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Events

Keep up to date with upcoming and past events at CSSC.

Upcoming events

The Controlled Schools' Support Council has a range of events planned for 2019/20. 

This page contains the most up to date information.  Booking forms and further information will be emailed to controlled schools in due course.

For further information on any of our events, please contact info@csscni.org.uk or call 028 9531 3030. 

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Anti-bully workshop

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Binnian room, Stranmillis University College, Belfast
Who should attend:
primaries, post-primaries and special schools
Type of event:
Workshop

Teaching problem solving in technology rich environments

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Bangor Academy and Sixth Form College, 2 Castle Park Road, Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland, BT20 4TB
Who should attend:
KS2 teachers, KS3 teachers
Type of event:
Erasmus+ International Conference
Erasmus+ International Conference
Event Name Event Date Venue Who should attend Purpose of event
Teaching problem solving in technology rich environments 20 August 2019 09:00–17:00 Bangor Academy and Sixth Form College, 2 Castle Park Road, Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland, BT20 4TB KS2 teachers, KS3 teachers

One day event.

This international conference is the culmination of two years’ work by the international project team. Alison Clark-Wilson from UCL Institute of Education has been confirmed as the keynote speaker.

Workshops will explore current research and theory into teaching problem solving effectively, the use of GeoGebra, presenting problems through a variety of media and developing our own problems using photographs and videos.

Workshop
Event Name Event Date Venue Who should attend Purpose of event
Anti-bully workshop 13 June 2019 09:30–16 June 2019 12:15 Binnian room, Stranmillis University College, Belfast primaries, post-primaries and special schools

The workshop will be facilitated by Professor Barbara Spears, School of Education University of South Australia who is renowned for her work on pupil voice, cyber-bullying and sexting. Professor Spears has led a number of national projects employing participatory design approaches, one of which was the Safe and Well Online Study which explored the use of technology to support young people’s mental health. 

Dr Noel Purdy, Director of Research and Scholarship and Head of Education Studies at Stranmillis University College will also share with attendees his work in this area. Dr Purdy is currently lead partner in an Erasmus+ project working with four other EU partners on a co-participatory exploration of cyberbullying.