21-3495-SPR-Cork Post Primary SENCO Forum

21-3495-SPR-Cork Post Primary SENCO Forum

Professional Learning Networks for SENCOs working in Post Primary schools.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 – 9.30am to 11.00am

If you are a special education teacher or a SENCO in a post primary school in Cork and would like to find out more about the network please join us.

Dr. Johanna Fitzgerald is Head of Educational Psychology, Inclusive and Special Education in Mary Immaculate College. She lectures across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate teacher education programmes. She worked as a post-primary teacher and SENCO for a number of years, both in Ireland and the UK. She also worked with the SESS as an Assistant National Coordinator. She is involved with a number of research and outreach projects with both the JMB and ETBI, and is Chairperson of the JMB SEN Advisory Group. She also provides CPD to post-primary schools. She is Chairperson of the MIC SENCO Forum, a post primary professional learning network which was established in 2015.

Dr. Dan O’Sullivan is a lecturer at the School of Education, University College Cork. He lectures on inclusion-related issues on a range of postgraduate teacher education programmes. He is Co-Director of the Postgraduate Diploma in Special Educational Needs programme. His research interests centre on inclusive schooling, literacies, assessment, initial teacher education, and the induction and continuing professional development of teachers.

Dr. Kevin Cahill is Co-Director of the Postgraduate Diploma in Special Educational Needs in the School of Education, University College Cork. He lectures across teacher education programmes whilst also supervising, researching and writing in inclusive education and cognate areas. Kevin comes from a post-primary teaching background having worked as a SET & SENCO for many years.

 A link to access the online course will be emailed to you prior to the meeting.

SENCO PP April 2021

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 14-04-2021 9:30 am
Course End Date / Time 14-04-2021 11:00 am
Capacity 100
Available place 73
Number Hours 1.5
Speaker Dr. Kevin Cahill, Dr. Dan O' Sullivan & Dr. Johanna Fitzgerald
Location Online via ZOOM
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