PDST | SPHE
Support Services The SPHE Support Service provides support for schools with all aspects of the implementation of SPHE in a whole school context. If you would like to avail of any of the supports listed below please go to the Contacts section for names and contact details of relevant personnel.

The Support Service provides:

Inservice Courses - See 'Courses ' Section of website for details of courses in your area

In School Meetings
  • Planning with Senior Management / SPHE Co-ordinator and/or Team, including Senior Cycle programme planning
  • Resources
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Policy development / review, especially RSE, Substance Use and Anti-bullying Policies
Whole Staff Seminars (3 - 5 Hours)

  • Introduction to SPHE
  • Promoting Positive Mental Health and Well Being
  • Promoting the Welfare and Protection of Students
  • Bullying Prevention and Intervention
  • Responding to Substance Use Issues - a Whole School Inter-Agency approach
  • Relationships and Sexuality Education
  • Sexual Orientation and Homophobic Bullying