Social Media and Students: Challenges for Teachers
Cert of Attendance
€70 Early Bird until 29th March €85 from 30th March See Fees and Costs for full details.
Aimed at teachers, principals, deputy principals, special needs assistants. See Requirements for full details.
5th April 2018
11th April 2018
This one-day event is aimed at teachers (primary and secondary school level), principals, deputy principals, special needs assistants.
Topics covered will include:
Introduction to Social Media (e.g. social networking sites, social messaging apps, video streaming sites)
- What is popular among Irish students/children
- What are the challenges for students/teachers/school (e.g. online pressures, sexting, happy-slapping, snapchat streaks, mental health issues, screen-time)
- How can teachers/schools discuss safe use of social media with students
- Resources for use in the classroom
Introduction to Cyber-bullying
- Forms of Cyber-bullying currently experienced by Irish students (e.g. fraping, outing, sub-tweeting)
- The role of the bystander
- How to identify cyber-bullying
- How to deal with cyber-bullying cases within school
Legal Aspects & Acceptable Use Policies/Anti-Bullying Policies
- Irish law regarding online activities
- School Policies (e.g. AUP, Anti-Bullying, Code of Behaviour)
- Guidelines from Department of Education & Skills
- Additional aspects that should be incorporated & implementation of policies
Question & Answer Session
This CPD offering currently has the following date available for registrations:
- Wednesday, 11th April 2018 (Registration Closing Friday, 5th April)
Registrations will include lunch.
Who teaches this course
MGMS Training was founded by Dr. Maureen Griffin B.A. M.A. Ph.D., a forensic psychologist. Maureen specialised in the area of online offending and recognised the need for education/training for children and those responsible for their care and protection.
Since its foundation in 2010, Maureen has visited over 600 primary and secondary schools across Ireland; worked with organisations responsible for the care and protection of children; provided training in relation to online offending behaviours for those working with offenders and delivered lectures on Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behaviour Courses in Universities across Ireland.
Aimed at teachers, principals, deputy principals, special needs assistants.
Fees and Costs
€70 Early Bird until 29th March
€85 from 30th March
Includes lunch and refreshments on arrival.
How Do I Apply
Spaces are limited and allocated on a first-come, first serve basis.
*REGISTRATIONS OPENING SOON*
To register your interest for 2018, please email email@example.com