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Julian Girdham’s Keynote Presentation Conference 2019

Please find below the link to Julian’s keynote presentation form this year’s conference.The Building Blocks of the English Classroom

Junior and Senior Poetry Competitions

We are once again inviting entries for our Junior and Senior Poetry competitions. The theme this year is “Communication”. Send your entries in by December 12th to inotewritingcomp@gmail.com with the subject heading …

INOTE Magazine Autumn 2019

Please have a close read of our new magazine and we encourage all our members to have a say in our next edition. We’d love to hear from you. Inote …

Short Story Competition

We are once again inviting English Teachers to enter our Short Story Competition. The story can be on any theme or written in any genre. It must, however, be 3000 …

Prescribed Material Leaving Certificate English 2021

The circular for the prescribed material for examination in 2021 has just been published. Please take note! 0023-2019_Prescribed_Material_for_the_LC_English_Exam_in_2021.pdf

Words Wonderful Words Presentation

Another of our speakers from our recent conference has agreed to share her presentation with us. Her presentation was just fascinating and made us see how we need to reconsider …

Notes from Conference 2019: Selena Wilkes’ Workshop

Please use the link provided for access to the presentation from Selena Wilkes’ Workshop at this year’s conference. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1AqaAo9dk_xS_E9L-rRL2FbC7PDg_0Get

Review of enactment of junior cycle phase 1 and 2 subjects

NCCA are currently capturing feedback from teachers, students and stakeholders on the early enactment of the Junior Cycle Business Studies and Science Specifications in addition to continuing the review of …

Regional Writing Centre, UL’s ninth annual National Secondary School Essay-writing Competition for Transition and 5th year students.

The competition will require that students take a decisive stance on a particular prompt, which is to be explored in an essay of 800-1,000 words. The prompt and submission details …

Frances Rocks LC HL Paper 1 Talk

Frances Rocks is coming to Donegal Education Centre on Thursday 24th of October 2019 to speak on Leaving Certificate Higher Level Paper 1. To book your place, please contact Donegal …

INOTE Magazine Autumn 2019: Spread the Word

Do check out our inaugural  magazine. Those of you who attended our conference got copies hot off the press. We’d love to hear from you. We are open to suggestions …

Conference Workshop Notes

To all attendees at last Saturday’s conference in Portlaoise. Thank you for making it an overwhelming success. Please be advised that attendance certificates will be emailed over the next two …

Competition

Calling all teachers. Could you draw your senior students’ attention to a new, exciting and innovative competition in relation to raising awareness and helping raise the profile of apprenticeships please? …

INOTE Conference 2019 Details

Further details of the forthcoming conference have been confirmed. The agenda is as follows: Conference Sat Oct 12th 2019 in The Killeshin Hotel Portlaoise 9.00-9.30 Registration 9.30-10.15 Julian Girdham 10.15-10.45 …

Conference 2019

This year’s conference takes place on Saturday, October 12th in the Killeshin Hotel Portlaoise. Further details will be announced shortly.

Senior Cycle Review Consultation

The senior cycle review is entering phase three, public consultation. Having read these reports, the NCCA would like you to consider the areas for further development and have your say. …

Volunteering Opportunity

Fiona Locke is the Programme Manager for an organisation called Amal Learning.   Amal Learning works with people affected by conflict or fleeing persecution to increase their access to employment …

BT Young Scientist Project Survey

Brian Donnelly is third year student from Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh, Cork and is hoping to enter the BT Young Scientist Exhibition this coming year with his two classmates Harry …

INOTE Annual Conference 2019

INOTE’s annual conference takes place this year on October 12th. Further updates will be posted shortly. Mark the date! Looking forward to seeing you all there!

Key Dates for CBA 2019/2020

The window within which schools can complete Classroom-Based Assessments, SLAR meetings and Assessment Tasks (where relevant) is provided below. Classroom-Based Assessments must be completed within the time period allocated which …

School Library Survey

Please spread the word! Tell all your colleagues that UCD and the School Library Association are asking us to complete a survey in order to find out as much as …

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