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24SUM07 Leading Attachment and Trauma Aware Teaching & Learning

How do school leaders protect and promote well being of pupils and staff when it is evident that some children have come through and continue to live with serious adversity and trauma? Challenging and behaviour and disruptions to teaching and learning threaten the well-being and safety of children, teachers and SNAs.  
This course is aimed at school leaders and SEN co-ordinators who are working to develop whole school trauma informed and attachment aware practice and policy.

Course Date 01-07-2024 9:30 am
Course End Date 05-07-2024 2:00 pm
Cut off date 20-06-2024 12:00 pm
Fee €50.00
Select Hours 20
Speaker Anne McCluskey & Mary Gordon
24SUM16 Restorative Practices Skills for Promoting Wellbeing in Classrooms and Schools

Restorative Practices (RP) are both a philosophy and a set of skills that have the core aim of building strong relationships and transforming conflict in a simple and emotionally healthy manner.

This Course Will:

  • Provide participants with knowledge and understanding of the use of Restorative Practices (RP) in schools for the promotion and maintenance of wellbeing among students and staff.

  • Skill participants to use RP to support their teaching practice.

  • Skill participants to use RP to support their work and life outside the classroom.

  • The language and processes practiced throughout the week will enable teachers to gain skills identified as national priorities for the Summer Course Programme 2024 i.e. skills for School Self-Evaluation (SSE) and that support teachers to impart SPHE related skills (including competencies in dealing with bullying and development of child well-being).

What Participants Have to Say About our RP Summer Course:

  • “Highly enjoyable training, delivered in a professional and clean manner with a fantastic injection of ”

  • “I really enjoyed the training and it will really benefit me in both my personal and professional ”

  • “I found the course to be very insightful and of good quality. The facilitators were very knowledgeable and helpful in the sharing of skills and ”

  • “I thoroughly enjoyed the training and will be recommending my staff train up as I believe RP is the way forward.”

APPROVED FOR EPV DAYS

This course is delivered in collaboration with the Childhood Development Initiative, St. Mark’s House,  Fettercairn Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24

P: 01 494 0030 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. W: www.cdi.ie

Course Date 08-07-2024 9:30 am
Course End Date 12-07-2024 2:00 pm
Cut off date 20-06-2024 12:00 pm
Fee €50.00
Select Hours 20
ESCI Webinar: Bitesize Biodiversity (Primary & Post Primary)

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Bitesize Biodiversity

(for Primary and Post-Primary CSPE, Science, SPHE, Transition Year)

Every Monday from 4pm for 15 Minutes

Join us for Bitesize Biodiversity. Weekly 15-minute sessions where we explore our native Irish flora and fauna . Discover fascinating wildlife insights, gather resources, and ignite your students' curiosity about the natural world.

Course Date 02-09-2024 4:00 pm
Course End Date 09-09-2024 4:15 pm
Cut off date 09-09-2024 3:45 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1
ESCI Webinar: Introduction to WWGS (Post Primary)

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Introduction to WWGS

(for Post-Primary Teachers)

Tuesday, 10th September 2024 from 9.30am - 11.30am

An introduction to Global Citizenship Education and WorldWise Global Schools.

Course Date 10-09-2024 9:30 am
Course End Date 10-09-2024 11:30 am
Cut off date 10-09-2024 9:20 am
Fee Free
Select Hours 2
ESCI Webinar: Introduction to WWGS (Post Primary)

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Introduction to WWGS

(for Post-Primary Teachers)

Tuesday, 10th September 2024 from 4.00 - 6.00 pm

An introduction to Global Citizenship Education and WorldWise Global Schools.

Course Date 10-09-2024 4:00 pm
Course End Date 10-09-2024 6:00 pm
Cut off date 10-09-2024 4:20 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 2
ESCI Webinar: Vision to Action - Leading Education for Sustainable Development (Post Primary)

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Vision to Action

Leading Education for Sustainable Development: A workshop on the Sustainability Toolkit & Funding

(for Post-Primary)

Wednesday, 11th September 2024 from 7pm - 8pm

Education for Sustainable Development is fast becoming a priority for schools. As a leader, it can be difficult to know where to start. In this workshop we will explore how to use the sustainability toolkit and how to find funding for your school.

Course Date 11-09-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 11-09-2024 8:00 pm
Cut off date 11-09-2024 6:50 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1
ESCI Webinar: Are you Climate Smart? Teaching the Climate Crisis through Games (Post-Primary)

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Are you Climate Smart?

Teaching the Climate Crisis through Games

(for Post-Primary Teachers)

Monday, 16th September 2024 from 7pm - 8pm

Climate Smart is an online platform that uses videos, quizzes, hands-on activities, and games that let students decide how to lead Cork or Dublin City to a flood resilient future.

In this workshop, we will lead you through the Climate Smart activities and show you how our solutions and adaptation-oriented approach can be used to empower young people!

Course Date 16-09-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 16-09-2024 8:00 pm
Cut off date 16-09-2024 6:50 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1
ESCI Webinar: A Global Approach to Sustainability (Post-Primary)

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A Global Approach to Sustainability

(for Post-Primary Teachers)

Tuesday, 17th September 2024 from 9.30am - 11.30am

Education for Sustainable Development is very much part of our curriculum now and this workshop will help teachers to bring a broader global perspective to their teaching and learning. Advice will also be given on the ESD funding available to schools to apply for.

 

Course Date 17-09-2024 9:30 am
Course End Date 17-09-2024 11:30 am
Cut off date 17-09-2024 9:20 am
Fee Free
Select Hours 2
ESCI Webinar: ECOED 4ALL - Energy (Primary and Post-Primary)

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ECOED 4ALL - Energy

(for Primary and Post-Primary)

Wednesday, 18th September 2024 from 7pm - 8.30pm

Currently energy production is one of the key contributors to generation of Green House Gases and our climate change crisis. This webinar focuses on the links between Energy and Climate change:-

  • How we generate and use energy
  • Ireland's energy usage
  • How to create electricity
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Heating our homes
Course Date 18-09-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 18-09-2024 8:30 pm
Cut off date 18-09-2024 6:50 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1.5
ESCI Webinar: A Global Approach to Sustainability (Post-Primary)

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A Global Approach to Sustainability

(for Post-Primary Teachers)

Thursday, 19th September 2024 from 4.30pm - 6.30pm

Education for Sustainable Development is very much part of our curriculum now and this workshop will help teachers to bring a broader global perspective to their teaching and learning. Advice will also be given on the ESD funding available to schools to apply for.

 

Course Date 19-09-2024 4:30 pm
Course End Date 19-09-2024 6:30 pm
Cut off date 19-09-2024 4:20 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 2
ESCI Webinar: Four Innovative Ideas to Energise your School's Sustainability Efforts (Primary & Post Primary)

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Four Innovative Ideas to Energise Your School's Sustainability Efforts

(for Primary and Post-Primary Teachers, Senior Leaders, Year Heads, Green-School Coordinators, Sustainability Coordinators)

Wednesday, 25th September 2024 from 7pm - 8pm

Four efficient, effective and fun ways to take action and create meaningful change in your school. We will be showcasing ideas and projects successfully tried and tested in other schools.

Course Date 25-09-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 25-09-2024 8:00 pm
Cut off date 25-09-2024 6:50 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1
ESCI Webinar: Plant for the Planet Campaign (Primary and Post Primary)

Plant for the Planet Campaign

Foster Community and Action by Planting Trees

(for Primary and Post-Primary)

Wednesday, 2nd October 2024 from 7pm - 8pm

Join us for an inspiring workshop dedicated to the power of native Irish trees in nurturing our communities and combating climate change. We will explore what to plant, when to plant, where to plant, and how to plant effectively.

Course Date 02-10-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 02-10-2024 8:00 pm
Cut off date 02-10-2024 6:50 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1
ESCI Webinar: ECOED 4ALL - Sustainable Farming and Agriculture (Primary and Post-Primary)

ECOED 4ALL - Sustainable Farming and Agriculture

(for Primary and Post-Primary)

Tuesday, 8th October 2024 from 7pm - 8.30pm

This webinar focuses on the links between Agriculture and Climate Change. We will discuss:

  • Agriculture and Climate Change
  • Future of Sustainable Farming
  • Biogas
  • Farming and the Circular Economy
Course Date 08-10-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 08-10-2024 8:30 pm
Cut off date 08-10-2024 6:50 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1.5
ESCI Webinar: Artivism - Using Creativity as a Vehicle for Change (Post Primary)

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Artivism - Using Creativity as a Vehicle for Change

(for Post-Primary)

Wednesday, 9th October 2024 from 7pm - 8.00pm

In this workshop, Molly will illustrate how creativity can be used as a vehicle to engage young people with social and environmental issues. She will demonstrate how design thinking can empower solution-based thinking and encourage action projects.

 

Course Date 09-10-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 09-10-2024 8:00 pm
Cut off date 09-10-2024 6:50 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1
ESCI Webinar: Roots, Shoots and Blossoms : How an ecological lens on stress and trauma can help Schools  (Primary & Post-Primary)

Roots, Shoots and Blossoms : How an ecological lens on stress and trauma can help Schools

(for Post-Primary - but Primary teachers would also benefit)

Wednesday, 16th October 2024 from 7pm - 8.30pm

This interactive workshop by Joanne a psychotherapist, Eco therapist and trauma specialist, will increase your knowledge of how contact with nature can regulate the nervous system, reduce stress and improve attention. The workshop will showcase activities that deepen connection and passion for the environment.

Course Date 16-10-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 16-10-2024 8:30 pm
Cut off date 16-10-2024 6:50 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1.5
ESCI Webinar: ECOED 4ALL - The Circular Economy (Primary & Post Primary)

ECOED 4ALL - The Circular Economy

(for Primary and Post-Primary)

Tuesday, 5th November 2024 from 7pm - 8.30pm

This webinar will focus on consumerism culture and its impact on the environment. The concept of the Circular Economy will be discussed and how it links to sustainability, environmental protection, waste as a resource and social justice.

Course Date 05-11-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 05-11-2024 8:30 pm
Cut off date 05-11-2024 6:50 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1
ESCI Webinar: Growing Fit Organically with Colman Power (Primary & Post Primary)

Growing Fit Organically with Colman Power

(for Primary and Post-Primary)

Wednesday, 6th November 2024 from 7pm - 8.00pm

Feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of starting a school garden? Channel the energy and enthusiasm of Colman Power, a social media sensation making organic growing cool and highlighting the connection between fitness, mental health, and sustainable living. Join us to discover how you can effortlessly grow and make a positive impact!

Course Date 06-11-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 06-11-2024 8:00 pm
Cut off date 06-11-2024 6:50 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1
ESCI Webinar: COP29 : How do we engage students with politics? (Primary and Post Primary)

COP29: How do we engage students with politics?

(for Primary and Post-Primary)

Wednesday, 13th November 2024 from 7pm - 8pm

Young people who are not yet at voting age have power to influence politicians and those in their community who can vote. Join this discussion where we explore how schools can encourage students to engage with politics and empower them to realise their own potential to effect social change.

Course Date 13-11-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 13-11-2024 8:00 pm
Cut off date 13-11-2024 6:50 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1
ESCI Webinar: Questioning recycling through a global justice lens (Post Primary)

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Questioning recycling through a global justice lens

(for Post-Primary)

Wednesday, 19th November 2024 from 7pm - 8pm

All their lives, students have been encouraged to recycle as much waste as possible. But how ethical is this really? Where does recycling go? And how does it affect other people? This session will support teachers to challenge students' assumptions about their consumption by exploring waste as a global justice question.

Course Date 19-11-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 19-11-2024 8:00 pm
Cut off date 19-11-2024 6:50 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1
ESCI Webinar: ECOED 4ALL - Biodiversity (Post Primary)

ECOED 4ALL - Biodiversity

(for Post-Primary)

Tuesday, 3rd December 2024 from 7pm - 8.30pm

Explore the journey of Biodiversity from its early evolution to the current day crisis. Discover how biodiversity supports our survival and wellbeing and what actions we can take to protect all species on Earth, including humans.

  • What is biodiversity?
  • How did it evolve?
  • Why are we losing it?
  • How does it help us survive?
  • How can we protect it?

 

Course Date 03-12-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 03-12-2024 8:30 pm
Cut off date 03-12-2024 6:50 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1.5
ESCI Webinar: Tackling Current Issues  - Education for Sustainable Develpment (Post Primary)

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Tackling Current Issues

(for Post-Primary Teachers)

Wednesday, 4th December 2024 from 4.30pm - 6.30pm

With the myriad of crises that society is facing from climate change to conflict, we as educators need the right tools and right ways to approach these issues in a safe and balanced way in the classroom. This workshop will help to do exactly that leaving the students with a sense of hope and not doom and gloom.

 

Course Date 04-12-2024 4:30 pm
Course End Date 04-12-2024 6:30 pm
Cut off date 04-12-2024 4:20 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 2
ESCI Webinar: We Need to Talk about Fundraising (Post Primary)

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We Need to Talk about Fundraising

(for Post-Primary Teachers)

Tuesday, 10th December 2024 from 4.00pm - 6.00pm

Fundraising is a popular way for students to help. This workshop is about how we can put fundraising in context for the students and scaffold fundraising activities with teaching and learning while also offering other ways in which students can take meaningful action to play their part in changing the world.

 

 

Course Date 10-12-2024 4:00 pm
Course End Date 10-12-2024 6:00 pm
Cut off date 10-12-2024 3:50 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 2