NALA and the Education and Training Boards (ETBs) are hosting a series of half-day numeracy workshops at different locations in Ireland.
If you are interested in improving your numeracy teaching skills, why not book in to one or more of these workshops.
Workshop outlines: Maths Week 2017
Using technology in the numeracy classroom
Tuesday 17 October – 10.00am to 1:00pm in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. Faciliatator, Tony Sweeney, Numeracy trainer.
Location: Further Education Centre, Marlinstown, Mullingar, Co Westmeath.
Working with parents of primary school children
Wednesday 18 October - 10.00 am to 1.00 pm in Galway. Facilitator, Clare Campbell, Numeracy tutor and trainer, Louth and Meath ETB.
Location: Galway and Roscommon ETB Training Centre, Mervue Business Park, Monivea Road, Galway.
Using technology in the numeracy classroom and problem-solving in numeracy (level 3)
Wednesday 18 October - 1.30 to 4.30 pm in Dublin. Facilitator, Mark Prendergast, Lecturer in Mathematics Education, Trinity College Dublin.
Location: Dublin and Dún Laoghaire Education and Training Board, No 1 Tuansgate, Belgard Square East, Tallaght, Dublin 24 X62W.
Incorporating everyday items and activities into numeracy teaching and learning (level 2)
Wednesday 18 October - 7.00 to 9.00 pm in Dundalk. Facilitator, Sorcha Moran, Numeracy Trainer and Tutor, Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim ETB
Location: Adult Education Service, Continuing Education Centre, Chapel Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Strategies for teaching fractions, decimals and percentages
Thursday 19 October - 1.30 to 4.30 pm in Bantry, Co. Cork. Facilitator, Clare Hatcher, Adult Education Tutor, Cork ETB
Location: St. Goban's Further Education and Training Centre, Seskin, Bantry , Co. Cork
Fractions, decimals and percentages: Relating these to real-life situations
Friday 20 October - 10.00 am – 1.00 pm in Ennis, Co. Clare. Facilitator, Sorcha Moran, Numeracy Trainer and Tutor, Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim ETB
Location: Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board, Further Education and Training Centre (Room 21), Clonroad Campus, Clonroad Business Park, Ennis, Co. Clare.
Strategies for teaching algebra and geometry
Friday 20 October - 9.30 am to 1.00 pm in Waterford. Facilitator, Fiona Faulkner, Lecturer in Maths, Dublin Institute of Technology.
Location: Ramada Viking Hotel, Cork Road, Waterford.
Strategies for teaching algebra
Friday 20 October - 10.00 am to 1.00 pm in Tralee, Co. Kerry. Facilitator, Niamh O’Meara, Lecturer in Mathematics Education, EPI STEM, University of Limerick.
Location: Arás an Phobhail, Dean’s Lane, Tralee, Co. Kerry.
Project Maths linked to adult numeracy and family learning
Wednesday 25 October 2.00 - 4.30pm - Cavan. Facilitator, Kieran Sweeney, Regional Development Officer, Project Maths Development Team
Location: Cavan Adult Learning Centre,, Unit 12, Churchview Square, Cavan.
Cost: There is no fee for attending these workshops.
NALA membership: You do not have to be a NALA member to attend this event.