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Identifying student misconceptions evident in the marking of the 2019 LC Physics Papers (11/9/19)

inst of physics Physics Teachers Network in association with the Iistarish Science Teachers Association  


Presents, as part of the series of support group meeting for teachers of physics, Mr John Murphy, an experienced marker of Leaving Certificate Physics papers giving a personal insight into the marking schemes for this year’s paper.  Common student mistakes and misconceptions will be made evident.  Teachers are advised to bring along their own papers and marking schemes which can be downloaded from www.examinations.ie

Blackrock Education Centre, Wednesday 11th September 2019, from 7.30 to 9.30pm


Primary Language Curriculum / Curaclam Teanga na Bunscoile (PLC/CTB)


Whole-school professional development will be provided by the PDST again during the school year 2019-2020.  This will comprise a full day seminar for which school closures have been sanctioned.

The purpose of this full day professional development will be to collaboratively explore the implementation of the full Primary Language Curriculum / Curaclam Teanga na Bunscoile from junior infants to sixth class.

For further information please click here.

NQT Workshops for 2019/20 are Now Open for Booking

It is a Teaching Council registration requirement for all NQTs who have completed their initial teacher education since July 2012 to participate in the NIPT Workshop or Droichead Programme. NQTs have three years from their initial date of registration with the Teaching Council to complete the NIPT workshop programme. 
Blackrock Education Centre’s NIPT NQT workshop series will commence September 3th 2019.
Further information https://blackrockec.ie/cpd-courses/nipt-droichead.html

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