COVID-19 Education & Training Information

 

BAP training

For information on upcoming Bray Area Partnership online training see Our Autumn 2020 Training Programme

 

Useful training resources

Department of Education COVID-19 advice and resources page for parents, students and teachers.

 

Scoilnet is the Department of Education and Skills (DES) official portal for Irish education and has a database of over 20,000 online resources such as websites, quizzes, lesson plans, notes, videos, games and multimedia. Could be useful for parents and primary and post-primary learners to use at home.


Classroomguidance.ie are offering their online learning resources for 1-6-year secondary students free of charge up to 1st July 2020.

 

RTE Home School Hub for primary school students

Starting on RTÉ2 from Monday 30th March, teachers on the RTÉ Home School Hub will present three short class segments aimed at 1st and 2nd class, 3rd and 4th class and 5th and 6th class. Classes will start each morning from 11am to 12pm.

 

Adult education

 

Aontas Adult Learning Resource Hub: lists a wide range of online learning resources.

 

NALA is offering free tuition over the phone for adults with: reading, writing and spelling, numbers and basic maths, filling in forms (eg social welfare), fun learning ideas for kids at home, understanding health information and financial information (eg applying for mortgage relief). Freephone 1800 20 20 65 9.30am-5pm Monday-Friday, or text LEARN to 50050 for a call back with more information or to set you up with a tutor.

 

The Kildare & Wicklow Education & Training Board Online Skills Hub is offering fully funded on-line courses available to all. Courses include Leadership and Management (ILM), SCRUM Management and Microsoft Office Specialist. All courses are certified. Courses are delivered online and will be supported by a e-tutor. Email onlineskillshub@kwetb.ie to find out more.

 

e-college is a SOLAS online training facility that provides a range of high-quality certified online learning courses available any time through broadband internet access, with qualified e-tutor support, for those who wish to learn at their own pace. Their courses are being made temporarily free to those impacted by COVID-19.