Other resources & guidance

  • Commemorating 1916 lessons – Notes of three lessons focusing on the 1916 Easter Rising
  • Contracting – Some words and ideas to consider when contracting with a class or group. See page 76 and 77 of the Practical Guide for additional information on how to develop a contract to help create a safe space in which learners will be able to work together and explore/discuss emotive and potentially controversial issues
  • Facilitating learning & change in group discussions (source: INFED) –  A really helpful paper looking at what facilitation is, offering some useful theory and practice ideas and exploring key issues around the facilitation of group sessions
  • Levels of communication phatic and cathartic – A one page outline of basic levels of communication theory
  • Mindfulness presentation – A presentation by Elaine Berrena and Mark Greenberg from Pennsylvania State University’s Prevention research centre for the promotion of human development, entitled – ‘Nurturing Teacher Mindfulness to Create a Caring Classroom’ – June 2011
  • SCDL history lesson – A PowerPoint presentation for a KS3 (Year 10) History class
  • SCDL menu of training – Examples of training provided as part of the Exploring Skills in SCDL Certificate, and the Additional Facilitator Skills Certificate.

Newry and Mourne

Reflection in relation to learning through SCDL – A reflection from Noella Murray on the value of Induction for students

Service Level Agreement – The Service Level Agreement (2012 – 2013) drawn upbetween St Paul’s High School, Bessbrook, Newtownhamilton High School and St Joseph’s High School, Crossmaglen, pertaining to their Btec Sports Collaboration