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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.

What is Droichead? MORE
Droichead is an integrated professional induction framework which is based on a whole school approach in supporting newly qualified teachers’ (NQTs) professional learning.The following is the Growth Phase of Droichead at Primary Level
To register for Droichead and access Professional Support Team Training,
please log on to the NIPT website .

National Induction Programme for Teachers

The NIPT, in collaboration with ATECI , facilitates a Workshop Programme for newly qualified primary & post-primary teachers.

Seminars on Commencement of Children First Act 2015 & New Child Protection Procedures for Schools more

This seminar will focus on What Schools Need to Know / What Schools Need to Do so that they are compliant with the new Child Safeguarding Statement requirements.
Sligo Education Centre
Wednesday 21 st February (4.00pm - 5.30pm)  


The Decider Life Skills - Teachers and SNAs’ more
Sligo Education Centre are delighted to offer this one day FREE course in Conjunction with CYPSC and funding received from Healthy Ireland Initiative
Venue:  Sligo Education Centre
Saturday 24 th February
          (9.30am- 4.30 pm)

Supporting Schools to Support Student Teachers on School Placement: Learning Through Partnership
Theme:   Practical ways to assist Student Teachers on Placement more

Date:      Feb 26th( 4.00p.m - 6.00p.m)
Venue:  Sligo Education Centre
Register: here


Mata sa Rang (Maths Recovery) for Primary Schools 2018 - Module 1
Maths Recovery (Ireland) in conjunction with Sligo Education Centre invites primary schools who are interested in having teachers trained in Mata sa Rang to apply for inclusion in this programme more
Venue:              Sligo Education Centre
Time:                 4.00p.m - 7.00p.m
Dates:               April 17th and 24th  May 1st, 8th and 15th
Tea/coffee and sandwiches will be available on arrival

Application Form



  • designed specifically for teaching music in the classroom, covering the full Primary Curriculum

  • open to everyone. No previous experience needed.

  • online resources with over 40 interactive activities & games

  • Use your interactive whiteboard and whatever instruments are available

Date:     Tuesday March 13th 95pm - 7pm)
Venue:   Sligo Education Centre
Register: here

Primary & Post Primary Sectors - Teachers & Those seeking Middle & Senior Management Roles in schools of all sizes.

Date:      March 13th( 4.30p.m - 6.30p.m)
Venue:  Sligo Education Centre
Facilitator: Teresa Hand-Campbell, M.Sc.  
Register: here


Interested in reducing your school’s energy costs?
Sign up today for a free training course to find out how you could save money by better managing your school’s energy use.

Venue: Sligo Education Centre
Day 1:Thursday 22nd March
- 9.30am - 12.30pm  
Day2:Thursday 19th April
- 9.30am - 12.30pm

Music Courses for Teachers/SNA’s in Sligo Education Centre in partnership with Music Generation Sligo Would you like to dust off your clefs and get back to basics on the recorder or keyboard? etc etc

  • Vocals & Songs for the Classroom with Catherine McGlinchey

  • Recorder and Music Theory with Colette Brooks/Lorraine Howley

  • Samba & Percussion with Stephanie Pawula

  • Keyboard & Music Theory with Catherine McGlinchey


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