You’re very welcome to this brief Guide to the materials for the Applied Technology CPD Day 2020/2021. This Guide is intended to provide an overview of the content, key messages and discussion points of the CPD materials as you engage with them as an individual, a group of teachers or as a Subject Department. The materials will be helpful for teachers who may not have been able to attend the workshop in Applied Technology on their cluster CPD day 2020/2021, for newly qualified teachers or for teachers teaching Applied Technology for the first time in Junior Cycle. The materials will also be of interest to teachers who attended the CPD workshop in their cluster day 2020/2021 and who would like to revisit the materials.
While the workshop ran over three sessions on the cluster day, we have divided that into two shorter sections for you to engage with online. We have included an overview (in the form of a blurb) with each set of materials, indicating the core content of the PowerPoints, videos or other materials. Each overview will help you to discern what the section entails or what section you would like to revisit in the time you have available.