Controversial Issues Training

CCEA are holding a series of training events to support schools with the teaching of Controversial Issues.

Addressing the teaching of controversial issues can be difficult for school leaders and teachers. Controversial and sensitive issues can arise in all subjects, whether they are planned or unplanned.

Schools and all subject teachers need to be prepared to discuss these issues with young people.

If you are a head of department, member of senior leadership team or a teacher in a leadership or school development post, we would like you to join us for a half day training course which will introduce an online Fronter course for teaching Controversial Issues.

Topics covered will include:

  • Exploring Controversial issues
  • Challenges and Benefits of Teaching Controversial Issues
  • The Role of the Teacher
  • Creating a Safe Learning Environment
  • Teaching and Learning Approaches – methods and strategies
  • Teaching and Learning Approaches – supporting the emotional development of pupils

This training will take place in October. There is a choice of venues and sessions.

AM session(09.30-12.30) or a PM session (12.30-15.30).

Choose your date and venue by clicking on the links below.

Date Venue Session
12 October Omagh TEC AM
13 October Belfast Metropolitan College AM
23 October Nerve Centre Derry/Londonderry AM

*Please ensure you know your c2k password in order to access the Fronter Course.*

Half day substitute cover code will be provided upon booking. Travel expenses will also be provided.

Light lunch and refreshments will be available.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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