Supporting Primary Schools January 2021

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Athlone Education Centre

Supporting Primary Schools January 2021


Dear Visitor,

Happy New Year!  I hope you enjoyed a restful Christmas after an extremely busy year. Please be assured of our ongoing support here in Athlone Education Centre as we enter another period of challenging times. I hope that some of the following online sessions scheduled for next week will be of support to you. 

  • Monday January 11th @ 5.30p.m.Digital Technologies Questions & Answers Session: an online “drop in clinic” with PDST IT advisor Niall Larkin.
  • Tuesday January 12th@ 7p.m. Get More from Google Classroom with IT Tutor Martin Hanly. Suitable for those already using Google Classroom who wish to explore its potential further. We will be running aGoogle Classroom for Beginnerson January 19th.
  • Wednesday January 13th@ 3p.m.How to Teach & Support Pupils with SEN Remotely Using Seesaw/Zoom.
  • Wednesday January 13th@ 7p.m.Using Digital Portfolios for Online Assessment & Feedback
  • Wednesday January 13th @ 8p.m. Ignite Your Light Your Way to Wellness Series for School Staff
  • Thursday January 14th@ 5p.m.Contingency Planning for Pupils with SEN during School Closure
  • Thursday January 14th@ 6p.m.The Flipped Classroom Session 1(fully booked and only available for those already registered)

Upcoming courses include the following:

  • Time Management for School Leaderswith Dr Joe O’ Connell Monday January 18th@ 7p.m.

  • Boards of Management: Exploring Effective Practices at Primary Level Tuesday January 19th@ 7.30p.m.

  • Introduction to Google ClassroomTuesday January 19th@ 7p.m.

  • The Power of Podcasting in Primary Schools  Wednesday February 3rd@ 7p.m.

Dyslexia: A series of 3 sessions

  1. Introduction to Dyslexia January 28th@ 7p.m.
  2. Creating a Dyslexia Friendly Classroom February 4th@ 7p.m.
  3. Using Evidence Based Strategies to Promote Oral Reading Fluency February 11th@ 7p.m.

All courses may be booked through this linkPrimary CoursesSome courses have limited numbers so early booking is advised.

I wish you well, particularly over the coming weeks. We will continue to upload a range of additional online supports over the coming weeks

Beir bua agus beannacht.

Stephanie Keating, Director. 


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