Writing

 

 

 “Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”

                                                                                                                      ― Anton Chekhov

 

WELCOME TO WRITING WORKSHOP

 

Writing is a valuable skill and one that many struggle with. It is a craft - a craft that can be learned with the right tuition. Writing has many lifelong benefits that will help them both personally and professionally. Our courses will help your students find their voice.

 

Don’t understand the difference between the different forms of writing?
Can’t see why the audience matters?
Don’t know how to plan an essay?
Don’t know its purpose?
Which style should I choose?
Don’t know what should go in an introduction?
Don’t know how to write a good conclusion?

 

Writing Courses

Writing your World: Exploring different Writing Types (Junior Cycle Students, 2 hours)

On completion of this course your students will:

  • Be enabled to recognise and understand the five main types of writing - expository, descriptive, narrative, persuasive and creative - and the purpose of each.
  • Have had opportunities to practice writing pieces in the various forms
  • Have had opportunities to share their writing and enjoy the experience


 

Writing your World: Effective Essays, Guidelines and Practice (Senior Cycle Students, 2.5 hours)

On completion of this course your students will:

  • Be enabled to create effective thesis statements for their essays
  • Have opportunities to plan various types of essays eg., argument, compare/contrast, cause/effect
  • Have developed focused paragraphs to support their points
  • Learn to craft strong introductions and conclusions


 

 

 

Contact Study and Careers at 091-792017 or email info@studyandcareers.ie if you would like to schedule a writing workshop. We can tailor it to suit your specific needs.

 




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What We Do

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Our Clients

Magnificent Guide to the skills of Learning

Formal education has become a lifelong experience and the science of learning has become as important as knowledge itself. This book is a magnificent guide to the skills so essential to learning.

Seamus Cahalan, Head of English, St. Joseph’s College, The Bish, Galway.
I became aware of the contribution I could make to teaching

I was recommended to Fidelma for interview preparation for my Teacher Education interview in St. Pats. She gave me a great grounding. I developed real confidence in myself and became more aware of the contribution I could make to teaching. She wanted the words I uttered to be my own not ones that were learned off. She always encouraged me to have a view and to back it up. I learned to apply some excellent techniques. I am now in my second year of teacher education and delighted with my choice.

Liam, NUIG Arts Graduate, Galway city.

Books



Switching on for Learning: A Student Guide to Exam & Career Success

Written by Dr. Fidelma Healy Eames & Ms. Sara Hannafin, this text is based on the premise that students learn differently. Beginning with a chapter on helping you to figure out how you learn best, it provides you with a range of strategies and mindset approaches to make your study and learning more effective. It meets the 'learning to learn' intentions of the curriculum.



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Successful Studying: Towards Becoming an Independent Learner

Successful Studying: Towards Becoming an Independent Learner is a 20 page Student booklet  designed by Fidelma Healy Eames, PhD. It provides a menu of activities that supports the work of our Study Skills & Mindset courses at second-level, based on our book 'Switching on for Learning: A Student Guide to Exam & Career Success'.



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Parents

As parents our intention is to give our children "roots" and give them "wings". Strong roots to help them believe in themselves and to give them a good start in life. Wings to help them set out on their own and become independent.


This journey is not always plain sailing for every child or young person. Some benefit from individual help from time to time. Study & Careers believes in the innate talent and uniqueness of every child. It knows that timely help can enable your learner to overcome challenges they face along the way. To do so, it offers courses for you the parent and one-to-one private consultations to support your student.


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