The Bridge21 model of technology-mediated, collaborative learning is ideally suited to the philosophy of Project Maths, providing a realistic, contextualized, problem-based approach to learning mathematics. Designed by Bridge21 in collaboration with RISK LAB researcher Jessica Stanley, this one day workshop will give teachers hands on experience in a number of Bridge21-style maths learning activities. These [...]
We are running a 1-day Project Maths workshop for teachers. The session will give teachers hands on experience in a number of Bridge21-style Maths learning activities. These activities, suitable for 1st to 4th year students, have been developed and tested here in Trinity College Dublin. We will be using a number of off-the-shelf teaching tools [...]
We are running a 1-day Scratch workshop for teachers. Scratch is a software application for beginners interested in computer programming. Students can quickly learn the skills required to create simple animations and games you can really play! It is a powerful learning tool and has applications across many STEM subjects. The 1-day workshop will introduce [...]
Would you like to play a game? Or better still, invent a new one? Our friends over at the Science Gallery have put together a brilliant interactive exhibition full of new games, new versions of classic games and, best of all, the chance to play them yourself. One of the innovative game systems included in [...]
This is the last in the series of Bridge21 videos from the brilliant One Productions. It is focussed the type of skills we want students to develop in school to prepare them for 21st century life and how the Bridge21 model may help to develop those skills.
For any social media fans out there, there is a Bridge21 Facebook page you can like, if you like! It’s here… http://www.facebook.com/Bridge21learn The Facebook page usually contains info about what’s going on in Oriel House and includes some of the students work. If Twitter is more your style, you can follow us @Bridge21learn. We might even [...]
After the (relatively) quiet time that is summer in Oriel House, we’re getting prepared to welcome our first students of the 2012/13 school year. We’ll be working with some new schools this year, along with many we’ve been working with in the past, and we’re looking forward to meeting and getting to know a new [...]
During his brief visit to Trinity College this past Thursday, Lord Puttnam took the time to visit the Bridge21, meeting with the students, staff and supporters of the programme. Conversing with the group during an open question and answers session, Lord Puttnam spoke about the vital role education plays in supporting other aspects of an [...]
The Bridge to College graduation ceremony took place on Wednesday morning in the old dining hall in Trinity College. Around 200 students, along with teachers, parents and representatives from both Trinity College and Suas Educational Development, came together to recognise the great work that has been done by the students over the past year. Professor [...]
Kevin and Ciarán recently attended Scifest at DIT, Kevin Street, Dublin. The Scifest series of one day science fairs is open to all second level students and is hosted nationwide by the Institutes of Technology and the University of Ulster, Magee Campus, Derry. For a full schedule of events and venues go to www.scifest.ie and [...]
Intel, through their She Will programme, want to empower girls and women around the world by fostering equal economic and educational opportunities. The programme encourages millions of girls and women to participate, prosper, and lead in the global economy. As part of this, about 100 Transition Year girls from Muckross Park College took part in two days [...]
Over the past few weeks, over 80 Transition Year students have taken part in our Learning Circles workshops. This was a Bridge21 activity that involved learning Leaving Certificate material, without an expert teacher to teach it, and then creating learning experiences for your peers. There were three parts to the workshop. Part one involved each [...]
Our friends at Educate Together are running an Easter Camp for second level students. It will be for students aged 13 – 15 and they are also looking for teachers (or students teachers) who can volunteer some time to help plan and run the camp. It will be held in Adamstown Community College from the [...]
Witnessing the signing of the MoU. Front (l-r): Provost Patrick Prendergast, Minister Ruairi Quinn, Dr. Colman Farrell. Back (l-r): John Lawlor (Director), Jack Barrett (Drimnagh Castle CBS), Niamh Ellis (Colaiste Bride), David Moffitt (Chairman), Savana Assaf Booth (Mt. Anville), Kevin Sullivan (Prog Coordinator), Claire Conneely (Prog Manager), Brendan Tangney (Academic Director) “We build too many [...]
26 students from 7 schools took part in our latest Computer Science – Transition Year programme which was run a collaboration between Bridge21 and the School of Computer Science and Statisitics. For most, it was their second chance to take part in a workshop in Bridge21 but the content was very different to their first [...]
Hedge School Dublin is a learning and design camp for second level students. It is running fromMonday November 7th to Thursday November 17th. Over that time, 30 students will have the chance to learn about design and innovation while designing for 21st century learning! It’s all happening in the National College of Art and Design [...]
What’s this all about? This is the second of two design workshops taking place in Bridge21 this summer. The workshop is a collaboration between Bridge21 and TFE Research & Design in NCAD. Secondary school students from around Dublin will take part in the workshop, which will run from Monday 11th July to Thursday 14th [...]
What’s this all about? cocreate workshops are design workshops which actively involve users, designers and subject matter experts in the co-creation of potential solutions to real world problems. This cocreate workshop, “re-imagining the learning spaces of Bridge21”, is a collaboration between Bridge21 and TFE Research & Design in NCAD. Secondary school students from around Dublin [...]
During this week 5th Year students from the Trinity Access Programmes’ partner schools will have a chance to attend Bridge21. We will be delivering multimedia and web design workshops as part of the overall Summer School programme. No doubt some teamwork and creativity skills will be picked up along the way too! We are delighted [...]
Approx 20 schools from the Dublin area will take part. Typically each primary school group attends for a 1 day workshop. TYs volunteer as mentors.
This is a training day for mentor who have applied to participate in our Primary School Programme (yes, we work with primary schools too!). It will include a combination of outdoor challenges and team-based activities with leadership training and preparation for working with young children from primary schools. Teams will have the opportunity to participate [...]
Students from the 2010/ 2011 academic year graduate from the Bridge2College programme.
Launch of the new name and identity for Bridge21