Key Stage 3 teachers are invited to attend half-day sessions in October, as detailed below.
Purpose of the Sessions
To provide teachers with a solid approach to developing Communication and Using Mathematics, within their area of learning, through appropriate teaching, learning and assessment.
- To identify how developing the Cross-Curricular skill of Communication can lead to improved outcomes in these subject areas;
- To explore opportunities for developing Communication Skills within existing schemes of work; and
- To provide opportunities for professional dialogue with other teachers and with CCEA support officers.
- To receive guidance on how to develop the Cross-Curricular skill of Using Mathematics, in the line with the statutory curriculum;
- To explore examples of Using Mathematics within their subject; and
- To work directly with CCEA personnel to identify how to develop Using Mathematics through their own teaching and learning.
How to Book a Place
Morning sessions are from 9.30 am - 12.00 pm and afternoon sessions from 1.00 pm – 3.30 pm. The following sessions are available:
(9.30 - 12.00)
(1.00 - 3.30)
(9.30 - 12.00)
(1.00 - 3.30)
|Monday 10 October||North West Teachers' Centre, Derry/Londonderry||Science||Mathematics||Mathematics||Science|
|Tuesday 11 October||The Clounagh Centre, Portadown||RE||History||T&D||Geography|
|Thursday 13 October||Fortwilliam Resource Centre, Belfast||LLW||HE||HE||LLW|
|Monday 17 October||Technology Education Centre, Omagh||HE||LLW||LLW||HE|
|Wednesday 19 October||Antrim Board Centre||History||RE||Geography||T&D|
|Friday 21 October||EA Headquarters, Dundonald||Mathematics||Science||Science||Mathematics|
Teachers can sign up to a session of their choosing by booking a place online via the Curriculum events page:
Registration is now open and will close approximately 5 days prior to each event. Each teacher wishing to attend must register separately for each session. Places are available on a 'first-come, first-served' basis.
Please note - if teachers wish to attend a morning Communication session and an afternoon Using Mathematics session (or vice versa) on the same day, attendees should make their own lunch arrangements.
Please note that teacher release of a half-day is available per session. The code will be provided within the confirmation email.
If you have any queries regarding booking a place on one of these sessions, please contact Martine Ireland on 02890 9026 1200 ext 2605 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any queries regarding the content of the sessions, please contact:
Roisin McCreesh on 02890 261200 ext 2635 or Edel Ní Chorráin on 02890261200 ext 2719.
Using Mathematics Sessions
Gavin Graham on 02890 261200 ext 2658.
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