This webinar is a collaboration between Kilkenny Education Centre, Cork Education Support Centre, Waterford Education Support Centre, West Cork Education Support Centre and Wexford Education Support Centre.
This webinar is suitable for teachers (upper Primary and Post Primary), Guidance Counsellors, Study Skills Co-Ordinators and parents/guardians. Getting off to a good start with your students matters. This webinar will explore how the brain works and students’ learning strengths. It will outline practical ways that teachers can make every class a ‘learning to learn’ class, where students can practise strategies that enable them to study more effectively and ‘own’ their learning.
This webinar will enable participants to;
Dr. Fidelma Healy Eames, PhD, MSc. Ed, B.Ed. (Galway), has a long background in teaching, learning and teacher education. Her enduring interest is making learning easier and enabling young people to pursue fulfilling futures. Passionate about supporting teachers and enabling learners to develop the mindset and skills to take ownership for their own learning, she is Director and Lead Educator with Study and Careers. In 2017, Fidelma completed a qualification in Psychometric Science with the British Psychological Society, equipping her as an accredited tester (Ability, Personality and Occupational) with follow-up courses completed in career coaching. Author of Switching on for Learning: A Student Guide to Exam and Career Success, this has become a core text for teachers, parents/guardians and students interested in independent learning and career guidance. In 2020, she developed an online ‘learning to learn’ programme used across second-level schools. Newly-revised for 2022 based on teacher and student feedback, it’s now available with free previews here.
|Course date||19-09-2023 7:00 pm|
|Course End Date||19-09-2023 8:15 pm|
|Cut off date||19-09-2023 7:00 pm|
|Speaker||Dr. Fidelma Healy Eames, Study and Careers|
|Location||Online (via Zoom)|