SUMMER SCHOOL

 

MLevel Students in class with Lecturer Nora O'Baoil
   

The St Mary’s University College online Summer School offers teachers an excellent opportunity to develop their professional practice as part of a vibrant community of lifelong learners. Through high quality research-informed teaching, the courses aim to build on teachers’ strengths to promote teamwork and leadership in line with the ‘Learning Leaders’ strategy for Teacher Professional Learning.

(Department of Education, 2016).

   
 
The courses set out below can be taken on a stand-alone basis or as modules in a part-time Master of Education (MEd) degree programme. MEd tuition fee rates will apply.

For further information please contact the Programme Director: Dr Donna Hazzard

Register for Summer School Modules (for applicants new to the M level Programme only)

For existing M Level students, please email Helen McBride with your module choice.
 
30-Point Modules - From Thursday 1st July - Wednesday 7th July
EDC7004 Approaches to Education in the Early Years 
EDC7007 Current Issues in the Teaching of Language and Literacy
EDC7012 Behaviour Issues in the Context of Special Educational Needs 
EDC7013 Contemporary Management Issues for the Effective School 
EDC7015 Leaders in Catholic Schools 
EDC7079 Understanding, Supporting and Teaching Pupils with Specific Literacy Difficulties 
EDC7081 A Thematic Approach to STEM: Putting the STING into STEM  
   
20-Point Modules - From Thursday 1st July - Friday 2nd July
EDC7076 Gaeilge na Gaeltachta 
   

 

Short Professional Courses for Teachers
1 - 2 July 2021
       
In recognition of your hard work during an exceptional year.

We are happy to make a gesture of support to teachers at the end of another tough year, as we did during the height of the pandemic last year.

You may choose from the list of short courses below that are offered FREE during the Summer School for Teachers 2020-21.

The links will bring you to further information about each course. Please note that there are no credits associated with the short courses listed.
       
Title of Course Date Focus Lecturer(s)
Powerful paper: Using origami in teaching Maths & Numeracy Thur 1 July
10:00 - 12:00
KS1
KS2
Julie Hamilton
Moving forward into the new SEN framework. Thur 1 July
10:00 - 3:30
Primary & Post-primary Dr Gillian O'Hagan
Scileanna aistriúcháin don mhúinteoir Lán-Ghaeilge / Translation skills for teachers Thur 1 July
10:00 - 12:00
Irish-Medium teachers (IME) Gabhan O'Dochartaigh
Seanamhráin agus seanscéalta / Old Songs and Stories Thur 1 July
10:00 - 3:00
IME & teachers of Irish Dr Sean Mac Corraidh
From faltering to flowing: Supporting primary pupils in becoming fluent, phrased and flexible readers. Thur 1 July
10:00 - 3:00
KS1
KS2
Dr Geraldine Magennis
Professional writing skills for the Teacher 1-2 July
10:00 - 12:00
(2 days)
Primary & Post-primary Dr Matthew Martin
An Introduction to Critical Literacy Fri 2 July
10:00 - 3:00
KS2
KS3
Dr Donna Hazzard
Educating  pupils with autism: understanding the needs of girls Fri 2 July
10:00 - 12:00
Primary & Post-primary Dr Gillian O'Hagan
A creative methodology for teaching WAU and History Fri 2 July
1:00 - 3:00
KS2
KS3
Dr Fearghal Mac Bhloscaidh
History is Literacy – enjoyable ways to develop both at KS2 Fri 2 July
1:00 - 3:00
KS2 Catherine Gilliland & Teresa Cash
Who’s Afraid of Teaching Poetry? Fri 2 July
1:00 - 3:00
KS2
KS3
Dr Brian Hanratty
       
To register for any of the courses above, contact Helen McBride before 17 June 2021

 

 

For those who might be interested below are the list of prospective modules for Summer School 2022

Summer school 2022 modules