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Word Study - An Approach to Spelling - 29-Aug-2016

Practical advice and resources to help with assessment, teaching and learning of spellings. This workshop will
1. Inform about current research findings on how children learn to spell
2. Provide practical opportunities for teachers to engage in research-grounded activities.
3. Learn how to conduct diagnostic analysis of spelling behaviours.

This workshop is suited to class teachers at every level as well as support teachers.

To book a place please contact Sharon Gavillet on 046 906 7040

NIPT Workshops 2016-2017 - 20-Jun-2016

If you are a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT), you must:

1. Register for the NIPT Workshop Programme 2016-2017 through your local Education Centre

2. Visit the NIPT website www.teacherinduction.ie for information, resources and support

Please note, NQTs who are teaching outside of Ireland should visit the NIPT and ATECI websites for information about alternative arrangements for completing the workshop programme.

You can now register to attend the workshops through Navan Education Centre. Application forms are available on our website under downloadable forms.

Summer Courses 2016 - 19-Apr-2016

You can now register for our Summer Courses 2016

All Summer Courses must be paid in full in order to secure a place. Please inform staff immediately if you have to cancel your place. A refund will only to given if the cancellation of your place is two weeks prior to course commencement. The refund will be less admin fee of €10
Booking forms can be downloaded from our website (under courses/downloadable forms)

Post Primary Gaeilge Cruinneas workshop - 22-Oct-2015

Ar mhaith leat feabhas a chur ar do chruinneas Gaeilge?
Ar mhaith leat smaointe a fháil chun gramadach a mhúineadh le brí agus taitneamh?
Cad iad na gnéithe den ghramadach gur chóir a mhúineadh do scoláirí iarbhunscoile?

Beidh na ceisteanna seo agus go leor eile á phlé
ag ceardlanna a bheidh á reachtáil ag an PDST
sna hIonaid Oideachais go luath.
Ag deireadh na ceardlainne beidh tuiscint níos
fearr agat:
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Ionad Oideachais na hUaimhe 17 Samhain 6.00p.m.

Lean an nasc http://www.pdst.ie/node/5938 chun clárú ar líne agus áit a
chur in áirithe ar an gcúrsa

PDST Primary Numbers Workshop - 21-Oct-2015

This workshop will be run over two sessions and is suitable for teachers of all classes from 1st-6th. Please note that these workshops are based on the PDST Fractions Manual and the PDST Place Value, Decimals and Percentages Manual available at http://www.pdst.ie/Mathematics. It may be beneficial to download these and bring them to the workshop.

These workshops aim to support teachers in teaching mathematics using a child-centred approach which focuses primarily on conceptual understanding. Workshop one explores Fractions using this approach from 1st-6th class. Workshop two transfers this approach to the strands of Place Value, Percentages and Decimals.

Please contact Navan Education Centre on 046-9067040 to book a a place.

PDST Primary Oral Language - 21-Oct-2015


The purpose of this two hour workshop is to introduce participants to the 5 components of effective oral langauge instruction. Emphasis will be placed on the key strategies that teachers will use in their day-to-day interactions with pupils to promote and develop language learning across a variety of contexts. A structured approach to teaching the components of effective oral language instruction will be presented.
• To provide an overview of the five components of effective oral language instruction.
• To inform teachers about current research findings on how children learn to speak and listen.
• To explore a number of strategies which promote langauge learning, which teachers can use in their day to day interactions with pupils.
• To explore a structured approach to teaching the five components of effective oral language instruction.
The workshop will take place as follows:

Venue: Navan Education Centre

Date: Nov 19th

Time: 4.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Booking: Please contact Navan Education Centre on 0469067040 to book a place

Navan Education Centre, Athlumney, Navan | Tel: 046 9067040 | Fax: 046 9067065 | Email: info@ecnavan.ie
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