The inaugural Education Centre Regional Research Conference takes place in Drumcondra Education Centre on Saturday October 22nd.
The theme is “Research Improving Leadership, Teaching and Learning “. This is a joint project between Blackrock, Drumcondra, Dublin West, Kildare, Laois, Monaghan and Navan. Admission is free for teachers. With concurrent sessions for primary and post-primary, admission will be free for teachers.
For more information and booking your place click here
As part of Maths Week 2016, Blackrock Education Centre is delighted to host again the celebrated educationalist Becky Warren from the NRICH Centre in Cambridge University.
The NRICH Project aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners. To support this aim, providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice.
Book your place on the October 19th event here
Ireland's educators and students have been to the for in celebrating Code Week since it began in 2013. This year the Centre continues this tradition with 2 courses
Cracking Code is hands-on workshopll exploring some basic programming and is suitable for Primary Teachers and Second Level up to Junior Cert. More details here
MindRising is about t using digital storytelling skills across a range of media and provides an an introduction to using Minecraft in the classroom. More details here
Droichead Post Primary Cluster Meetings
Droichead Cluster Meeting 1, which is a compulsory element of Strand B, will take place in Blackrock Education Centre on
Tuesday 04th October from 19.00 - 21.00
From September 2016 NQTs who are engaging in the Droichead process must attend one Cluster Meeting (2 hour duration) per term while undertaking the process.
A minimum of 3 Cluster Meetings will be available each year.
All NQTs must attend Cluster Meeting 1 before attending Cluster 2/3.
To register for these Cluster Meetings please click on the following link: