This course will discuss what is means for a child to be dysregulated, how that might affect their behaviour in the classroom and what strategies you can use to help.
Interview Preperation Webinar for AP1 and AP2 Posts - Impressing at the interview
This webinar will be of interest to teachers seeking to apply for Post of Responsibility positions in Primary Schools including Assistant Principal 1 and Assistant Principal 2 positions.
The webinar will explore the structure of the interview with particular reference to the relevence for Looking at our Schools 2016.
A Support Group for Primary Teachers in Irish.
Dates for Term 1: 29 September, 13 October, 03 & 17 November, 01 & 15 December.
After you register for your first meeting you will automatically be eligible to attend any further meetings that will take place.
Teaching the EAL Learners in your Class (Session 1 of a 6 part Series)
Here is an excellent opportunity acquaint yourself with EAL teaching – the world of educating learners for whom English is an Additional Language.
Discover practical tips and tools for EAL teaching and learning, explore how to overcome typical challenges experienced by learners with EAL, and review examples of practice to inform your work as an educator in linguistically diverse settings.
MFL Communities of Practice (CoP) are open to all language teachers, language assistants and PMEs. They are a forum for sharing ideas or asking questions and an opportunity to interact and network regularly.
The first CoP of the year will start with an update from PPLI on language resources and upcoming projects for the year. This update will be followed by a short CoP where participants can discuss topics of their choice and collectively plan for the year ahead.
This course will take School Leaders at Post Primary Level, through the process of organising a Parent Teacher Meeting Online .
From a finance apprenticeship to a role as an actuary or investment banker, the financial services industry has a wide range of opportunities for our young students. But what do they do? What skills do our students need to access them? What parts of the school curriculum are useful for these roles?
In this first of three collaborative events between Limerick Education Centre and BITC Ireland, find out the answers to these questions and more, first hand from employees from Northern Trust and AIB.
This course will outline ways to foster social and emotional awareness, enhance psychological well-being, and promote academic success, without a big focus on reward systems. It will look at how we can encourage children to be capable, creative learners and encourage self-awareness and self-esteem.
This Series is suitable for Primary and Post Primary Middle Leaders or Aspiring Leaders.
Dates of course: 05, 12 & 19 October 2021 from 4.30pm - 6.00pm
Teaching Drama in the Primary classroom doesn’t need to be stressful or daunting for teachers or students alike. Anything within reach can become a stimulus to create an interesting, fun, and educational drama lesson.
Using Drama in the classroom as a way of teaching, helps students learn academically, socially, emotionally, and developmentally. Drama provides children the opportunity to relate to their lived experience while also developing their imagination.
In this online workshop you will explore the best built-in features of iPad for teaching and learning.
You will discover ‘quick wins’ for using iPad in the classroom and discuss the cross-curricular application of iPad and a selection of freely available apps.
This session is ideal for teachers getting started with iPad who want to discover some simple yet effective ideas for integrating iPad into teaching & learning straight-out-of-the-box.
EAL Learners - Beyond Linguistic Needs
All teachers are EAL teachers. If you have a student who speaks another language from birth at home, then you are an EAL teacher. This webinar is open to beginning and advanced EAL teachers. You will discover very useful and practical information by participating.
Providing informal support to Newly Qualified Teachers
Providing informal support to Newly Qualified Teachers
Code is the language of technology. In this session we will explore Swift code for all age groups. The Everyone can Code free resources are clearly structured, with step by step lesson plans, keynote slides and even extension task ideas.
We will share where to find them and how best to use them so you can be confident bringing coding in to your classroom. There are even off-line activities where students can practice their coding and problem solving skills without an iPad.
Everyone can Code is a comprehensive course that includes all the supports you could possibly need. Join us for an interactive session where we sample some of the activities and answer your questions about introducing code to your classroom.
Developing the Role of the Deputy Principal. Community of Practice. Avail of the opportunity to reflect upon and discuss your present role as a Deputy Principal with peer support.
Dates for Term 1 are - 11 October, 08 November & 06 December
Training will cover a range of free literacy support software and strategies available to Windows/laptop users, to support students with dyslexia/specific learning disabilities.
The strategies covered in this course are comparable to those in commercial software, such as Read & Write Gold and ClaroRead, commonly recommended for students with specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia.
All behaviour is communication and feelings drive behaviours. This course will outline ways in which we can respond to the behaviour, rather than react. It will discuss how to build consistent boundaries and give a feeling of safety and trust, so the children can thrive in the classroom environment.
Team Teaching, In-Class Support Models and Differentiation for When You Have EAL Students in Your Class (Session 3 in a 6 part Series)
Are you ever baffled or intimidated by differentiation while teaching English as an Additional Language (EAL)? Should your EAL learners be withdrawn from class? How do I manage Team Teaching. These questions and more will be tackled in this webinar, it will provide you with the opportunity to explore these topics.
This course will explore the benefits of brain-based learning in the classroom. Brain-based learning is a paradigm of learning which focuses on a child’s learning and learning outcomes from the point of view of the brain. This course will explore specific strategies which are based on how the human brain develops and learns.
Target Audience:- Teachers/ Principals/SNAS and Support Staff
Inferential Statistics Online Course: Series of 4 Sessions – 4 Classes, 1 hour each
Typed notes and instructional videos with worked solutions to exam questions will be provided as part of the course material
Primary Principals Community of Practice Meeting. If you have already registered for previous meetings you will automatically be invited to this meeting. However if you previously missed out on registration for this community of practice meeting and you would like to join you are welcome to register now.
Please note dates for Term 1 are - 18 October, 15 November and 13 December.
Puppets are a fantastic tool for the classroom. This course is largely based on Siobhán Prendiville’s amazing work with puppets in therapeutic and educational settings. The course will outline ways in which you can use puppets effectively across the curricular areas.
As educators we need to create a positive learning environment to support the empowerment of student voice. The culture we create as the leaders of learning in our individual settings must consist of shared values that are reinforced through effective communication. This introduction session will provide an overview of the principals and practices that form the foundation for an upcoming course series taking place on 03, 10 and 17 November 2021, which will provide a practical guide for teachers to create meaningful opportunities for developing student voice.
Communicating with EAL Learners and Families
Would you like to be able to communicate more effectively with EAL learners and their parents and guardians? Would you like to add to the welcoming nature of your school? Register for this webinar and you will be closer to achieving those goals.