PDST CPD - Sligo Education Centre

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Post Primary Literacy Clusters 2019-2020
A two-hour session for post-primary teachers and school leaders interested in supporting the development of literacy, hosted in your local Education Centre from Spring 2020.
This cluster will:
· support communities of practice to share their experiences and exchange ideas
· aim to develop the leadership capacity of link teachers as they work within the context of a dynamic, progressive and collaborative group of professionals committed to improving students’ learning in literacy
· focus on writing effective targets and actions for improving literacy for students
· engage in review and evaluation by reflecting on Looking at Our School 2016 and the School Self Evaluation Guidelines 2016-2020
If you would like to make a brief presentation of a strategy, idea or a resource that you have used or created in the area of Literacy, at one of the Cluster venues below, please contact margaretmarygrant@pdst.ie and we will accommodate and support you in your delivery and presentation!
To register a place on your local   cluster please log onto www.pdst.ie/onlinebooking and search under the key heading for 2020 PP   Literacy Clusters - Spring 2020’
If you have any difficulties registering, please contact Margaret Mary Grant in Laois Education Centre at margaretmarygrant@pdst.ie
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.
Measúnú chun Foghlama sa Rang Gaeilge
Ceardlann lar-bhunscoile
Tusicint an mhúinteora a fhorbairt maidir le hIntinní Foghlama agus Critéir ratha a aithint, a dhearadh agus a úsáid go héifeachtach sa seomra ranga.
Dea-chleachtas maidir le ceistiúchán éifeachtach a roinnt ar na rannpháirtithe.
Samplaí praiticiúla de straitéisí agus féidearthachtaí a bheith i seilbh na múinteoirí maidir le haiseolas cuiditheach a roinnt ar na scoláirí agus iad a chumasú bheith freagrach as a gcuid foghlama féin.
Lean an nasc    www.pdst.ie/onlinebooking chun clárú ar líne agus áit a chur in
áirithe ar an gcúrsa
Dáta/ Am:  Feb 25th   6pm - 8pm

Primary  Physical Education
This spring, the PDST are delighted to offer the next phase of Physical Literacy training for primary schools – Seminar 4 which focuses on developing pupil’s motivation and confidence to participate in physical activity. In this seminar, participants will explore a variety of strategies that can be easily implemented in PE lessons to motivate and develop pupils’ confidence to improve participation in the PE lesson and also in physical activity within and outside of school. Developing motivation and confidence is a key element of every child’s physical literacy development. more
Venue: Radisson Hotel, Sligo (9.30am – 3.30p.m)
Date: 11th  February    /    18th March
If you have any queries about your online booking or updating your school roll number, please email onlinebooking@pdst.ie
*Registration will not work on a Mobile Device
If you have general queries about the FMS seminar, please email kathycampbell@pdst.ie.

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.more

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