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Enriching History: Exploring Local Environments and Heritage

Enriching History: Exploring Local Environments and Heritage

Dates: Monday 1st - Friday 5th July 2024

Times: 9:30 am - 2:00pm

Location: Monaghan Education Centre

Registration Fee: €50.00

Facilitator: Gina Curley

The course aims:

  • To provide teachers with the opportunities and resources to become more familiar with local history in County Monaghan using a range of interactive approaches that promote the development of skills and concepts that underpin the History and an integrated approach to SESE.
  • Participants will explore a number of local environments in person and virtually using digital technology to strengthen their capacity to promote project-based learning and cross-curricular approaches with local history and heritage as the stimulus.
  • Participants will develop confidence and competence to use an extended range of digital resources not only to research but to represent new learning in history. This will include digital story-telling and podcasting
  • Participants will develop and share resources and lesson plans relevant to their own school context.
  • Participants will engage with a range of audit tools and resources that will enhance their understanding of and engagement with School Self-Evaluation process.
  • They will engage with statements of effective and very effective practice in the Looking at our Schools: A quality Framework for Primary Schools and Special Schools (LAOS, 2022) to scaffold critical professional review in relation to provision for history at class and whole-school levels.
  • All courses qualify for EPV days providing participating teachers meet DES attendance criteria.
  • The registration fee is non-refundable.
  • The centre reserves the right to cancel a course if sufficient bookings do not materialise.

Course Details

Course Date 01-07-2024 9:30 am
Course End Date 05-07-2024 2:00 pm
Cut off date 21-06-2024
Capacity 15
Available place 14
Individual Price €50.00
Speaker Gina Curley
Number Hours 20
Location Monaghan Education Centre

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Monaghan Education Centre,
Armagh Road,
Co. Monaghan.

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