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North West Northern Ireland

About North West Northern Ireland Branch

Meetings are held monthly at the North West Teachers Centre.  Invited speakers include ETI representatives, behaviour specialists, experienced nursery staff as well as those with expertise in special needs.  Attendance is recognised as training for the WELB.

Our upcoming events include:

Further details of our upcoming events to be confirmed in due course.

You may also be interested in the upcoming Creativity Unwrapped conference, with Anni McTavish, Debi Keyte-Hartland, and Pete Moorhouse, on Friday 29 March 2019 at Stranmillis University College in Belfast.

Our past events include:

October 2015 - The shy child, reluctant talker and selective mutism with Claire Canning

November 2015 - A year in the life of a nursery garden with Rory McIntyre - Playtrail (Forest School)

March 2016 - Dyslexia in the early years with Maria Philips

Use of Whiteboards in the early years - Mrs M McGuiness

June 2016 - The World Around Us, New Inspection Arrangements with Kathleen Cassidy

27th/28th October 2016 - Two Day Conference - Working with the reluctant speaker and selective mutism with Maggie Johnson

14th September 2017 - Music in the Classroom and The Inspection Process - with Kathleen Cassidy and Valerie Campbell, ETI

18th October 2017 - Take Ten, reducing anxiety in children - with Fintan Connelly

20th & 21st March 2018 - Incorporating Music into the Curriculum - with Sandra Campbell

12th February 2019 - Supporting parents of children with SEN - with Fiona O'Donnell

Further details to be confirmed in due course.

North West Northern Ireland Branch Team

Chair: Majella McDowell
Vice Chair: Linda Woods
Treasurer: Patricia Taggart
Secretary: Laura Fox

Branch telephone: 

Upcoming events

09 May 2019

Understanding Children’s Behaviour

Speaker(s): Lisa Hinds

Past events

12 Feb 2019

Supporting parents of children with SEN

Speaker(s): Fiona O'Donnell

27 Oct 2016

Two Day Conference - Working with the reluctant speaker and selective mutism

Speaker(s): Maggie Johnson