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Post Date: 09 April 2018


Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE) CPD

JCT are delighted to announce that support for teachers of SPHE will be available in 2018/2019 via the cluster CPD model. Registration for these events can be completed, via the school principal, at www.jctregistration.ie 

Key documents relating to SPHE and Wellbeing lie within the Wellbeing-Related Short Courses section of Key Documents

Post Date: 07 April 2017


Junior Cycle Level 2 Short Course Development Community

Junior Cycle Level 2 Short Course Development Community
In 2015, JCT and a group of teachers from six special schools endeavoured to develop unique short courses for their Level 2 students. These short courses were tailored to address the specific needs of the student and the context of each special school.

Examples of the Level 2 short course titles are:

  • Water, Water Everywhere

  • Where am I from? Where am I going?

  • Grow It, Cook It, Eat It!

 

Further information, as well as a project report is available in Resources 

Post Date: 07 April 2017


PE and Wellbeing within the Framework for Junior Cycle

Within the nationwide cluster CPD events hosted by JCT between Dec 16 and Mar 17, physical education teachers had an opportunity to participate in a tailored CPD event. This day allowed teachers, along with colleagues from neighbouring schools, to explore the key messages regarding physical education within the new Wellbeing area of learning. Teachers could develop and share their approaches to planning and assessment using learning outcomes from the new short course specification in physical education. It was also an opportunity to consider the first steps in introducing the Wellbeing area of learning in their school. 

 

Key documents relating to PE and Wellbeing lie within the Wellbeing-Related Short Courses section of Key Documents 

 

Materials relating to this CPD Day are also available under CPD Supports.

Post Date: 07 April 2018


Junior Cycle Coding in Action

Junior Cycle Coding in Action is a collaborative initiative designed to support schools and teachers in their introduction of the new Junior Cycle short course in Coding within their Junior Cycle programme and is running from Sept 2017 to Sept 2019. 

A total of 50 schools were chosen from 175 entries to participate, and their innovative work will be supported by the Short Courses Team within the Junior Cycle for Teachers (JCT) Support Service who linked with Lero – The Irish Software Research Centre – and Intel Ireland. 

Findings will shared via an interim report (June 2018) and a final report (June 2019) 

Key documents relating to Coding short course lie within the ICT-related Short Courses section of Key Documents

 

Further information relating to the initiative, as well as the Exploring Coding CPD initiative can be found in Resources

Post Date: 07 April 2018


Junior Cycle Level 2 Short Course Development Community

In 2015, JCT and a group of teachers from six special schools endeavoured to develop unique short courses for their Level 2 students. These short courses were tailored to address the specific needs of the student and the context of each special school. Examples of the Level 2 short course titles are: 

· Water, Water Everywhere 

· Where am I from? Where am I going? 

· Grow It, Cook It, Eat It! 

 

Further information, as well as a project report is available in Resources

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