Courses and Training
My education has not only provided the foundation for the rest of my experiences, but has also made me a lifelong learner who is eager to gain more skills and knowledge. Take a look at my academics below.
UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING
I am currently completing a course on Universal Deign for Learning with ICEP Europe
PDST DIGITAL LEARNING NETWORK
I am currently involved with the PDST's Digital Learning Network for the 2019/2020 academic year.
ENHANCING CBA'S PROJECT
Participating in the "Enhancing Classroom Based Assessment" project for the 2019/2020 academic year. This involves attending CPD and leading staff CPD in my school.
APPLE DISTINGUISHED EDUCATOR
Awarded as an Apple Distinguished Educator in 2019. This aware recognises my work using Technology in the classroom, mentoring others and leading the development of TEL in my school.
3 Day First Aid training with PHECC
Training with the JCT for the new syllabi for Junior Cycle Graphics.
JCT- APPLIED TECHNOLOGY
Training with the JCT for the new syllabi for Junior Cycle Applied Technology.
JCT- WOOD TECHNOLOGY
Training with the JCT for the new syllabi for Junior Cycle Wood Technology.
PDST- INTRODUCTION TO THE DCG SYLLABUS
A full day CPD workshop for teachers of Design & Communication Graphics.
An advanced Solidworks workshop hosted by GMIT Letterfrack Lecturer Des Kelly.
APPLE TEACHER PROGRAMME
Certificate of completion (Badges) from the Apple Teacher CPD Programme
PDST- CONTROL TECHNOLOGY
CPD workshop on Control Technology and the use of Genie Boards.
MAGENTA PRINCIPLES - MIKE HUGHES
Mike Hughes workshops on the Magenta Principles hosted by the NAPD. This involved two 5 hour workshops in 2018.
DDLETB- HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR TECHNOLOGIES TEACHERS
A health and safety workshop for teachers of Technologies subjects DDLETB.
TUSLA-CHILD FIRST E-LEARNING PROGRAMME
Certificate of completion of Tulsa's E-Learning.
JCT- LEVEL 2 LEARNING PROGRAMMES
Training with the JCT for the new syllabi for Level two Learning Programmes as part of the new curriculum reforms.
LEVEL 2 PILOT PROGRAMME
I was involved in a Pilot Programme in 2017 with Dr. Margaret Flood.
BUILDING LEARNING POWER
A series of workshops with Graeme Powell on the principles of Building Learning Power.
TECHNOLOGY ENHANCED LEARNING WORKSHOPS
Attended a series of monthly workshops in DDLETB to develop my skills related to TEL.
JCT- KEY SKILLS
Whole Schools training
Training with expert Nicole Feldman on the principles of Restorative Practice.
EVERYONE CAN CODE LAUNCH
Attended the Launch event for Everyone Can Code in Ireland ran by Apple Education.