PRIMARY & POST PRIMARY
Primary PE Workshop Developing Physical Literacy through
In this practical workshop participants will explore a diverse range of playground games suitable for all class levels. These games will include games that are suitable for a warm up, some that require minimal equipment and other traditional playground games. The strand unit Creating and Playing Games will also be explored. Use of the. PDST Move Well, Move Often resource will infuse the workshop to afford participants an opportunity to embed
fundamental movement skills (FMS) into playground games.
Venue: Scoil Ursula
Date : October 22nd (4pm - 6pm)
Book your space now at www.pdst.ie/onlinebooking
Primary RSE Relationships and Education Seminar
PDST are offering RSE full-day seminars this term on November 5th in Sligo Education Centre
The seminar will include:
• An overview of RSE as a core component of SP
• The role and function of an RSE policy
• Methodologies for teaching RSE
• Creating a safe classroom environment
The Department of Education and Skills will provide substitute cover where required.
STAY SAFE PRIMARY (2 hour )WORKSHOPS Details
The Stay Safe programme is a mandatory personal safety skills programme for primary schools taught in the context of SPHE. The aim of the programme is to reduce vulnerability to child abuse and bullying through the provision of personal safety education for children.
Date: November 21st
Venue: Sligo Education Centre from
Team Teaching in Mathematics - The Next Steps
PDST in conjunction with Sligo Education Centre invites you to nominate a Special Education Teacher and one other teacher from your school .As this is a Team-teaching CPD event it is important that BOTH teachers attend the same seminar on the same day.
Date: 28th & 29th November 2019 (choose one date to attend)
Time: 9.30 – 3.30
Venue: Sligo Education Centre
Move Well, Move Often
Developing Physical Literacy through the lens of Fundamental Movement Skills SEMINAR DAY 3
This October, due to demand, the PDST are delighted to offer this Physical Literacy seminar again to those schools that were unavailable to attend last year. This will be a repeat of the seminar that was offered in Term 2 of the last school year. Please note, the next phase of this training - Physical Literacy Seminar 4 - will take place in 2020.
Date: 11 th & 25th November 2019 (choose one date to attend)
Time: 9.30 – 3.30
Venue: Radisson Hotel, Sligo
The Primary Language Curriculum / Curaclam Teanga na Bunscoile
The Professional Development Service for Teachers
Whole–school professional development
Term 1 2019 / 2020
For the attention of Primary School Principals
Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST again during the school year 2019-2020. This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closures have been sanctioned.
The purpose of this full day professional development will be to collaboratively explore the implementation of the full Primary Language Curriculum / Curaclam Teanga na Bunscoile from junior infants to sixth class.
English Workshop: Process Writing
The aims of this workshop are:
- to explore the characteristics of effective writing instruction
- to examine challenges and opportunities encountered when supporting students in their writing
- to gain understanding of the process writing approach, as an alternative to the product writing approach
- to engage actively with a range of methodologies related to developing process writing in the classroom
- to reflect on and enhance our practice
Whole School Digital Technology Training -PDST Technology in Education funds education centres to provide access to CPD opportunities which can be tailored to your schools’ staff needs and made available in your own school (minimum 10 teachers).This can consist of anything from a standard national course to a less formal support group.Digital Technology Tutors will deliver this CPD training during the school day or after school.