Supporting Post Primary Schools January 2021

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Athlone Education Support Centre

Supporting Post 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 January 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:Although aimed at the Primary Sector, this session may be of interest to Post Primary Teachers on the Special Education Team.
  • Wednesday January 13th@ 7p.m.Using Digital Portfolios for Online Assessment & Feedback in Post Primary Schools.
  • Wednesday January 13th@ 7p.m. Leaving Cert Maths:Financial Maths Course Session 1 (Series of 4 sessions); Inferential Statistics Maths Coursecommencing February 10th.Limited places on these two courses.
  • 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:Although aimed at the Primary Sector, this session may be of interest to Post Primary Teachers on the Special Education Team.
  • Thursday January 14th@ 6p.m.The Flipped Classroom Session 1(fully booked and only available for those already registered)
  • Monday January 18th@ 7p.m.Time Management for School Leaderswith Dr Joe O’ Connell  
  • Tuesday January 19th@ 7p.m.Introduction to Google Classroom
  • Monday January 25th@ 5p.m. Junior Cycle Maths:Algebra
  • Wednesday January 27th @ 7p.m.The Power of Podcasting in Post Primary Schools


Upcoming Courses include the following:


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.


Leaving Cert Maths: Inferential Statistics Course(Series of 4 sessions) commencing Wednesday February 10th@ 7p.m.


All courses may be booked through this linkPost Primary 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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