Key Stage 3: Planning for Skills Progression Across the Curriculum
Key Stage 3 Cross-Curricular Skills Coordinators and/or subject teachers are invited to attend half-day sessions in their chosen skill, as detailed below:
Purpose of the Sessions
To provide Cross-Curricular Skills coordinators and/or subject teachers with an opportunity to:
- discuss developing progression of the skills with teachers from your own or other schools;
- identify naturally occurring opportunities for developing activities that develop skills across the curriculum; and
- engage with the new Task Support System and how it can be used to support planning for progression.
It is recommended that attending teacher is from a subject that is either:
- currently working to embed progression of the selected Cross-Curricular Skill in their schemes of work; or
- planning to develop opportunities to embed progression of the selected Cross-Curricular Skill in their subject schemes.
How to Book a Place
Morning workshops are from 9.30 am - 12.00 pm and afternoon workshops from 1.00 pm – 3.30 pm. The following workshops are available:
|Dates||Venue||Communication||Using Mathematics||Using ICT|
|Monday 20 March 2017||Belfast Met - Springvale Campus, Belfast||AM Session||PM Session||AM Session||PM Session||AM Session||PM Session|
|Tuesday 21 March 2017||Armagh City Hotel||AM Session||PM Session||AM Session||PM Session||AM Session||PM Session|
|Friday 24 March 2017||Technology Education Centre, Omagh||AM Session||PM Session||AM Session||PM Session||AM Session||PM Session|
*Please note, if teachers wish to attend two different skills workshops on the same day, attendees should make their own lunch arrangements.
Teachers can sign up to a workshop of their choosing by booking a place online via the Curriculum Training and Support page.
Teachers can select the Skill they would like to attend during the registration process.
Registration is now open and will close approximately 5 days prior to each event. Each teacher wishing to attend must register separately for each workshop. Places are available on a 'first-come, first-served' basis.
Teacher Release (sub-cover)
Please note that teacher release of a half-day is available. The code will be provided within the confirmation email.
If you have any queries regarding booking a place on one of these workshops, please contact Martine Ireland on 02890 9026 1200 ext 2605 or email [email protected]
If you have any queries regarding the content of the workshops, please contact:
Roisin McCreesh on 02890 261200 ext 2635 or Edel Ní Chorráin on 02890261200 ext 2719.
Using Mathematics Workshops
Gavin Graham on 02890 261200 ext 2658
Using ICT Workshops
Deborah Stinson on 02890261200 ext 2620