21-08-2019 5:00 pm
Cut off date 16-08-2019 5:00 pm
Registered 25
Individual Price EUR69.00
Speaker Nikki Roberts
Number Hours 20
Location: Online

 

 

 

 

Please click on Mindfulness and Meditation through the medium of Art for further information on this summer course

Important:

Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:

All our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher or course. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees.

In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full.

Course date 08-07-2019 9:30 am
Course End Date 12-07-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 07-07-2019 5:00 pm
Registered 19
Available place 6
Individual Price €50.00
Speaker Nikki Roberts
Number Hours 4.5
Location: Education Centre Tralee

 

 

 

Please use the following link for course information:  Tablets to Support Teaching, Learning and Assessment

 

Important:

Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:

All our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher or course. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees.

In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full. 

 

 

 

Course date 01-07-2019 9:30 am
Course End Date 05-07-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 30-06-2019 4:00 pm
Registered 19
Available place 1
Individual Price €20.00
Speaker Tom Roche
Number Hours 4.5
Location: St Brigid's N.S. Duagh

 

 

 

Course date 01-07-2019 9:30 am
Course End Date 05-07-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 28-06-2019 5:00 pm
Registered 21
Available place 0
Individual Price Free
Speaker Marie O' Connell & Maria Svensson
Number Hours 4.5
Location: Education Centre Tralee

 

 

 

 

Please click on The Living Classroom - Learning through Gardening for further information on this summer course

Important:

Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:

All our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher or course. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees.

In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full.

Course date 01-07-2019 9:30 am
Course End Date 05-07-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 28-06-2019 5:00 pm
Registered 18
Available place 0
Individual Price €50.00
Speaker Ian McGregor & Niamh Ni Dhuill
Number Hours 4.5
Location: Gortbrack Organic Farm Gortbrack

 

 

 

 

 Please click on Mindfulness and Meditation through the medium of Art for further information on this summer course

Important:

Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:

All our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher or course. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees.

In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full.

 

 

 

 

Course date 01-07-2019 9:30 am
Course End Date 05-07-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 30-06-2019 5:00 pm
Registered 13
Available place 12
Individual Price €50.00
Speaker Nikki Roberts
Number Hours 4.5
Location: Tech Amergin Waterville

 

 

 

Please click on Exploring Local Sites to develop a sense of Place and Wellbeing for further information on this summer course

Important:

Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:

All our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher or course. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees. 

In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full.

Course date 01-07-2019 9:30 am
Course End Date 05-07-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 28-06-2019 5:00 pm
Registered 33
Available place 0
Individual Price €50.00
Speaker Billy O' Connor, Pádraig O' Regan, Lisa O' Flaherty
Number Hours 4.5
Location: Ardfert National School

 

Course date 01-07-2019 9:30 am
Course End Date 05-07-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 30-06-2019 5:00 pm
Registered 17
Available place 8
Individual Price €50.00
Speaker Catherine Daly
Number Hours 4.5
Location: The Institute of Technology, Tralee

 

 

 

 

Please click on PDST Physical Literacy - Move Well, Move Often for further information on this summer course

Important:

Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:

All our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher or course. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees. 

In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full.

Course date 01-07-2019 9:30 am
Course End Date 05-07-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 28-06-2019 5:00 pm
Registered 25
Available place 0
Individual Price €50.00
Speaker Brian McCarthy PDST
Number Hours 4.5
Location: St. Brendan's N.S. Blennerville

 

 

 Please click on Teaching Chess in Primary Schools for further information on this summer course

Important:

Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:

All our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher or course. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees. 

In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full.

Course date 01-07-2019 9:30 am
Course End Date 05-07-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 30-06-2019 5:00 pm
Registered 14
Available place 11
Individual Price €50.00
Speaker Andrew O' Sullivan
Number Hours 4.5
Location: Holy Cross Mercy Primary School, Killarney

 

 

 

Please click on Teacher Breathing Space Course in Well-Being, Self-Care and Renewal for further information on this summer course

Important:

Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:

All our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher or course. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees. 

In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full.

Course date 01-07-2019 9:30 am
Course End Date 05-07-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 30-06-2019 5:00 pm
Registered 15
Available place 10
Individual Price €50.00
Speaker Margaret Foley
Number Hours 4.5
Location: St John's N.S. Kenmare

 

 

 

Please click on Exploring Ireland's Seashore for further information on this summer course

Important:

Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:

All our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher or course. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees. 

In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full.

Course date 01-07-2019 9:30 am
Course End Date 05-07-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 30-06-2019 5:00 pm
Registered 17
Available place 8
Individual Price €50.00
Speaker Dr. Noirín Burke
Number Hours 4.5
Location: Spa N.S. Tralee

 

 

 

Please use the following link for course information:  Computational Thinking & Coding in the Primary Classroom

Important:

Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:

All our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher or course. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees. 

In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full.

Course date 01-07-2019 9:30 am
Course End Date 05-07-2019 2:00 pm
Cut off date 30-06-2019 4:00 pm
Registered 18
Available place 2
Individual Price €20.00
Speaker Gráinne Keane
Number Hours 4.5
Location: St Brigid's N.S. Duagh

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The Education Centre, Tralee

Dromtacker,

Tralee,

County Kerry,

V92 HK52

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