Inclusive Teaching & Learning in the Primary Classroom

Continuum of Support (COS) and SET Allocation Model (Primary)
Date Venue
9th October 2019 Blackrock Education Centre
4th November 2019 Dublin West Education Centre
5th November 2019 Navan Education Centre
5th November 2019 Waterford Teachers Centre - Cancelled
6th November 2019 Galway Education Centre
6th November 2019 Clare Education Centre
14th November 2019 Donegal Education Centre
25th November 2019 Laois Education Centre
6th February 2020 Tralee Education Centre
11th February 2020 Mayo Education Centre
12th February 2020 Sligo Education Centre
26th February 2020 Cork Education Support Centre
26th February 2020 Kildare Education Centre
Registration: 8.45 AM
Seminar begins: 9.15 AM
Seminar concludes : 3.15 PM

Course Description

This seminar will provide professional development for SET teachers and class teachers in mainstream Primary Schools. We will explore current legislation, the teacher allocation model, practical strategies for Inclusive Teaching including differentiation and co-teaching methods, NEPS continuum of support and planning and monitoring tools

 

Anticipated Outcomes

  • To give confidence in teaching pupils with special educational needs in a mainstream setting
  • To discuss current trends and priorities in relation to inclusion and the teacher allocation model
  • To provide information about models of support, differentiation, planning and assessment methods
  • To explore the NEPS continuum of support and resources

 

Course Overview / Content

  • Current trends and priorities in relation to inclusion
  • The teacher allocation model
  • Differentiation methods and rationale
  • Models of Support including exploration of various methods of co-teaching
  • Exploration of the NEPS continuum of support and resources
  • Planning and assessment methods
  • The exploration of documentation and useful tools to aid teacher planning

 

Information for Applicants

This course is open to:

  • Teachers working with pupil/ pupils with special educational needs in a mainstream setting
  • SET teachers currently working with student(s) with SEN
  • 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 will be provided.