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PDST 2017/2018 Professional Development Workshops

Date

Time

Course

Venue

21/02/2018

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Completing the Construction Studies Project

Dublin West Education Centre

26/02/2018

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Completing the Construction Studies Project

Clare Education Centre

07/03/2018

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Completing the Construction Studies Project

Donegal Education Centre
06/03/2018 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. An integrated approach to teaching & learning in Construction Studies Galway Education Centre
13/03/2018 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. An integrated approach to teaching & learning in Construction Studies Dublin West Education Centre
14/03/2018 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Structural Forms in the DCG Classroom Clare Education Centre
10/04/2018 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Structural Forms in the DCG Classroom Athlone Education Centre

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Note: Online Applications only. Places are limited. For further details contact Limerick Education Centre (t4@pdst.ie)

 

 
 

PDST 2017/2018 Professional Development Workshops

Date

Time

Course

Venue

24/02/2018

10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Introduction to Controlled Technology

Scoil Na Trionaide Naofa, Lisgaugh, Doon, Co. Limerick

10/03/2018

10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Introduction to Controlled Technology

Sligo Education Centre

14/04/2018

10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Introduction to Controlled Technology

Wilshon's Hospital School, Multyfarhnam, Co. Westmeath

Introduction to Control Technology

This course will offer a one day (5 hour) workshop introducing control technology to teachers using the t4 training board. Developing and embedding technology enhanced learning within the t4 subjects.

Target Group: Technology & Engineering teachers, wishing to attend a hands on introductory course on control technology and computational thinking in the Technology subjects.

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T4 2018 National Conference

The annual T4 National Conference will take place this year on the 3rd March in Tullamore. The conference will once again include workshops for each of the T4 subject areas on the day. The theme for this years conference is "Exploring teaching and learning in the T4 classroom".

More details will follow in the near future, but for the moment put this date in your diaries?

 
 

 
 

Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA)

Teachers and students can now complete the Certified SolidWorks Associate examinations for free in schools. Schools must initially register as test providers at http://www.solidworks.com/cswa to commence the process. There is a huge library of resource available on www.mysolidworks.com which will guide you through the CSWA.

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Construction Studies - Exploring Teaching, Learning & Assessment

Students of Construction Studies enjoy a rich & varied learning environment through the various activities that they engage with over a two year course of study. This booklet looks at the three parts of the syllabus and the three examination components.

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Completing the Engineering Project

These booklets offer guidance to both teachers & students on possible approaches to successfully completing the Engineering - Technology Project / Manufacture/Design.

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