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Supporting your child through Junior Cycle

Want to learn more about how to support your child through Junior Cycle?
Supporting your child through Junior Cycle

Co. Wexford Education Centre are hosting a Webinar "Supporting your child through Junior Cycle " with Grainne Mulcahy on Thursday 1st of October @ 7pm - 8pm.

Click here for Link to book a place https://www.ecwexford.ie/cpd-courses/parent-courses/1445-webinar-supporting-your-child-through-junior-cycle.html

Overview of Webinar and Poster attached for your reference.

At the heart of junior cycle reform lies the need to provide students with quality learning opportunities that strike a balance between learning knowledge and developing a wide range of skills and thinking abilities.

Although we are over 6 years into Junior Cycle it is still a relatively new experience for students and parents. New assessment and grading practices, a focus on skills as well as knowledge and a new structure to 2nd and 3rd year. It can be difficult to navigate this new second level course. This webinar will clarify the

  • Need for change
  • Subjects.
  • Layout of the years, what to expect.
  • Classroom Based Assessments
  • Assessment and Grading
  • Reporting
  • Tips and strategies to support your child

The Presenter:

Gráinne Mulcahy a full time teacher, Chaplain, Restorative Practices Tutor, Digital Leader in Gorey Community School and the Adult Education Night School. Currently in Year 4 Doctorate in Education, TCD. Extensive experience in Junior Cycle CPD. Key areas of interest are teaching and learning, assessment, restorative practices, mindfulness and lifelong learning. Delivering teacher centered professional development since 2009.

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