Summer Courses 2016

Summer Courses 2016 at Co. Tipperary Education Centre

Download Application form here: App Form 2016

Completed registration forms must be returned with course fee to:
Michelle Percy, Co. Tipperary Education Centre, St. Patrick’s College, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

1.Course Title: Creating and Using ICT Resources for Literacy (Revised)
Venue: LIT, Thurles
Dates: 4th-8th July Times: 9.30-2.00pm
Tutor(s): John Manley/Tom Percy
Cost: €10
Course Code: 16-TY-01

2.Course Title: Creating and Using ICT Resources for Literacy (Revised)
Venue: St. Mary’s Convent Primary School, Nenagh
Dates: 4th-8t July Times: 9.30- 2.00pm
Tutor(s): Michael Small/ Maurice Ryan
Cost: €10
Course Code: 16-TY-02

3.Course Title: Using ICT for Literacy & Numeracy in the Junior Classroom (Revised)
Venue: L.I.T. Thurles
Dates: 4th- 8th July Times: 9.30- 2.00pm
Tutor(s): Marie Ryan/Eimear McNamara
Cost: €10
Course Code: 16-TY-03

4. Course Title: Creating and Using ICT Resources for Literacy (Revised)
Venue: St. Patrick’s College, Thurles
Dates: 22nd-26th August Times: 9.30- 2.00pm
Tutor(s): Will Carroll/Tom Percy
Cost: €10
Course Code: 16-TY-04

5. Course Title: Active and Inclusive PE for Primary School
Venue: Gaelscoil Bhríde, Thurles
Dates: 4th- 8th July Time: 9.30- 2.00pm
Tutor: Siobhán Ryan
Cost: €25
Course Code: 16-TY-05

6.Course Title :The Power of Personality- Explore classroom dynamics!
Venue: Primary School, Borrisoleigh
Dates: 4th- 8th July Times: 9.30 – 2.00pm
Cost: €25
Tutor(s): Martin Fitzgerald
Course Code: 16- TY- 06
7.Course Title: The Mindful Teacher- the art of stillness in the classroom
Venue: Cabra Wetlands, Thurles
Dates: 4th- 8th July Times: 9.30- 2.00pm
Tutor: Mary-Teresa McCormack
Cost: €25
Course Code: 16-TY-07

Spring Courses 2016

Demystifying Dyslexia for Primary School Teachers 

Donald Ewing, Head of Psychological and Educational Services from the Dyslexia Association of Ireland will be outlining best practice for identifying and supporting children with dyslexia in primary schools. The talk will focus on practical approaches for teachers and will include discussion of how technology can be used to support these pupils. 

There will also be an overview of current issues and controversies and ample opportunity to ask questions.

Date: Thursday 7th April 

Time: 7pm- 9pm 

Venue: St. Patrick’s College, Thurles 

 

 

Literacy Association of Ireland Spring Seminar:

Encouraging active and purposeful literacy in primary classrooms

This workshop will cover a number of key areas including :

  • an overview of balanced literacy development
  • diagnostic classrooms and the importance of classroom culture
  • links to the new Primary Language Curriculum
  • the transformative influence of the digital age
  • practical ideas for teachers to support critical literacy development in classrooms

Date: Thursday 28th April 

Time: 7.30pm

Venue: St. Patrick’s College, Thurles 

Booking through Co. Tipperary Education Centre on 086 6008860 / info@tippec.ie or marygtroche@gmail.com