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HSE course for Post-Primary Teachers: Know the Score (8/5/20)



Know the Score is a resource for addressing substance use in Senior Cycle. The resource contains 14 lesson plans addressing alcohol and drug use suing interactive and experiential teaching methodologies. this training will support teachers to deliver this programme in their school. This resource was jointly developed by the HSE,the Department of Education and the Drug and Alcohol Task Forces.

In Blackrock Education Centre on Friday 8th May, from 9:30 to 3:30.  For other dates, venues and bookings please click here.

Move Well, Move Often - Seminar Day 4

move wellThis spring, the PDST are delighted to offer the next phase of Physical Literacy training for primary schools – Seminar 4 whichfocuses on developing pupil’s motivation and confidence to participate in physical activity for life. In this seminar, participants will explore a variety of strategies that can be easily implemented in PE lessons to motivate and develop pupils’ confidence to improve participation in the PE lesson and also in physical activity within and outside of school. Developing motivation andconfidence is a key element of every child’s physical literacy development.

The venue for these courses is Kill O' The Grange N.S. Deansgrange, on 2nd and 11th March, 9:30 to 3:30 - click here for bookings

 Inniúlacht Fhisiciúil Seimineár 4 - Spreagadh agus Muinín (EARRACH 2020): 30/03/20 (09:30 - 15:30) - Cláraigh ar www.pdst.ie/onlinebooking

Read more: Move Well, Move Often - Seminar Day 4

Dun Laoghaire Harbour

You’d be filled with wonder to hear claps like thunder
And rocks burst asunder in the atmosphere;
With brave stone-helvers and jolly miners,
From different nations you’ll find them there.”

Ballad on the visit of King George IV to Dún Laoghaire, 1821

Read more: Dun Laoghaire Harbour

STE(A)M in Junior Cycle (25/4/20)

JCT STEAMTechnology in the Future: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility!

With Partners Confirm Smart Manufacturing and Microsoft 

confirm logo webmicrosoft logoThe world is changing at a rapid pace. In order to respond to the emerging challenges of our future, we need to empower our young people to think, choose and innovate in ways that will enhance and sustain our lives, communities and world, now and into the unknown tomorrow. It is on this premise that the theme for STE(A)M in Junior Cycle 2020 - "SOLUTION GENERATION" is based. 

 Book your place in one of our Seminars to be held in Microsoft DreamSpace on Saturday 25th April 2020, from 9 to 2pm.  For bookings please click here.


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