I remember when I was on teaching practice, and especially when starting out in my own classroom as an NQT, I was so enthusiastic and saw so many different ways of embedding AfL in the teaching and learning in my classroom. I, at times, tried to do too many AfL techniques at once…
I have been teaching 1st class for the past three years and enjoy working on the In-school Management Team also. Last year I had the opportunity to develop a Yearly planner for Special Education Teachers and have loved that experience. 2021/22 is on the way, watch this space!
My name is Emma, and I am a primary school teacher based in Co. Cork. I completed my BA in Early Years and Childhood Studies in 2016 before graduating with a PME degree at St. Patrick’s College, DCU in 2018. Since then, I have primarily worked in Special Education.
Easter is such a fun time of the year in school and provides such an exciting opportunity to integrate this theme into all of your lessons
St. Patrick’s Day, which ends Seachtain na Gaeilge, is a fantastic chance to celebrate everything there is to love about Ireland and the Irish culture.
This 25 minute activity allows teachers to reflect honestly on their strengths and areas of development professionally.
Take the time to sit down with a pen and paper and get your thoughts organised.
Have you started thinking about settling your class back into school? The routines and expectations of school can seem like the toughest challenge to try to settle back into for children.
Niamh Cullen is principal of Harcourt Terrace Educate Together National School since it opened in 2018 and has worked in Educate Together since 2005.
Niamh has also worked with newly qualified teachers for many years. She trained as a mentor with the National Induction Programme for Teachers in 2007 and has mentored teachers in all school settings and classes. Niamh is an Associate with NIPT and facilitates induction workshops, Cluster Meetings and PST Training.
We are passionate about professional development for teachers and have worked with over 5,000 teachers since 2017. As a teacher, you are the most important person in the classroom – you make the greatest impact on the students in front of you.
Here we are, one month into the New Year and …what did you say your resolutions were again? How many of us have set good intentions for those all-important goals and have already given up on them three weeks into the year!
So how do we make those goals stick?