Autumn Professional Development Workshops Updated

New "Completing the Student Design Brief" workshop added on the 15th October in Dublin West Education Centre.

Online applications are now being taken for these autumn workshops. Places are limited.






10:00 to 3:30

Completing the Student Design Brief – (DCG)

Limerick Education Centre


10:00 to 3:30.

C.S. – Preparing Students for Assessment

Laois Education Centre


10:00 to 3:30

Teaching the DCG syllabus

Laois Education Centre


10:00 to 3:30

Completing the Student Design Brief – (DCG)

Dublin West Education Centre

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Is the SSD drive of your Fujitsu W530 DCG Workstation running out of space?

Some school are reporting issues with the SSD Drive running out of space. Follow the link below to access guidelines provided by Smartschools on how to manage the space available more effectively and keep your computer running at optimum speed.

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Guide to the Student Assignment

An updated version of “A Guide to the Student Assignment” (Design and Communication Graphics) is now available to purchase or download.  The purpose of this document is to offer guidance to both teachers and students on possible approaches to successfully completing the DCG Student Assignment by drawing on the knowledge, experience and wisdom gained from the development of the student assignment to date.  Printed booklets may now be ordered from the PDST and delivered to your school.

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Completing the Engineering Project

These booklets offer guidance to both teachers & students on possible approaches to successfully completing the Engineering - Technology Project / Manufacture/Design.

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Limerick Institute of Technology hosts 2 day event on the FESTO Meclab Stacking
Station for Engineering Technology and Technology students.


New JC & LC Technology Books

Golden Key Publishers, who published “Technology for Leaving Certificate” in 2015 have informed us that “Technology for Junior Certificate” by Paul Enright will be available in August 2016 .


ICT for teaching & Learning

Example of a flipped learning approach in a Tech Graphics class.