TY Contact Details

 
Contact Details

 

 

Esther Herlihy

Administrator

Address: Navan Education Centre, Athlumney, Navan, Co. Meath 

E-mailty@pdst.ie

 

 

Work of the Transition Year Support 

 

Transition Year Support works to support schools in the planning, design and delivery of the TYP nationally. Schools are free to contact the support service and request:

  • work with Principal and/ or planning team
  • work with the TY Co-ordinator and/or core team
  • work with an individual teacher or group of teachers

 

School-based support

http://www.pdst.ie/schoolsupport

 

Typically school-based support is sought in the following areas:

  • planning to introduce the TY programme in the school
  • writing the TY programme document
  • planning induction programmes for TY students
  • teaching and learning methodologies in TY
  • assessment methods in TY
  • evaluating the TY programme in the school
  • resources for courses in TY
  • support for a Principal, Co-ordinator or teacher new to TY 

 

Work with educational agencies/organisations

 

Some of the work of the support service involves liaison with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment, Department of Education & Skills Inspectorate, Teacher Unions, National Management and Parent bodies.

 

Work with non-educational agencies and organisations

 

The service also acts as educational consultant to organisations and agencies who wish to provide course materials for TY.