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Shape & Space Maths Seminar 17th January 2018- The Education Centre Tralee


An inquiry based approach to Shape and Space

This seminar capitalises on the natural opportunities for integration between Shape and Space in the primary maths curriculum and the wider STEM objectives. Participants will develop their spatial reasoning and visualisation skills through practical activities that embody  aninquiry based learning approach.

Participants wil lalso explore innovative approaches to planning and assessing inquiry based learning lessons.Two teachers from a school will be allowed to attend and substitute cover is available. Participants canapply using

Primary Debating Competition applications now being taken

If you are interested in participating in Primary Debating 2018 please complete the attached application form and return to Ms Kay Dowling  at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than Friday 15th December 2017. Applications received after that date will not be accepted.Primary_Debating_Competition_application_form_2018.pdf

Ardfert National School win the Aileen MacKeogh Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film Making at the 2017 FÍS National Film Festival

The Education Centre, Tralee congratulates Ardfert National School on winning the top prize at the 2017 FÍS Film Awards held in the Helic yesterday 16th November.   

The pupils from Ms Holland's fifth class won the overall film of the year award for their entry, 'The Gooseberry Fair'.  Use link to see their fantastic winning film:


Mental Health Awareness Initiative 5th & 6th Class Teachers

Mental Health Awareness Initiative

This 2 hour workshop explores how as a teacher you can help to support and promote the mental health and well-being of all of the students in your class. The concept of being One Good Adult in the lives of our students will be discussed and how we, as teachers, can fulfil this role. The workshop will explore elements of the Well-Being Guidelines for Primary Schools and offer practical tips on how to best support and promote the mental health of the students in your care. Self-care is a fundamental element of the teaching profession which will also be addressed in the workshop.

Venue: The Education Centre Tralee

Date: Tuesday 5th December  2017

Time: 7.00p.m. -9.00p.m

Explore Printmaking Techniques (with a hint of Christmas)

Enjoy experimenting with a range of printmaking techniques.

Suitable for teachers of all class levelsThe Education Centre Tralee

          Wednesday November 22nd  2017

Time: 5.00p.m. – 7.00p.m.


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