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Fáilte chuig Ionad Oideachais Shligigh
Sligo Education Centre aims to provide support to teachers and the wider education community, and to be an accessible and welcoming place of learning, reflection and social interaction.Welcome to our website, the aim of which is to provide an on-line service for the teachers of Sligo and surrounding areas.Through this website we hope to provide access to the Education Centre's resources and to keep teachers informed of up coming events and courses available to them here in the Sligo Education Centre.

Something Fishy National Winners 2016 - Bunnanaddan National School

Calling  class teachers & school principals
Mental Health Awareness Initiative

The workshop will explore elements of the Well-Being Guidelines for Primary Schools and offer practical tips on how to best support and promote the mental health of the students in your care. Self-care is a fundamental element of the teaching profession which will also be addressed in the workshop.
January 26 th   Sligo Education Centre 7pm (REVISED)
Register here


Maria Boland will be available to answer any queries you may have in relation to the Write a Book. Maria will also have sample books available at this session.
Sligo Education Centre - January 19th  4.00p.m – 5.00p.m.


Belfast RDS Primary Science Fair:Support & Guidance   more
Date :January 25th  ( 4.30 - 6.30)
Venue: Sligo Education Centre
Facilitator: Michael Browne
Michael Browne works with the RDS on STEM learning
projects and is a judge on the Primary Science Fair. He also
lectures in science at Mary Immaculate College and runs
outreach STEM projects for colleges and education centres.

Register online

Wellbeing in Schools
Would you like to

  • learn more about wellbeing?

  • contribute to a shared understanding of wellbeing in primary schools/special schools?  

  • learn new strategies for promoting wellbeing in your school?  MORE

Date:  Jan  30th,   Feb 13th  March 6th   ( 4pm-6pm)
Venue: Sligo Education Centre
Facilitators:  Dr. Margaret Nohilly and Dr. Fionnuala Tynan

Digital Strategy for Schools 2015 – 2020  ENHANCING TEACHING LEARNING & ASSESSMENT
Ann Moriarty will give an OVERVIEW of

  • Planning for the implementation of the Digital Strategy in schools

  • School self-evaluation questions that should assist schools in the process:

  • ICT equipment and Infrastructure that schools can purchase

Date:Tuesday January 31st  (7pm)
Venue: Sligo Education Centre
Register: HERE

Introduction to German Leaving Cert Orals

This course will introduce creative and helpful ways to prepare Leaving Cert students for their German Orals

Date:Thursday January 19 th 7.00p.m
Venue: Sligo Education Centre
Register online

Manual Handling

Manual handling is a statutory requirement for all staff, under the Health, safety and welfare at work Act 2005. This course will cover the following topics more

Date:Thursday February 9th (6pm - 9pm)
Venue: Sligo Education Centre
Register online

Internet Safety &  Digital Citizenship

ICT is an increasingly central part of the classroom today both for the teacher and for the pupils. more

Date:Wednesday February 1st (7pm
Venue: Sligo Education Centre
Tutor: Adrian Ormsby
Register online here

Notice for Post Primary NQTs undergoing the Droichead process of Induction- Cluster 2, which is a compulsory element of Strand B:more

Date:Tuesday February 7th (5.30pm - 7.30pm)
Venue: Sligo Education Centre
Register online

Literacy Intervention to help the Struggling Reader

An Introduction to the Newell Literacy Programme more

Date :Tuesday February 7th  (7.00p.m)
Venue: Sligo Education Centre
Register online on or before Feb 3rd

NSUPEP  - All Island Seminar
"Sharing Best Practice on Literacy & Numeracy"
2 nd
February 2017 – Great Southern Hotel, Sligo
Application Form to be returned by 23rd January


NQT Induction Programme (2016-2017) more  NQT Workshops

Registration Form -

Schedule of Workshops

The Teaching Principal
Time Management in the Dual Role

This workshop focuses on the demanding role of the Teaching Principal. It aims to make the role manageable against the background of increasing demands on principals’ time and energy..more
Monday 27th February / 4.30p.m
Murphy’s Hotel, Tubbercurry

PDST -Technology in Education

Sligo Education Centre are currently nominating tutors to attend the national tutor training programme
Post Primary ICT Courses.
Digital Competencies for Teaching and Learning

If you are interested in tutoring, please read the
Tutor Agreement
and complete the tutor
Application Form

Concern Primary Debates Programme

The information collected on this application form will be used solely for the purpose for which it is collected.
Application Form

READY STEADY CODE -St Johns NS,Sligo with Tutor D. O Gara

Did your school upload your proclamation?

You may search by using your school roll number.In years to come this will be a wonderful record to show the values and aspirations of students in 2016 in Sligo.
Upload your schools proclamation or view other proclamations     Only ONE proclamation per school is allowed.

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