The TY Picnic 2020

Welcome to the TY Picnic 2020 webpage. This year's picnic took the form of a three-part webinar series which explored the recommendations presented in the Department of Education's Returning to School - Transition Year 2020/2021 guidance document and their practical implementation. Each webinar comprised a mixture of presentation, teacher testimony, breakout discussion and Q&A.

You'll find a number of the resources used during the webinars below. If you have any queries pertaining to the TY Picnic please email us at



Webinar 1 - Planning the TY Programme for 2020-2021
Recording of Webinar 1 Slideshow from Webinar 1
Overview of the Transition-Year Programme An chéad seimineár gréasáin tugtar léargas ar Chlár na hIdirbhliana
Webinar 2 - Developing Digital Skills and Blended Learning in TY
Recording of Webinar 2. Slideshow from Webinar 2.
Discussion between TY Coordinators on Blended Learning. Using Digital Portfolio in TY.
Developing Students' Digital Competencies. Ag Forbairt Scileanna Digiteacha & an Fhoghlaim Chumaisc san Idirbhliain
Webinar 3 - Bridging the Gap and Work Experience in TY
Recording of Webinar 3 Slideshow from Webinar 3.
Ag Líonadh an Bhearna Eolais & Taithí Oibre san Idirbhliain 2020-2021 Circular 0067/2020 on use of Assessment Intstruments