Programme Overview

This session will provide the opportunity to:-

  • promote developmentally appropriate practice in key stage 1
  • focus on on the different zones and how they connect with the areas of learning
  • build up a bank of ideas, activities and experiences to engage and inspire children
  • focus on process versus product initiated learning
  • encourage networking and developing connections between practitioners
  • empower practitioners to reflect upon and evaluate their own practice
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Sandle Centre, Coleraine
Wednesday 11th April 2018


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Ballykeel PS, Ballymena
Monday 30th April 2018


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Pond Park PS, Lisburn
Wednesday 9th May 2018


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Enniskillen Integrated PS, Enniskillen
Thursday 24th May 2018

3:30pm -6:30pm

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Bangor Central Integrated Primary School
Tuesday 29th May 2018


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St John’s Primary School, Derry
Tuesday 23rd October 2018


Praise for Joan Henderson’s Aspiring Leaders Worshops

‘A fantastic reference!’

‘This was an excellent course which has helped me to become more reflective in my role and think carefully about the actual impact of our targets have on the children and staff.’

‘I felt I have learnt a lot from this course, it was very beneficial.’

‘The sessions provided a wealth of information and ideas. Talking and sharing with others on the course was very useful.’

‘I have thoroughly enjoyed the sessions and have found each week to be very beneficial and useful to my role as co-ordinator.’

‘It was very positive and very worthwhile, thank you so much.’

‘I feel I still have a lot to learn but am more confident to start the process.’

‘Thank you for your help, warmth and expertise, Joan. It has been much appreciated and very useful.’

‘You were a great facilitator, very approachable, knowledgeable and explained things well. I really enjoyed this, as a newly qualified teacher I feel more prepared.’

‘I have recommended this course to all members of staff in my school. A joy to spend these past few weeks in your company.’

‘I have really enjoyed your sessions. As a young teacher who has recently gone through an inspection, these sessions have been so informative. Thank you for your time and expertise.’

‘Your insight and knowledge, while scary (in a good way) is so very valuable and I look forward to learning and applying what I learn.’

‘I would recommend this course to others, the information and has been very useful and valuable.’

‘Provided good insight into what is expected as a co-ordinator’

‘I feel more confident, understand the process and am now more mindful of others.’

‘Feel more well equipped to do my job!’

‘I will take more account of the different personalities within the staff and employ a wider range of strategies!’

‘Thank you Joan for a wonderful and informative course which will be of great help to me in the future!’

‘Engaging and interesting.’