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Phone: 061 585060
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Email: info@lec.ie 
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Limerick Education Centre CPD Calendar

08
Jun
2020

Collaboration to support SEN students in the Distance Learning setting - webinar

08-06-2020 11:00 am -12:00 pm

This session will help teachers identify ways to target collaborative practices for supporting students with SEN in the distance learning setting we find ourselves in.

 The session will focus on how teachers can work together to facilitate students learning through practical examples, shared experiences and group discussions. 

Participants will engage in a problem solving orientated approach, along with the facilitator, to support each other in this setting.

08
Jun
2020

Introductory Course in Restorative Practice - online course (repeat)

08-06-2020 4:30 pm - 19-06-2020 5:30 pm

This is a repeat of the online courses, which commenced on 27 April and 15 May.

Please note this is an online course.  If you have any queries please email Joe Power (course tutor) - respracdevoff@gmail.com


The course will commence on Monday, 8 June, at 4.30 p.m.

What: 4 week online introduction to Restorative Practices
This course will give you an introduction and insight into the philosophy and skills of RP. It will explain the origins of RP, how it is a different approach to "traditional discipline" (but not a soft option). Finally, it will give you simple tools and strategies to bring to your classroom so you can improve the relationships and learning outcomes of your students.



Who: Open to primary and secondary teachers, SNA's and special ed teachers

 

Where: From the comfort of your own home
Participants must have access to email to receive weekly notices from the facilitator, and download the video conferencing app Zoom (free service). Participants learn through a mix of suggested reading/videos and a weekly Zoom video conference. The first Zoom session is Monday, 8 June, at 4.30pm and will be scheduled by the facilitator (not as complicated as it sounds).

 

When: The program lasts 2 weeks over four evenings - 8 June to 19 June (8, 12, 15 and 19 June)
It is anticipated that participants spend 45-60 minutes at self directed work each week and that the zoom session should last 70-80 minutes (total workload should be 8 hours approx). Additional questions can be answered in advance of or during the first session.


Note the course tutor, Joe Power, will require access to your email address in order to access his online Zoom webinar.

Please login or create account to register for this course

09
Jun
2020

SEN - Writing Supports using a laptop - webinar

09-06-2020 11:00 am -12:30 pm

This webinar will highlight the benefits of using the accessibility settings in Windows 10 and Microsoft Office to support writing for SEN, including voice recognition, dictation, word prediction and spelling and grammar supports.

Attendees should have access to a laptop running windows 10 and an activated version of Microsoft office.

During the webinar, we will explore all the built-in accessibility features available in the Windows 10 operating system and the Microsoft Office suite of applications.

Other freeware will be demonstrated during the webinar.

This webinar will specifically focus on writing supports for laptop users.

Additional webinars for other platforms will be made available at a later date.

 

Prior to each webinar, it would be helpful for attendees to check for updates for Windows 10 and Microsoft Office,

Also, please download the following two apps from the app store or google play store,

  1. Office Lens
  2. Microsoft Translator.

Please login or create account to register for this course

09
Jun
2020

Information Age “Scarcity to Abundance” - webinar

09-06-2020 7:00 pm -8:30 pm

Information Age “Scarcity to Abundance”

 

·      Social Bookmarking

·      Search Strategies: How to identify “Safe Sources” of Information and how to integrate these into your teaching.

 

Participants will be introduced to: Dúchas, Google Trek, Online Galleries, World Newspapers, Tools for Teachers. This course will be offered via ZOOM. 1.5 hours CPD Hours Available

Please login or create account to register for this course

10
Jun
2020

Managing Challenging Behaviour In the School Setting - webinar

10-06-2020 11:30 am - 17-06-2020 12:30 pm

A practical online workshop on looking into :

 

  *   Looking at how to adapt the environment to suit the needs of the individual pupil

  *   Looking at a functional Behavioural Assessment to understand a pupil more deeply and work alongside their specific behavioural trajectory

 

Tutor: Muireann Sadlier

 

  • Session 1 Wednesday 10 June 11:30am

  • Session 2 Wednesday 17 June 11:30am

 

Each session lasts one hour and participants must take part in BOTH sessions.

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11
Jun
2020

Special Education Teachers Support Session - webinar

11-06-2020 2:00 pm -3:00 pm

This session will help SETs to reflect on the challenges that face them during these unusual times. 

The aim will be to create an opportunity to discuss, share and connect with other SETs around areas that are working well and/or challenging. 

 

A problem solving orientated approach will be used to help participants, along with the facilitator, to support each other in this setting.

Please login or create account to register for this course

16
Jun
2020

SEN – Reading Supports using a laptop - webinar

16-06-2020 11:00 am -12:30 pm

This webinar will highlight the benefits of using the accessibility settings in Windows 10 and Microsoft Office to support reading for SEN, including the immersive reader in multiple applications, text to speech in legacy applications and spelling and grammar supports.

Attendees should have access to a laptop running windows 10 and an activated version of Microsoft office. During the webinar, we will explore all the built-in accessibility features available in the Windows 10 operating system and the Microsoft Office suite of applications.

Other freeware will be demonstrated during the webinar. This webinar will specifically focus on writing supports for laptop users. Additional webinars for other platforms will be made available at a later date.

 

Prior to the webinar, it would be helpful for attendees to check for updates for Windows 10 and Microsoft Office,

Also, please download the following two apps from the app store or google play store,

  1. Office Lens
  2. Microsoft Translator.

Please login or create account to register for this course

16
Jun
2020

Creating and Using Digital Resources - webinar

16-06-2020 7:00 pm -8:30 pm

Creating and Using Digital Resources

 

·      Explore the features of Google Drive as a storage, collaboration and content curation space

 

·      Learn how to use key features of Google Docs as a word processing and collaboration tool

 

·      Consider how use of Google Drive can be interwoven into school practices as part of the SSE process.

 

This course will be offered via ZOOM. 1.5 hours CPD Hours Available

22
Jun
2020

Two week intensive online evening course in Restorative Practices

22-06-2020 5:00 pm - 03-07-2020 7:00 pm

What: Two week intensive online evening course in Restorative Practices

This course will give you an introduction and insight into the philosophy and skills of RP. It will explain the origins of RP, how it is a different approach to "traditional discipline" (but not a soft option). Finally, it will give you simple tools and strategies to bring to your classroom so you can improve the relationships and learning outcomes of your students, and deal with conflict when and where it arises.

 

Who: Open to primary and secondary teachers, SNA's and special ed teachers. 

 

Where: From the comfort of your own home.

Participants must have access to email to receive notices from the facilitator, and download the video conferencing app Zoom (free service). Participants learn through 6 x 2hr zoom sessions (Mon, Wed, Fri). The first Zoom session is Monday 22nd at 5pm and will be scheduled by the facilitator.

 

When: The program lasts 2 weeks - June 22nd to July 3rd - with sessions on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings each week.

In addition there is the expectation that participants do a small amount of additional reading and reflection work to compliment the zoom class learning.

 

This is a CDI accredited course and there will be a certificate at the end for full completion. Additional questions can be answered in advance of or during the first session - please email Joe Power respracdevoff@gmail.com

 

Webinar dates (all 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.):

 

22 June

24 June

26 June

29 June

1 July

3 July

Please login or create account to register for this course

23
Jun
2020

SEN – Organisation, planning and executive functioning using a laptop - webinar

23-06-2020 11:00 am -12:30 pm

This webinar will highlight the benefits of using the accessibility settings in Windows 10 and Microsoft Office to assist organisation and planning for SEN, including the use of Cortana, voice recognition and mind mapping.

 

Attendees should have access to a laptop running windows 10 and an activated version of Microsoft office. During the webinar, we will explore all the built-in accessibility features available in the Windows 10 operating system and the Microsoft Office suite of applications. Other freeware will be demonstrated during the webinar.

 

This webinar will specifically focus on writing supports for laptop users. Additional webinars for other platforms will be made available at a later date.

 

Prior to the webinar, it would be helpful for attendees to check for updates for Windows 10 and Microsoft Office,

Also, please download the following two apps from the app store or google play store,

  1. Office Lens

  2. Microsoft Translator.

 

Please login or create account to register for this course

23
Jun
2020

Using Kahoot for Assessment - webinar

23-06-2020 7:00 pm -8:30 pm

Using Kahoot for Assessment

 

·      Create quizzes, discussion forums and surveys

·      Bank of millions of public quizzes available to use or adapt

·      Device neutral and easy to use

·      Can be used for AfL or AoL

·      Can be used for collaborative learning, feedback or group discussion

 

This course will be offered via ZOOM. 1.5 hours CPD Hours Available

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Limerick Education Centre,
1st Floor, Marshal House
Dooradoyle Road,
Limerick,

Get Directions

Phone: 061 585060
Fax: 061 585061

Email: info@lec.ie 
GPS: 52°38'08.8"N 8°38'38.7"W

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