The following Courses will be available through Co Wexford Education Centre in 2012/2013.
They may be delivered during Croke Park hours and may be outreached to groups of
Co Wexford Education Centre has purchased a set of 20 iPods which can be borrowed by schools for a set period for educational use in the classroom. Prior to borrowing teachers may attend a workshop where they are have a hands on experience of using the iPods and an opportunity to discuss some of the uses of the iPod in school. They will also have an opportunity to discuss apps that are being used in the classroom. Teachers facilitating the project and teachers who are using iPods in the classroom communicate sharing information on apps they are using and new apps they have found.
This course aims to train teachers and children in the art of film making and editing using the basic camcorder and PC. Participating teachers are guided through the process of producing a short film. Films are shown in a local cinema at the end of the Project. An initial 2 hour workshop is provided with follow up workshops as required.
Samba drumming is a collective drumming style so simple that everyone can join in the drumming party! Drums are available for borrowing from the Centre. A workshop introduces the drums and drumming techniques.
Incredible Years ( Behavioual Modifiacation for 4 to 8years old 20 hour course)
in conjunction with the National Educational Support Service (NEPS) Co Wexford Education Centre delivers the Incredible Years Programme. NEPS psychologists deliver the programme to invited schools during the school day and trained Primary teachers deliver the programme outside of school hours.
This programme is delivered over 20 hours and could be delivered during Croke Parke hours or as a local course in Spring or Autumn
Details for 2012/2013 in September
Three Workshops on Play for Infant to second Class teachers.
Write A Book/Poem:
Details in September
Details in September
This talk looks at the different types of team teaching in schools outlining the strengths and challenges of each. The steps necessary to implement team teaching in the classroom are discussed in relation to different schools.
A planned approach which marries the Primary Curriculum with everyday learning opportunities which parents can re-enforce and support in the home. Infant teachers are introduced to the activities which encompass all the infant Curriculum and are familiarized with the approach.