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Primary Physical Education

Move Well, Move Often
Developing Physical Literacy through the lens of Fundamental Movement Skills Read More

November 6th  or  7 th
Radisson Hotel, Sligo

Team Teaching in Mathematics

PDST invites you to nominate a Special Education Teacher and one other teacher from your school to attend a full day seminar entitled Team Teaching in Mathematics, the next steps. Read More

Date:  Tuesday November 13th (9.30 – 3.30)
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Relationships and Sexuality Education

The seminar will include: READ MORE
• An overview of RSE as a core component of SPHE
• The role and function of an RSE policy
• Methodologies for teaching RSE
• Creating a safe classroom environment
Date: 27th November (9am - 3pm)
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The Wonder of Words

PDST - Effective VocabularyDevelopment

Through the lens of the Primary Language Curriculum, explore effective practice which immerses children in a word-rich emotional and intellectual environment to foster and celebrate rich word usage. Explore a process through picture books which supports the collaborative discussion of which words to teach, how to teach individual words, maintain new words and create a culture which nurtures a curiosity and wonder about words.
Date: November 20th (4pm - 6pm)
Sligo Education Centre
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Stay Safe Primary Programme

PDST are delighted to offer new Stay Safe 2-hour workshops this term. This workshop aims to familiarise teachers with the rationale, structure, key messages, and content of the revised Stay Safe Programme. It aims to support and enable teachers to implement the revised programme within the context of the SPHE curriculum and using a cross curricula approach.

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. It is developmentally structured to enable primary school teachers to deliver an abuse prevention education that addresses personal safety issues such as physical, emotional and sexual abuse as well as bullying and stranger danger. The importance of building confidence and self-esteem and developing assertiveness and strong clear communication is emphasised throughout the programme.
Participants are asked to bring along their own copies of the Stay Safe programme which are available to download from or to purchase from
The group will be limited to 24 participants and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis
REVISED : Thursday November 29th (4pm - 6pm)
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What is Droichead? MORE
Droichead is an integrated professional induction framework which is based on a whole school approach in supporting newly qualified teachers’ (NQTs) professional learning.Read more .

National Induction Programme for Teachers

The NIPT, in collaboration with ATECI , facilitates a Workshop Programme for newly qualified primary & post-primary teachers.

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