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SENCO Forum Primary

SENCO Forum Primary

SENCOs Forum Primary 

DATE:         Thursday, 30th January, Thursday 27th February, Thursday 26th March, Monday 27th April and Thursday 28th May 2020
TIME:          4pm to 6pm
VENUE:      Clare Education Centre

This Forum is for Principals, Special Education Teachers and SENCOs working in primary schools.

This session aims to bring together a network of teachers working in special education in Clare Primary schools. The network aims to provide professional learning, support and networking opportunities for teachers. Margaret Egan will facilitate the establishment of the network and will support its development over time. The practical implementation of the network will be decided by its members and professional learning needs will also be identified by members. If you are a Principal, Special Education Teacher or SEN Co-Ordinator in a primary school in Clare and would like to find out more about the network, please join us.

Dr Margaret Egan is a Lecturer in the Dept. of Educational Psychology, Inclusive and Special Education at Mary Immaculate College.  She was a Deputy Principal and SEN Co-ordinator for many years before joining the Faculty of Education at MIC.  Margaret is Course Leader of the Post Graduate Diploma in Special Education, which is a cross-sectoral, Level 9 programme for qualified teachers in practice.  She teaches at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Margaret is actively engaged in Communities of Practice with a number of schools.  Her interests are in Inclusion Policy and Practice; Language and Literacy for students with additional needs;  Social and Emotional Learning, for all students, including those with Autistic Spectrum Difference (ASD) and Positive Behaviour Support for students with attention and behaviour needs. Margaret is currently supervising a number of Masters and PhD students in these fields. Two of her doctoral students, in Educational Psychology (DEPsych), graduated in October 2019.

Dr Margaret Egan

Course Properties

Course date 27-02-2020 4:00 pm
End Date 28-05-2020 6:00 pm
Capacity 40
Available place 10
Fee Free
Tutor - Speaker Dr Margaret Egan
Select Hours 8
Location Clare Ed. Centre

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