Primary Language Curriculum “Bringing the PLC to life in the classroom”
Prepare to bring the Primary Language Curriculum to life in your classroom for English and Gaeilge. This face to face summer course, facilitated by the PDST, will highlight practical, playful and engaging learning experiences to develop the learning outcomes of the PLC and how these are reflected in the new Primary Curriculum Framework. Beidh cothromaíocht le linn na seachtaine idir mhúineadh an Bhéarla agus múineadh na Gaeilge.
Along with an exploration of each of the strands of the Primary Language Curriculum/Curaclam Teanga na Bunscoile, this practical course will explore:
· links between the PLC and the Primary Curriculum Framework
· preparation for teaching and learning & assessment
· linguistic diversity
· digital literacy
· an cur chuige cumarsáideach
· aistriú scileanna
· cross curricular learning opportunities
Tutor: Amie Hickey
Amie Hickey is in her fourth year as a seconded advisor with the Primary Language Curriculum team. Prior to the secondment, she worked as an associate with the PDST, delivering workshops and summer courses in the area of Team Teaching for Literacy. Amie is seconded from Kilteely N.S. in County Limerick which is a rural multi-class setting. She is also a part time PhD student in Mary Immaculate College under the supervision of Dr. Conchúr Ó Brolcháin. The area she is researching and is especially interested in is inclusive literacy in light of the Primary Language.
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. 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, you may be offered a place on another course or given a refund.