education

ECO-UNESCO's Environmental Education and Curriculum Links Training

This short course explores ways to plan, develop and integrate environmental
education methodologies within different curriculum frameworks and/or in
alignment with specific learning outcomes.

By the end of the training participants will:

  • Be able to identify relevant curriculum links to environmental education activities.
  • Understand how to engage and motivate young people to learning about the environment within different curriculum frameworks.
  • Know how to plan, develop and deliver environmental education activities & link them to a variety curriculum subjects.
  • Be inspired to engage young people in exploring environmental issues through interactive learning and critical thinking.


Who?

Teachers, youth and community leaders, Environmental Awareness Officers and anyone else interested in learning more about environmental education.

Where?
ECO-UNESCO @ The Greenhouse, 17 St Andrew Street, Dublin 2

When?
29 Aug (2012)

Time 10.00am - 3.00pm.

On Demand (special group fee): ECO-UNESCO also runs this course to groups on request; if you are interested please contact us.

How much?
€70 ECO-UNESCO Members, students, unwaged, young people under 25;
€80 Voluntary and Community Sector;
€90 Statutory
Organisation Offer: 2 people from the same organisation pay €100

Loyalty bonus: Those who have previously attended an ECO-UNESCO training can attend this training half price! (offer excludes Leadership & Strategic
Sustainable Development Training)

How do I book?
Contact ECO-UNESCO at training@ecounesco.ie || +353 (0)1 662 5491

ECO-UNESCO's Environmental Education and Curriculum Links Training

This short course explores ways to plan, develop and integrate environmental
education methodologies within different curriculum frameworks and/or in
alignment with specific learning outcomes.

By the end of the training participants will:

  • Be able to identify relevant curriculum links to environmental education activities.
  • Understand how to engage and motivate young people to learning about the environment within different curriculum frameworks.
  • Know how to plan, develop and deliver environmental education activities & link them to a variety curriculum subjects.
  • Be inspired to engage young people in exploring environmental issues through interactive learning and critical thinking.


Who?

Teachers, youth and community leaders, Environmental Awareness Officers and anyone else interested in learning more about environmental education.

Where?
ECO-UNESCO @ The Greenhouse, 17 St Andrew Street, Dublin 2

When?
Date08 Feb / 29 Aug (2012)

Time 10.00am - 3.00pm.

On Demand (special group fee): ECO-UNESCO also runs this course to groups on request; if you are interested please contact us.

How much?
€70 ECO-UNESCO Members, students, unwaged, young people under 25;
€80 Voluntary and Community Sector;
€90 Statutory
Organisation Offer: 2 people from the same organisation pay €100

Loyalty bonus: Those who have previously attended an ECO-UNESCO training can attend this training half price! (offer excludes Leadership & Strategic
Sustainable Development Training)

How do I book?
Contact ECO-UNESCO at training@ecounesco.ie || +353 (0)1 662 5491

Government Reviews Value of Small Schools

The Department of Education and Skills has commenced a value for money review of the provision of small primary schools and your views are welcome.

CAD Education Day April 9th 2011

This is a one day training aimed at anyone who is interested in learning, or is looking to update their information on drugs and brief interventions.

The event will focus on:

  • Drugs and Their Effects -  Dr. Des Corrigan, Chair, National Advisory Committee on Drugs
  • Motivating Change - Mr. Brendan Murphy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Accredited Therapist and Trainer.
  • Shared Personal Experiences -Coolmine Therapeutic Community and Merchants Quay Ireland

Cost:  €60 materials and meals included. Discount for students, volunteers and the unemployed

Special early bird rate of €50 for those booking before the 31st March

To book a place, please return the attached form and your fee to CAD office as soon as possible.

For further details contact:
Community Awareness of Drugs
31-31a Central Hotel Chambers
Dame Court
Dublin 2
Tel: 01-6792681
Email: info@cadaboutdrugs.ie
Website www.cadaboutdrugs.ie

Members of The Wheel receive a reduced rate for attendance.

Schools Still Waiting on Computer Grants

Second-level schools are still waiting for Government grants to buy basic laptops and projectors for classrooms almost a year after they were first announced by the Taoiseach and the Minister for E

US Education Opportunity for Irish Grant-Making Organisations

Up to fourteen individuals including decision-makers from grant making organizations (philanthropic foundations and trusts), micro-financing organizations, community development bodies, and relevan

Maynooth Students’ Union Snubs Hanafin Over Cuts

Maynooth students’ union has refused to attend the opening ceremony of the new Humanities and Social Sciences building in NUI Maynooth by Minister Mary Hanafin this Thursday (September 16th).

Parents and Charities Issue Call for Cheaper School Uniforms

To their detractors, they are a relic of regimented, old-fashioned schooling; a sign that Irish education still values conformity above individuality.

The children's charity Barnardos and the National Consumer Agency have backed calls for less specialised uniforms in order to cut down costs.

MS READaTHON

MS Ireland's annual schools reading campaign. Visit www.msreadathon.ie for further information.

Multicultural Young People's Awards

Applications are now being sought for the 2010 Multicultural Young People's Awards (MYPA).

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