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Craft Ed details for Primary Schools 2020

Please see two attachements below in relation to the Craft Ed Project.

The National Arts in Education Administrative base together with the Education Centre, Tralee announce the launch of TAP Online

TAP Online final

6th - 10th of July 2020

FREE Online course with EPV day approval, Live Zoom options during online delivery and opportunities to apply for Artist in Residence programme.

Teacher Artist Partnership (TAP) CPD Summer Course is an arts-in-education initiative where Artists and Teachers train to work in partnership.  This programme can lead to opportunities for a TAP trained teacher to host a fully funded TAP artist residency in his or her school in the coming academic year.  This Creative Youth, Department of Education and Skills led primary initiative is a highly innovative, creative and participant-responsive programme that promotes professional learning towards partnership.  TAP online maximises engagement through a broad range of on and off-line activities.  Learning activities include practical, multidisciplinary arts experiences through multimedia interactives, video instruction, collaborative posting boards and discussion forums and reflective practices.  Tutors, teachers and artists provide responsive feedback and encourage collaborators to reflect on personal and professional development through the co-creation of learning.  TAP’s core focus is the development of creative partnership between teachers and artists.

Join us in learning together.


The Department of Education & Skills are pleased to announce that the closing date for receipt of applications for the Creative Clusters Initiative has been extended to Friday 26th of June 2020.

 Please see the following link for further details:  Creative Clusters

Creative Clusters Extension of closing date


Teachers Resources


Please click on Education Centre Tralee Padlet for links to useful resources for Primary School children.

Please click on Creative Writing ideas for Primary School Children.

Zoom explainer videos by Sethi de Clercq

1. How to use the whiteboard in Zoom

2. How to use Break Out Rooms for Remote Teaching and Learning

3.How to use Virtual Backgrounds in Zoom

4.How to join a Zoom meeting

5. How to record a meeting in Zoom

6. How to use Zoom for Remote Teaching and Learning

7. How to secure your Zoom meeting/ class

8. How to share your screen

9. Host and Co Host options in Zoom

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