Useful Education Links

Education Websites

State Examinations Commission: www.examinations.ie

Department of Education and Skills: www.education.ie

National Council for Curriculum and Assessment: www.ncca.ie

Professional Development Service for Teachers: www.pdst.ie

Scoilnet: www.scoilnet.ie

Teachnet Ireland: www.Teachnet.ie

Useful Podcasts and Videos

Dr Fergus Heffernan‘s advice on anxiety and teenagers, given in an interview with Dave Fanning on RTE, Radio 1.

Seán Delaney on teaching and teacher education.

10 ‘Ted Talks‘ for educators (2014).

‘Getting it Right’: podcasts dealing with different subjects in the Leaving Cert exam (RTE, Radio 1).

Here is an article about sleep in the New York Times.

Online Learing Options

Khan Academy       Khan Academy is a nonprofit with the mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more.

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The Open University UK – Flexible Distance Learning  Wherever You Are, an Open University Course Could Help Realise Your Dreams.

Alison – Official Site

Coursera | Online Courses & Credentials by Top Educators …

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FutureLearn – Official Site Free online courses with certificates. Join 2 million graduates and empower your career. Study, learn, certify, upskill with free online learning and training

DIT Online Learning

Online Learning – NUI Galway

Courses – UCD Online         Webcourses is the VLE (virtual learning environment) used by most staff and students at TU Dublin. It operates in the Blackboard environment. It is used by almost 19,000 TU Dublin students and staff. Login using your standard TU Dublin username and password.

DCU Online | DCU World-class education, international expertise and in-demand online courses, undertaken from wherever you are in a way that works for you. We deliver an engaged, Irish university experience. We call it …

ITonlinelearning – Official Site

Study online and get certified with our range of Project Management, Web Design, Health & Safety and IT online learning courses. Speak to us on 0800 160 1161.

edX – Official Site

Catalog of Online Courses | Harvard UniversityAc   cess 1600 free online courses from 100+ leading institutions including Harvard, MIT, Microsoft, and more. Join 12 million members. Take a free online class today.  Browse the latest online courses from Harvard University, including “CS50’s AP® Computer Science Principles” and ” Judaism Through Its Scriptures.”
BBC – Learning – Online Courses     Adult learning online courses from the BBC: choose foreign languages, computers, maths, first aid, sports, gardening or food courses.
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