Assessment and Planning for Students with Special Education Needs, Primary

Continuum of Support (COS) and SET Allocation Model (Primary)
Date Venue
2nd October 2019 The Anner Hotel, Lognafulla, Thurles, Tipperary
17th October 2019 Navan Education Centre
17th October 2019 Wexford Education Centre
23rd October 2019 Limerick Education Centre
23rd October 2019 Kilkenny Education Centre
5th November 2019 Galway Education Centre
5th November 2019 Donegal Education Centre
7th November 2019 Carrick on Shannon Education Centre
20th November 2019 Mayo Education Centre
27th November 2019 Dublin West Education Centre
3rd December 2019 Blackrock Education Centre
4th December 2019 Athlone Education Centre
29th January 2020 Cork Education Support Centre
4th February 2020 Athlone Education Centre
5th February 2020 West Cork Education Centre
5th February 2020 Limerick Education Centre
5th February 2020 Kildare Education Centre
6th February 2020 Waterford Teachers Centre
10th February 2020 Talbot Hotel, Portlaoise Road, Carlow
11th February 2020 Monaghan Education Centre
12th February 2020 Laois Education Centre
12th February 2020 Clare Education Centre
13th February 2020 Cork Education Support Centre
25th February 2020 Navan Education Centre
27th February 2020 Tralee Education Centre
4th March 2020 Dublin West Education Centre
10th March 2020 Sligo Education Centre
11th March 2020 Drumcondra Education Centre
11th March 2020 Blackrock Education Centre
12th March 2020 Cavan Crystal Hotel, Dublin Road, Cavan
Registration: 8.45 AM
Seminar begins: 9.15 AM
Seminar concludes : 3.15 PM

Course Description

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.

 

Anticipated Outcomes

  • 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.