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FACE TO FACE: Building and Improving SEN provision in Mainstream Primary Schools

FACE TO FACE:  Building and Improving SEN provision in Mainstream Primary Schools

This course will run Face to Face should Covid Restrictions allow at the time.

This Summer course examines various aspects of Special Educational Needs provision in mainstream schools, with particular focus on the overall leadership and management of SEN.

Content includes SEN policy documents, communication, models of provision, collaborative planning, assessment, interpretation of reports, behaviour management and school SEN policy development.


Dr Celia Walsh, a former SET, Primary Principal & Director of Waterford Teachers Centre,  completed her M St in SEN in Trinity College, while her Doctoral research at Dublin City University examined the leadership and management of SEN provision in mainstream primary schools. She lectures part-time in educational leadership at the University of Limerick, while also providing online CPD in SEN through the Education Centre network. Celia provides professional  advice and support to schools in the management and organisation of their SEN policy and practice. Her areas of educational interest include  teacher professional networks, promoting inclusion and developing effective school leadership. 

 Annette Ormond is a primary teacher working in schools for the past sixteen years.  She is passionate lifelong learner and currently completing a Masters in Educational Leadership in WIT.  Also studying towards a degree in psychology.  Have completed many different courses in the area of education children with Special Educational Needs and have significant and varied experience in the area also.  Annette have worked with the Dyslexia Association of Ireland for the past seven years and was awarded the IATSE Testimonial and Award for excellence in Support Teaching in 2017 when studying in UCD. 

Teachers who attend the full 20-hour summer course will qualify for 3 extra Personal vacation days

Course Details

Course Date 16-08-2021 9:30 am
Course End Date 20-08-2021 2:00 pm
Registration Start Date 18-05-2021 4:00 pm
Capacity 15
Registered 2
Cut off date 18-06-2021 4:00 pm
Individual Price €50.00
Speaker Dr. Celia Walsh & Annette Ormond
Select Hours 20
Location Waterford Teachers' Centre Eircode X91 XD98

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