Learning for All - Webinar Series

 

Learning for All - Webinar Series

 

 

Learning for All is a live webinar series from the PDST and the Teaching Council, which launched on Tuesday 31 March, to help support learning from home in these changing times.

 

From the online to the offline, with this series we hope to connect all the good practice that is currently taking place during school closures, and to help support each other during this period. School leaders and teachers are providing enormous support and care, and we would like to bring the community together to respond to today's needs in a supportive manner.

 

The Webinars in the series are as follows:

 

  • Learning at Home: From online to offline: Broadcast date: Tuesday, 31 March 2020  12pm
  • Unifying the community: Creative ways to stay connected: Broadcast date: Tuesday, 21 April 2020 12pm
  • Vital for some, good for all - Supporting students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) remotely: Broadcast date: Tuesday, 28 April 2020 12pm
  • Teaching and Learning at Post-primary Level, Offline and Online: Broadcast date: Tuesday, 5 May 2020 12pm
  • Teaching and Learning at Primary Level, Offline and Online: Broadcast date: Friday, 8 May 2020 12pm
  • Leading for All, Learning for All - Supporting School Leaders: Broadcast date: Tuesday, 12 May 2020 12pm
  • Teagasc agus Foghlaim Ar-líne agus As-líne–Oideachas Trí Mheán na Gaeilge: Broadcast date: Tuesday, 19 May 2020 12pm
  • Supporting Online Assessment and Feedback: Broadcast date: Tuesday, 26 May 2020 12pm
  • An International Perspective - What's Happening in Other Countries: Broadcast date: Friday, 29 May 2020 12pm

 

Please note that registering does not guarantee a place in the live webinar session. The platform has the capacity to admit the first 3,000 live attendees only. It is advisable that you join the webinar at least 15 minutes in advance of the start time. A recording of the webinar will be posted here shortly after it finishes for anyone that was unable to access the live session.

 

 

Final Webinar

 

 

Súil Siar, Súil Aniar - Looking Back and Thinking Ahead

 

To date, there have been nine live webinars in the 'Learning for All' series which are available to watch below.

 

The tenth, and final, webinar in the 'Learning for All' series for the school term 2019/20 from the PDST and partners, the Teaching Council broadcast Friday 19 June at 12 pm. The focus of this webinar will be on the return to school with also a look back over the last number of months.

 

Our panel includes:

 

  • Evin Fleming, Incoming 5th year student in Scoil Chonglais, Baltinglass
  • Dymnpna Daly, Director of West Cork Education Centre
  • Daniel Hyland – Principal of Clarin College, Athenry
  • Sonya Ryan, Parent
  • Karina Hanley – Primary school teacher 

 

To register for the webinar please click here.

 

A copy of the PowerPoint for this webinar is available to download here.

 

 

 

 

Learning for All - Live Webinar Series

Webinar 1: 'From Online to Offline'
31.3.20

Webinar 2: 'Unifying the Community'

21.4.20

Webinar 3: 'Vital for some, good for all'
28.4.20

The first webinar in our Learning for All series was called 'Learning at Home: From online to offline'. The panel for this webinar included:

 

  • Tomás Ó Ruairc, Director of the Teaching Council 
  • Jack Kennedy, 5th year student, CBS Ennistymon
  • Marie-Therese Kilmartin, Principal Coláiste Bríde Presentation Secondary School, Clondalkin
  • Danielle Conaty, Home Economics Teacher, St. Clare's Comprehensive School Manorhamilton
  • Michael McNamara, PDST Team Leader - Digital Technologies
  • Áine Lynch, CEO National Parents Council Primary

 

Please click here to watch the recording.

The second webinar in our Learning for All series was called 'Unifying the community: Creative ways to stay connected'. The panel for this webinar included:

 

  • Tomás Ó Ruairc, Director of the Teaching Council
  • Jason Byrne, Primary Teacher - Home School Community Liaison Co-ordinator, Galway 
  • Rachel O'Connor, Post-primary Principal, Ramsgrange Community School, Wexford
  • Shane Farragher, Student, Coláiste Bhaile Chláir, Galway
  • Ciara Delaney, PDST Health and Wellbeing Team Leader
  • Mary O’ Mahony, Parent and Adult Educator 

 

Please click here to watch the recording.

The third webinar in our Learning for All series was called 'Vital for some, good for all - Supporting students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) remotely''. The panel for this webinar included:

 

 

  • Rachel Markey, Primary Teacher and Specialist Lead for Policy and Practice Development, National Council for Special Education (NCSE)
  • Ben Rowsome, Student
  • Rachel Moynagh, Principal, Holy Family Special School, Cootehill, Co. Cavan
  • Ian McMorrough, Parent
  • Ann Marie Caulfield, Post-primary Teacher and SEN Coordinator, St. Joseph's School, Rush

 

A recording of the webinar can be accessed here.

 

The following handouts were also included in this webinar:

 

  1. The powerpoint used on the day
  2. Guidance on Continuity of Schooling: Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs For post-primary schools
  3. Guidance on Continuity of Schooling: Supporting Pupils with Special Educational Needs For primary and special schools  

 

 

 

Webinar 4: Teaching and Learning at Post Primary Level, Offline and Online'
5.5.20

 

Webinar 5: Teaching and Learning at Primary Level, Offline and Online
8.5.20

Webinar 6: 'Leading for All, Learning for All - Supporting School Leaders'.
12.5.20

 

The fourth webinar in our Learning for All series was called 'Teaching and Learning at Post-primary Level, Offline and Online'. The panel for this webinar included:

 

  • Anthony Kilcoyne, Deputy Director of Digital Technologies, Professional Development Service for Teachers  
  • Tony Collison, Principal of Rockford Manor, Blackrock, Co. Dublin 
  • Vivienne Hogan, Deputy Principal of Thomond Community College, Limerick
  • Anna Merrick, Parent and Further Education Teacher at Pearse College of Further Education, Crumlin, Dublin 12. 
  • Lisa Noone, Acting Team Leader of Post Primary Health & Well-being Team, Professional Development Service for Teachers 

 

The recording of the webinar can be accessed here.

 

A copy of the PowerPoint used in the webinar is available to download here.

The fifth webinar in our Learning for All series was called 'Teaching and Learning at Primary Level, Offline and Online'. Our panel for this webinar included:

 

  • Caoimhe McLaughlin, Team Leader of CPD, Research & Design, Professional Development Service for Teachers 
  • Tiernan O’Neill, Principal of Corpus Christi Primary School, Moyross, Limerick
  • Caoimhe Ní Dhaghnáin, Sixth Class student at Gaelscoil Mhichíl Cíosóg, Ennis, Co. Clare
  • Deirdre O’ Donovan, Parent
  • Eimear Dilleen, Primary School Teacher working between two rural schools in east Clare

 

The recording of the webinar can be accessed here.

 

A copy of the PowerPoint used in the webinar is available to download here.

The sixth webinar in our Learning for All series was called 'Leading for All, Learning for All - Supporting School Leaders'. Our panel for this webinar included:

 

  • Bernard McHale, Team Leader of Leadership, Professional Development Service for Teachers  
  • Cecilia Munro, Principal of Ballyfermot College of Further Education, Dublin 12
  • Páiric Clerkin, Chief Executive Officer of the Irish Primary Principals’ Network
  • Mary Gallagher, Deputy Principal and SEN coordinator at St. Joseph's National School, Tullamore
  • Kieran Golden, Past President of National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals and Principal of Mayfield Community School, Cork City

 

The recording of this webinar can be accessed here.

 

A copy of the PowerPoint used in the webinar is available to download here.

 

Webinar 7: 'Teagasc agus Foghlaim Ar-líne agus As-líne–Oideachas Trí Mheán na Gaeilge'
19.5.20

Webinar 8: 'Supporting Online Assessment and Feedback'
26.5.20

Webinar 9: 'An International Perspective - What's Happening in Other Countries'
29.5.20

The seventh webinar in our Learning for All series was called 'Teagasc agus Foghlaim Ar-líne agus As-líne – Oideachas Trí Mheán na Gaeilge'Our panel for this webinar included:

 

  • Phil Fox, Cathaoirleach agus Leas Stiúrthóir, An Chomhairle Mhúinteoireachta
  • Seosamh Mac an Iomaire, Ceannaire Foirne Gaeilge don tSeirbhís Um Fhorbairt Ghairmiúil do Mhúinteoirí
  • Muireann Ní Mhóráin, Príomhfheidhmeannach, An Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta agus Gaelscolaíochta
  • Caoilfhionn Ní Ghoill, Coláiste Naomh Éinne, Cill Rónain, Inis Mór, Co. na Gaillimhe
  • Deirble Nic Conghamhna, Príomhoide Scoil Neasáin, Baile Hearman, Baile Átha Cliath 5
  • Lorna Ní Choistealbha, Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh, Cnoc na Cathrach, Gaillimhe
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The recording of the webinar can be accessed here.

 

A copy of the PowerPoint used in the webinar is available to download here.

Our eighth webinar is called 'Supporting Online Assessment and Feedback'. The panel included a main panel with input from a sub-panel. 

 

Main Panel

 

  • Patrick Looby, 2nd Year student - Gaelcholasite Luimnigh
  • Clare Downey, Parent to three children aged from 9 to 19 years old and Early Years Services Manager for the National Parents Council Primary.  
  • Nuala Taffe, Deputy Director of Policy, Research and Design, Professional Development Service for Teachers

 

Sub panel

 

  • SiobhánNíUptáin - 1st and 2nd Class Primary teacher

  • Stephanie Kelly – Primary Deputy Principal and SET 

  • Stephanie Hodgers – Post-primaryArt teacher 

  • Pauric O’Donnell - Post-primary Computer Science and Maths teacher

 

A copy of the PowerPoint for this webinar is available to download here.

 

The recording of the webinar can be accessed here.

Our ninth webinar is called 'An International Perspective - What's Happening in Other Countries'. The panel included:

 

  • Andy Hargreaves, Research Professor in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College.
  • Ciara O’Donnell, National Director of the Professional Development Service for Teachers, Ireland  
  • Deanne Fishburn, Director of the Queensland College of Teachers, Australia  
  • Andreas Schleicher, Director of the Directorate of Education and Skills, OECD, France
  • Deborah Netolicky, Head of Teaching & Learning, St Mark's Anglican Community School, Australia

 

Click here to watch this webinar.