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T4 2018 National Conference

The rescheduled T4 National Seminar was hosted in Colaiste Cholim Tullamore on Saturday 21st April on a beautiful spring day. Over 90 teachers made the effort to attend and the T4 Advisors would like to sincerely thank the Principal and staff at Colaiste Cholim for their immense support in the planning and support for the event.

In the morning sessions the new Junior Cycle Subject specifications were examined and discussed. After partaking of Tea and Coffee the delegates attended 2 subject specific workshops before and after lunch in the schools impressive rooms.

The Advising team would like to thank all those who attended this year. From the feedback received on the day the advising team are already in planning for next years seminar.


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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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T4 Newsletter

Click on the link below to access the first edition "Summer Newsletter 2018" of the T4 Online Newsletter.

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Intermediate SolidWorks

Workshop booklet covering some of the intermediate level sketching tools and features available in SolidWorks 2017 while working through the modeling of parts for a Spatula.

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Surface Modeling

Resource notes from PDST 2017 Advanced SolidWorks CPD Workshop.

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DCG Coursework

State Examination Commission (SEC) respond to queries regarding DCG Coursework Examination. .

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JC Technology- Paper

Background paper & brief for the review of the JC Technology subjects.

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CAD Computer Specifications

Details of the Computer specifications for CAD Computers available through the DES 2015 hardware grant for schools for use in DCG can be found under the CAD & SolidWorks link on the left of the screen.

 

Updated Room Layouts

Updated Room Layouts for Post Primary Schools are currently available in both CAD and PDF format from the DES website.

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ICT for teaching & Learning

Example of a Flipped Learning approach i a Tech Graphics classroom..

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