All classes are free of charge!
Who can attend? All welcome!
The workshops are suitable for anyone interested.
Where? All classes take place at DCU in the Community, Shangan Road, Ballymun
How to enrol? Simply book places on one or more workshops!
8th July, Monday, 10.00 - 11.00: Learning and Development in Early Childhood
The session will centre around why early child matters, the impact of early learning and development on later life chances, and how to help young children's learning and development.
Facilitator: Dr Geraldine French, DCU School of Language, Literacy and Early Childhood Education
9th July, Tuesday, 10.00 - 11.00: Youthful Offending - An Introduction
Psychological factors in the explanation and understanding of youthful offending
Facilitator: Dr Liz McLoughlin, DCU School of Nursing and Human Sciences
10th July, 10.00 - 11.00: Recovery College - Working Towards Well-being
Learn about the unique, empowering and inclusive educational approach to mental health and well-being
Facilitator: Martha Griffin, DCU School of Nursing and Human Sciences
12th July, Friday,10.00 - 11.00: Creative Thinking and Writing Skills
Boost your creativity and creative writing skills during this pratical and fun workshop
Facilitator: Joanna Ozarowska, Manager, DCU in the Community
15th July, Monday, 14.00 - 15.00: Inclusion of Students with Autism in Higher Education
Learn about personal, academic and environmental supports for students on the autism spectrum
Facilitator: Dr Mary Rose Sweeney, DCU School of Nursing and Human Sciences
17th July, Wednesday, 10.00 - 11.00: Mind Your Mind! Keeping Your Mind Active as you Age
The session will centr around brain health and the ways of keeping your mind active throughout the lifespan
Facilitator: Dr Trudy Corrigan, DCU Institute of Education, School of Policy & Practice
18th July, Thursday, 10.30 - 1.00: Mindfulness - An Introduction
Introduction to, background and research supporting the mindfulness approach and its benefits
Facilitator: Helena Ahern, Head of DCU Counselling and Personal Development Service
19th July, Friday, 10.00 - 12.00: Public Speaking - Take the Terror Out of the Talk!
Improve your confidence in public speaking and presentation skills
Facilitator: Elaine Metcalfe, Adult Educator and Public Speaking Coach
Drop in to our centre on Shangan Road, Ballymun or contact Gisela on 01 700 8800 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that session will take place subject to minimum 8 participants