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Limerick Education Centre CPD Calendar

18
Jan
2022

Maths and Dyslexia at Second Level

18-01-2022 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
Online
Free
Maths and Dyslexia at Second Level

Students may have difficulties in Maths resulting from Dyslexia or Dyscalculia. The webinar is designed for teachers of students with dyslexia who are experiencing difficulties with the subject. Because of this the course deals with a small selection of mathematical topics that prove difficult for students. Thus it is not intended to provide overall information on the entire mathematics syllabus itself.

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18
Jan
2022

PSRA Upcoming Retirement Seminar

18-01-2022 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
Online
Free
PSRA Upcoming Retirement Seminar

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20
Jan
2022

Study Skills for Post Primary Students and Parents

20-01-2022 7:15 pm - 03-02-2022 8:00 pm
Online
Free
Study Skills for Post Primary Students and Parents

This short series of webinars will encourage students, with the support of their parents, to develop positive learning and study habits.

Three nights - Thursday 20 and 27 January and 03 February 2022 - 7.15pm - 8.00pm

22
Jan
2022

Leaders’ Experiences

22-01-2022 10:00 am -12:00 pm
Online
Free
Leaders’ Experiences

The last two years have greatly impacted the operating environment of post-primary leaders. The Education Centres in Limerick, Monaghan, Kildare, Kilkenny & Wexford have partnered to organise a 2 hour webinar from 10:00am - 12:00pm on Saturday, 22nd January 2022 on the topic of Leaders’ Experiences over the last two years.

 

24
Jan
2022

How to Find Your Motivation

24-01-2022 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Online
Free
How to Find Your Motivation

Motivation is the process that initiates, guides, and maintains goal-oriented behaviours. It is what causes you to act. It involves biological, emotional, social, and cognitive forces.  It is your why and driving force.  This programme will help you understand motivation and give you tools and strategies to strengthen your motivation and do the same in your school, classroom and life. 

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25
Jan
2022

How to Lead a Successful Team

25-01-2022 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Online
Free
How to Lead a Successful Team

This session is aimed at primary and secondary school teachers and middle leaders who want to establish teams in their schools. Participants will be taken through the different stages in the life cycle of a Team and try out various models for teamwork with School Self-Evaluation in mind.

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25
Jan
2022

How SNAs can support the student with dyslexia at second level

25-01-2022 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
Online
Free
How SNAs can support the student with dyslexia at second level

Students with Dyslexia may have very specific difficulties at second level which may make it difficult for them to achieve their potential. SNAs are in a position to provide some valuable support to those students. The webinar sets out practical strategies and resources which could be used.

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26
Jan
2022

The Regulated Classroom (Repeat)

26-01-2022 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Online
Free
The Regulated Classroom (Repeat)

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. 

26
Jan
2022

NQT Support Group (Post Primary)

26-01-2022 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Online
Free
NQT Support Group (Post Primary)

NQT Support Groups :

Providing informal support to Newly Qualified Teachers

  • Opportunity for NQT's to network and get support from each other, share good practice amd ask questions
  • Facilitated by trained NQT facilitators
  • Monthly meetings

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26
Jan
2022

Support Group for Primary Teachers in Irish (Term 2)

26-01-2022 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
Online
€10.00
Support Group for Primary Teachers in Irish (Term 2)

A Support Group for Primary Teachers in Irish.

After you register for your first meeting you will automatically be eligible to attend any further meetings that will take place.

Dates for Term 2 - 26 January, 09 February, 02 and 30 March 2022

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27
Jan
2022

NQT Support Group (Primary)

27-01-2022 4:30 pm -6:30 pm
Online
Free
NQT Support Group (Primary)

NQT Support Groups :

Providing informal support to Newly Qualified Teachers

  • Opportunity for NQT's to network and get support from each other, share good practice amd ask questions
  • Facilitated by trained NQT facilitators
  • Monthly meetings

 

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27
Jan
2022

How to Bring Climate into any Classroom (Session 1 of a 4 Part Series)

27-01-2022 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
Online
Free
How to Bring Climate into any Classroom (Session 1 of a 4 Part Series)

This Course will be delivered in four parts.  You must register for each session seperately.  This is Session 1 of the 4 part series.

Suitable for:  Primary and Post-Primary (All subject teachers)    

Duration: (1 Hour per week x 4 sessions)  Time:  7pm - 8pm

Session 1: 27 January, Session 2: 03 February, Session 3: 10 February and Session 4: 17 February

This course will help you:

  • Understand the climate and nature crisis
  • Get inspired, empowered and focus on solutions
  • Become a confident communicator
  • Enjoy engaging and positive learning

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27
Jan
2022

International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Teaching The Holocaust Narrative

27-01-2022 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
Online
Free
International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Teaching The Holocaust Narrative

A 2 hour live CPD webinar that gives an overview of the development of the Holocaust before, during and after the Second World War and how to teach it in the classroom.

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31
Jan
2022

Apple RTC - Accessibility using the iPad

31-01-2022 5:00 pm -6:00 pm
Online
This session will demonstrate how the iPad can be used as a tool for reaching all learners and is suitable for all teachers or Special Needs Assistants.
 
The course will explore the built-in accessibility features such as assistive touch, multitasking, speak selection, dictation and reader view.
 
The session will also explore how an iPad can be an incredible tool to achieve the principles of Universal Design for Learning.
 
Feel free to follow along with your iPad.
 
Tutor: Patrick Hickey

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31
Jan
2022

Leading and Managing Change for School Leaders and Teachers

31-01-2022 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Online
Free
Leading and Managing Change for School Leaders and Teachers

Change is uncomfortable and fundamental to growth. If you want to change the way of ‘being’, you have to change the way of ‘doing’. This module will prepare participants for the challenges of the modern workplace and help them develop a mindset in which they can deal with, lead, drive, inspire, manage, and implement change.

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31
Jan
2022

A webinar for teachers on the Study Skills that benefit the student with dyslexia

31-01-2022 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
Online
Free
A webinar for teachers on the Study Skills that benefit the student with dyslexia

This webinar is for teachers and concentrates on practical study skills/strategies that help students with dyslexia to achieve their potential.   It might also be relevant to teachers of students with other specific learning difficulties such as ASD or Dyspraxia as they can share some of these difficulties.

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02
Feb
2022

Managing Challenging Behaviour (Debbie Cullinane)

02-02-2022 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Online
Free
Managing Challenging Behaviour (Debbie Cullinane)

 

All behaviour is communication and feelings drive behaviours. This webinar 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. There will be discussion on Gary Landreth’s A.C.T Model to help to deal with big feelings and Dr. Dan Siegel’s “Name it to Tame it”. It will give ideas for supporting regulation, so you can establish a safe learning environment that will help all of the children flourish.

 

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02
Feb
2022

The Relationship is the Intervention: The Why and How of Relationship-Based Practices.

02-02-2022 6:30 pm - 09-02-2022 8:00 pm
Online
Free
The Relationship is the Intervention: The Why and How of  Relationship-Based Practices.

Relational work has been identified in research as the principle vehicle for change. This webinar will explore the research showing the effectiveness of Relationship-Based Practice. Schools are places where many relationships take place, the relationships with children, with their parents, with colleagues and also with ourselves.

Two part series taking place on February 02 and 09, 2022 from 6.30pm - 8.00pm

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02
Feb
2022

Planning for SEN classes for teachers who have some SEN hours and little training in SEN

02-02-2022 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
Online
Free
Planning for SEN classes for teachers who have some SEN hours and little training in SEN

This webinar is for teachers who have been allocated some SEN classes and have not received any formal training on SEN teaching.  Although the course deals in particular with dyslexia, many of the strategies and resources will also help when working with students with other specific learning difficulties such as Dyspraxia and Autistic Spectrum.

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03
Feb
2022

Friends for Life (Primary) For Limerick Schools Only

03-02-2022 3:00 pm - 24-02-2022 5:30 pm
Online
Free
Friends for Life (Primary) For Limerick Schools Only

We are pleased to offer training in the FRIENDS RESILIENCE programmes to all Limerick schools.  Training is offered to class teachers, Special Education Teachers and principals.

On completion of the training course, teachers will be registered as certified facilitators with FRIENDS RESILIENCE.

This will enable schools to order course books and access resources through the online hub for use in their schools. In line with current public health guidelines, the programmes will be delivered online.

In line with the requirements of FRIENDS RESILIENCE AUSTRALIA colleagues are required to attend all sessions  for accreditation.

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03
Feb
2022

How to Bring Climate into any Classroom (Session 2 of a 4 Part Series)

03-02-2022 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
Online
Free
How to Bring Climate into any Classroom (Session 2 of a 4 Part Series)

This Course will be delivered in four parts.  You must register for each session seperately.  This is Session 2 of the 4 part series.

Suitable for:  Primary and Post-Primary (All subject teachers)    

Duration: (1 Hour per week x 4 sessions)  Time:  7pm - 8pm

Session 1: 27 January, Session 2: 03 February, Session 3: 10 February and Session 4: 17 February

This course will help you:

  • Understand the climate and nature crisis
  • Get inspired, empowered and focus on solutions
  • Become a confident communicator
  • Enjoy engaging and positive learning

Please login or create account to register for this course

07
Feb
2022

The art of switching off (relaxation) (for teachers and/or students)

07-02-2022 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Online
Free
The art of switching off (relaxation) (for teachers and/or students)

During this course, you will learn how to slow down from 5th gear and find the pause button so that you can meaningfully recharge your batteries and enjoy a healthy work life balance. Perfect timing to learn some tricks and tips to use with mid-term break coming up.

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07
Feb
2022

Primary Deputy Principal Community of Practice (Term 2)

07-02-2022 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
Online
€10.00
Primary Deputy Principal Community of Practice (Term 2)

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. 

Remaining Dates for Term 2 - 07 Feb, 07 Mar and 04 Apr 2022

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07
Feb
2022

Dyslexia for the Mainstream teacher at second level

07-02-2022 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
Online
Free
Dyslexia for the Mainstream teacher at second level

This webinar is designed for mainstream teachers who have students with dyslexia in their classes.

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08
Feb
2022

Using “Freckle” to individualize the teaching of Maths

08-02-2022 4:30 pm -5:30 pm
Online
Free
Using “Freckle” to individualize the teaching of Maths

Freckle is a new Maths product from the Accelerated Reader company and is designed along the same lines. It is an online resource which gives a baseline test initially which establishes the students’ strengths and weaknesses in Maths. The programme then provides personalized support material in areas required and this is done in a fun and engaging way. Assessment tests can be administered at intervals to check progress.

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09
Feb
2022

Using Puppets in the Classroom (Repeat)

09-02-2022 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Online
Free
Using Puppets in the Classroom (Repeat)

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. Siobhán’s background is in primary teaching and she is now an experienced child and adolescent psychotherapist, who specialises in play therapy and has many years of experience working with puppets. The course will outline ways in which you can use puppets effectively across the curricular areas. Puppets can help to increase attention, learning and are fun and engaging.

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10
Feb
2022

First Aid Response Training for Teachers, Staff & SNAs

10-02-2022 9:30 am - 24-03-2022 3:30 pm
€250.00
First Aid Response Training for Teachers, Staff & SNAs

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10
Feb
2022

Meeting the diverse literacy needs of beginning EAL learners'. 

10-02-2022 4:00 pm -5:00 pm
Online
Free

We are delighted to welcome Fiodhna Gardiner-Hyland to deliver this course.  Fiodhna is a lecturer in language and literacy education at Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Ireland.

The areas which Fiodhna will look at are - 

  1. Exploring common literacy challenges for EAL learners 
  2. Examining both explicit and implicit literacy teaching approaches for EAL learners 
  3. Participants receiving a pamphlet of online resources, websites, applications 
  4. Introducing the TEAL Project, Limerick 

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10
Feb
2022

How to Bring Climate into any Classroom (Session 3 of a 4 Part Series)

10-02-2022 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
Online
Free
How to Bring Climate into any Classroom (Session 3 of a 4 Part Series)

This Course will be delivered in four parts.  You must register for each session seperately.  This is Session 3 of the 4 part series.

Suitable for:  Primary and Post-Primary (All subject teachers)    

Duration: (1 Hour per week x 4 sessions)  Time:  7pm - 8pm

Session 1: 27 January, Session 2: 03 February, Session 3: 10 February and Session 4: 17 February

This course will help you:

  • Understand the climate and nature crisis
  • Get inspired, empowered and focus on solutions
  • Become a confident communicator
  • Enjoy engaging and positive learning

Please login or create account to register for this course

15
Feb
2022

How to facilitate staff meeting / team meeting

15-02-2022 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Online
Free
How to facilitate staff meeting / team meeting

The aim of this workshop is to equip participants with skills to run productive and successful meetings.

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