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Managing Time: Learning to Plan for Results Webinar

Managing Time: Learning to Plan for Results Webinar


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. Time is a finite resource in all our lives. With the pressures of an over-loaded, exam-driven curriculum, showing our students how to maximise time and learn to plan is a skill that will be of immediate and lifelong benefit. This webinar will yield immediate benefits for teachers and parents/guardians in their busy lives too!

Learning Outcomes

This webinar will enable participants to;

  • Reflect on their use of time and the benefits of planning for learning,
  • Explore the link between motivation and planning,
  • Outline a range of strategies and resources to maximise time for practical use in the classroom for students’ use and in teachers’ decision-making, and
  • Demonstrate planning techniques that have been shown to optimise the brain for learning and ways they can be practised in the classroom.

Dr. Fidelma Healy Eames

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 Properties

Course date 28-09-2023 7:00 pm
Course End Date 28-09-2023 8:15 pm
Cut off date 28-09-2023 7:00 pm
Capacity 1000
Individual Price Free
Speaker Dr. Fidelma Healy Eames, Study and Careers
Number Hours 1.25
Location Online (via Zoom)

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