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INTO Learning and Training

Upcoming Officer Training

Regional Officer training, clustering Branches into the District clusters is being held according to the schedule outlined below.  Please note the date relevant to your Branch/District.  We are amalgamating District and Branch Officer training into the one event to maximise officer networking and local training planning.

All Branch and District Officers as well as District Training Organisers are invited to this training. Sub cover is provided for the Friday (Thursday in the case of Districts 5, 14 and 15)  and individual travel expenses will be covered. Each officer attending should bring their €160 fee.

To confirm your attendance and have a room reserved for you please contact tut@into.ie and indicate your name, Branch/District role and whether you will require over night dinner, bed and breakfast so we can reserve a room for you.

Cluster

Districts

Dates

Venue

South East

10 & 11

Thurs 21st & Fri 22nd Sept

Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny

Dublin & Midlands

7, 8, 9

Thurs 5th & Fri 6th Oct

Tullamore Court hotel

South West

12, 13, 16

Thurs 12th & Fri 13th Oct

Midleton Park Hotel

West

3, 4, 6

Thurs 19th &  Fri 20th Oct

Sligo Park hotel

North East & Dublin

5, 14, 15

Wed 8th & Thurs 9th Nov

Mullingar Park Hotel

Managing the transition to the new SEN model

INTO Learning is offering a stand alone online module on Managing the transition to the new SEN model. This module seeks to support special education teachers and school principals in managing the transition to the new SEN module. 

The module will be very detailed and comprehensive and will cover both technical and practical details of the new SEN model. It will

  • provide an overview of learning support and resource provision heretofore
  • provide a detailed dissection of the new module – both the circular 13/2017 and the accompanying Guidelines for Primary Schools and how these will be applied in practice
  • provide a detailed briefing on the NEPS Continuum of Support and Student Support Files/Plans as referenced in the circular and the Guidelines
  • detail what has changed and what has remained the same with regard to special education needs provision
  • detail how schools can update their SEN Policy to encompass the new model
  • provide advice on communicating the new model to parents

A templates for a new SEN school policy is included as are a sample  Student Support File, a checklist for Selection Criteria and a Personal Pupil Plan checklist to support SNA applications.

The module costs €30 and registration will open on Monday 25th September on https://moodle.intolearning.ie/ (site currently unavailable). It begins on Thursday 28th September.