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New Funding for Schools to Address the Digital Divide

There has been a warm welcome for the 50m in grant funding to Irish schools that was recently announced by Minister Foley.The funding was secured as part of a major investment programme for the Department of Education in the government’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) approved by the European Council. Minister for Education Norma …

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Creating Our Future – #ScienceWeek 2021

Now in it’s 26th year, Science Week 2021 kicked off yesterday and runs until November 14th with the focus this year on “Creating Our Future, a national conversation between the general public, the research community and policy makers…” Science Week 2021 aims to give the public inspiration for ideas for the Creating Our Future campaign by providing …

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Transform Teaching & Learning with Microsoft Tools

Next week Exertis Ireland in association with Microsoft and Lenovo are hosting two live webinars, one for Primary schools on Wednesday October 6th @ 3pm and one for Post-primary schools on Thursday October 7th @ 4pm. These live sessions are designed specifically for school leaders and teachers interested in discovering how Microsoft technologies can support …

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Ireland’s Future is MINE – with Dream Space TV on RTÉ Learn

The Dream Space team have just embarked on a new digital venture, Ireland’s Future is MINE. This is a joint initiative between Dream Space and RTÉjr using Minecraft: Education Edition as an educational tool to engage school communities in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. If they can dream it, they can build …

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Tick Tock…EPV Day Summer Courses Closing Soon

Tick tock! EPV Day Approved Courses must close Friday, August 20th at 5pm so make sure you don’t miss out on securing your EPV days for the coming academic year… Teachers can still avail of seven EPV day approved courses from TeachNet, including three new courses, ‘Development Education in the Primary Classroom’ (With Plan International), ‘ Using Google …

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CS First

The way CS First works is simple and easy. You first need to set up a class online (you can find the instructions here). Once your class is ready, you can then add students and/ or co-teachers to your class by clicking on the ‘People’ icon on the left-hand side. Next you add activities. There are …

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Last Call for DreamSpace Summer CPD

A last call out to potential participants for our three Microsoft blended courses (Virtual face-to-face & online), ‘Minecraft for Education‘, ’21st Century Learning with Office 365′ and ‘DreamSpace Hacking STEM in the Primary Classroom‘. Participate in live Microsoft Teams workshops for 3 days followed by 2 days online in your own time and learn how to …

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Upskill this Summer with TeachNet

For Summer 2021, TeachNet are offering six online courses, to help you and your school achieve the most effective blend of in-situ teaching with online and other remote forms of learning, including three new courses, ‘Development Education in the Primary Classroom’ (With Plan International), ‘ Using Google Workspace in the Primary Classroom’ and ‘STEAMing through …

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