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Date : Monday 1st to Friday 5th July


Looking and Responding- a Springboard for Creativity”CECSM1  Course Full



  • Introduction to the life and work of the artists Picasso, Kandinsky, Mondrian, Matisse, Seurat, Van Gough, Warhol, Thiebaud Klimt and Triglia

*To encourage the examination of these works and develop an awareness of the visual elements.

*To isolate and examine particular styles and methods employed by the artists.

*To understand the ways in which the artist acquired and transformed ideas into visual form.

*To use this understanding to generate ideas for the participants own personal expression resulting in original artworks. 

Venue:   Scoil Mhuire NS, Green Lane, Carlow

Time: 9.30am  to 2.00 pm daily

Tutor  Mary Fleming

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Utilising ICT to enhance Literacy, Numeracy, Gaeilge agus Stair Áitiúl.

CECSM2   Course Full

Time    9.30am  to 2.00 pm daily

Venue:   Askea Boys NS, Askea, Carlow

Tutor John Farrell, Liam Kelly

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Weaving Well-Being: Using Positive Psychology in School

 CECSM3   Course Full

This course aims to:

  • Provide an understanding of the science of Positive Psychology and mindfulness; explore the evidence available to support the benefits of positive psychology and mindfulness strategies.
  • Explore the benefits of enhancing well-being and, in particular, the link between well-being, learning and successful school outcomes.
  • Provide a range of evidence- based strategies that can enhance the well-being of children and their learning in the classroom.
  • Understand how each well-being intervention is grounded in the SPHE curriculum and can be supported by the SSE process, with particular reference to Well-Being in Primary Schools (DES, 2015)
  • Explore the relationship between teacher well-being and work quality
  • Consider strategies that, if applied, enhance teacher well-being.
  • Provide an overview of the Weaving Well-Being Programme and explore how elements of the programme can be implemented in the classroom setting.

 Time    9.30am  to 2.00 pm daily

Venue:   Askea Parish Centre, Carlow

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