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Supports for Very High Risk Students Webinar


October and November Webinars Suitable for Principals, Mainstream Class Teachers, Special Education Team and SNAs Who Are Supporting Very High Risk Learners. 

Date:  Wednesday October 21st

See-Saw for Parents of Very High Risk Learners

Time: 7pm

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The topics covered include

  • an explanation of Seesaw and a demonstration of the Creative Tools available
  • Using the Seesaw Messages feature (if enabled by schools)
  • There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions during the webinar

Date: Thursday October 22nd

Introduction to Google for Education and Google Classroom

Time: 7.15pm - 8.15pm

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Tutor: Martin Hanly 

Learn about the range of apps within  G Suite for Education and the differences between G Suite for Education and a personal G Suite account. How to set up and use a  Google for Education account within the school and much more

Date: Wednesday November 4th

Using Padlet as an online tool to support very high risk learners

Time: 7.15p.m.-8.15p.m.

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Tutor: Niall Larkin

Padlet is a free online tool that is best described as an online notice board. Padlet can be used by students and teachers to post notes on a common page. It is an ideal tool for sharing images, video, audio, screencasts, links and other media with students. The topics covered in this webinar include:

  • How to sign up to Padlet
  • How to create a Padlet and add posts
  • The different types of Padlets and how they can be used
  • How to share a Padlet with students

There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions during these  sessions.Attention Principals, class teachers and SEN teachers

Further Resources

Click here to access this Primary Webinar for Very High Risk Students and the Supports Available

Click here to access this Post Primary Webinar for Very High Risk Students and the Supports Available

Click here to access the links and resources



Teachers Resources


Please click on Education Centre Tralee Padlet for links to useful resources for Primary School children.

Please click on Creative Writing ideas for Primary School Children.


Zoom explainer videos by Sethi de Clercq

1. How to use the whiteboard in Zoom

2. How to use Break Out Rooms for Remote Teaching and Learning

3.How to use Virtual Backgrounds in Zoom

4.How to join a Zoom meeting

5. How to record a meeting in Zoom

6. How to use Zoom for Remote Teaching and Learning

7. How to secure your Zoom meeting/ class

8. How to share your screen

9. Host and Co Host options in Zoom



The Education Support Centres of Ireland officially launched their Statement of Strategy 2020 - 2023 at the E.S.C.I. AGM on Saturday the 7th of April in Athlone Education Centre. Special mention goes to the three Directors who were heavily involved in the development of this Statement of Strategy namely; Ray McInerney Clare Education Centre, David McCague Monaghan Education Centre and Eadaoin McGovern of Navan Education Support Centre. Please click on the attachment below to view this statement of strategy.

Please see the attachment.


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