Free 2nd Year Back to School Courses

Free 2nd Year Back to School Courses
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2nd Year FREE Back to School Courses

We understand that students have missed a lot of school time over the last two academic years, and with this in mind, we have designed Free Back to School Courses to help students in all years get back on track.

Students can experience these live and interactive FREE Back to School Courses by attending either:

  • On-site: We offer on-site classroom-based courses from our Stillorgan and Killester venues.
  • Online via Live-stream: We also offer students the option of attending these courses via live-stream meaning they can participate from anywhere in Ireland.

The aim of these Back to School Courses is to ensure that students are ready to hit the ground running in the new academic year.

Key information:

  • Each Free Course is 1.25 hours in duration and students can register for two courses. This gives students up to 2.5 hours of free tuition with some of Ireland’s most passionate and dedicated teachers.
  • Each Free Course covers a key area of the course providing valuable insights for students. For more information on specific course content see the ‘Subjects’ tab.
  • All courses come with our renowned study notes which students can download free of charge.

Back to School Course dates:
Booking is now open. Our Free Back to School Courses run from Monday 23rd August to Thursday 2nd September.

Timetable
Subject
English
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
9:30am - 10:30am
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
English
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
9:30am - 10:30am
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Irish
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Irish
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
5:45pm - 6:45pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subjects
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Topics Covered in this Back to School Course:

  • Overview of Junior Cycle English – what is being assessed?
  • Types of writing Developing ideas – how to write a well-structured paragraph
  • Narrative writing – an introduction to storytelling
  • An introduction to poetry

View a sample of this Course

 

Meet your English teacher – Ciarán Hartigan: Ciarán Hartigan has been teaching English to the highest level for over 10 years and brings an organised and methodical approach to his teaching. Holding a Masters in Drama and Theatre Studies, he provides original insights into works of literature and couples this with practical advice on structuring responses and arguments. Drawing on years of experience as a Leaving Certificate examiner with the State Exams Commission, he provides students with dependable techniques and strategies for success.

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Topics Covered in this Back to School Course:

  • Outline of the Junior Cycle Irish Course
  • Poetry – Stadeolaíocht
  • Essay Writing – Technology (The Advantages and Disadvantages)
  • We will tie all of the aspects of the course together to make study and revision easier and more enjoyable.

View a sample of this Course

 

 

Rob Quinlan, Irish Business Economics Teacher at The Dublin Academy of EducationMeet your Irish teacher – Rob Quinlan: With a master’s degree in economics along with correcting the Leaving Cert at state level for the past 6 years, Rob instils passion, interest and competence in students to obtain results of which they are capable. A methodical approach in making the subject relevant to students by understanding the economic climate around them is merged with the tools to navigate through all possible questions as proficiently as possible in exams. Rob has also 5 years’ experience as an Irish oral examiner as well as teaching and tutoring in UCD and Irish summer courses.

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Topic Covered in this Back to School Course: Trigonometry

This course will include:

  • Pythagoras Theorem
  • Trigonometry Ratio’s
  • Minutes
  • Angles of Elevation/ Depression
  • Past and Probable questions

Meet your Maths Teacher – Carl Brien: Having worked for the State Examination Commission, Carl brings his reputation as an authority on the Maths Syllabus to The Dublin Academy of Education. As a member of the Irish Mathematics Teachers’ Association, he is a popular teacher amongst students due to his mastery of the Project Maths Syllabus, and is well-known for his ability to stimulate students’ interest in Maths.

FAQ
Will the courses be taking place at the school in person?
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Yes, all of our Back to School courses will be taking place in our Stillorgan and Killester locations, we will also have a large number of courses available via live-stream.

Can you do these courses if you can't make it to the Dublin locations?
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Yes, you can watch the classes via live-stream from the comfort of your own home.

If I am attending via live-stream, how do I get my notes?
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Students will be able to access soft copies of our renowned notes through our secure Dublin Academy Study Hub learning platform. Students can save these notes and refer to them throughout the courses.

How will I view the live-stream of the Free Back to School Courses?
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Our Free Back to School Courses will be hosted on our Dublin Academy Study Hub Platform. Prior to your online course commencement date, we will email you with your login details and passwords for this platform.

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