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Facilitator development programme stage 1 - invitation onlyNY725

The facilitator development programme is our flagship approach to recruiting and developing suitable facilitators for a teacher and school-led national CPD programme. Supporting STEM specialists who work with teachers, subject leaders/coordinators and senior managers to provide training as part of the National STEM...

Teaching primary science: getting startedNE708

Online course. Develop your confidence in doing practical science in the primary classroom. Whether you are new to teaching science, or you are the science subject lead in your school, you will find practical guidance, see how practical science works in the classroom and learn from experienced teachers. This online...

The science of learningNE709

Online course. Flexible participation. Guided by Professor Paul Howard-Jones (The Secret Life of Four and Five Year Olds) and Professor Tim Jay, develop an understanding of the science of learning and discuss its impact on your teaching. Draw upon educational neuroscience and psychology to help you interpret student...

Super science and terrific technologyNS006

Through hands-on practical activities we will explore science concepts and areas of the technology curriculum. Participants will have the opportunity to explore how these can be used to develop and encourage science and technology skills in learners from early to second level. Participants will be asked to report...

Creativity in ScienceNS801

Creativity – the ability to have ideas, to solve problems that one may never have seen before, to think for oneself– is one of the most valuable life skills, and one of the most valued by universities and employers. It is the belief of the Course Team that creativity can be learnt, and taught. Coverage will include:...

Getting started with creating mobile apps in the primary classroomTY017

Students use apps all the time both in and out of school. How can we use this interest to help drive progress in our lessons? This course takes you through the principles of app design, giving you lots of hands on time to develop your skills using the software. We will explore different teaching techniques that you...

Using film technology to support primary literacyTY021

“I now feel confident enough to use the technology within my own classroom and will certainly pass on the knowledge to my team, so that they too can use film literacy to support learning in their classrooms.” Course participant, 2015 This is a 2 day course designed for teachers and teaching assistants who wish to...

Using iPads, Chromebooks and other tablet devices in the primary classroomTY015

This course is a guide to using your tablet device in the classroom. It is suitable for teachers, teaching assistants and technicians who are looking to make better use of their iPad, Chrome book, Android or Windows based device. Over the two days we will explore a range of uses for your device in the classroom. We...

Managing behaviour for learningNE700

Online course. Transform your classroom by making small shifts in your own behaviour. You will develop a good understanding of how to be proactive about encouraging good behaviour in your classroom and reactive in responding calmly to poor behaviour. Other areas covered in this course include how to develop the...