Free 6th Year Back to School Courses

Free 6th Year Back to School Courses
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6th 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
Ag Science
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Ag Science
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Accounting
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Accounting
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Accounting
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Accounting
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Applied Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Applied Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Biology
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Biology
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Biology
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Killester
Subject
Biology
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Biology
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Biology
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Biology
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 31st August
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Killester
Subject
Biology
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Biology
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Biology
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Business
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Business
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Business
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 31st August
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Killester
Subject
Business
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Business
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Chemistry
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Chemistry
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Chemistry
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Chemistry
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Chemistry
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Chemistry
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Economics
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Economics
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Economics
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Economics
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
English
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
English
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
English
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Killester
Subject
English
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
English
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
English
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
English
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
English
Level
Higher
Day
Thursday 26th August
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Killester
Subject
English
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
English
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
English
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
English
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
French
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
French
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
French
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Killester
Subject
French
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
French
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
French
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
French
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
French
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 31st August
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Killester
Subject
Geography
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Geography
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Geography
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Geography
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
German
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
German
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
History
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
History
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Home Economics
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Home Economics
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Irish
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Irish
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Irish
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Killester
Subject
Irish
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Irish
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Irish
Level
Higher
Day
Thursday 26th August
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Killester
Subject
Irish
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Irish
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Killester
Subject
Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 25th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Thursday 26th August
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Killester
Subject
Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Maths
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Maths (O)
Level
Ordinary
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Maths (O)
Level
Ordinary
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Maths (O)
Level
Ordinary
Day
Monday 30th August
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Physics
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Physics
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Physics
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Physics
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Physics
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 31st August
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Killester
Subject
Spanish
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Spanish
Level
Higher
Day
Monday 23rd August
Time
11:15am - 12:30pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subject
Spanish
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 24th August
Time
9:30am - 10:45am
Location
Killester
Subject
Spanish
Level
Higher
Day
Tuesday 31st August
Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Location
Killester
Subject
Spanish
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Stillorgan
Subject
Spanish
Level
Higher
Day
Wednesday 1st September
Time
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Location
Live-Streamed
Subjects
Ag Science keyboard_arrow_down
Accounting keyboard_arrow_down

Topic Covered in this Back to School Course: Club Accounts

Meet your Accounting teacher – Don Tierney: Don Tierney has 20 years of experience in teaching Accounting. Prior to that, he spent two years working as an Accountant. He has a wide range of teaching experience in the subject. Confidence is instilled in his students as the students receive constant guidance and encouragement on how to earn top marks in their exams. He shares with the student’s exam techniques and equally as important, the most frequent and highly avoidable mistakes and over the years a high percentage of his students go on to study Accounting at Third level.

Applied Maths keyboard_arrow_down

Topic Covered in this Free Back to School Course: Projectiles

This course examines the flight of missiles through the air. Two types of situation are examined: launching missiles from horizontal planes and from inclined planes (hills). One technique will be demonstrated that allows both types of problems to be solved with ease.

 

Meet your Applied Maths Teacher – Kieran Mills: Kieran Mills’ experience of correcting with the State Examination Commission gives him an in-depth knowledge of what is required by students. He is popular amongst students due to his mastery of the Project Maths Syllabus and is well-known for his ability to stimulate students’ interest in the subject. Kieran has 25 years’ experience teaching. He has co-written several books, including The Power of Maths series of Junior and Leaving Certificate Textbooks, trusted by thousands of students around the country. Kieran has also been an expert contributor on Maths for RTÉ Radio.

 

Biology keyboard_arrow_down

Topic Covered in this Free Back to School Course: Photosynthesis

In this 75 minute online course, David will reveal how to approach studying the long biology course for maximum exam efficiency. He will show his unique techniques for tackling each topic from scratch to uncover exactly what the leaving cert examiner is looking for as well as his renowned methods for mastering Photosynthesis. Students will leave this course with a deep confidence in how to begin their biology study as well as mastery in a topic worth up to 15% of their final grade.

David Lewis Maths Biology Teacher Dublin Academy of Education 'kinglewytg'Meet your Biology Teacher – David Lewis: David’s ability to relate to students has resulted in him becoming a popular teacher at The Academy. His teaching methods are unique and are tailored to the Biology Syllabus. As an examination corrector in Biology, David is adept at understanding the mistakes for which students frequently lose marks.

Business keyboard_arrow_down

Topics Covered in this Free Back to School Course:

  • Unit 1
  • People in Business
  • Contract Law
  • Sale of Goods and Supply of Services Act 1980
  • Marking scheme advice

Ronan Murdock, Business Irish Economics Teacher at The Dublin Academy of EducationMeet your Business Teacher – Rónán Murdock: Rónán Murdock is the Head of the Business Department at The Dublin Academy of Education. He is the author of the Leaving Certificate Business Revision textbook, and is a popular teacher amongst students due to his ability to help them relate to the subject. Rónán is known for instilling confidence in students due to his deep understanding of the syllabus and marking scheme.

Rob Quinlan, Irish Business Economics Teacher at The Dublin Academy of EducationMeet your Business 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.

Chemistry keyboard_arrow_down

Topic Covered in this Free Back to School Course: Stoichiometry

This will cover how to calculate moles and molecules, and how to use balanced equations to calculate the mass of reactants/products. This is a key skill for the leaving certificate and my notes have helped many students achieve top grades in their calculations.

Nichola Walsh Chemistry Teacher Dublin Academy of EducationMeet your Chemistry Teacher – Dr. Nichola Walsh: Nichola Walsh has a first-class honours degree in chemistry and Ph.D. from U.C.D. and she completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Education at the University of Oxford.  She is an experienced teacher who has taught G.C.S.E, A-level, and Leaving Certificate chemistry and was an undergraduate chemistry tutor and lab demonstrator in U.C.D.  She is a passionate teacher who loves teaching science and this comes across in her classes.  Nichola is also an examiner for higher-level chemistry, which has given her an invaluable insight into grading the chemistry paper.  She regularly incorporates this knowledge into her classes to ensure students maximise their marks.

Economics keyboard_arrow_down

Topic Covered in this Free Back to School Course:

  • Microeconomics
  • Supply and Demand
  • Excess Demand / Excess Supply

Ronan Murdock, Business Irish Economics Teacher at The Dublin Academy of EducationMeet your Economics Teacher – Rónán Murdock: Rónán Murdock is the Head Economics teacher at The Dublin Academy of Education. In 2012, just 3% of students nationwide got an A1 in Leaving Certificate Economics; however, 32% of Rónán’s students achieved A1s. Rónán is the author of the Leaving Certificate Economics Revision textbook, and is a popular teacher amongst students due to his ability to help them relate to the subject. Rónán is known for instilling confidence in students due to his deep understanding of the syllabus and marking scheme.

English keyboard_arrow_down

Topic Covered in this Free Back to School Course: Poetry

Students will be introduced to the correct manner of poetry dissection and how to tackle past paper questions

Gavin Cowzer English Teacher at The Dublin Academy of EducationMeet your English Teacher – Gavin Cowzer: Gavin Cowzer is regarded as a leading English teacher in this country. Having developed a passion for this subject, including obtaining a Master’s degree, Gavin’s teaching style is focused on covering the syllabus in a concise way, so that students have the tools to successfully manage the likely exam questions. His experience correcting exams gives his students an edge in a subject which is often assumed to be an art. However it is clear that there is a strict science behind doing well in the Leaving Certificate English exam and Gavin’s students will be guided by this little-known fact. He has also been an expert contributor on Leaving Cert English for RTÉ Radio.

JP Sweetman English teacher at The Dublin Academy of EducationMeet your English Teacher – JP Sweetman: JP Sweetman has 15 years experience teaching English at the highest level. He also works as an Examiner for the State Exams Commission (SEC) specialising in Leaving Certificate English. His continued work with the SEC means he can provide the most relevant notes and guidance to students on current exam trends, exam management, tips and preparation. JP has written and published work with The Educational Company of Ireland. His passion for Leaving Cert English is evident through classes that are enjoyable and rewarding.

French keyboard_arrow_down

Topic Covered in this Free Back to School Course: The opinion piece and le journal intime.

This course will offer students the chance to gain more insight into two of the most important parts of the written exam – the opinion piece and the diary entry. Students will learn how these questions are marked, as well as go through sample answers and ways to optimize their own marks in their final exams.

Katie Lenehan Spanish and French teacher The Dublin Academy of Education 'mslenslanguages'Meet your French Teacher – Katie Lenehan: Katie Lenehan holds a degree in French and Spanish, and a Professional Masters in Education. Katie’s training as a teacher was based on the most up to date education models and methodologies. Her knowledge of languages and linguistics, as well as teaching in some of the most prestigious schools in Dublin, will ensure that students obtain the best possible grades in their exams.

Amy Weddell French Teacher at The Dublin Academy of EducationMeet your French Teacher – Amy Weddell: Amy Weddell has an International Degree in French and German and has spent time living in both countries. This, coupled with the Professional Masters in Education providing training on up to date teaching methodologies, ensures that she holds the skills to successfully aid students at any level to access language curricula, at both an academic and cultural level. An integration of language-learning skills based on the acquisition of language, such as phonics, provides all students with a strong foundation ensuring that they achieve the best possible grade in their Leaving Cert French exams.

Geography keyboard_arrow_down

 

Topic Covered in this Back to School Course: The Rock Cycle

This course will include:

  • An in-depth look at paper layout and timing.
  • An overview of The Rock Cycle for short questions, part A’s and essay-style questions
  • A comprehensive examination of Igneous Rocks and Human Interaction for essay style questions.

Tracy Gannon Geography Teacher at The Dublin Academy of EducationMeet your Geography Teacher – Tracy Gannon: Tracy holds a Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Geography, a Professional Diploma in Education & Master of Education. Her passion for her subjects has been shown in her ambition to further educate herself whilst also being a full-time post-primary teacher & part-time lecturer in University College Dublin.

Tracy’s style of teaching instils confidence in her students by providing them with a well-defined understanding of the syllabus. Her teaching experience and work as a state examiner have afforded her the opportunity to have a key insight into preparing her students to achieve top marks in their final exams.

 

 

German keyboard_arrow_down

Topics Covered in this Back to School Course: German Oral and Vocabulary

Development of basic and higher-level vocabulary skills are a key component of the course. In this course, students will gain skills to help them speak and write German effectively and with confidence and tackle tricky comprehension questions with ease.

Amy Weddell French Teacher at The Dublin Academy of EducationMeet your German Teacher – Amy Weddell: Amy Weddell has an International Degree in French and German and has spent time living in both countries. This, coupled with the Professional Masters in Education providing training on up to date teaching methodologies, ensures that she holds the skills to successfully aid students at any level to access language curricula, at both an academic and cultural level. An integration of language-learning skills based on the acquisition of language, such as phonics, provides all students with a strong foundation ensuring that they achieve the best possible grades in exams.

History keyboard_arrow_down

John Kilroy Teacher at The Dublin Academy of EducationMeet your History Teacher – John Kilroy: John has 25 years experience of teaching and management in secondary schools. He has been assistant examiner for the Leaving Certificate in both History and Classical studies, which gives him an in-depth knowledge of what is required by students. He is also the publisher author of the Leaving Cert exam strategy articles in education supplements in the national express. 

Home Economics keyboard_arrow_down

Topic Covered in this Back to School Course: Home Economics Exam Paper, Section B Q1,

This is a compulsory question and the key topic which will be covered is Protein. The lesson comprehensively teaches the content of this Food Studies topic.

View a sample of this Course

 

Anna McAllister Leaving Cert Home Economics Grinds TeacherMeet your Home Economics Teacher – Anna McAllister: Anna McAllister is a dedicated and passionate teacher with over 30 years experience at both 2nd & 3rd level. With her vast experience, she brings an organised and structured approach to teaching, ensuring the very best Leaving Certificate preparation for her students. Extensive experience correcting the Leaving Certificate Home Economics exams provides her students with a technical and accurate approach to their preparation for answering Leaving Certificate questions.

Irish keyboard_arrow_down

Topic Covered in this Free Back to School Course:

  • How to master the essay
  • Avoiding common mistakes (Aiste)
  • An Córas Oideachais in Éirinn – (Essay) The Education System in Ireland
  • The essay is worth 16.6% of the overall grade

Ronan Murdock, Business Irish Economics Teacher at The Dublin Academy of EducationMeet your Irish Teacher – Rónán Murdock: Rónán Murdock is the author of several Irish textbooks, is an experienced Irish speaker and has taught at a Gaelscoil. He is a popular teacher amongst students because of his ability for instilling confidence in them due to his deep understanding of the syllabus and marking scheme.

Maths keyboard_arrow_down

Topic Covered in this Free Back to School Course: Exponential function

The course will cover a topic which has frequently appeared as a long question on Paper 1. After briefly reviewing the basics, Rob will work up to some tricky exam-style questions in a ‘from the ground up’ approach that will help students get on top of the material.

Robert Browne Maths Teacher at The Dublin Academy of EducationMeet your Maths Teacher – Robert Browne: Robert Browne has a unique ability to stimulate students’ interest and is renowned for giving students confidence they thought wasn’t there. Robert has vast experience, having taught at education workshops in Trinity College, Dublin.  He has appeared in the media leading discussions on Maths, syllabus content, teaching methods and exams. Robert teaches in a systematic and clear way that relates to students.

David Lewis Maths Biology Teacher Dublin Academy of Education 'kinglewytg'Meet your Maths Teacher – David Lewis: David’s ability to relate to students has resulted in him becoming a popular teacher at The Academy. David Lewis has more than 7 years experience teaching at the highest level. He is fascinated with innovating new ways of creating effective, personalised exam strategies that are extraordinarily useful and proven to achieve results. David is a member of the Irish Mathematics Teachers’ Association. He specialises in providing students with a clear, fundamental understanding of the syllabus. As an examination corrector in Biology and Leaving Cert Maths, David is adept at understanding the mistakes for which students frequently lose marks. David has also authored a Junior Certificate Science textbook in 2020 “Less Stress more success”.

Maths (O) keyboard_arrow_down

Topic Covered in this Back to School Course:

Carl will be looking at paper 1 and in particular Complex Numbers. Exam advice and technique will be offered and strategies to approach any complex number questions will be discussed.

View a sample of this Course:

 

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.

Physics keyboard_arrow_down

Topic Covered in this Free Back to School Course: Electromagnetism

This course explores the connection between electricity and magnetism. Motors are based on the concept that electricity produces magnetism. Faraday discovered that magnetism also produces electricity giving rise to a technological revolution delivering electricity to people’s homes over a century ago.

Meet your Physics Teacher – Kieran Mills: Kieran Mills has 25 years’ experience teaching Physics. He has co-written several books including Leaving Certificate Sample Papers. Kieran has been an expert contributor on Physics on RTÉ Radio.

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Topic Covered in this Free Back to School Course: The opinion piece and the diary entry

This course will offer students the chance to gain more insight into two of the most important parts of the written exam – the opinion piece and the diary entry. Students will learn how these questions are marked, as well as go through sample answers and ways to optimize their own marks in their final exams.

Katie Lenehan Spanish and French teacher The Dublin Academy of Education 'mslenslanguages'Meet your Spanish Teacher – Katie Lenehan: Katie Lenehan holds a degree in French and Spanish, and a Professional Masters in Education. Katie’s training as a teacher was based on the most up to date education models and methodologies. Her knowledge of languages and linguistics, as well as teaching in some of the most prestigious schools in Dublin, will ensure that students obtain the best possible grades in their exams.

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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Book 2 subjects, completely free of charge.

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