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									                     MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE
                       TRAINING CALENDAR – 2012
        Training events for September to December 2012
                                 TABLE OF CONTENTS
MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE TRAINING / EVENTS                                  2
Refresher First Aid                                                                3
Full First Aid                                                                     3
Buntus Start                                                                       3
Effective Governance - for Boards of Directors                                     3
Presentation Skills & Public Speaking                                              3
Self Esteem Training                                                               3
Manual Handling Course                                                             3
Science Workshop - School Age Childcare                                            3
ECI Roadshow 'Childrens Rights'                                                    4
Road Safety Training for preschool children                                        4
Suporting Socal Development for Preschools                                         4
Full First Aid                                                                     4
Reggio Emelia Workshop                                                             4
Speech & Drama in the Preschool Classroom                                          4
Refresher First Aid Course                                                         4
Buntus Refresher Course                                                            4
Science in the Preschool Classroom                                                 4
School Age Childcare Drama Workshop                                                5
Critical Incidence Planning Workshop                                               5


CHILDMINDERS - UPCOMING TRAINING / EVENTS 2010                                     5
Highscope Training for Childminders                                                5

Contact Details for First Aid courses                                              6

OTHER TRAINING / EVENTS ORGANISED BY OTHER BODIES                                  5

Children First Training                                                            6

FETAC Level 5 / 6 - Outreach courses & MSCC courses in Castlebar
                                                 (with Montessori)
                                                 Barmardos course etc              5
Meitheal Training course                                                           6

Barnardos
    HR, Siolta, Highscope etc.                                                     7

NCNA………………………………………………………………………………………………7
       Partnership with Parents…………………
       Awareness of Special Needs in the Early Childcare Setting
       Options for Outdoor Play
       Planning Play Programmes
       Supporting Childrens' Creativity
St. Nicholas Montessori of Ireland                               8
Ballina Arts Centre                                              8
                      Mayo County Childcare Committee - Tel: (094) 9047010             1
                 Email:mayochildcare@mayococo.ie   Website: www.mayochildcare.ie
                              MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE
                                TRAINING CALENDAR – 2012
           Training events for September to December 2012
Mayo County Enterprise Board .......................................................................................... 10
   Managing Finances Training programme ..................................................................... 8
   Start your own Business Training programme ............................................................ 8

Steiner Ireland ................................................................................................................ 10
    Early Childhood Education Programme ...................................................................... 11

Life Skills                                                                                                           9
One Family Training & Consultancy .................................................................................. 11
     Positive Parenting: Training for Trainers etc .............................................................. 12

Liberties College (part-time programmes).......................................................................... 12
    Childcare – FETAC Level 5 Certificate in Childcare and First Aid Certificate ............. 12
    Montessori Education Foundation Studies – FETAC Level 5 component Cert in Childcare
    .................................................................................................................................... 12
    Supervision in Childcare – FETAC Level 6 Supervision in childcare .......................... 12

The College of Progressive Education ............................................................................... 12
    Special needs Assistant Training (Fetac 5) - Castlebar and Kiltimagh ....................... 12
    Diploma in Special Needs Assistant (Fetac 6 module) - Castlebar and Kiltimagh ...... 12

Concept Training Ltd.......................................................................................................... 12
   Understanding the Multi-Sensory Concept ................................................................. 12
   Supporting Children without a Specific Diagnosis ...................................................... 12
   Positive Ways of Changing Behaviour ........................................................................ 13

Mayo Intercultural Action ................................................................................................... 13

Mommy & Baby, meet & greet (Ballinrobe)                                                                                            11

Running a Childcare Business during a Recession                                                                                    11

Are you prepared for a Visit from NERA                                                                                             11

The Globe – all Ireland Programme for Immigrant parents                                                                            11

Common Sense Parenting                                                                                                             12

OTHER CHILDCARE ORGANISATIONS                                                                                                  13
NIPPA – The Early Years Organisation                                                                                           13
Comhar Naionra na Gaeltachta Teoranta .......................................................................... 13
Forbairt Naíonraí Teo......................................................................................................... 14
Mayo Sports Partnership ................................................................................................... 13
National College of Ireland                                                                                                    13
I.S.P.C.C.                                                                                                                     13




                                Mayo County Childcare Committee - Tel: (094) 9047010                                                      2
                         Email:mayochildcare@mayococo.ie               Website: www.mayochildcare.ie
                     MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE
                       TRAINING CALENDAR – 2012
       Training events for September to December 2012
        MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE TRAINING / EVENTS
                 SEPTEMBER TO DECEMBER – 2012

Critical Incidence Planning Workshop
Date: 20th September        Time: 7.00pm           Venue: Hotel Ballina            Cost: €5


Refresher First Aid Course
Date: 22nd September       Time: 9.30am-4pm Venue: Ballyheane                      Cost: €40
Date: 22nd September       Time: 9.30am-4pm Venue: Hotel Ballina                   Cost: €40


Science Workshop – School Aged Childcare Staff Subject ‘light’
Date: 26th September    Time: 7.00pm        Venue: Mayo Educ. Centre Cost: €5


Buntus Refresher Course
Date: 29th September    Time: 10.00am              Venue: Ballyheane               Cost: €5


Full First Aid Course (Day 1 & Day 2)
Date: 29th September (day1) Time: 9.30am           Venue: Ballyheane               Cost: €70
Date: 6th October (day 2)   Time: 9.30am           Venue: Ballyheane               -


Early Childhood Ireland Road-Show:
Topic: ‘Play, Speak & Read’: Supporting Children’s Communication & Literacy Through Play
Book this one through ECI
Date: 16th October           Time: 7-9pm        Venue: Knockranny Hotel
For further details and to book this workshop log onto www.earlychildhoodireland.ie


Manual Handling:
Date: 19th October   Time: 6.30pm-9.30pm           Venue: Regional Training Centre       Cost: €5
                                                   Mayo County Council


Date: 20th October   Time: 9.30pm-12.30pm          Venue: Regional Training Centre       Cost: €5
                                                   Mayo County Council

Date: 20th October   Time: 1.30pm-4.30pm           Venue: Regional Training Centre       Cost: €5
                                                   Mayo County Council


Speech & Drama In The Preschool Classroom
(This is a Follow on Workshop to one held in Spring 2012)
Date: 22nd October         Time: 7.30pm        Venue: Harlequin                    Cost: €5


Refresher First Aid Course
Date: 10th November        Time: 9.30am            Venue: Ballyheane               Cost: €40
                      Mayo County Childcare Committee - Tel: (094) 9047010                          3
                 Email:mayochildcare@mayococo.ie   Website: www.mayochildcare.ie
                   MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE
                     TRAINING CALENDAR – 2012
       Training events for September to December 2012

Science Detectives In The Preschool Classroom
(This is a Follow on Workshop to one held in Spring 2012)
Date: 12th November        Time: 7.30pm        Venue: Hotel Ballina              Cost: €5

Governance Training For Voluntary Groups
(For Committee members of Community Childcare Services)
Date: 12th November      Time: 7.30pm      Venue: Harlequin Hotel                Cost: €5


Governance Training For Childcare Managers
(For Managers of Private Childcare Services)
Date: 13th November        Time: 7.30pm           Venue: Harlequin Hotel         Cost: €5



School Aged Childcare Drama Workshop
(This is the same workshop that was held in Spring 2012)
Date: 19th November       Time: 7.30pm         Venue: The Harlequin              Cost: €5



             CHILDMINDERS - UPCOMING TRAINING / EVENTS 2012
HIGHSCOPE TRAINING DATES 2012
‘Family Child Care HighScope Training’
Imelda Madigan HighScope Ireland Institute Trainer
Venue & Time
Ballyheane Community Childcare Centre, Ballyheane
9.30am to 4.30pm
Cost
€50 made payable to HSE Early Years Services

Training Dates & Workshop Schedule 2012
Saturday             Learning Through Play – The Active Learning Way
18th February        Look What I Can Do! – Understanding Child Development

Saturday              The Gifts of Infancy
3rd March             I Know Where it Goes – Organising your Play Space

Saturday              Partners with Children – Playing and Learning Together
14th April            A Smoother Day – Schedules and Routines

Saturday              Conflict Resolution
12th May              Working with Families
                      Questions and Answers
                      Evaluations

Tea/Coffee will be provided however Lunch is not so please bring along your own or
it can be purchased in Staunton’s Shop which is located near by the Centre.
Closing date 10th February 2012
                   Mayo County Childcare Committee - Tel: (094) 9047010            4
               Email:mayochildcare@mayococo.ie   Website: www.mayochildcare.ie
                      MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE
                        TRAINING CALENDAR – 2012
        Training events for September to December 2012

(All childcare providers also welcome to attend)

For further details on childminding events contact Mary O’ Hara-Gavin, Childminding Advisor on 094-
9034776/7 or 087 2168496


       For further details on any of the above training / events contact Mayo County
       Childcare Committee at 094 9047010 or email: mayochildcare@mayococo.ie.


                             Early Years HSE Training Events:

Highscope Training Road Shows
Supporting Children’s Development from 0-6 years

Date: 8th & 9th October   Time: 9.00am      Venue: Knockranny House Hotel
For further details contact Early Years HSE – tel; 9034776


                                Children First Training – HSE
The Health Service Executive organises Children First safety training to childcare providers throughout the
county.
For further details on courses, contact Sandra Claxton, Information and Advice Officer, Children First,
Health Service Executive 094-9042579



Children First Briefings:

Date                  Time Slot (morning)     Time Slot           Time Slot       Location
                                             (Afternoon)          (Evening)
  th
15 October           11.00am                None              6.30pm              Lecture Hall –
                                                                                  Mayo General
                                                                                  Hospital

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17 October           11.00am                3.00pm            None                Lecture Hall –
                                                                                  Mayo General
                                                                                  Hospital
  th
20 October           11.00am                2.00pm            None                Lecture Hall –
                                                                                  Mayo General
                                                                                  Hospital

Date                  Time Slot (morning)      Time Slot          Time Slot       Location
                                              (Afternoon)         (Evening)
  th
18 October           None                   4.00pm            6.30pm              Conference Room
                                                                                  – Primary Care
                                                                                  Centre, Ballina

Please select the date and time slot that suits you best and for further details please
email patricia.mcdermott2@hse.ie


                       Mayo County Childcare Committee - Tel: (094) 9047010                             5
                  Email:mayochildcare@mayococo.ie     Website: www.mayochildcare.ie
                      MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE
                        TRAINING CALENDAR – 2012
        Training events for September to December 2012

TRAINING / EVENTS ORGANISED BY OTHER BODIES / ORGANISATIONS

               First Aid Courses – Civil Defence and Order of Malta
Contact Details of Organisations that run First Aid courses through out the County:
Michael O Donnell Civil Defence – Tel. 086 8324139 or 098 43122, VEC- (094) 902 3159,
Mayo Abbey – (094) 936 5326,
Order of Malta (David Fahey) – 086 249 8465, Atlantic Health and Safety Services- (094) 902 7587




                                    Early Childhood Ireland

Roadshow: ‘Play, Speak & Read’: Supporting Children’s Communication & Literacy through Play
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Date: 16 October                  Time: 7-9pm            Venue: Knockranny Hotel
For further details and to book this workshop log onto www.earlychildhoodireland.ie;




    Information for FETAC Level 5 / 6 Childcare Courses in Mayo VEC –
                     Outreach courses/evening courses
 Contacts below have details on Fetac childcare courses which are free for unemployed, CE scheme
           and owners of medical cards. Also free if you do not have a leaving certificate

Area:   Achill
        Castlebar
        Westport                       Contact: rosariocooney@mayovec.com             Tel: 098 56342
Area:   Ballina
        Belmullet                      Contact: marioncusack@mayovec.com              Tel: 096 871652
Area:   Ballinrobe
        Ballyhaunis
        Kiltimagh                      Contact: noellestaunton@mayovec.com            Tel: 094 9632668



        Fetac Level 5 and 6 Childcare in Davitt College, Castlebar (evening
        courses)
Fetac Level 5 – cost: €160 per module (2 modules per year)
Fetac Level 6 - cost: €340 Duration: 45 hours (over 2 years)
Contact Davitt College at 094 9026172 for further details of Evening Fetac Childcare Courses



        Fetac Level 5 and 6 in St Louis Community School, Kiltimagh
Full time courses in Childcare Fetac level 5 and 6 commencing each September
Venue: St Louis Community School, Kiltimagh
Contact: 094 9381228 for details of these courses



        Midland School of Childcare (MSCC) offering Childcare Fetac
        Level 5 and Fetac L 6 & Montessori Diploma in Castlebar
        commencing September 2009
Some of the childcare courses on offer are as follows;
                       Mayo County Childcare Committee - Tel: (094) 9047010                             6
                 Email:mayochildcare@mayococo.ie     Website: www.mayochildcare.ie
                       MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE
                         TRAINING CALENDAR – 2012
       Training events for September to December 2012
    Fetal Level 5 childcare major award
MSCC offers the following 2 options for the Fetac level 6 award
    Option 1: Fetac Level 6 Supervision in Childcare advanced certificate - major
       award or
    Option 2; MSCC Montessori Diploma & Fetac Level 6 Supervision in Childcare
       major Award
    Fetac Level 5 & level 6 Special needs Assistant
    Fetac Level 5 Healthcare Support Major Award
    Fetac level 6 Train the Trainer course
    Fetac Level 6 Child Psychology Component Certificate
Also option of Distance Learning on all childcare modules at level 5 and level 6
For further information contact: MSCC at 044 9348936
Email: deecoleman@midlandschoolofchildcare.ie
Web: www.midlandschoolofchildcare.ie

                                               NUI Galway

Diploma/Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Studies and Practice (Level 8)
Programme Aim: The programme aims to provide practitioners currently working in the field of early
childhood care and education an opportunity to upgrade their qualifications and further develop their skills and
enhance their existing knowledge in a flexible and accessible format. This part-time distance learning
programme will be delivered on a modular basis over 4 years using a blended learning approach. Students
will be expected to attend a number of full day workshops throughout each academic year (Sept to May).

Accreditation: A certificate in Early Childhood Studies and Practice (NFQ: Level 7) will be awarded on the
successful completion of year 1. A Diploma in Arts, Early Childhood Studies and Practice (NFQ: Level 7) will
be awarded at the end of year 2. The BA Degree in Early Childhood Studies and Practice (NFQ: Level 8) will
be awarded on the successful completion of year 4.

Cost and Application: The cost of the course is €2,900 per annum. In the first year students will be
expected to submit €500 as a deposit and then two instalments of €,200 payable at the end of September
2012 and the end of January 2013. Applications must be submitted online via www.nuigalway.ie/apply. In
order to apply, one must be over 21 years of age and have at least 2 years experience working in the early
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childhood sector (Crèche, Montessori, SNA etc). The closing date for receipt of application is July 6 .

Further Enquiries: if you have further queries please contact the programme administrator: Edel Cassidy,
Adult and Continuing Education Office, National University of Ireland, Galway.
Tel: 091 492080, Email: edel.cassidy@nuigalway.ie Website: www.nuigalway.ie/adulteducation



                                    Common Sense Parenting

Organise a group (8-10 people) who are interested in developing their parenting skills and we will provide
Common Sense Parenting Trainer to facilitate a 6 week course in your community with a qualified Common
Sense parenting trainer. Duration: 2 hours course over 6 weeks. Cost: €20 (once off payment)
Common Sense Parenting can be the guide parents need to navigate these tough times. It is a skill-based
parenting course.
    Parents will develop and learn specific skills to use when interacting with their children such as
    o Using effective praise for encouraging positive behaviour
    o Developing techniques for using effective discipline
    o Using consequences to change behaviour
    o Preventing problems
                        Mayo County Childcare Committee - Tel: (094) 9047010                                 7
                  Email:mayochildcare@mayococo.ie       Website: www.mayochildcare.ie
                       MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE
                         TRAINING CALENDAR – 2012
        Training events for September to December 2012
    o   Correcting problem behaviour and teaching your children social skills that are beneficial for
        themselves and others
Contact Mary O Malley at maryt.omalley@hse.ie or Carmel 094 9042206 (Castlebar) Nuala 097 83146
(Belmullet) Gerry 096 80441 (Ballina)



                                                 Meitheal
Foundation Facilitation Skills: (Course No. 1)
Aim: 5 day course aims to provide an introduction to facilitation skills and practice, and to build participants
confidence
Target Groups: This training is for those who have experience of group participation and for those interested
in or beginning to work with groups
Course                       Fees                      Month                          Month
5 day                        €250                      October                        November
                                                          th    th    th
                                                       10 , 17 , 24 and 31st          7th



Foundation Facilitation Skills (Course No. 2)
Aim: This 5 day course aims to provide an introduction to facilitation skills and practice and to build on
participants confidence.
Target groups: This training is for those who have experience of group participation and for those who are
interested in or beginning to work with groups.
Course                        Fees                    Month                       Month

5 Day                       €250                         November                    December
                                                          rd   th   th      th        st
                                                         3 , 10 , 17 and 24          1



Foundation Facilitation Skills Evening Course (Course No. 3)
Aim: This 10 week course aims to provide an introduction to facilitation skills and practice, and to build
participants confidence.
Target Groups: This training is for those who have experience of group participation and for those who are
interested in or beginning to work with groups
Course                        Fees                   Month                       Month

10 Week Evening Course      €250                         October                     December
                                                            th   th   th     st       th      th
7pm to 9.30pm                                            10 , 17 , 24 and 31         5 and 12
                                                         November:
                                                          th   th   st     th
                                                         7 , 14 , 21 and 28


Advanced Facilitation Skills (Course No. 4)
Aim: This 9 day course aims to increase the knowledge, skills and confidence of participants in the role of
facilitator
Target groups: This training is for those who are currently working with groups and who wish to further
develop their facilitation skills and confidence
Course                          Fees                Month                      Month

9 day                       €500                         October                     November:
                                                           th                         st  th   th   nd      th
                                                         18 and 25th                 1 , 8 , 15 , 22 and 29
                                                                                     December:
                                                                                      th       th
                                                                                     6 and 13



                        Mayo County Childcare Committee - Tel: (094) 9047010                                 8
                  Email:mayochildcare@mayococo.ie       Website: www.mayochildcare.ie
                      MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE
                        TRAINING CALENDAR – 2012
         Training events for September to December 2012

Staff Support & Supervision Introductory course: (Course No. 5)
Aim: This 2 day course provides an introduction to a model of effective staff support and supervision

Target Groups: This training is for voluntary management committee members and workers who want to
develop in their staff support and supervisory role.
Course                       Fees                    Month

                                                        November
                                                          th     st
2 days                     €140                         14 and 21



Staff Support & Supervision Skills (Course No: 6)

Aim: This 2 day course provides an introduction to a model of effective staff support and supervision

Target groups: This training is for Voluntary management committee members and workers who want to
develop in their staff support and supervisory role.

Course                     Fees                         Month

2 days                     €140                         October
                                                          th     th
                                                        13 and 20

OUTREACH TRAINING: Meitheal also delivers this training to groups and organisations in their own
communities or centres:
Note: Each training day begins at 10.00am and finishes at 4pm with an hour for lunch. This training will take
place in Meitheal, 35 Exchequer St. Dublin 2.
Meitheal also delivers this training to groups and organisations in their own community, or centres.
For more information contact Meitheal at 01 6719803 or info@meitheal.ie, Meitheal 35 Exchequer St Dublin 2


                                               Barnardos
Barnardos – Barnardos was established in 1962 and supports children whose well-being is under threat, by
working with them, their families and communities and by campaigning for the rights of children.
Training event planned for 2012 (all based in Dublin)

8 September - First Aid: Paediatric – one day workshop – (Dublin 8) – 9.30am – 5.00pm – Fee €90

22 September – Organising & Planning Play for Numeracy & Literacy (Dublin 8) - 10.0am – 1.00pm –
Fee €45.00

15 October – Child Protection Workshop (Dublin 22) – 7.00pm – 9.45pm – Fee: €45.00

18 October – Children and Domestic Abuse (Dublin 8) – 7.00pm – 9.45pm – Fee: €45.00

6 November – Cyber Bullying and Children (Dublin 7) – 7.30pm – 9.00pm – Fee €35.00

28 November – Record Keeping: (Dublin 9) – 7.30pm – 9.45pm – Fee: €45.00

Further details from Martina Dumpleton, Barnardos Training & Resource Service, Christchurch
Square, Dublin 8. Tel 01 4530355 Ext 413 email: training@barnardos.ie or www.barnardos.ie


                        Mayo County Childcare Committee - Tel: (094) 9047010                              9
                  Email:mayochildcare@mayococo.ie      Website: www.mayochildcare.ie
                      MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE
                        TRAINING CALENDAR – 2012
       Training events for September to December 2012

                             St. Nicholas Montessori of Ireland
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27 Sept:.       History – Montessori Network Meeting             Venue: MCCC offices, Castlebar
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8 October:      History – Montessori Network Meeting             Venue: Galway
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15 Nov:         Speech & Drama Montessori Meting                 Venue: MCCC offices, Castlebar

For further information on any of the above or complete list of events contact St. Nicholas Montessori
Society of Ireland. Tel: 01 2805705 / 01 2304185 or email: info@montessriireland.ie


                                        Ballina Arts Centre
Venue:         Ballina Arts Centre, Ballina
Tel: 096 73593 or email: ballinaartscentre@eircom.net for further information

                               Cascade Training Consultancy
‘Communicating Across Language Barriers’ (Training Course)
All two-day courses run from 10am to 4pm
Faster, clearer communication in English with non-native speakers of English will dramatically enhance the
effectiveness of your work in a multicultural and multi lingual Ireland.
Contact:         AnneO’Carroll         on         027-74203           /  Email:cascadeireland@gmail.com/
www.cascadetrainingconsultancy.com for further information



                               Mayo County Enterprise Board
The Mayo County Enterprise Board offers tailor made training to meet individual small business support
needs. These include – Starting Your Own Business, managing Finance in the Small Business, Marketing,
Human Resources Management, Health and Safety etc.
Below are some of the courses run by Mayo CEB:

Managing Finances Training programme:
Time: 7.00pm – 10.00pm
This programme is suitable for childcare workers involved in book-keeping, finance of a service.
Programme runs 1 night per week over 5 weeks
Charge: €50

Start your Own Business Training Programme
Time: 7.00pm-10.00pm
Description: This programme is geared towards those who are considering setting up their own business or
who have done so. Programme runs one evening per week over six weeks.
Charge: €30

Marketing Programme:
Description: This course is targeted at those who want to take a pro-active approach in terms of marketing
their business and developing a comprehensive marketing strategy/plan and is geared towards those clients
who are in business three years. The programme will commence in October 2012, one evening per week for
6 weeks with a cost of €75.

The above courses will be on-going. For further details on courses etc, contact Mayo CEB - Pamela
Conway on 094 9047597 or pbarrett@mayococo.ie. (see above for details of some courses). Website:
www.mayoceb.com




                        Mayo County Childcare Committee - Tel: (094) 9047010                          10
                  Email:mayochildcare@mayococo.ie      Website: www.mayochildcare.ie
                       MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE
                         TRAINING CALENDAR – 2012
       Training events for September to December 2012
                                             Steiner Ireland
Open Courses at Easter
          th    th
5 days 14 – 18 April             Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
At Raheen Wood School, Tuamgraney, Co Clare.
5 days of classes on interesting and creative themes
     An Overview of Steiner Waldorf Education with Eugene Schwartz
     Creative Speech with Christel Haupt
     Watercolour painting with Ian Castles
     Exploring our Temperaments through Drama and Masks with Allmut Ffrench
Cost: €85 per topic for 5 days           €375 for full week programmes (includes lunch)
Prior booking essential (Tel 061 473866 or email training@steinerireland.org)


Early Childhood Education Programme
Foundation Year – The foundation year is designed as an orientation year for the kindergarten and class
teacher training but it also stands as an autonomous one year introductory course in anthroposophical studies
and will be of interest to those looking for an introduction to the work of Rudolf Steiner combined with a
foundation course in the arts.

Pedagogical years One and Two – These two years focus on teacher development and child development
and will prepare students to work within a Waldorf Kindergarten or primary school. These years include;
simple crafts, storytelling, puppetry, seasonal festivals, practical work in the kindergarten, child observation,
health and parenting issues, with wit the angels and inner development.

Foundations in Anthroposophy
Kindergarten Teacher Training
Primary Class Teacher Training
Resource Teacher Training
Course Structure:
The course takes place at Raheen Wood Steiner School in Tuamgraney, Co Clare and has the following
elements;
      Guided study in a study group
      8 weekend sessions starting Friday evening and ending at 5.30pm on Saturday
      Three 5-day Residential sessions in October/November, April and July coinciding with school
         holidays at Halloween, Easter and summer break
Fur further details / application form for this course please contact Steiner Ireland. Tel 087 3259372
Email: training@steinerireland.org. www.steinerireland.org/training/.




                                                 Lifeskills
Lifeskills for personal success can change your most hated problem areas such as;
Your diet, finances, time management, pessimism, life direction, family life, relationships, fitness work/life
balance, stress levels etc…
Lifeskills combined with life mapping will ensure your personal success to live your best life yet. This is for
you if you just want a better life.
Contact Frances on 086 3005789 or email: frances@lifeskillspractitioner.com



                             One Family Training & Consultancy
One Family Training & Consultancy offers professional training services to those who work with member of
one-parent families. Their services include scheduled and on request training around a host of topics relevant
to their clients and their work. One Family Training & Consultancy also provides professional facilitation for
groups who want to work on defining their strategy or approaches in working with one-parent families. Some
of courses offered are as follows;
                        Mayo County Childcare Committee - Tel: (094) 9047010                                 11
                   Email:mayochildcare@mayococo.ie       Website: www.mayochildcare.ie
                      MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE
                        TRAINING CALENDAR – 2012
       Training events for September to December 2012

Positive Parenting: Building Strong relationships and managing difficult behaviour
…this course provides professionals with the resources and materials required to set up and run a 10-15
week parenting programme for lone parents. It is about giving parents back their roles as parents and helping
them to realise they are the key to any changes they may want to make. Comprehensive manual is provided
with training.
Duration: 3 days                 Cost: €450

One-parent-families – issues, Diversity and Rights
With 1 in 8 people living in one-parent family and with many dependent on state support it is vital to be aware
of the issues they face. This one-day group work course explores ways of supporting them in real life
situations.
Duration: 1 day                   Cost: €160

Crisis pregnancy – practical training
This training is aimed at those who come in contact with crisis pregnancy through their work such as
school and college counsellors and teaching staff, GP nurses, social, care and youth workers. The one day
training covers issues from disclosure to practical information on all 3 options to onward referral ad support.
A folder containing all the information covered is provided
Duration: 1 day                   Cost: €180

Training can be organised on request at venue to suit you on request subject to numbers etc
For further information on above or any other training / services provided contact
One Family Training & Consultancy at 01 6629212 or email training@onefamily.ie




                                    Liberties College, Dublin
 Childcare part-time programmes
 Childcare – FETAC Level 5 Certificate in Childcare and First Aid Certificate
 Montessori Education Foundation Studies – FETAC Level 5 component Cert in Childcare
 Supervision in Childcare – FETAC Level 6 Supervision in childcare.
For further details on any of above courses contact the office at 01 4540044.




                          The College of Progressive Education

Special needs Assistant Training (Fetac 5) - Castlebar and Kiltimagh
Diploma in Special Needs Assistant (Fetac 6 module) - Castlebar and Kiltimagh
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Venue:         Castlebar commencing 24 Sept.
Outreach:      Kiltimagh Tel 094 9381228 for further details
Contact College of Progressive Education for further details.
Tel 01 4884300 email: info@progressivecollege.com or check out website for details their extensive
range of courses including distance learning courses www.progressivecollege.com




                                       Concept Training Ltd
Understanding the Multi-Sensory Concept
The workshop is a must for anyone using a multi-sensory room

Supporting Children without a Specific Diagnosis
Understanding and working with Children with a complex diagnosis
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                  Email:mayochildcare@mayococo.ie       Website: www.mayochildcare.ie
                       MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE
                         TRAINING CALENDAR – 2012
       Training events for September to December 2012
There are now many children who have characteristics of more than one syndrome and provide challenges as
how they can best be supported. This course will look at the concept of ‘co-morbidity’ and explore practical
ways of managing behaviour and supporting learning

Positive Ways of Changing Behaviour
This course is above supporting people to change their behaviour rather than just managing or coping.
Positive behaviour changes will maximise opportunities for people, supporting inclusion in social, leisure and
learning situations.
Aim of course
To enable participants to put behavioural theory into positive practice in order to change an individual’s
behaviour.
For more information on any of above workshops by Concept Training Ltd or other courses etc.
contact them below:
Tel: 01524 832828 email: info@concept-training.co.uk               web: www.concept-training.co.u




                                     Mayo Intercultural Action
Awaiting details on training from MIA, to be posted here.
For more information, contact MIA office at 094 9044511 or miamayo@eircom.net
Address: hill house, Mountain View, Castlebar, Co Mayo.




                                Mommy & Baby - Meet & Greet
Safe reassuring place to come and talk over questions and concerns and to share the support of others,
Public Heath Nurse in attendance
Venue: The Maple Youth Centre, Bowgate St, Ballinrobe
Date: Thursdays @ 11.00am. Tel 094 9542908 for more information.

                                           Canavan & Byrne

Canavan & Byrne was set up by Angela Canavan and Mary Byrne over ten years ago and provides a host of
specialised services to the Irish childcare industry including HR, legal advice, training and specialised admin
software.
For further details on the services offered by Canavan & Byrne log onto www.canavanbyrne.ie



                          OTHER CHILDCARE ORGANISATIONS;
                              NIPPA – THE EARLY YEARS ORGANISATION
NIPPA - the Early Years Organisation is the largest early years organisation in Northern Ireland. We are a
non-profit making organisation and have been working since 1965 to promote high quality childcare for
children aged 0-14 and their families.

Vision, Principles and Values
NIPPA’s Vision
- All children are strong, competent and visible in their communities.
- All children are physically and psychologically healthy, eager to learn and respect those that are different



                         Comhar Naionra na Gaeltachta Teoranta
CNT offer support, advice and training to Naíonraí in Gaeltacht areas.
Saibhriu na Gaeilge. Cursa Fetac. Mean Fomhair 2009.
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                   Email:mayochildcare@mayococo.ie       Website: www.mayochildcare.ie
                         MAYO COUNTY CHILDCARE COMMITTEE
                           TRAINING CALENDAR – 2012
        Training events for September to December 2012
For further details on courses, contact Padraigín Uí Staundún on 094-9543934 / 087 6297974




                                          FORBAIRT NAÍONRAÍ TEO
Forbairt Naíonraí Teo (FNT) provides advice support and guidance for Irish medium childcare, outside
Gaeltacht areas. FNT was established in the early seventies to encourage quality standards in an increasing
number of Irish language pre-school services. The area development officer organises in-service training for
Naíonra staff during each term, initial training for new staff is also organised each year through Irish in Dublin
or/and the provinces. FNT co-operates with accredited training organisations to provide FETAC levels 5 and
6 (CDBO) and other accredited training as necessary.
FNT also operates a quality assurance programme (scéim ardchaighdeán) on an ongoing basis, in Irish
medium services.

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Date:   11 – 15 February          Time:    9.00am-5.00pm           Venue:
                                                                            Cost: €100

Tá tuilleadh eolais ar fail ó (further information available from) – Forbairt Naíonraí Teo. 7 Teach Regus,
Bothar Fhearchair, Baile Átha Cliath 2. Tel. 01-4773151 email: eolas@naionra.ie nó ó Bríd Uí Lionáird,
oifigeach forbartha (development officer) 086-3819239.



                                     MAYO SPORTS PARTNERSHIP
Various programmes for children with disabilities as well as other sporting events
Events Such as swimming lessons, Childrens Saturday Club, Wheelchair Basketball, Inclusive
Gymnastics for children, Bocce Session, sym sessions.. For further details on these and other
events see below contact details for Mayo Sports Partnership
The main aim of the Mayo Sports Partnership is to increase participation in all sports and to ensure local
resources and facilities are used to best effect. Andrea (Sports Administrator) and Charlie (Sports Co-
ordinator) can be contacted on 094-9029911 or www.mayosports.ie for a complete list of training / events.



                                    National College of Ireland
Insight Series: A set of workshops aimed at managers or those working towards management roles in the
Community and voluntary Sector
Check out our website for further information & to book places: www.ncirl.ie


                                                 I.S.P.C.C.
14C N5 Business Park, Moneen Road, Castlebar
Teenfocus aims to support young people and give them the necessary support to overcome their difficulties.
For further information on this and other initiatives contact Mary or Alana on 094 9025254.




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                      Email:mayochildcare@mayococo.ie    Website: www.mayochildcare.ie

								
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