Seminar begins: 9.15 AM
Seminar concludes : 3.15 PM
This two-day course is for Mainstream Primary teachers of students who have assessed Language and Communication needs and/or Mild/Moderate learning difficulties. It is a hands-on course that both develops an understanding of language and communication and explores practical strategies to support pupils with language and communicational needs to access the curriculum.
- To provide essential information on the nature and impact of language and communication needs
- To develop a deeper understanding of language and communication
- To discuss the challenges / difficulties that pupils with special educational needs encounter vis-à-vis the development of language and communication skills
- To view assessment of language and communication as an integral part of the teaching and learning process
- To consider collaborative approaches to meeting the needs of pupils with language and communication difficulties
- To explore practical strategies to support pupils with language and communication needs to access the curriculum
- Overview of Language and Communication
- Assessment Practices / Workshop: Focused and relevant assessment to identify pupils’ instructional needs, games
- Learning and Teaching Strategies , resources
Information for applicants
- This course is open to Mainstream primary classroom teachers and Special Education Teachers who work with pupils with Language and Communication needs and/or Special Educational Needs
- 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.