Transition from Primary to Post-primary for Students with Special Educational Needs: Promoting Positive Teaching and Learning Environments

Start Date End Date Location Booking Deadline Fully Booked
28/02/2017 - Cork Education Support Centre 28/02/2017 No

This seminar is designed to provide an outline of the challenges faced by students with special educational needs (SEN) in their transition from primary to post-primary school and to present suggestions and strategies that can be applied by schools in order to facilitate that transition.

Anticipated Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Examine legislation, policy and indicators of good practice relevant to transition
  • Explore the difficulties and challenges experienced by students with special educational needs during the transition process
  • Consider activities and strategies which may ease transitional difficulties
  • Investigate reading, resources and materials to assist in managing the transition process

 Course Outline and Content

  • Policy and legislative context
  • Experiences of transition of students with special educational needs
  • Challenges of transition
  • The roles of parents, students and school staff
  • Planning for transition at post-primary
  • Strategies to support transition

 Information for Applicants

This evening seminar is delivered in Education Centres. It is aimed at all teaching professionals within the primary and post-primary sector including class teachers, subject teachers, resource/learning support teachers, Principals and Deputy Principals


Registration: 6:30 PM

Start: 6:45 PM

Finish: 9:00 PM