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French Grammar Clinic

French Grammar Clinic

17 Feb 2016 2:00PM - 17 Feb 2016 5:00PM

Description: This is a short 2 day course on Wednesdays 17 and 24 February. This short course will suit students with an intermediate level of French. The first day will focus on verbs (tenses and moods). The second will be tailor-made to answer students' questions and doubts raised at the end of the first day on any aspect of French grammar. This course aims to tackle problems faced by students whose first language is not French.
Venue: Queen's University Campus
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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

17 Feb 2016 2:00PM - 17 Feb 2016 4:00PM

Description: An introduction to logic modelling for prevention and early intervention programmes. Facilitator: Dr Liam O'Hare This session provides an introductory overview of the key issues associated with producing and using logic models.
Venue: The Graduate School, Room TR6
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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

18 Feb 2016 2:00PM - 18 Feb 2016 4:00PM

Description: An Introduction to Systematic Review. Facilitator: Dr Laura Dunne. Systematic reviews provide a thorough synthesis of research in a particular area and, as such, are crucial in evidence informed decision making. This session will provide an overview of the Systematic Review process and provide examples of research questions and literature search strategies.
Venue: PFC Room 03/005
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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: An Introduciton, Group 3

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: An Introduciton, Group 3

20 Feb 2016 10:00AM - 20 Feb 2016 4:00PM

Description: This is a one-day experiential introduction to Mindfulness. It has been known for centuries in the meditative tradition that the sustained practice of mindfulness meditation can have profoundly healing and transformative effects in one’s life. Mindfulness is the ability to engage with the present moment without stress provoking negative judgments. Participants will learn the basic units of Mindfulness in action.
Venue: Queen's University Campus
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Planning, Organising and Delivering a Comprehensive ‘Careers Programme’ in your School

Planning, Organising and Delivering a Comprehensive ‘Careers Programme’ in your School

25 Feb 2016 4:00PM - 25 Feb 2016 6:00PM

Description:

This short professional development programme on Thursdays 25 February and 3 March is aimed at designated Careers Teachers and/or teachers of other subjects who have an additional Careers responsibility. This course aims to focus on some of the statutory and theoretical underpinnings around the term ‘Careers’ and break this down into component parts, as well as a practical approach to planning, prioritising and delivery of a ‘Careers’ programme within your School context.


Venue: Queen's University
Booking info: http://www.qub.ac.uk/ol

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

27 Feb 2016 10:00AM - 27 Feb 2016 4:00PM

Description: Many people fear speaking in front of others. If this is you and you have to make presentations, whether at work or socially, then why not come along to this friendly and practical 2 day course on Saturdays 27 February and 5 March. You will learn how to handle nerves, how to prepare and present your material as well as yourself and make the most of your voice. You will have the opportunity to deliver a variety of presentations, receive feedback and pick up useful tips along the way. It will help boost your confidence too.
Venue: Queen's University Campus
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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

1 Mar 2016 11:00AM - 1 Mar 2016 1:00PM

Description: Single Subject Research (SSR) Designs. Facilitators: Prof Karola Dillenburger & Dr Katerina Dounavi
Venue: The Graduate School, Room TR1
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French: Toujours Prêt!: French for the Worst-Case Scenario

French: Toujours Prêt!: French for the Worst-Case Scenario

2 Mar 2016 2:00PM - 27 Feb 2016 4:00PM

Description:

This short course on Wednesdays 2 and 9 March is suitable for students with an intermediate level of French. What do you do when a French ATM swallows your bank card? You miss your connecting flight? The train conductor catches you with a non-validated ticket? We will take a fun approach to dealing with nightmarish scenarios that befall the traveller to France.


Venue: Queen's University Campus
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Interview Skills for Job Applicants, Group 2

Interview Skills for Job Applicants, Group 2

5 Mar 2016 10:00AM - 5 Mar 2016 4:30PM

Description: Many people see the interview as a major obstacle to obtaining employment/promotion. This course aims at improving your interview performance by helping you to recognise your main selling points in terms of skills, knowledge and experience. It will help you select and express information proficiently on an application form and at interview, as well as coaching you in how to anticipate and respond to questions.
Venue: Queen's University Campus
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Coping with Anger and Creating Calm

Coping with Anger and Creating Calm

5 Mar 2016 10:00AM - 5 Mar 2016 1:00PM

Description: When living/working under pressure, people find anger and hostility to be damaging to their health and well-being. This practical workshop will identify how we react to pressure, ask where the anger is coming from, and look at skills for creating calmness and happiness in life.
Venue: Queen's University Campus
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Ayurveda: An Introduction, Group 2

Ayurveda: An Introduction, Group 2

5 Mar 2016 10:00AM - 5 Mar 2016 4:00PM

Description: Ayurveda is the ancient healing system of India. It is rooted in the principle that spirit, mind and body are inextricably linked. According to Ayurveda, each of us has a unique psycho/physiological body type, which determines our individual traits and tendencies. In this 2 day workshop on Saturdays 5 and 12 March you will learn about your constitution and how to appreciate and make the best use of your unique qualities. Inappropriate diet and lifestyle lead to certain symptoms which, in turn, will eventually cause disease. We will look at practical dietary and lifestyle changes you can make to bring balance into your life, treat symptoms and prevent disease.
Venue: Queen's University Campus
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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

8 Mar 2016 4:00PM - 8 Mar 2016 5:00PM

Description: Introduction to thematic analysis. Facilitator: Dr Rebecca Loader This course will introduce students to qualitative analysis, focusing on one of the most common approaches, thematic analysis.
Venue: The Graduate School, Room TR4
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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

9 Mar 2016 5:00PM - 9 Mar 2016 7:00PM

Description: Using secondary data in educational research. Facilitator: Dr Katrina Lloyd This session is aimed at students who are interested in the potential of using secondary data analysis in their own research, whether as the primary method or in combined approaches.
Venue: The Graduate School, Room TR7
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Strategies for children/young people with ASD and related disorders

Strategies for children/young people with ASD and related disorders

11 Mar 2016 10:00AM - 11 Mar 2016 4:00PM

Description:

PEAT through funding from the Big Lottery Fund can offer support and training for individuals with Autism as well as those involved with the individuals. PEAT is aware of the struggles faced by children/young people with autism at school as well as the difficulties/challenges faced by those involved with the children/young people. Through this project PEAT Behaviour Analysts are providing support and training to help teach and support the individuals with autism, their parents, teacher, teaching staff etc. The Centre for Behaviour Analysis in collaboration with, 'Parents' Education as Autism Therapists (PEAT)', are offering five training events as part of the ongoing Big Lottery Fund project.


Venue: 18 College Green /OG/008
Booking info: For further information and registration forms contact the PEAT office, Tel: 028 90 324 882 or e-mail: info@peatni.org or visit web page at http://www.peatni.org/events
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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

11 Mar 2016 2:00PM - 11 Mar 2016 4:00PM

Description: Making your survey work: Using factor analysis and other tests of reliability and validity. Facilitators: Dr Stephanie Burns & Dr Karen Orr. The aims of this session are to highlight key measures of reliability and to summarise the main forms of validity checks when conducting survey research.
Venue: School of Education, 20 College Green, Room 0G.005
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Assertiveness: Dealing with Conflict and Criticism

Assertiveness: Dealing with Conflict and Criticism

12 Mar 2016 9:30AM - 12 Mar 2016 4:30PM

Description: Assertiveness is the art of ‘clear, honest, direct communication’. Following on from ‘Assertiveness: An Introduction’ course, this workshop looks at guidelines for handling criticism and conflict more effectively, and the underlying dynamics of human interaction.
Venue: Queen's University Campus
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Irish: Conversational, Advanced

Irish: Conversational, Advanced

12 Mar 2016 10:00AM - 12 Mar 2016 4:00PM

Description: his one-day course will enable students to discuss social, cultural and current affairs in Irish. They will acquire the necessary vocabulary building and grammar skills and articles and radio programmes will be utilised. It is suitable for those who participated in the similar (Intermediate) Autumn course as well as anyone with a good standard of Irish. The tutor is a presenter of a magazine programme on Raidió Fáilte.
Venue: Queen's University Campus
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French: Let's Write French

French: Let's Write French

16 Mar 2016 2:00PM - 16 Mar 2016 4:00PM

Description: Over the course of two short sessions on Wednesdays 16 and 23 March, we will look at how to write in French. You will feel more confident writing a postcard to your French friends, an email to request a quote for car hire or a text message to let your gite owner know your ferry has been delayed. This course is suitable for people with an intermediate level of French.
Venue: Queen's University Campus
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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: An Introduction, Group 4

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: An Introduction, Group 4

19 Mar 2016 10:00AM - 19 Mar 2016 4:00PM

Description: This is a one-day experiential introduction to Mindfulness. It has been known for centuries in the meditative tradition that the sustained practice of mindfulness meditation can have profoundly healing and transformative effects in one’s life. Mindfulness is the ability to engage with the present moment without stress provoking negative judgments. Participants will learn the basic units of Mindfulness in action.
Venue: Queen's University Campus
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In the footsteps of Patrick Brontë

In the footsteps of Patrick Brontë

19 Mar 2016 10:30AM - 19 Mar 2016 4:00PM

Description: Few people are aware that the eccentric father of the world's most famous literary daughters was from County Down. This day trip tells the story of Patrick Brontë's rise from a two-roomed cottage in Drumballyroney to his acceptance into the hallowed walls of St John's College, Cambridge. We will trace the trajectory of the influences that shaped the former blacksmith's apprentice and father of literary genius from his ill-fated post as master of the local school, to the church where he preached his first service after he graduated, finishing at his mother Alice McGlory's cottage.
Venue: Meet at St John the Evangelist, Banbridge
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Social Skills for children/young people with ASD

Social Skills for children/young people with ASD

3 Jun 2016 10:00AM - 3 Jun 2016 4:00PM

Description:

PEAT through funding from the Big Lottery Fund can offer support and training for individuals with Autism as well as those involved with the individuals. PEAT is aware of the struggles faced by children/young people with autism at school as well as the difficulties/challenges faced by those involved with the children/young people. Through this project PEAT Behaviour Analysts are providing support and training to help teach and support the individuals with autism, their parents, teacher, teaching staff etc. The Centre for Behaviour Analysis in collaboration with, 'Parents' Education as Autism Therapists (PEAT)', are offering five training events as part of the ongoing Big Lottery Fund project.


Venue: Room TBA, Queen's University Belfast
Booking info: The details for each event are below, for further information and registration forms contact the PEAT office, Tel: 028 90 324 882 or e-mail: info@peatni.org or visit web page at http://www.peatni.org/events
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