We are delighted to offer you the chance to win a free place - to the value of €50.00, on this "Chess for Social Skills" summer course taking place in Bunscoil Loreto, Gorey from the 4th to the 8th of July 2022, inclusive. This competition closes on Wed 23rd June. This competition is open to new registrants only between today Mon 20th June and Wed 22nd June.
We have had great feedback on this course in the past with teachers who have completed it being full of enthusiasm to return to their classroom and begin to teach chess to the students.
To be in with the chance of winning a free place, please complete the google form below and choose Wexford Education Support Centre - venue Gorey as your preferred Centre.
Best of Luck!
We look forward to hearing from you.
Chess for Social Skills is like no other summer course as it is extremely hands-on and teacher-centred. Chess is a growing pastime in Irish primary schools with over 200 schools now joined the Ficheall.ie network of teachers promoting chess in primary schools. It is an excellent hobby for students (and teachers) for rainy days and promotes a variety of social and cognitive skills such as respect, forward planning, problem solving, decision making, accepting defeat, understanding resilience and developing a growth mind-set when exploring a new skill; all of which are explicitly addressed in the free beginner lessons available to participants.
Some testimonials from the 172 teachers who completed the course in 2021:
Teachers will have the opportunity to learn how to play chess by playing mini chess games against other novice teachers. The course will teach all participants:
This summer course has been hosted through eight education centres around Ireland since 2016 and always receives the highest standard of feedback. It attracts principals and experienced teachers looking for something new and easy to implement in their schools. Newly qualified teachers also find the course an excellent addition to their CV.
Dates: Mon 4th July to Friday 8th July 2022
Time: 9.30 a.m. to 2.00 pm
Venue: Bunscoil Loreto, St Michael's Road, Gorey. Y25 HD34
All Summer Courses qualify for 3 EPV days provided you complete the full course over 5 days.
Summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees. The course fee can only be refunded if the Education Centre cancels the course.
|Course Start Date / Time||04-07-2022 9:00 am|
|Course End Date / Time||08-07-2022 2:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||25-04-2022|
|Location||Bunscoil Loreto, Gorey|
Milehouse Road, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Tel: (053) 92 39100