Activity Specialist

Leitrim County Childcare Committee

Activity Specialist Panel

 

Area of Interest / Expertise

Tutor / Facilitator

Contact Information

Further Information

Garda Vetting

  • Environmental Education

Rebeccah Coogan

Ecoenvolve

0863444969

Workshops, Utilising the Outdoors, teaching in the outdoors with children & young people

No vetting processed through Leitrim County Childcare Committee

  • Environmental Education

Jonathan Jones

Ecoenvolve          

0863444969

Sustainable development, Environmental education, workshops on utilizing the outdoors when working with young children, facilitating workshops for adults and children based on environmental education

No vetting processed through Leitrim County Childcare Committee

  • Training & Mentoring Programmes in the areas of Personal Effectiveness & Management Development

Orla Leydon

0719623500

0863807802

www.ots.ie

CV writing & interview skills, communications & presenting with confidence, leadership & motivation, time management, extra-ordinary customer service delivery skills, effective recruitment & selection, supervisory & coaching skills for managers. FETAC Level 6 Train the Trainer, FETAC Level 5 Management Committee Skills, conducting effective appraisals & performance management, strategic planning.

No vetting processed through Leitrim County Childcare Committee

  • Design & delivery of customized management training programmes

Susan Thornton

0877693239

Design & delivery of customized training programmes such as; induction programmes, performance management for employees, employee representation, training the trainer, bullying & harassment, Kaizen facilitation skills, supervisory skills (childcare), leadership development.

No vetting processed through Leitrim County Childcare Committee

  • Music & Movement Classes

Jessica Crawford

Tiny Tunes

0749152046

0868249220

www.tinytunes.ie

Tiny Tunes provides music and movement classes for babies and pre-school children.  Tiny Tunes can be used in créches, pre-schools, Parent & Toddler groups and Parent Support Groups to introduce the children to music through singing, movement and instruments. Sessions can be run either on a regular basis or as one-off workshops.

Vetting completed through Leitrim County

Childcare Committee – May 2012

  • A multi-sensory, mobile, farm-themed experience for younger children.

John & Lucy Davey

Farmyard In Your Schoolyard

0719165015

0863773026

www.farmyardschoolyard.ie

A curriculum-based, farm-themed experience aimed at children from pre-school to National school age. Aim to help childcare professionals in meeting the 4 themes set out in Aistear & use spiral learning (introducing & developing learning opportunities through revisiting concepts e.g. care of young, habitat, care of environment). 

Vetting completed through Leitrim County

Childcare Committee – May 2012

  • Play Therapy

Karen Stewart

0719663311

0879728044

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Play therapist – facilitate workshops on play for parents of children with special needs, workshops with parent/carer and toddler groups focusing on messy/sensory play. Facilitation of ‘Mums to Be’ group. Talks/presentations on play therapy e.g. where to go for support for your child in relation to learning difficulties, anxiety, low self-esteem, bullying, relationship difficulties, educational delays, bereavement or loss, trauma, behavioural issues, communication difficulties, emotional issues arising from parental separation and/or family disruption, abuse, poor play skills.

Vetting completed through Leitrim County

Childcare Committee – March 2013

  • Physical Activity
  • Games & Drama
  • Ag Sugradh le Chéile: workshops for parents with their children 

Michelle Fanning

0879390980

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Fun games and activities, sports including basketball and GAA , team bonding activities, aerobics, nursery rhyme movement to music, country music movement to music, zumba, fitwalk, health promotion, nutrition.  Ag Sugradh le Chéile: workshops for parents with their children to promote active play (including a variety of activities & cooperative games including ball games, traditional games, drama, & tag games which are active, physical activity guidelines for adults & children, guidelines for parents on making games work, fostering an appreciation in parents for the value of active play, giving parents the skills to play actively with their children & to encourage children to play actively with each other.) 

No vetting processed through Leitrim County Childcare Committee