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North West Northern Ireland

About North West Northern Ireland Branch

Meetings are held monthly at the North West Teachers Centre.  Invited speakers include ETI representatives, behaviour specialists, experienced nursery staff as well as those with expertise in special needs.  Attendance is recognised as training for the WELB.

We co-hosted the Creativity Unwrapped conference, with Anni McTavish, Debi Keyte-Hartland, and Pete Moorhouse, on Friday 29 March 2019 at Stranmillis University College in Belfast. This was followed by our Moving Outdoors conference in 2020, with Jan White, Clare Devlin, and Joan Henderson on Friday 13 March 2020, at Stranmillis.

Our upcoming events include:

(final details to be confirmed)

North West Northern Ireland Branch Team

Chair: Majella McDowell
Vice Chair: Linda Woods
Treasurer: Patricia Taggart
Secretary: Laura Fox

Branch telephone: 

Past events

27 Nov 2019

Developing Attention & Listening in the Early Years

Speaker(s): Cara Brown RISE

06 Nov 2019

Can three year olds ride rollercoasters? Trauma Informed Practice in the Early Years

Speaker(s): Paula Hegarty, Dr Mark Given, Dr Christine McGrath

09 May 2019

Understanding Children’s Behaviour

Speaker(s): Lisa Hinds

12 Feb 2019

Supporting parents of children with SEN

Speaker(s): Fiona O'Donnell

27 Oct 2016

Two Day Conference - Working with the reluctant speaker and selective mutism

Speaker(s): Maggie Johnson