Summer Courses 2020

Summer Courses in Blackrock EC

04ac0d8e 5c59 4cdb bf50 0a655d4d1b69Our Summer Course programme for Primary School teachers with EPV day approval from DES is now open for booking!

All courses are online or webinar style courses.

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Many thanks to Mayo Education Centre for providing our online courses.

Bookings for online courses provided by Mayo EC on 

Book for other courses on our own website here


Droichead Covid-19 Guidelines for NQTs 2019/2020 (Updated June 2020)

NQTs who have been engaged in Droichead in the 2019/2020 school year will fall into one of three groups. Please read carefully below the instructions which apply to you. Strand A (School based) relates to the in-school support including observations. Strand B (Professional Learning Activities) relates to Cluster Meetings and professional learning activities. If you require any further information, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and don't forget to include your registration number.

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niptIn light of the current situation regarding Covid-19 and the fact that Blackrock Education Centre is currently unable to schedule the delivery of the Induction Workshop Programme (IWP), NIPT has informed us that the following workshops will be made available on a phased basis for NQTs to access online, beginning on Monday, May 11th 2020 with the Numeracy workshop which is sector-specific.


Teacher Wellbeing

  TeacherWellbeingIn this week's Wellness at Work Newsletter (Issue #7) you will find

    • Music to inspire, uplift and connect
    • Food to nourish your soul
    • Opportunities to move, rest and breathe in new and challenging ways
    • Invitations to share and connect with your PDST colleagues 
    • Books to lose or find yourself in
    • And much, much more...

Remember, you can find all previous editions of the Wellness at Work Newsletter on the PDST Teacher Wellbeing website.

Zoom Webinars

zoomFollowing on from our second Zoom Webinar last Friday 1st May, for those of you who could not attend or would like to watch it again, please use this link to find the recording of the webinar: 

All information about these webinars and Zoom is available via

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