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Creating inclusive environments in education & employment for people with disabilities.


Train the Trainer Seminar in Quality Note-Taking for students with disabilities in third level education

Are you running a Note-Taker service in your educational institution?
Do you train or manage Note-Takers, or use students as Peer Note-Takers?

Then you will be interested in attending our Train the Trainer Seminar in Quality Note-Taking for students with disabilities in third level education

This seminar is a unique opportunity for staff working in Disability Support Services and student support to update their skills and share their expertise with colleagues on providing a quality academic Note-Taking Service to students with disabilities in third level education.

This train the trainer session will take a very practical and comprehensive approach to Note-taking and will provide information and training in:

  • The role of the note-taker
  • Note-taking conventions
  • Layout and styles
  • Subject specific language
  • Lecture styles
  • Inter-personal skills
  • Communication
  • Typical problems and solutions

At the end of the session attendees will be equipped with the tools and documents to deliver training of note-takers (and students) in their institution.

The seminar is organised in partnership with Trinity College and will be delivered by Jennifer Maxwell, Trinity College Disability Support Services.

  • Date Monday 12th September 2011
  • Time 9.00am – 1.00pm
  • Venue IIIS Seminar Room, 6th Floor (by lift), Arts Block, Trinity College Dublin.

Cost: €30 for AHEAD Members

€50 for non AHEAD members

To book a place go to http://www.eventelephant.com/trainthetrainers

Places are limited so please book early

Directions to Venue: Enter the Nassau Street Entrance (to be found opposite Dawson Street) to Trinity College. Turn to your right into the Arts Block, and you will immediately see a security desk/ reception inside the door way. Behind this desk, on the back wall there is a lift. Take it to the 6th floor, and as you exit the lift please follow the signs to the Institute of International Integration Studies (IIIS) (down a long corridor!)

For further information contact lorraine.gallagher@ahead.ie or tel: +353 1 592 1467

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