It’s that time of year to start planning on doing CPD courses, either during the summer holidays or to start in the autumn. Getting a sense of what you’re interested in doing is sometimes the biggest step, so this is a list (not exhaustive!) of some of the courses on offer for the coming months:
- teacherCPD.ie: ICT online summer courses and face-to-face courses in local Education Centres.
- www.innovators.ie/educators/: UCD Innovation Academy
- www.europeanschoolnetacademy.eu: MOOCs from the European SchoolNet Academy
- 21st Century Teaching and Learning (P. Grad. Cert.): Bridge 21, Trinity College. Closing date for applications: 21st July 2017.
- Professional Diploma in Educational Studies (Computational Thinking): UCD School of Education/UCD Computer Science. Enquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
There are also a number of exhibitions and conferences coming up:
- Coolest Projects: CoderDojo clubs from all over the country showcase their projects in the RDS, Dublin on Saturday, 17th June.
- National Scratch Conference, 20th June.
- World Conference in Computers in Education: 3rd – 6th July in the Printworks Conference Hall, Dublin Castle. Hosted by the Irish Computer Society.