Seminar begins: 9.15 AM
Seminar concludes : 3.15 PM
The seminar is designed for Mainstream Primary School Teachers of pupils with Special Educational Needs and SET teachers in a Mainstream setting. Through engagement in workshops during the day participants will get familiar with assessment tools and steps involved in the planning and the target setting process based the New Allocation Model.
- Familiarise participants with the new SET Allocation model
- To reflect on the principles of good assessments.
- To consider the use of informal and formal assessment tools
- To be enabled to use assessment tools to establish a baseline and identify needs
- To be aware of the steps involved in planning and the target setting process
- To engage in workshop activities on identifying needs and target setting
Course Outline and Content
Outline a variety of assessment methods, including informal and formal procedures
Enable teachers to utilise assessments to establish a baseline, identify needs, track and monitor progress
Provide information on assessment tools in the area of language, literacy and numeracy
Outline information contained in an Individual Educational Plan
Explain the steps involved in the planning process
Provide information on setting targets for students with Special Educational Needs
Information for Applicants
The course is open to
- This seminar is open to Mainstream primary classroom teachers and Special Education Teachers who work with pupils with Special Educational Needs in a primary class
- Participants will require permission from the Board of Management to attend. Typically, substitution for this seminar will only be allowed to classroom teachers with primary responsibility for students with a special educational need and if it is deemed absolutely essential by the Principal
- Typically substitution will only be allocated to non - substitute teachers
- Payment is not available to teachers in a substitute capacity
Refreshments and lunch will be provided.