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Opportunity for Teachers: Oide Creativity Release Dates for Autumn/Winter Workshops

OIDE Creativity

OIDE Creativity have released various dates for their creative and engaging workshops for teachers this autumn and winter. The courses include:

Unlocking Shakespeare:  The Merchant of Venice

Date: Saturday 2nd December, 10.30am-3.30pm

Venue: Drumcondra Education Centre, Dublin, D09 C4H3

Oide Creativity in collaboration with voice specialist Andrea Ainsworth, presents a one-day elective workshop, open to post-primary teachers from all subject disciplines.

This workshop offers participants an opportunity to:

  • focus on a prescribed Shakespeare play (junior cycle English)
  • experience practical, creative ways to lift Shakespeare’s language off the page and into action
  • explore scene extracts and soliloquies to learn more about selected Shakespearean characters and what drives them
  • reflect on how the workshop may support professional classroom practice and approaches to Classroom-Based Assessments (CBAs).

Get your World Turning With woodturner Willie Creighton

Dates: Various from 2nd November

Oide Creativity and Oide Technology Subjects, in collaboration with woodturner Willie Creighton, present a one-day elective workshop, open to post-primary teachers from all subject disciplines.

This practical workshop offers participants an opportunity to:

  • experience exciting ways to create wood turned artefacts
  • discover the natural properties and aesthetics of wood through the craft
  • explore creative woodturning techniques including spindle and faceplate turning
  • develop practical and creative approaches that may be used in classroom practice.

Page Turners

Date: Saturday 25th November

Venue: St. Patrick’s College, DCU, Drumcondra, Dublin

Oide Creativity, in collaboration with spoken word poet Erin Fornoff, author Sam Blake/Vanessa Fox O’ Loughlin and author Dave Rudden, presents a one-day series of workshops and a panel discussion, open to teachers from all subject disciplines.

These three writing workshops offer participants an opportunity to:

  • collaborate, share ideas, learn and reflect in a safe, supportive environment
  • learn practical, creative teaching methods
  • discuss writing tips, writing groups, and author visits.


Spaces are limited for each workshop. A waiting list will apply.

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Early Years, Primary & Post-Primary