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PDST Distance Learning Supports

PDST have developed a huge range of supports for teachers and school leaders around distance...

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Coaching Skills for School Leaders (Primary and Post-Primary)

Laois Education Centre in association with CoachAcademy PLUS is delighted to offer  Coaching...

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Online Teacher Breathing Space

Join us for our Online Teacher Breathing Space with Ann Marie Ireland on Thurs. next via Zoom...

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Shane Martin Online Course: The Science of Resilience for Teachers in a Time of Challenge and Upheaval

During the current climate we need an emphasis on well-being and resilience like never before....

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New Online Course DISTANCE LEARNING - CONNECT, CONTENT AND CORRECT!

As we move from classroom to online learning we need to adapt our teaching methodologies swiftly....

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Free Webinar for School Leaders on Zoom in Education

We are delighted to offer a free webinar to school leaders on Supporting Students through Distance...

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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

In light of the current situation regarding Coronavirus, Laois Education Centre has postponed...

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Car Parking

 As you know, on busy days in the Centre, parking has been very limited. We are delighted...

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Conference on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

  The theme of this conference challenges us to look at issues around Equality,...

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Follow us on Facebook on @laoiseducationcentre for information on what's happening...

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Mata sa Rang

Mata sa Rang

          Maths Recovery (Ireland) in conjunction with Laois...

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Autumn Courses

The first of our Autumn Courses are now live on https://laoisedcentre.ie/cpd-courses/autumn-courses.html....

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PDST Distance Learning Supports

PDST have developed a huge range of supports for teachers and school leaders around distance learning in these strange times. Their content is curated and was developed by the PDST Digital Technologies team to support schools and teachers engaged in distance learning in order to provide continuity to pupils/students.  Using some of the online platforms and/or tools that are detailed on their page https://www.pdst.ie/distancelearning, schools will be enabled to limit the impact of school closures by giving learners access to materials, support, classwork and feedback.

By using the online tools explored on this page:

  • Teachers can easily make educational resources and exercises available to learners, who can then study and complete assignments from home.
  • Depending on the digital tools available to each school, teachers could also use flipped learning strategies to source and/or create online lessons that learners can access remotely. 
  • Learners can complete activities digitally that demonstrate their understanding, with teachers being able to provide feedback to improve the learning experience.
  • Learners' knowledge and understanding can be effectively demonstrated using some of the edtech tools explored on this webpage (eg. Edpuzzle, Flipgrid, Kahoot, Quizlet and WizerMe).

 

Distance learning supports developed by other PDST teams are also available from this page. These include:

  • Distance learning supports for Health and Wellbeing
  • Distance learning supports for School Leaders
  • Distance learning supports for Primary Literacy
  • Distance learning supports for Post Primary Mathematics

Information on Scoilnet, Webwise and TeacherCPD can also be found on this page as well as information on online platforms and links to online tutorials.

Contact the Centre

Laois Education Centre,
Block Road,
Portlaoise.
Eircode: R32 CP26


Phone: 353-057-8672400
Fax: 353-057 8661137

Email: info@laoisedcentre.ie

 

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