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Information for Schools with VHR Pupils

ESCI (The Education Support Centres of Ireland) hosted a webinar on 6th Oct , in association with PDST, NCSE, NEPS and the DES Inspectorate for Primary Schools outlining the supports available for schools in supporting pupils who are not currently attending school because of being medically certified as being at very high risk to Covid 19.

A recording of this webinar is available at: https://vimeo.com/467286540

A similar webinar for Post Primary schools was held on the 8th Oct. The link to the recording of this webinar is https://vimeo.com/467760095

The following webinars are also being provided through ESCI to help support schools:

SEESAW FOR PARENTS OF VERY HIGH RISK (VHR) LEARNERS

Date: Wednesday 21 October 2020
Time: 7.00 - 8.00p.m.
Facilitator: John Rust
This webinar aims to provide parents with a comprehensive understanding of
Seesaw, an online learning platform that many schools use to share resources
and activities with their students. Topics covered in this webinar include an
explanation of Seesaw, how it can be used by teachers and how students
respond. Parents will see how Seesaw works from both a Teacher’s and a
student’s viewpoint. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

Register at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pw5OnrU_Sqiv26P99p7RFw

SUPPORTING SCHOOLS WITH VERY HIGH RISK (VHR) LEARNERS
INTRODUCTION TO GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION AND GOOGLE CLASSROOM
nd Date: Thursday 22 October 2020
Time: 7.15 - 8.15p.m.
Facilitator: Martin Hanly
In this webinar, participants will learn about the range of apps within G Suite for
Education and how they can support distance learning for students in the Very
High Risk category. Google Classroom will be introduced and participants will
be shown how digital work can be sent to students, how students can submit
completed tasks and how a teacher can comment/correct tasks/assignments
digitally. This webinar is suitable for Principals, Mainstream Class Teachers,
Special Education Team members and SNAs who are supporting Very High
Risk learners.

Register at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMvcu-gqTgjHNUn7SZdNuHfUdeY2l_4Csxc 

USING PADLET AS AN ONLINE TOOL TO SUPPORT VERY HIGH RISK (VHR) LEARNERS
th Date: Wednesday 4 November 2020
Time: 7.15 - 8.15p.m.
Facilitator: Niall Larkin
Padlet is a free online tool that is best described as an online noticeboard,
which can be used by students and teachers to post notes on a common page.
It is an ideal tool for sharing images, video, audio, screencasts, links and other
media with students. Topics covered in this webinar include how to create a
Padlet and add posts and how to share a Padlet with students. This webinar is
suitable for Principals, Mainstream Class Teachers, Special Education Team
members and SNAs supporting Very High Risk (VHR) learners.

Register at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcoceugqz8uHtCRpvFw4PJaVgWQatJEGS_X 

COMMUNICATING WITH SCHOOLS:
A WEBINAR FOR PARENTS OF VERY HIGH RISK (VHR) STUDENTS
LEARNERS:
Click here to book your place.
th Date: Monday 16 November 2020
Time: 7.00 - 8.00p.m.
Facilitator: Dorothy Scarry
This webinar, for parents of students who miss all or a lot of class tuition time
because they are at Very High Risk (VHR) to COVID-19, will explore
communication as a tool for blended learning and remote learning and
selecting the correct communication medium for the message to be relayed.
Active listening for better communication will also be explored.

Register at https://eckilkenny.ie/coursebooking/webinars/1231-communicating-with-schools-for-parents-of-very-high-risk-vhr-students.html 

 

 

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