Primary Events

Available to book

CCEA provide a range of face to face training events and webinars to support primary and Key Stage 3 teachers in learning, teaching and assessment. These include scheduled courses in both English and Irish Medium on, for example, Foundation Stage Coordinator Capacity Building; Standard Setting Support in Communication, Using Mathematics and Using ICT; Scratch Workshops and SEN Support.

Events are held at CCEA, or an external venue such as:

  • an Education Authority site,
  • hotel premises, or
  • C2k training suites.

Webinars are delivered via Collaborate desktop video conferencing.

We endeavour to offer training across Northern Ireland according to capacity and suitable venues that CCEA can avail of.

These events can be booked through Eventbrite, see below.

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What When Where Book
Primary: Art and the Cross-Curricular Skill of Communication (CCEA - Curriculum) Mon, 13th Nov 2017 (15:30pm - 17:00pm) Antrim Board Centre Book now
Primary: Art and the Cross-Curricular Skill of Using ICT (CCEA - Curriculum) Mon, 29th Jan 2018 (15:30pm - 17:00pm) Antrim Board Centre Book now
Primary: Art and the Cross-Curricular Skill of Using Mathematics (CCEA - Curriculum) Mon, 15th Jan 2018 (15:30pm - 17:00pm) Antrim Board Centre Book now
Primary: Using AfL Strategies to Move Pupils on in Communication (CCEA - Curriculum) Tue, 10th Oct 2017 (9:30am - 15:30pm) Antrim Board Centre Book now
Primary: Using AfL Strategies to Move Pupils on in Communication (CCEA - Curriculum) Thu, 12th Oct 2017 (9:30am - 15:30pm) Fortwilliam Resource Centre Book now
Primary: Using AfL Strategies to Move Pupils on in Communication (CCEA - Curriculum) Wed, 11th Oct 2017 (9:30am - 15:30pm) Clounagh Centre Book now

Coming Soon

The following events are being planned for delivery during the Autumn and Spring terms. Schools will be contacted in due course to arrange booking.

Foundation Stage

FS Coordinator Capacity Building

The purpose of the day is to give the Foundation Stage Coordinator/teacher the opportunity to:

  • view CCEA FS online courses and how to use them;
  • discuss the use of self-evaluative questions for reflection and planning;
  • see the content and purpose of future FS courses;
  • provide CCEA with feedback; and
  • network with other FS coordinators.

Intended Audience:
The FS Coordinator teacher from North Eastern and Southern regions (or a Y1 or Y2 teacher). Please note the limit of 1 teacher per school.

Delivery Mode:
Full day face-to-face session.

Teacher Release is available.

Booking will be available from November 2017


 Using ICT

Computing and Coding Workshops

Computational thinking and coding for primary pupils

This training will be co-delivered by CCEA and Digital Industry trainers

  • Introduction to computational thinking
  • Introduction to the following concepts in the Scratch
  • Introduction to coding with tablet apps
  • Planning for collaborative and project-based learning for classroom coding
  • Progression in coding linked to the standards in the Levels of Progression
  • Applying thinking skills and personal capabilities to coding projects

Intended Audience:
Primary teachers with no or very limited experience of coding and computational thinking.

Delivery Mode:
A sequence of four half day face-to-face workshops – one per week over a four week period.

Waiting list schools will be contacted initially.

Teacher Release is available.


Standard Setting Workshops

Agreement trials using a range of levelled pupil work in these three types of ICT:

  • Presenting
  • Publishing
  • Interactive Design

This training is comprised of materials from previous Using ICT half day Agreement Trials/Workshops.

Intended Audience:
Primary Using ICT coordinators from schools allocated for Using ICT moderation this year. Teachers from these schools who have attended Option A or Option B workshops.

Please note that these workshop have previously been delivered by CCEA so probably won't be as useful to teachers who have already attended.

Delivery Mode:
One day face to face. Schools will be contacted directly to arrange booking.

Teacher Release is available.


Scratch Workshops

An introduction to Scratch

Intended Audience:
Primary Using ICT coordinators from schools allocated for Using ICT moderation this year. Teachers from schools who have attended Option A or Option B workshops.

Please note that this workshop has previously been delivered by CCEA so probably won't be as useful to teachers who have already attended.

Delivery Mode:
Three hour face-to-face session, schools will be contacted directly to arrange booking.


SEN

SEN Conference for Special Schools (August 2018)

CCEA are hosting a one day conference highlighting solutions to current issues and teaching strategies within special educational needs schools. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from key speakers in this field and will be able to engage in a series of workshops that will be facilitated by teachers, allied professionals and academics. The workshops will provide teachers with practical activities that they can take away and use in their classrooms.

Intended Audience:
Teachers in special schools.

Delivery Mode:
Full day face-to-face session.

Teacher Release is not available.