Tuam Education Centre will be organising its annual Primary Schools’ Maths Table Quiz for 2019 on Wednesday 13th November in the Ard Rí House Hotel, Tuam. If you would like your school to take part please download the application form and return it to the Education Centre by Monday 4th November 2019.
Completed forms may be emailed to email@example.com
Places will be allocated by a selection committee representing Tuam Education Centre. All decisions of the committee are final. Schools may enter up to 4 teams. However, in the event of a high number of entries, this number will be limited.
Tuam Education Centre have partnered with ficheall.ie this year to give your school the opportunity to play fun and friendly games of chess at a one-day tournament in early 2020 . Registration is now open but will close on Friday 18th October 2019.
Ficheall.ie is the network of primary school teachers and principals in Ireland who promote chess for the social, cognitive and mental-fitness benefits it has for students. The organisation is completely run and operated by volunteer primary school principals and teachers. See the ficheall.ie/galway website for more information.
Details of our Summer 2019 programme are now available on our website. Our online payments system goes live on April 29th at 5.00 p.m. We are no longer accepting postal applications for our summer courses.
We are currently finalising details of our 2018 Summer Programme. The Summer Programme will be available immediately after the Easter Holidays. Please check the website for course details and the application form early in the week of 9th April 2018.
The Numicon Introductory Session is now Fully Booked!
TUAM EDUCATION CENTRE
IONAD OIDEACHAIS THUAMA
List of Autumn Courses 2017
N.B. Booking in advance is essential for the following courses/workshops. This can be done by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 093 25877.
Course Title: LÁMH Module 1 & Module 1 Add-On Cost: €45 & €26
This module takes place over 2 consecutive Saturdays and will give participants the ability to use 100+ Lámh signs and to communicate effectively with a Lámh user. This is available to teachers, SNAs and other professionals who work in an environment where Lámh is used. There is a €45 & €26 charge for these workshop to cover the cost of the following materials:
- Combined Module One Handbook and Sign book
- Membership of Lámh Signs Online www.lamhsigns.org
- Module One Certificate
- Registration on the Lámh Module One database
Venue: Tuam Education Centre
Dates & Times: Module 1 (Cost €45): Saturday 20th January 2018 09:30 am – 4:30pm &
Module 1 Add-On (Cost €26): Saturday 27th January 2018 09:30 – 1:30pm
Course Title: Using Yoga & Mindfulness in the Classroom Cost: €40
This is a 5 week course which will follow the outline of our very successful Summer Course, Using Yoga & Meditation in the classroom. Dates are outlined below and participants must pay the complete course fee. It is not possible to pay per session.
Venue: Tuam Yoga & Pilates Studio, Galway Road, Tuam.
Facilitator: Charlotte Farragher
Dates: Thursday 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th November & 7th December. Time: 3:30pm – 4:40pm.
Course Title: NUMICON Introductory Session (2.5 hours) Cost: NIL
Numicon is a multi-sensory maths teaching programme using Numicon maths shapes in a series of practical teaching activities. The Maths Shapes give learners insight into number values and relationships in a way not provided by written numerals. Learners develop their own mental imagery as they combine and compare the shapes to do arithmetic in a series of practical activities. This session will provide practical information on using Numicon and is available to teachers and SNAs. Materials are provided to participants for the duration of the introductory session.
Date & Venue to be confirmed. It is expected this workshop will take place approx. 3:30pm – 6:00pm.
Please contact Tuam Education Centre to reserve a place on this workshop.