From time to time different agencies ask us to inform parents on possible items of interest. This page, for parents, facilitates the dissemination of this information.
Courses run by Kildare Education Centre
Kildare Education Centre are running courses in Maths and Irish for parents/guardians who would like to help their children with their schoolwork, and would like some guidance in this area. The telephone number for Kildare Education Centre is 045 530200, however booking for courses should be done on-
Details of these courses are set out below and instructions of how to book them are given also.
On the top menu bar, click on Course Booking.
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Date: Tues 7th February 2018 (7pm-
Facilitator: David Dempsey
A short course on how to help your child with their maths homework. Reduce the "That's not how teacher does it!" effect with tips on making homework more successful for your child and less stressful for you.
18KEC203 IRISH MADE EASIER FOR PARENTS
Date: Tues 6th March 2018 from 7pm-
Presented by David Dempsey (Facilitator of the Maths for Parents evenings)
A gentle and relaxed course with the aim of assisting parents in helping their child with their homework and schoolwork in Irish. This brand new course is delivered through English and aims to give tips and resources to boost confidence and enthusiasm in Irish for both children and parents. No minimum levels of Irish fluency required.
CAINT Speech Therapy Clinic
For Parents/Guardians who have concerns regarding their children's speech, language and motor skills CAINT offers local support and services. Please check out their website for a comprehensive list of the therapies and assessments provided. They are having an official opening day on Monday 11th December 2017 from 13:00 to 19:00. Click http://www.caintspeechtherapy.ie/clinics/naas-
Tips for Parents
The I.N.T.O. has put together some information which is of interest for parents of primary school children. They hope that this publication will give you an understanding of the modern primary school and how it works. Teachers and parents work closely together and this guide offers practical examples of partnership between school and home.
Click on the link below to access this helpful guide:
Kildare County Council Parenting Talks
Kildare County Council holds many parenting talks in the libraries around the county. These talks cover many topics such as:
Helping your infant/child sleep better
Helping children who worry too much
Building your Daughter's Self-
Parenting Tips and Strategies
Happy Parents/Happy Children
Social Networking & Cyberbullying training
Promoting Teenage Wellbeing
To find out more about these and other talks click on the link