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SUM05-21 Law in the Classroom

This course aims to provide teachers with an opportunity to gain practical legal information about how the law impacts the educational sector in Ireland, in order that they may obtain confidence in their teaching profession. Topics such as Duty of Care, Negligence, Health & Safety, The Right to Education, The Rights of the Child, Child Protection & Data Protection will be explored in the course. Participants will engage in online legal research activities & case study problem-solving tasks as part of the course. The course will also look at School Self Evaluation with SPHE as the focus subject- evaluating school SPHE plans & policies. Possible areas of consideration will include: The Stay Safe Programme, RSE, The Walk Tall Programme, Web-wise, the rights of the child, the rights of children with special needs (UNCRC, the constitutional rights of the child).




Please note that no recordings will be shared with participants. Slides will be shared if the presenter is agreeable to this. Please only register for our webinars if you have an internet download speed greater than 6MB. Speed test your internet prior to registering. If you lose your internet connection during the webinar this doesn’t warrant a refund (if applicable).  There are strictly no refunds from two weeks prior to the course start date. All refunds prior to this will be less an administration fee of €10. The Zoom link for the first day of the course will be sent to participants 24 hours before the course start date. Do not share your join link as you will be unable to join if you do so. 


Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 16-08-2021 9:30 am
Course End Date / Time 20-08-2021 2:00 pm
Capacity 25
Available place 16
Course Fee €50.00
Speaker Pamela Cheevers
Number Hours 20
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Co. Meath.
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Navan Education Centre

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    09:00 - 17:30
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