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New Year’s Day Winter Walk

Monday 1st January
Mount Stewart
Adult £10, Child £5

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Historic Garden Restoration

Sunday 7th January
Gilford Castle, Gilford Village, Co Armagh
Free

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Have a go: Hedge laying

Saturday 20th January
Mount Stewart
No Charge, Donations Welcome

Meadow Management

Sunday 21st January
Balloo Wetland & Woodland, Bangor
Free

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Action Renewables Energy Association (AREA) – The Opportunities in Energy Storage

Tuesday 23rd January
The Doyen, 829 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7GY
£66

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Griddle Baking

Saturday 27th January
Rowallane Garden
Normal Admission, Members Free

Get Stuck In at Murlough

Sunday 28th January
Murlough NNR
No Charge, Donations Welcome

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Innovative Learning using GIS, ICT and Fieldwork

Saturday 18 November 2017

Tollymore Field Studies Centre

The short course is aimed at secondary Geography teachers, including newly qualified teachers and those still in training, who are interested in learning how to incorporate more GIS into their teaching or who simply want to learn new skills.

By the end of the course participants will have:
•Undertaken fieldwork incorporating GPS units and ICT.

•The basic skills needed to present fieldwork data using Google Earth, GE graph and ESRI ArchGIS.

•An overview of modern GIS practice in industry and the use of android apps.

•An overview of the importance of fieldwork in the curriculum and to student’s geographical understanding.

•Interacted with enthusiastic, like–minded people and gained ideas for possible future CPD.

All courses will be run by experienced Geographers selected from FSC staff, who are knowledgeable Environmental Educators and Field Tutors.

Bookings can be made by telephoning or emailing the Centre. Please book early to ensure your place.

Tel: 028 437 26498
Email: enquiries.tm@field-studies-council.org

For more information go to

http://www.field-studies-council.org/media/3460960/1-day-gis-teacher-training-course-tollymore-2017.pdf

 
Cost   More Details £45 including lunch
Time   More Details TBC
Contact   More Details Mark O’Connor
028 4372 6498
mark.ni@field–studies-council.org
www.field–studies–council.org/northernireland